baby audra {lifestyle newborn session}

This next family has my heart. I ran a contest when I first relaunched asking people to write in and tell me their ‘story’. I remember receiving Emily’s email. She was my neighbor at the time…but I did not know her well. Her story gave me goosebumps and just grabbed my heart. Here it is for you all to read… The Story It’s true what people say. You g…

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Welcome to the world Charlie {lifestyle newborn session}

This session is one of my favorites from the loooong winter we had here in IN. I was beyond honored when Steph contacted me and asked me to come photograph their new bundle of joy, Charlie. I absolutely loooove when new parents want to be a part of the newborn session. To me…there is something so magical about watching two people who have been a unit for so l…

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Always be YOU Hallie Boo {letters to our daughters #2}

Hallie Kate, Lately you and I have been talking so much about your heart. That no matter what you may look like on the outside; there is one thing that matters so very much in who you are and that my sweet girl is your heart. Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life. Proverbs 4:23 Hallie-I always want for you to know that…

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A super cool family + loads of records {fritts family}

I think I had been planning this session in my head since the very first time I saw/briefly met this family!! I wanted to be a total creeper and BEG to photograph them the second they moved into our neighborhood!!! Seriously-little Beckett and his amazing hair, Lola’s incredibly gentle nature that makes her one of the sweetest girls I have ever met, and Parker’s adorable toothy gri…

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Celebrating 3 + an announcement of #4 {halbach family}

Oh how I love this next family. Kimbo and I were in the same Kindergarten class!!! Most of my childhood memories involve her. I know this doesn’t happen to everyone…but my grade school and high school friends have stayed in contact. To still be friends with people who know you, your family, your background, the boys you had crushes on and the ones who broke your heart, who…

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A lovely donut party {Briscoe family}

There are not enough words to express my love for this family! We spend quite a bit of time with the Briscoes and I see that happening for years and years to come…YAY!!!! 🙂 Our littles match up perfectly and adore each other! Henry (their oldest) and Hallie (my oldest) are already planning their own marriage and life together down the road (just check out their adorable s…

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Orchard + cider + mason jar glasses + family quilt = perfection {Carter family}

Families. I adore them. I adore photographing them. I adore the imperfection that comes along with photographing them. I adore that you can’t plan the moods of toddlers…which means there are so many real moments to witness and capture. This family is special. Super special. I have known this *gorgeous mama* since I was 12 years old! WOWZA…that is a long time! Lauren has ALWAYS had the MOST …

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Lace + Plaid + Snow {bridal session}

Wow-I really need to get back into blogging!!! I was so caught up in shooting sessions this past fall that I neglected to post any of them! :/ No complaints though-things here are fabulous!!! I have been loving this bit of a down season so that I can rejuvenate myself for what is to come and simply to do some things *just because they inspire me*…it is soooooo good f…

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Letters to our daughters… {february-letter #1}

I was so excited when a good friend pointed me in the direction of a fabulous group of ladies doing something called “Letters to our daughters”. I keep a journal for each of my kids…but wowza…I am terrible at actually writing in them on a regular basis. SO thankful for this group and for the chance to do something special for my sweet girl! Here goes my first l…

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allie & colton married {indianapolis wedding photographer}

I have no words for this couple…I absolutely adore them!!! Their day was perfection-a photographer’s dream to shoot!!! Allie was STUNNING…as always! And Colton-super handsome and SO easy to work with! He never once gave me an eye roll or acted like he wished pictures weren’t going on. Allie & Colton have such a special connection and it was evident from the moment I got started…

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