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Though I’d known for a couple of weeks already, the public announcement from my dearest friend that her cancer was no longer treatable stopped all my plans on New Years Eve 7 months ago. My phone was blowing up with messages from well-meaning friends who had received the news and in each conversation, it felt […]

on grief.

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in addition to being a pretty awful/awesome nsync song {that i just got stuck in your head, #sorrynotsorry}, these 4 words are basically what weddings are about. right? two people making a promise to share their lives, families and friends promising to support and encourage, groomsmen promising not to get sloppy drunk {let’s just be […]

this i promise you {cincinnati wedding photographer}

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i just want to point out that it’s only been a month since i last blogged and for this girl that wasn’t sure if she was gonna be able to blog more than once a year….once a month is BALLER STATUS. i’ll wait while you clap for me…. ….if you’re done, we can continue {oh […]

oh the places you’ll go

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however it’s pronounced, it’s flippin’ awesome. i’ve photographed a lot of boudoir sessions. they’re kinda my thing. {i know what you’re thinking: aren’t weddings your thing? yes. okay, i have two things. just…go with it.} i’ve photographed women who were PUMPED to do it and women who were SCARED to death… …until they got there.  […]

boudoir! {boo-dwah? boo-dwar?}

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remember that jack johnson song? better together? i always loved that line – “a shoebox of photographs with sepia-toned loving.” to me, it felt like nostalgia explained.  i read something the other day on reddit that actually broke my heart. i mean it. It was one of those stop-me-in-my-tracks and i-hate-that-i-ever-had-to-grow-up moments. ready for this? brace […]

a box of photographs.

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first, i would like to note that i said i was going to be bad at blogging. and would you look at that? i am. 🙂 oh well, tis better to blog 4 times a year than to never have blogged at all. or something.  we are so much closer to summer than it feels […]

I’m doing summer different this year. and so should you.

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just a fair warning, i’m probably going to suck at this. like, really suck. i mean, if you’re looking for a photographer’s blog where i spotlight all of my clients and talk about tips and stuff, i’m telling you now, i’m just going to suck.  every day, i get on social media and see my […]

i’m probably not going to be good at this.

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