I’ve spent the last few days sorting through the thousands of images I’ve made over the past last 12 months in preparation for writing my annual “best of” blog series. It is never easy to choose just a handful of favorites because there are so many that I love. But is fun to sort back and relive every session and recognize the images that speak to me the most. And once I’ve made my choices, I love to see how my favorites look together and what themes arise in my work.
As I looked through this year, I noticed the ones I loved the most were (more…)
Before I became a photographer, I had this notion that I wanted to be a nurse. I have an old drawing I did when I was a little girl that says, “I want to be a nurse when I grew up so I can help people.” And after I became a mom, I thought quite seriously about pursuing a career as a labor & delivery or a postpartum nurse. Like many others, my experiences with the nurses before, during, and after the delivery of my three children were, quite simply, amazing. These women play such an important role at a most vulnerable time in our lives. It feels like our birth stories aren’t complete without the mention of the wonderful nurses at our side throughout. For as long as I can remember, I have longed to have a career that was (more…)
There is nothing more rewarding than being invited into a family’s home to capture one of the most important times in their lives. And photo sessions are even more amazing when (more…)
Lucky me, I got to photograph this beautiful family for the third time as they welcomed home their second baby, a sweet boy named Marco. I love their cozy home, which is full of big windows and amazing warm light. ( And it doesn’t hurt that they are super relaxed and just plain ol’ happy people ) (more…)
As far as the world can tell, Ezra Jack is the fourth child in this beautiful, warm and loving family. But what is not apparent from appearances alone, is that he is technically the fifth baby in this family. Ezra is a “rainbow baby” — a baby that is born following a miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death or infant loss. Like all the newborns I photograph, he is sweet and adorable and amazing, but