This story began 27 years ago. Some of our friends from church organized a rafting trip to Ohiopyle, Pa. We were going to take a ride down the Youghioheny River and navigate some Class III and IV rapids! "Let's do this!" said the naive 23 year old me. My sister-in-law nervously asked me if I … Continue reading That one time I almost died!
Sam and Kenzie were married on March 28, 2020. Right in the middle of a statewide stay at home order during the COVID-19 pandemic. They had plans for a huge celebration with their many friends and family. We had spoken of all the plans they had for their wedding day. Kenzie and her mom told … Continue reading Sam + Kenzie
So many of us have been affected by COVID-19. My heart and prayers go out to you! I recently had to turn down a newborn session and I felt so torn about it. Part of me really wanted to go and document this time for them (for a brief second). But I believe that would … Continue reading DIY Newborn Photography
All these new parents are making me feel so old! I have known Chandler since he was born. His mom and I were pregnant at the same time and we delivered our babies 5 days apart. I taught him in Sunday School. Hung out with his family. And was there when he graduated from High … Continue reading Chandler + Kenna + their baby girl!
Over the last couple of months, I was blessed to able to participate in a traveling dress project with some pretty amazing photographers. I have known these ladies for almost five years and I am amazed at the talent! One dress traveled across North America and even to Australia! Each participant had one week to … Continue reading The Traveling Dress
When I first met with Taylor, it was one of those "like at first sight" moments. There was just something about her that clicked with me. So, when she asked me to photograph her wedding, I was thrilled! I asked Taylor about how she met Tyler and this is what she said: "Tyler and I … Continue reading Tyler + Taylor
Liz and Robbie met through shared friends in the fall of 2016. It was evident there was always a mutual crush at work. But it was a slow, glacially-paced process as they got to know each other little by little over the course of a year. And then one day in November of 2017, Liz and Robbie took … Continue reading Robbie + Liz Williford
On June 12, Andrew and Kaylissa welcomed a new baby girl into their family. After being induced on Tuesday evening, Emilia Jane was born at 6:54 am at Licking Memorial Hospital. Based on Kaylissa's track record of laboring for 48 hours, everybody was pleasantly surprised when this little one arrived so quickly! I received the … Continue reading Emilia Jane
This couple was married at the beautiful TCB Farm in Lancaster, Ohio. This venue has a barn that has been restored to use as a wedding venue- I loved how the stalls were converted into dressing areas for the bride and groom! The ceremony was held outdoors beside a small grove of trees and a … Continue reading Camron + Brooke
Shoot and Share Contest 2019 With a little bit of hesitation, once again, I entered a collection of images into the Shoot and Share Photo Contest. This contest is free to anyone. You can enter up to 50 images into 25 different categories. And anybody can vote. Not just photographers. Anybody. Voters randomly view and … Continue reading I did it again!