Pasta and Pool : A Family Love Story

The idea of meeting and documenting different families isn’t new to me. Playing the part of family historian isn’t either. I see the world a little different than most, though. I wanted a way to give local families a way to have their unique love stories captured in the month of February, so I set…

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An Interview With My Daughter

It’s time to register for Pre-K. I find it so incredibly hard to believe that she’s already going to Pre-K, but at the same time I feel like she’s been with us forever. It’s a weird feeling. I really wanted a way to be able to preserve our little girl before she turns into a…

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On The Other Side : Part Two

I turned 31 this year. I cut my hair off. I raised two children, ran a business, grew as a wife, cultivated friendships, got stronger physically and mentally, made and reached goals, had work displayed in a gallery, had other work published in magazines, and met so many amazing clients. I got let down quite…

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Behind The Scenes

Trying to explain exactly what a “storytelling session” is to potential clients who may only be used to more traditional portraits/ family sessions is difficult. Telling a family that I will be there to document a story that would occur in their every day life can be weird, nerve wracking, and confusing. Like why not…

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Seasonal Satisfaction

I don’t like winter. I know a lot of people say that. I know it’s normal to feel down when it’s dark the majority of the day, and when you live in West Virginia winter seems to last six months out of the year. I don’t like the cold. It’s painful. It turns my skin…

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