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Brianne & Andrew | A Marriage Story

Marriage is rad. There, I said it. It almost feels a little dangerous to say such a thing out loud. We live in a world that often tells us the exact opposite of this. But, I’m here to say how I

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And Now There Are Four | A Family Story

If you’ve been to my blog before, you know how much I adore storytelling sessions. These types of sessions are so incredible because they are all so unique. They are organic and raw and real

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Matt & Molly | A Wedding Story

What makes a good story? By degree, I’m an English girl and I can tell you from my schooling and teaching that details and voice make a good story. Details, well, that’s simple. Voice? A

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Jessie & Garrett | A Wedding Story

Stories are my favorite. I love to ask about stories – whether I’m with friends, family, clients, whoever it may be, I want to hear your story. What is it that makes you you? What makes

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Day in the Life | Engagement Storytelling

“You are my today and all of my tomorrows.” ~Leo Christopher Engagement sessions are always so inspiring to me because people in love are just the best. These two were no exception. To

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How to Slow Down Time

Tomorrow I will have a 10 year old. TEN. Double digits, people. I woke up this morning with this crazy feeling that today is her last day of being 9. Tomorrow she will have been on this spinning,

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Day in the Life | Family Documentary Storytelling

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things.” ~Maya Angelou This family documentary storytelling session, a “Day in the Life,” as I call it, was nothing short of

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Lindsey & Jacques | Northern Colorado Engagement Photographer

You may remember these two from a recent Day in the Life session we did in their home. This time we ventured out to do their engagement photos at Carter Lake. It was an absolutely gorgeous evening

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a thousand words | documentary storytelling

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how and when this passion for documentary storytelling began. I have always loved photos – not necessarily photography, but photos for sure. Some of my favorite

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day in the life | the heart mag

Today in my neck of the woods, there is over a foot of snow on the ground, the kids are home from school (and playing so nicely together… for the moment!), and I just want to settle in with a

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day in the life | couple storytelling photography

This awesome couple, Jacques & Lindsey, and their super sweet dog, Ollie, were so easy to hang out with. A typical day in the life with them consisted of cooking together — something I just

fresh air

this family is a breath of fresh air… they are sweet, generous, loving people. if you know them, you know what i’m talking about. if you don’t know them… you should. 🙂 love

thank you

this fabulous family has graced the blog before and now they’re back! this is my best friend, kimmi, and her awesome family. i love these people like they were my own. i love ireland, chloe,


yes, i realize it’s technically fall now… but i just love summer. swimming, cookouts, fireworks, long days, afternoon thunderstorms, ice cream, warm evenings… and friends. summer