Late May in Ault Park, Cincinnati. Everything in full, beautiful bloom and when you walk along the garden paths, the gentle buzzing of life sweetly surrounds you. Bumble bees, humming birds. Botanical life and floral scent…a visit here is simply good for the soul.
~ turning colors, soft light, the smell of fallen leaves and family time ~ Continue reading
There was a time when my oldest child was constantly in front of my camera, when I was beginning to learn about photography and documenting his early days. Now, with three kids and another one on the way, picking up the camera and photographing the little ones is becoming more difficult; somewhat of a chore. Continue reading
The scent of pine and bonfire. Vintage carols floating across the fields. Excited children scouting out their perfect trees, and lovingly dragging them on sleds through the rows. Hot cocoa and toasted nuts. Families getting cozy for portraits. December at Big Tree Plantation is my favorite. Continue reading
Crisp autumn air + fall fields + loved ones = a timeless and lovely family session. Creating images that are kept close to the heart simply means togetherness, appreciating the beauty of the great outdoors, and making sure someone with a camera is there to capture it 😉 Continue reading
The sweetest senior. Seriously. This girl is so beautiful, inside and out, and I was so honored for the opportunity to take on her senior session…which was re-scheduled about three or four times due to rain! We finally ended up at Ault Park in Cincinnati, which was full of garden blooms and pretty pathways. Continue reading
This morning when my son came into my room after waking up, I told him to get ready…we had “surprise” plans. He tried to guess where I’d be taking him on our “date.” His guesses were the typical: “Skyzone? Chuckie Cheese? The movies?” I told him it was better. Continue reading
Ah, spring. What is more sweet and fresh than new life? I can’t think of a better time for a maternity session, surrounded by May blooms, green trees and the clean breeze. Continue reading
Delicate. Dreamy. Soft and Still. All things vintage and fragrant floral. Continue reading
My first (and highly-anticipated) mentoring session with Ashley of Mudgoddess Photography took place in January, on a bitter cold afternoon. I am very grateful that these new parents were willing to brave the Cincinnati chill with their newborn to help us out. Once inside, we quickly forgot about the weather as we got to work and focused in on that sweet baby girl. Read on if you’re interested in some of the details of what I learned and how these images were created!