Semper Fi

Semper Fi

I am the daughter of a United States Marine. I am a photographer with 20 years worth of capturing moments. For all these years I have dreamed of the day I would have the opportunity to photograph a Marine in his dress blues uniform at his wedding. This weekend, I...
OperaLesque II

OperaLesque II

Photographing anything related to “burlesque” is new ground for me. And it really is a gift to be shoved out of one’s comfort zone. For three nights I had the privilege of photographing some amazing artists at the Alpine Theatre Project. That...
The Storm is Passing Over

The Storm is Passing Over

When I lived in Washington D.C. I remember hearing a youth gospel choir sing a beautifully haunting song that has stayed with me all these years. A few weeks ago I came home to find this incredible storm directly above my home. And, of course, I had to photograph it....
A wedding with too much perfection…

A wedding with too much perfection…

More than a year ago a friend of one of my beloved friends contacted me about photographing her wedding. In the year and a half that has passed since that initial conversation Brittany has become one of my friends. One that I am grateful for.Yesterday, I got to watch...
Paris, Je T’aime

Paris, Je T’aime

Like so many people around the world, I was shocked by the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral. Fifteen years ago to the day, I was in that holy place. And one of the most poignant things I have found as I search the available news was a headline that read: the...
Oh Happy Day…

Oh Happy Day…

Years ago I became friends with Brittney Brewer. I can’t even remember exactly where we met, I think it was through swing dancing. Since then, she has moved away to Bozeman, gone to college, and through it all, we have remained friends. In the interim, I have...
Glacier Engagement

Glacier Engagement

There are few things that will light up the soul of an artist like being sincerely appreciated. This weekend I got to go into Glacier National Park with my long-time friend Jeremy and his soon to be wife, Miss Britney. The best part of this photo shoot was the fun we...
Winter Wedding in Glacier

Photojournalism

This post is going to be a lot less photo heavy than most of what I share. I am a photographer, most of what I put into my online journal revolves around the photos I get to take. But more than a photographer, I am a photojournalist. While I photograph weddings and...
Winter Wedding in Glacier

Hedalyn and Joel’s Wedding

Yesterday I got to witness a beautiful wedding. It was a day of laughter and so much love. But what touched me most were the words of faith shared by so many. It was an incredible gift for me to be a part of this day.Joel and Hedalyn got married at Faith Covenant...
Winter Wedding in Glacier

Halloween Wedding

As a newspaper photographer I get to work closely with a lot of my local first responders. I have a great deal of respect and admiration for these people and actually love that my job brings me into such close contact with them. On Halloween I got to photograph Sarah...
Winter Wedding in Glacier

Fire Abstractions

Years ago I saw the movie Backdraft. One line from that film has stayed with me for all these years. Robert De Niro is teaching his apprentice about the nature of fire and he says:”It’s a living thing Brian. It breathes. It eats. And it hates.”I love...