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…

The beauty of a smile: an evening Boathouse wedding

WARNING: I’m gonna use the B word.  Just once, but it’s there.  In the very next sentence. Mary is pretty proud of her RBF (resting bitch face), and…

Year in the Life!

Are all your best memories trapped in your phone, screaming to see the light of day, begging to be shared in a more lasting way?  Do you worry…

So much joy! A wedding at Dock 580

I did it again.  I’m not sure why I make these rules for myself if I’m only going to break them again and again.  There are way more…

What I Wish the World Knew: Good Intentions vs. Doing Good

One of the first children we met at the orphanage next to the hospital we were working in in Guatemala was four years old.  He had just been…

newborn photographer Columbus

Big Life Changes: newborn photography during transitions

So, picture this: you’re about to have your second baby.  Your first baby is about to change his title to “big brother.”   And in order for all…

A blending of cultures: a family session in Guatemala!

It is rare that I get to do destination family photography, but I love it when I get the chance!  Meet the Tuckerrosos.  If you’ve followed for a while,…

toddler photo session columbus ohio

The toddler toddle: family photography at home

Toddler photography is an extra workout – there’s chasing and playing and lots of squats, and I love every single second of it – especially with this one!…