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Motherhood, Newborn & Family Portraiture

RAPID CITY + BLACK HILLS, SOUTH DAKOTA

April 26, 2019

Reminiscing about this sweet Mother + Daughter session last spring at Willow General Store. Such a joy to spend time creating with these two. So excited for spring, friends!     *If you’re interested in a similar session of you and your little ones, I’m offering Limited Edition Motherhood Sessions next month. Sign up here […]

April 16, 2019

If you know my friend, Laura, you likely adore her. A few spring seasons ago, when her first baby was a toddler and Laura was expecting her second, I asked her to model for me. I’d recently purchased a film camera, and wanted to try it out in a not-wedding scenario—where I could fumble and […]

April 15, 2019

You can read all about my inspiration for Newborn Photography and how I approach it here, but today I wanted to begin to break down what an in-home newborn session with me looks like, so that as you prepare, you’ll know what to expect. As I sat down to write this, I realized it was […]

March 8, 2019

  As you know, I love in-home newborn and family photography sessions. Spending time with clients in their homes is so very joyful, and I wanted to share a few reasons that you should consider your home for the location of your next family photo session.   1. You’re comfortable. There’s something about being surrounded […]

March 1, 2019

After finally getting him to sleep, I placed our new baby boy on our bed to photograph him. I’d been trying to simplify my approach to photographing newborns—resisting the (self-inflicted) pressure to capture this fleeting stage like others do so well; with borrowed props and a list of poses—some that require digital composites of more […]

February 13, 2019

Welcoming a new baby is such a love story, isn’t it? Charlotte’s parents trusted me as their wedding photographer when I was first getting started.  To say I’m honored to get to see them grow from an engaged couple to parents of two daughters just doesn’t seem like enough. Baby Charlotte is a lucky girl, […]

February 7, 2019

Today was a good day around here—I type this as two tired boys are resting, exhausted from a morning building blanket forts and doing their very best couch-cushion jumps. It was quite the show, and I was happy to be “stuck” here today, watching them leap and laugh and grow braver with each turn. Now […]

January 30, 2019

January 29, 2019

A few favorites from an in-home newborn session. Loved this day, working with this family, and these wild brother ways.  

September 7, 2018

Jake and Nikki, this day is burned in my memory as one of the most wonderful weddings I’ve ever been to. Thank you, a hundred times over, for asking me to be a part of it. It was truly a joy, and one I won’t soon stop smiling about (maybe ever!). Enjoy a few of […]

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