Sam + Kenzie

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 … Read More Sam + Kenzie

DIY Newborn Photography

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 … Read More DIY Newborn Photography

The Traveling Dress

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 … Read More The Traveling Dress

Tyler + Taylor

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 … Read More Tyler + Taylor

Robbie + Liz Williford

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 … Read More Robbie + Liz Williford

Emilia Jane

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 … Read More Emilia Jane

Camron + Brooke

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 … Read More Camron + Brooke

I did it again!

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 … Read More I did it again!

The Angeletti Family

It was a BEAUTIFUL fall day when I drove out to photograph the Angeletti family! I had never been to their home and was pleased to find a gorgeous stone house. Nadja asked me to photograph the family on the front porch, but I told her that I was concerned about the direct sunlight and … Read More The Angeletti Family

Ezra + Aris’s Story

The McClanahan wedding was probably one of my favorites to photograph! The ceremony and reception were held outdoors on a farm belonging to Ezra’s grandparents.  The bride and groom stood under a canopy of trees and read beautiful vows that they had written for each other. There was not a dry eye when they were … Read More Ezra + Aris’s Story

Mom + Dad + Baby make Three

Jaxon Allen entered the world surrounded by people who love him, have prayed for him and have anxiously awaited his arrival. Lacie and Justin have so much to be thankful for. However, their birth story is one that has many trials and many emotions. Before they had Jaxon, they suffered a loss that so many … Read More Mom + Dad + Baby make Three

The Results are in!

This year, for the very first time, I entered a photo contest called Shoot and Share. Let me just tell you…. I was a little nervous!  You simply submit your photos.  No names are shown with the submitted photo- every photo is judged on its own merit. And did I mention that there were about … Read More The Results are in!

Ian +Aubrey’s Story

Lindsay contacted me and asked if I has time to do a quick session for her. She wanted a updated photo of Aubrey and maybe a few of Ian. We decided on a Petite Session which is 30 minutes long. That amount of time is REALLY pushing it for one child-let alone two! We scheduled … Read More Ian +Aubrey’s Story

Balance

The word balance is defined as a condition in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions. This hit home with me as I thought about how unbalanced I let things in my life become. Not all the time. But sometimes. And I can tell when things are off by my attitude or … Read More Balance

Fall Mini Sessions

Everybody loves this time of year! The smells, the colors, the comfort food and the cooler temperatures are just a few of the reasons that this season puts a little pep in our step! This is also a very popular time for family photos! For a limited time, I will be offering Fall Mini Sessions … Read More Fall Mini Sessions

Andy + Samantha + Ryleigh

I  have known Sam since she was about three years old, I think. She grew up in my church and was friends with my oldest daughter. She met a guy who was in the military. They married and moved out-of-state for a while, but are now back home. I have always loved this “girl”. She … Read More Andy + Samantha + Ryleigh

Lydia’s story

  When Andrew and Kaylissa asked me if I would photograph the birth of their daughter, I eagerly said yes! The birth of a child is life-changing and I love to capture and tell these stories. Lydia’s parents had many struggles along the way. Andrew had some health issues that should have kept him from … Read More Lydia’s story

Tell your story

What’s Your Story? Now and then, my girls like to open up our photo albums and relive parts of our family story. They love the photos from the sledding parties at Grandma and Grandpa’s house or the ones from when we moved to our farm and had so much cleaning up to do. As they … Read More Tell your story

What’s your story?

As I stumble through this journey as a photographer, I find myself pulled into the lives of the people that I photograph. I’m constantly striving to tell their stories the way they are viewed through my lens: authentic and unfiltered. ​​ If it’s the birth of a child, I look for the details that will … Read More What’s your story?

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