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The Diversity Series: Shantia
The Diversity Series: Shantia

Back when I first started dreaming about The Diversity Series THIS portrait session is the first one I envisioned. Due to covid and coordinating three busy schedules, it took longer than I expected to get to the finish line, but the wait was worth it! Patience...

The Diversity Series: Tianna
The Diversity Series: Tianna

Overarchingly, humanity has spent years trying to stifle and even disguise human variation as if it is shameful and embarrassing, instead of an asset to be celebrated. One of the reasons I love photography so much is that it enables me to be part of the many in our...

The Diversity Series: The Jones’
The Diversity Series: The Jones’

I have thought long and hard about how to introduce this session and if I should say anything at all, instead, letting the images speak for themselves (I'm still clueless to what the right answer is if you wondered!). As someone who really loves to talk, I chose the...

The Diversity Series: Rae
The Diversity Series: Rae

When Tracey contacted me to have her daughter be part of The Diversity Project her response to why she wanted to be involved was “My daughter, Rae, rocks Down syndrome!” My smile was huge. I knew instantly she got me and the drive behind the project. I had stepped...

Introducing The Diversity Series
Introducing The Diversity Series

I'm going to be pretty transparent here. I have layers, lots of layers. I’m someone who is defined by serving a greater “purpose.” I feel like running a photography business should fulfill that purpose, but I always find myself floundering; it just hasn’t been enough...

Redefining “Having It All”
Redefining “Having It All”

This mompreneur is bringing rawness and hard truths to the "Moments of Motherhood: Writing Your Story" blog series.  Nicole Peternel is a Minnesotan turned Chicagoan who now calls the Carolinas home. She's a wife and mother of two boys and two dogs. She believes in...

Moments of Motherhood: Writing Your Story
Moments of Motherhood: Writing Your Story

I do not believe that we were meant to walk around with screens at our constant disposal, but that is our reality.  I do not believe that we were meant to parent with constant distraction, but that is our reality.  I do not believe that technology was meant to isolate...

Finding Balance in the “Hustle & Grind”
Finding Balance in the “Hustle & Grind”

Our first installment in the "Moments of Motherhood: Writing Your Story" blog series comes to you from the hard working, beautiful inside and out (she is going to deny it, but it's true!), mother of 3, Mary Meade.  I met Mary about 2 years ago when I was searching for...

The Diversity Series: Shantia

The Diversity Series: Shantia

Back when I first started dreaming about The Diversity Series THIS portrait session is the first one I envisioned. Due to covid and coordinating three busy schedules, it took longer than I expected to get to the finish line, but the wait was worth it! Patience...

The Diversity Series: Tianna

The Diversity Series: Tianna

Overarchingly, humanity has spent years trying to stifle and even disguise human variation as if it is shameful and embarrassing, instead of an asset to be celebrated. One of the reasons I love photography so much is that it enables me to be part of the many in our...

The Diversity Series: The Jones’

The Diversity Series: The Jones’

I have thought long and hard about how to introduce this session and if I should say anything at all, instead, letting the images speak for themselves (I'm still clueless to what the right answer is if you wondered!). As someone who really loves to talk, I chose the...

The Diversity Series: Rae

The Diversity Series: Rae

When Tracey contacted me to have her daughter be part of The Diversity Project her response to why she wanted to be involved was “My daughter, Rae, rocks Down syndrome!” My smile was huge. I knew instantly she got me and the drive behind the project. I had stepped...

Introducing The Diversity Series

Introducing The Diversity Series

I'm going to be pretty transparent here. I have layers, lots of layers. I’m someone who is defined by serving a greater “purpose.” I feel like running a photography business should fulfill that purpose, but I always find myself floundering; it just hasn’t been enough...

Redefining “Having It All”

Redefining “Having It All”

This mompreneur is bringing rawness and hard truths to the "Moments of Motherhood: Writing Your Story" blog series.  Nicole Peternel is a Minnesotan turned Chicagoan who now calls the Carolinas home. She's a wife and mother of two boys and two dogs. She believes in...

Moments of Motherhood: Writing Your Story

Moments of Motherhood: Writing Your Story

I do not believe that we were meant to walk around with screens at our constant disposal, but that is our reality.  I do not believe that we were meant to parent with constant distraction, but that is our reality.  I do not believe that technology was meant to isolate...

Finding Balance in the “Hustle & Grind”

Finding Balance in the “Hustle & Grind”

Our first installment in the "Moments of Motherhood: Writing Your Story" blog series comes to you from the hard working, beautiful inside and out (she is going to deny it, but it's true!), mother of 3, Mary Meade.  I met Mary about 2 years ago when I was searching for...

Photo Session Survival Guide: The Mama Edition

Photo Session Survival Guide: The Mama Edition

Motherhood photo shoots are 100% my absolute favorites.  The obvious reason being that I am a mama myself, so I know exactly the worth these type of images hold for a mother. These portrait sessions also elicit some of the most beautiful and genuine moments I...

Pregnant mommy smiles during her maternity session

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