Show off those shots! Making the most of your engagement pics.

The Engagement Session is about having a fun and enjoyable experience with your fiancé before your big day. Plus, it’s a great way for you and your photographer to get to know each other so that when it comes to your wedding day you will feel comfortable being photographed. Many couples opt to use their engagement […] Read more…

5 Ways to look amazing in your wedding photos

  The best photos are often the ones that appear effortless, natural and unplanned. There are a few things that you can do to make your photos look the best they possibly can, such as: 1) Hire a professional hair and makeup artist. A lot of brides are concerned about being overly made up and […] Read more…

How to Find the Perfect Photo Shoot Location

Choosing a photo shoot location might seem like a big deal but it really doesn’t have to be difficult. A location usually drives some of the other decisions you will need to make about your shoot so it’s important to choose the right place. Here are a few questions to ask yourself before you decide […] Read more…

Photo Altering & Restrictions: My Policies

While I appreciate your business, and welcome your praises by sharing the photos I’ve taken on social media, I would like to ask you not to alter the images, when posting anywhere ONLINE. Altering of images for online use is against my copyright policies. About the Copyright:  The digital images that I provides you with has a copyright, which means the […] Read more…

What to Wear for Your Photo Session: Tips for Selecting Your Wardrobe

A lot of people ask the age-old question, “what to wear” or “what not to wear” to their photo session? After all, these photographs will become a staple in your family frames and albums for years to come. Choosing timeless, yet appropriate attire will lend to the positive outcome of your photo shoot. If it’s an […] Read more…

Family Photography: Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a collection of my most frequently asked questions. I hope you can find the answers you need here, in a pinch — but I am always available to answer questions, so please contact me if you have any. May we bring props to our session? Props can add interest and personality to your photos. If you […] Read more…

Welcome: I Want You to Feel Comfortable and Confident!

Your family photos are treasures that can never be replaced. Those milestones in your life can be forever captivated and passed down from one generation to the next. Whether you need individual images for the Family Christmas card, senior photos, or captivating moments of your child, I can provide the perfect blend of photojournalism along with […] Read more…

Top 5 Tips for Making a Photo Session with Kids Easier

Top 5 Tips for Making a Photo Session with Kids Easier

If you’re preparing for a photo session with your children, you may be feeling a bit apprehensive. Children can often be tricky deal with, which is why the below tips will definitely come in handy for your next photo session. Parents ask me to share tips to prepare for a photo session with kids, ALL THE TIME… so I […] Read more…

Arise, Your Savior has called: Because nothing in your life is too dead

Hello sweet readers, I wanted to share this snippet from my She Reads Truth devotional this morning. I am going through their Women in the Word // New Testament study and it has been super inspiring! This one in particular is about when Jesus raised Jarius’ daughter from the dead. My heart still flutters every time […] Read more…

FREE Wedding Day Group Photo Checklist!

Wedding Freebie! Getting Married? You’re going to want to enter your information to join my Newsletter and receive a free downloadable Wedding Day Group Photo Checklist! Plus get my tips and advice for your Wedding Day sent right to your inbox. Email Address First Name Last Name Wedding Date / / ( mm / dd / […] Read more…

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My Life Inventory: A stream of memories… the world through my eyes.

I am currently going through a blogging course called Write Your Worth by Alicia Cain. She is guiding us through the process of finding our unique voice and telling our story. This Life Inventory is one of our first activities, which is to go through our memories and document what you saw, felt, did, experienced. Even if your observations were of big world events or something you witnessed happening to someone else, you were still present for them and experienced them, and what you saw became a part of who you are. Here is my list:
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Newborn and Sibling Photography ~ Baby Eli

Baby Elias got his first portraits done, using one of my distressed wood floor backdrops. He looked so sweet bundled up in that moses basket with his blue puppy. He even got a few shots with his proud big sissy! Welcome to the world, little man.   Read more…

Baby Zoe 6 Month Portraits ~ Baby and Family Photography

Meet Zoe. This sweet baby-girl turned 6-months-old, and her momma dolled her up so sweetly in this pretty pink & white tutu outfit — for a baby and family photography session. We also grabbed this sweet pink custom wreath with her name on it from her room to complete the look of this shoot. This sweetheart is […] Read more…

Roxana’s Paris Themed Bridal Shower ~ Event Photography | Roseville, CA

Wow! I had a blast photographing another extravagant Romanian bridal shower for my dear friend Roxana. This girl got a lovely, Paris Themed Bridal Shower, as she said goodbye to her California family and friends. She is joining her fiancé in Arizona where they can’t wait to start their lives together. They are looking forward […] Read more…

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