“When you wrap your child warmly everyday with layers of your unconditional, healthy love, before you send him into the world, he will rarely feel the cold chill that often comes with life’s changing seasons.” -Shadonna Richards

Emotive imagery. Visual story telling. A unique approach to family photo sessions. A slightly moody, yet soft editing style.

This shoot was actually for a little wide eyed boy’s birthday.  Every year, his mom books a shoot with me for his brother’s birthday.  But since the littlest Tuck’s arrival, it stirred the annual family photo shoot up a bit.  Instead of doing their family shoot on big brother Logan’s birthday this year, mom Sonja […]

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Sometimes you miss amazing locations that you drive past every single day.  Until you drive past that very location when the sun hits the surfaces perfectly.  This was the case with this location. Chanelle booked me months ago, when she was still in the first trimester of her pregnancy.  They drove all the way from […]

This started off as a weird “Facebook romance.”  I remember seeing this beautiful woman’s face one day under the ‘People you may know’ section.  This was years ago, btw.  I think I accidentally clicked on ‘Invite’ or ‘Ad friend’ or whatever it was back then.  Because not long after seeing a face that made me […]

This is part two of this shoot.  If you have missed part one, you can see it HERE. Nine Months My precious little baby, I have loved you from the start. You are a tiny miracle, Laying closely to my heart. Each day I feel your presence, Each day you quickly grow, Each day your […]

Euline has been a good friend for a good few years now.  I was overjoyed when I heard (well actually knew) that she was pregnant with the first time.  A few months ago we met up for lunch and she thought I’ll know again.  I can’t say I knew for sure but three weeks prior […]