Photography & Stories

Maternity Silhouettes- Black/White

Artful, classic images that showcase the beautiful power of a woman goddess bringing life into this world. That's what this lovely mama and I were going for with this session.  We looked up sample images together and staged her bedroom with proper curtains and...

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anger, red lipstick, and other thoughts

Wow.  Yes.  Sitting in emotion is rough.  Burying it is way easier.  I stuffed and buried like my life depended on it. The thing about NOT sitting in emotion is that the emotion doesn't stay locked inside forever.  It does not remain stuffed inside.  Those strong,...

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In the desert

The Desert.  Bleak and vast.  Dry and weathered.  And yet: life.  Life forms and dies.  And so does my heart.  Far away mountains embolden me and colors surround me.  The sun still rises and sets here. The problem with the past is that it follows us.  We carry it...

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Pregnant and Devastated

I intentionally chose the title "Pregnant and Devastated" because that was the cold, hard truth.  I'm not sugar-coating this. I don't need to hear that children are a blessing from God.  Or that everything happens for a reason.  I don't need to hear that it's bad juju...

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To Those Who’ve Been Stolen From

With everything going on in this world (and within my own personal corner of it) this strong thought keeps invading my mind.  "I AM NOT A COLLECTION OF BODY PARTS." This post is dedicated to all of us who have had our own bodies stolen from us.  To those who have had...

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