Hey! So Glad You're Here.
I’ll never forget my first trip to Europe. I was young, under 18, and was headed there for a volleyball program. Mom made sure I had lots of film, yes film, and a camera. I took more photos on that trip than I could possibly remember almost 20 years later, but that trip changed the way I saw the world on so many new levels.
Not only was it my first trip alone, it was my first trip out of the country, and to several countries. I got to meet new people, experience new things and do something I love. All before I even turned 16.
The camera on that trip became a part of me. I didn’t go anywhere without it and thanks to mom, I had more film than I could ever use to take all the photos I wanted.
There was one morning that I remember so vividly. I had set down my camera at a cafe and left it there when I got up to leave. I didn’t realize it wasn’t with me till about 30 minutes later, when I was already in another town, and my stomach dropped.
It was an almost full roll of film already, so all those photos were gone. And at that time, there was no way to just go pick up another camera, especially being 15 in a foreign country with super limited funds. The only other option at that point would have been a disposable camera.
By some divine intervention, when I got back to the cafe later that day they still had it! The kind waiter who was taking care of me that day put it in the back in hopes that I’d return to get it. We spoke for a few minutes, he in perfectly beautiful Italian, and me fumbling to try and remember anything I could in Italian.
There was a lot of pointing and gesturing to try and explain things and in the end a very thankful 15 year old who had a whole new appreciation for keeping track of your things.
Photos have been a huge part of my life ever since. Photos are my way of connecting and expressing.
Since 2009, I have shot countless family sessions, more than 100 weddings and 400+ boudoir sessions all around the world.
No matter if its my Canon, my phone, or someone else’s phone when mine dies… true story… - photos are always being taken! Being able to capture that perfect moment in time is my passion.
Boudoir is all I do now - because through boudoir I get to help women fall in love with themselves every day! Getting to lift up, empower, encourage and pour into women is my absolute passion in life. Women do boudoir sessions for all kids of reasons - I’ve laughed with them, I’ve cried with them, and in the end I always leave with a new friend and a full heart.
Mom put that first real camera in my hands. She taught me to be strong, kind, generous, and resilient, and I could never thank her enough for the example she has set in my life - all’s I can do is pay it forward.
I would be honored to help you experience the truly transformative power of a boudoir session! I’ll travel anywhere for a session - REALLY!! Let’s chat and change your life!