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. 

Talented beautiful senior

October 10, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I met with this young woman today. The president of her choir, she leads with poise and grace and humility. And her pup? A pandemic birthday surprise. LOVE!! Her fav song, "Golden," By Harry Styles. Isn't she just golden?? Such a fun afternoon, moving quickly so we could beat the rain. And we DID! Thank you Miss A for trusting me with the memo...
Read the Full Post »

Super fun sunrise session with this family

October 10, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Yawn!! They were up late last night enjoying family time, so this morning felt early. But I'm pretty sure there's not regrets here... Such cuteness... Got to get some shots with Grandma and Grandpa and Aunt and Uncle too.:) And. This IS THE BEST! We planned a little covert attack on Dad...and it was the PERFECT end to a fun session with th...
Read the Full Post »

Holy Trinity Harvest Gala 2021--SO GREAT!!

October 02, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
If you follow my posts, you'd see that I was out of town shooting a wedding today. So when the Director of Stewardship and long-time friend of mine calls to see if I can come photograph the event, I first say no. But then, the Lord provides, and I go. And wow, am I glad I did! Such a fun night! A reunion of friends and former students and other par...
Read the Full Post »

I don't photograph weddings, I said

October 02, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
When this bride asked me to photograph her wedding, "I don't photograph weddings," I said. And guess what? I prayed and left Dan behind with a whole-busy Saturday of things to do, and road-tripped to celebrate and capture this beautiful day for this amazing family. And if you are looking for an Insta-perfect story of two people who not only fell...
Read the Full Post »

Fresh baby only 6 days old!

August 05, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I met with this adorable family last week because they welcomed home baby number 4...and just getting to post sneak peeks...Sweet boy is practically ready for college it has been so long. Smile. Already loved by his big sibs...can't you just see how proud they are... Bookends... Thank you B family for trusting me with your newborn memories...
Read the Full Post »

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!
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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!
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »

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...
Read the Full Post »