photography at home in columbus

Football and grandparents: everyday photography at home in Columbus

It took a little while to coax this one into being a part of the family’s photo session… But it didn’t take too long.  Soon he realized we’d…

How a marriage certificate schooled me on privilege

Sometimes privilege just kinda smacks you right in the face.  It’s embarrassing.  But it’s worthy.  Those moments that make you realize you have something others don’t – those…

Life needs every moment: A Goodale Park and North Market engagement session

“Life needs every moment” is written on the first page of their engagement album.  We’ve talked about this quote a few times as I’ve gotten to know this…

year of family photography

Losing a year of family photography (then getting it back – phew!)

You guys.  My hard drive failed me.  It didn’t even make it a year!  What the what?  It’s true. I cried and I panicked.  I took comfort knowing…

Columbus courthouse wedding

Married on a Monday: A Columbus courthouse wedding

Anna: “I was wondering how long your sessions go for, and if you’d be available on October 17th. Thank you!” Me: “I do have October 17th open in…

A first year full of wonderful, silly faces!

Oh this little one.   She came into a family already full of love and laughter and so much fun!She has a wonderful big sis who was so…

extended family photography

Birthday party in the park: An extended family photography session in Columbus, Ohio

I’ve shared this little secret before: that I do extended family photography sessions.  It’s hard to make them as documentary as I’d like, but they are such a…

first look on wedding day

When should we see each other for the first time on our wedding day?

“Should we do a first look?  I hear that saves time later on for the pictures.” “Or should we do the traditional thing and see each other for the…

Family travel photography: a long weekend in New Orleans

New Orleans. When I say that, what comes to mind? For me, my mind used to go straight to Mardi Gras, and then to an immediate party atmosphere that’s…