...IS AS FAMILIAR AS IT IS FOREIGN. IT IS EXHAUSTION AND JOY, BOTH AN IDENTITY SHIFT AND NEWFOUND PURPOSE. MOTHERHOOD IS BECOMING A SOFT PLACE TO LAND, WHILE LEARNING, EACH DAY, TO LET GO A LITTLE MORE. EVEN IN THE MOMENTS WHERE I CAN'T FEEL MAGIC, I BELIEVE WITH EVERYTHING I HAVE THAT THESE LONG DAYS ARE THE BEST I'LL EVER KNOW.
I know what it means to press my cheek against his, to pray in that moment that I won’t forget it’s softness and the way his tiny head fits perfectly in my hand. Like you, I carry the ache and joy, the bitter and the sweet, with a grateful heart. And I know, just as you know, how impossibly fast time moves between diaper changes and kisses and the stillness of middle-of-the-night feedings.
There's certain things about my boys and our life together that I want to hold in my memory forever. The size of their hands in comparison to mine. The unfair pace that I have to put away now-too-small clothing from their dresser drawers. The dimples on their knuckles and the rolls on their wrists.
Having children has changed everything about the way I photograph yours, and motherhood has given my work a newfound purpose and endless inspiration.
I want to give you photographs that remind you of how your children fit in your arms, and the way your husband's shoulder is still your favorite resting spot.
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I want to come into your space, which is already full of life and love and chaos and magic, and make photographs with your family that are simple, tender, loving and timeless—void of distraction, infused with connection.
I love photographing unposed newborns in your arms, on heirloom quilts or white sheets. I love families on front porch steps or walking hand-in-hand. I never provide props, and think there's nothing sweeter than a simple white onesie.
Please contact me to book your maternity, newborn or family session. I'd love to photograph your favorite people in whatever season you're in.
Simple, Tender &
Portrait commissions begin at $350.
For more complete pricing details, or to book your session, please get in touch HERE.
• SESSION PLANNING GUIDANCE
• Travel within the Rapid City Area
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• A SET OF BEAUTIFULLY PRINTED PROOFS TO KEEP
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