We just returned from eleven days of adventure in Playa Del Carmen and Tulum. It was our first time traveling out of the country with all of our children. Several years ago we had good intentions of exploring the world with them, but time went the way it does and we never made those dreams […]

Some of the best keepsakes in life are the photographs that capture your family in their true form. When they’re at home playing, laughing and just being themselves. Choosing a photographer to capture these moments for you, means that you are able to be in the photos as well.  Although the idea of inviting someone […]

Why are breastfeeding sessions important? Motherhood breastfeeding sessions are special for so many reasons. The connection between mother and child, that’s built from this intimate time together, translates beautifully in images. These sessions are some of my very favorites to photograph. Time moves faster than they say it does and this chapter will be so cherished. […]

I remember the question, “what do you want to be when you grow up?” We all hear it over and over again…but I never had an answer and it felt more like unnecessary pressure, rather than the freedom to dream. I knew I wanted to do good and contribute to the “important” but I never […]

I make these pictures for them and for me. So what do my children see in the work? I asked if they would sit with me…to make this a collaborative curation and feed my curiosity. We went through the motions and memories together. Four chairs side by side, a year of photographs before us and […]

2017  brought a lot of changes, both personally and for my business. I’m nearing the end of another 365 project and plan to continue shooting daily through 2018. This was the first year that I took on multiple births and spent much of the summer on call for families who welcomed new life into the […]

We already have an abundance….our well is deep, providing endless clean water and our house is sturdy and warm. We have nourishing food and the resources to prepare three meals a day. There are clothes on our backs and shoes on our feet, we’re never in need of transportation. Beauty surrounds us…ferns sprout from every […]

we walk the trail lined with devil’s club and ferns and changing leaves that never end. a magnificent canopy of green shades our path and mushrooms sprout from of every log. this is fall in watershed park. You can follow through the blog circle to see other freelensing adventures from artist’s around the globe. The […]

brisk wind blows and fiery leaves fall. the whoosh of golden locks veil a wide stretched smile but that bliss of life can’t be covered. my splendid little one, you’re a gleaming light on the dimmest day. Olympia WA, Family Photographer    

Courtney and Nicholas met in seventh grade and from that moment on, he unceasingly pursued her. One day he left his basketball with her…that clever idea where you create a reason to see your crush again. Soon after, she fell for him too. Toward the middle of her pregnancy he was deployed and they said […]