yoder family

they get it.  they get that it isn't about perfection-but rather about the "now".  they get that the good stuff lies in the details & the in between moments.  they get that while having all of them looking at the camera is nice & might make us all pump our fists in the air that it will never be what catches their breath as they scroll through…

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waiting on you {hall family session}

this family is a special one.  this is the 4th session i have done for them...and all four sessions somehow seem to land on the top of my list.it isn't the lighting, or the locations, or the wardrobes, or how stinkin cute they are that make these sessions great (although it doesn't hurt) ;)...it is their mindset when they go into a shoot.they get it. …

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love you as big as the sky {the morton family}

photo shoots can be naturally stressful.  the hubbies are not always into it...and more often than not, they have been dragged! ;)  without fail the "smiley baby" becomes the "straight face" baby; mom might have taken a little longer to get ready than expected-so the family is running late; baby poops on the way...and that is all if a family only has…

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our little one {the hornbach family}

there is nothing *quite* like a mom & dad loving on their first born.  everything is done together and there is just so much happiness...  this session started a bit later than what we had planned (chalk that up to traffic-but it happens), there was a diaper that needed changed as soon as this sweet family arrived...AND the bugs were insane!!!! yet-once we…

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i get to love you {the wright family}

i have absolutely no words for this next family and the video i was beyond blessed to shoot.   christie is the INSANELY talented woman behind Kindred boutique & salon in carmel.  If you have not been...GO now (or check them out online).  she has the *most amazing* boho style and it is 100% who she is.  it is present in the way she dresses,…

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sometimes home has a heartbeat...

i have been lucky enough to call myself a photographer for about 5 years now.  and my favorite thing about it has always been documenting love-in all forms.  the emotion that a photograph can evoke is incredibly unique and is often times the most powerful during those little, unnoticed, and in between moments of simply being present with those you love.   i get to…

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love you always {maggie & nick}

this wedding was destined to be a good time.  my insanely talented friend, lauren, is a wedding planner out of chicago, {go check out her business - Curate } and was working with this amazing couple to plan their wedding in rensselaer, IN.  after one phone conversation i knew this was a bride i wanted to work with. the details of this day were put together *just* right.  lauren was abl…

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let forever begin {kylee & eric}

i have been INSANELY blessed by the couples who ask me to photograph their special day.  and this couple is absolutely one of *the best*.   i fell in love with kylee & eric and the way they loved one another during their engagement session.  there is truly nothing better than watching two people who make each other smile, embrace one another exactly as is, and beam from ear to ear …

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last hoorah {the childs family}

i have gotten to know this next family over the last few years and they are quite possibly some of the sweetest people you will meet.  stefanie and i became "social media acquaintances" (she & brock are the insanely talented photographers behind SB Childs Photography & she now co-owns Blooms & Linen in downtown zionsville) and our friendship has continued to grow ever since.  i watched them move into thi…

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all the frills {ella grace newborn}

i *adore* this family and i am so glad they found me when they moved to carmel from chicago!!  if you are familiar with my work you have seen miss charlotte...and her perfect curls and adorable smile!!  she may just be one of the *sweetest* and most polite little things i have ever worked with!!! :) well-she is now a big sis...and she is going to be a g…

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