Avant Garde Shoot ~ “The Mask”

We all have masks we wear. Some of us have created these masks because we’re afraid of what people will think of us, or because we don’t feel we are good enough as who we are. Some of us are hiding from something – pain, loss, insecurity. I went through a really hard...

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Giving Back: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

I am super DUPER excited! I put in my application to volunteer for Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep over two months ago, and have been waiting patiently for a response. Today I was accepted, and I’m filling out my paperwork. Yay! Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep is a nation-wide...

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Rivers Edge at Knights Ferry Wedding ~ Shaina & Jonny

We had the pleasure of being a part of Shaina and Jonny’s wedding one year ago, October 1, 2011. It was a beautiful autumn day at The River's Edge at Knights Ferry as they were married right on the river’s bank. Shaina and Jonny live out of state, but it was important...

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Infrared Madness!

In my adventures of shooting film, I’m always trying to push myself farther – to be more creative, funky, interesting… Basically, if I’m not moving forward, I’m just stagnant. Sunday, I’m shooting a Trash the Dress session for Amanda, a bride whose wedding I did...

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Personal Snapshot: Confessions of a Phobaholic

Mark makes fun of me and calls me Monk because of my many phobias. The definition of a phobia is “an irrational fear.” Really, I don’t see my fears as “phobias” because my fears are completely rational, and I think it’s perfectly normal to have some fears. My list of...

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