Getting the Shot ~ The Art of Authenticity

Getting the Shot ~ The Art of Authenticity

When photojournalism joined wedding photography in the 90’s I was quite excited. That was how I was already shooting. I loved how REAL the photos were. I loved the originality. Black and white photos were FINALLY gaining momentum! (I had been hired at multiple...
Video Blog ~ Why I Do What I Do

Video Blog ~ Why I Do What I Do

Last night at midnight I did my first session for Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep. A little baby girl didn’t make it and I was let in to her family’s lives to capture moments. When I got home I made this video because I couldn’t put on paper what I was...
Dinner AND a Show!

Dinner AND a Show!

We had SOOOO much fun at Maria and Zach’s wedding today! This couple is sweet, awesome, and very in love. Maria was literally hopping around in her dress and veil saying, “I’m so excited! I’m so excited!” Too cute! I finally got to...
Are we almost there yet?

Are we almost there yet?

Mark, Remember the wedding we shot at the fairgrounds eight years ago? As the bride was walking up the aisle with her father, there was a lovely giant dumpster behind her, which would be in the photos. We were working with bare-bones equipment, zoom lenses on our 35mm...
Dawn Kelly and the NOT Bummer Summer

Dawn Kelly and the NOT Bummer Summer

There are several definitive characteristics about me that make me who I am. For instance, I watch I Love Lucy in the middle of the night when I can’t sleep, I can talk to a tree, and I’m highly addicted to dark-chocolate-covered honey comb. But there is much much...
This is How I Roll…

This is How I Roll…

Have we met? If so, you know I’m uber-passionate about film. I love love love it. Let’s take a little journey though some shots I got in San Francisco during Lesley and Earl’s awesome engagement session, and talk about the challenges I faced because of my insistence...