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Reliving the beauty of the Monique Lhuillier shoot in Lake Como With traveled halted and the upcoming weeks uncertain, I’m taking full advantage of the time at home to do a little spring cleaning. Not only am I literally decluttering and planting flowers (check and check) but I’m pruning my portfolio and taking a look […]

Paris Wedding Editorial Marchesa Gown

15 Ways to Move Forward in Uncertain Times It’s March 18th, 2020 and I’m writing today’s post from my tiny, sunny Florida office. It’s been a beautiful start to the year. In January, I launched my first digital course for photographers whom are looking to build thriving businesses and lives, and, as of last week, […]

My Favorite Reads of 2019 In life, I am a student first. Nothing makes me happier than opening a new book filled with ideas and stories that I’ve never heard only to discover techniques and lessons that I can’t believe I ever lived without. If you’re looking for a new book to inspire your life […]

Photographing wild horses in Northern Nevada This spring I returned to my hometown in Northern Nevada with Pixellu to trek the springs and sage to photograph wild mustangs for KT Merry Print Shop – something I’ve been doing for years. I’m incredibly grateful that on this trip, Pixellu Smart Albums (whom I use to design each and […]

Destination Engagement Session Ideas In my twelve years of photographing weddings, I’ve transformed from a photographer who didn’t love engagement sessions to one that raves about them. What caused the dramatic change of heart? Simply, I realized that engagement sessions don’t need to live in a box. Long gone are the days of matching polos […]

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've spent the past decade capturing love and chasing beauty across the globe, and I believe every story like yours is different and special, and deserves to be told exceptionally. 

Drawing on years of experience in the fashion and editorial photography industry, my photographs are graceful, honest and boldly natural, while completely intentional.  Whether it’s the opportunity to narrate the retelling of once-in-a-lifetime wedding days,  or the ability to communicate issues of global importance, or all the stories in between, I look at photography as the method by which I get to leave the world a little better than I found it.




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