Welcome to my blog!  I will post sneak peeks to sessions here. Thank you for stopping by, and thank you for trusting me with your memories. 

VBS2021: Champions for Christ

July 17, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Honored to help out and capture some great interactions at VBS this week! Here are a few of my favs!
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Independence Day Baptism Day for sweet baby C

July 04, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I snuck away from the Red-White-and-Blue festivities to help celebrate this sweet baby C's Baptism. Grandma and Mom were getting him dressed in his gown (love me a baby boy Baptismal gown!) and his eyes were on me.:) Look at this sweet baby! Surrounded by so much love and sweet and serene...unlike some of my kiddos during their Baptism! I did c...
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celebrating over 100 years of life

July 02, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
When you are asked to capture the memories for a family during a funeral celebration, you clear your calendar and just go. This family celebrated over 100 years of their grandfather's life. Beautiful! But not without a few tears. Each culture has their own way of celebrating a life well-lived. This family's cultural tradition took my breath away....
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NEXTLEVELKARATESNEAKPEEK

June 16, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
The awesome Sensei Matt brought in Chris Casamassa, a martial arts master, world renowned actor and stuntman to Next Level Karate, it was undoubtedly going to be a packed house. He did not disappoint! The kids (and adults) were engaged and on their toes as talked about bullying and how to prevent it. I loved watching even the most quietest...
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First Mass after Ordination

June 04, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Mom code: we take care of each other. And when this mom's son was ordained and planned to celebrate his first Mass the next day, you BET I was there to help. At the end of Mass, Fr. Thomas explained one of the beautiful traditions of the ordination, the Maniturgium...Let me just say, there was not a dry eye in the church...even on Fr. Thomas...And...
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hetakeshisfaithseriously

April 11, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I met with this young man today in preparation for his First Holy Communion. Such a handsome young man. And serious too. But, when you ask him his hobbies...then the smiles came. Thank you Mr. G, for hanging out with me this evening. I'm praying for your special day and your life-long journey with Christ!
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when you kick cancer's a$$ you get some new headshots

March 24, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
This beautiful lady, she is a WARRIOR! She fought the good fight, with faith, determination and strength, and she WON!!! We grabbed a couple of traditional headshots, and then something a little more fresh and airy. You know, because she is CANCER FREE!! And, we grabbed a couple of shots with son, and that's when she really shined. THESE TW...
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First Holy Communion, Part 2, sneak peak

March 20, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
This sweet girl...I remember teaching CGS when she was maybe 4? And she would SING her praises to our Lord while doing her work in the atrium nearby...loud and proud. And soon she will be receiving Jesus. I hope she sings then too! ​​​​​​ Her mom's veil and her aunts dress...love love love. Thank you Miss B for spending your morning with me. I a...
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It's First Holy Communion time again!

March 20, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I met with this young lady today. And something about this image struck me. I've SEEN this before...but how can that be??? And then it struck me!!! She is channeling Our Lady! See for yourself... Such beauty. In both images. Thank you miss E for meeting with me on such a brisk morning. Let's do it again--when it's warmer? I'm praying for your...
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The Project of all Projects

March 07, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I've been working with an incredible team of professionals with The FASD Project. The goal? To bring awareness during the global pandemic about a silent epidemic by creating a PSA and documentary! Such an amazing experience. Been shooting around KC and road-tripped to Denver to capture some amazing kids and families as a part of the project. No sne...
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humbled-to-be-featured!

March 07, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I've been free-lancing with The Leaven...travelling throughout NorthEast Kansas to capture images to support stories featured in the newspaper. Imagine my surprise when I received a call about a story--only to find out the story was about me! Read the story here... Photographer ‘honored’ to contribute to Christ’s mission – The Leaven Catholic Newsp...
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wyco pregnancy center sneak peeks how can i stop at just a couple?

November 18, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I spent my day at Wyandotte County Pregnancy Center with these beautiful families. I typically only post one or two sneak peeks, but I just can't stop myself. Could you? CUTENESS OVERLOAD!! I just LOVE the adoration in their eyes for their awesome moms. LOOK AT THOSE BABY TEETH!!! These boys and their baby sister...they adore her! This...
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Family fun this afternoon

November 12, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Lots of cute kiddos in this fam! Look at sweet little G and her mom! and in between pics, just dance! Thank you M family for meeting with me on such a great afternoon! Thank you for trusting me with your memories!
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so much laughter with this family

November 08, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
The last time I met with this family, the sweet daughter in purple was the baby! How does time tick by so speedily and all of a sudden, it has been 5 years??? TBH, I knew this gang before they were a gang--when biggest sister was the baby. Sigh. I can't get over how everyone back then said, "don't blink, because it goes by so fast." It is SO tru...
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Genuine integrity in this senior

November 08, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
So...it's late, but I couldn't wait to post a couple of sneak peeks of the Senior I met with this afternoon. What a great guy. Let's just start with his hobbies...leader in his house at school, leader on his XC team, and a self-taught musician!! And he likes one of my favorite bands... Can't you just see it in his smile? I mean, he even shared w...
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