Born and raised on a large family farm in Mid-Missouri, I have grown to love the rolling hills, golden prairies, and indescribable sunsets of the Midwest. It is where my husband and I will always call home. I'm a faithful follower of Christ, a dreamer, and a bit of a long-winded story-teller.
I became a photographer after a budding dream and a little encouragement from my husband ignited a fiery passion deep in my soul.
I have been photographing weddings and engagements from the get-go, and with over 100 weddings under my belt, you can fully trust that I will document your wedding day with the utmost precision, from your grand celebration, to the jaw-dropping Bride and Groom portraits that will have your friends and family talking for years to come, all the way down to the finer details.
I'm a lover of McAlister's half-cut tea (with extra lemon, please) and antiquing. I am very much an old soul and enjoy the simple ways of living.
I believe in hard work during the day and lazy evenings full of thankfulness while cuddled up on the porch swing.
I'm addicted to the 1950's. Really; I immensely admire Lucille Ball, and I am often scouting out the next vintage soda shoppes to visit.
I love cool, quiet early mornings on the front porch with a hot cup of coffee or Twinings Irish breakfast tea in hand. It's the best way to start the day!
My husband and I love traveling ... it was a promise that we made to one another before we exchanged vows, that we would see the world as much as we could in this life. We have traveled to Jamaica, Maui, Ireland, and Italy together, and will be revisiting Maui later this year.
We are building our dream home in 2019 on our 35 acre slice of Heaven. We've been quite busy picking out house plans and browsing through Chip and Joanna Gaines' past projects for decor inspiration.
I love meeting creative Brides and Grooms with weddings as unique as they are. My favorite weddings are naturally lit, full of family heirlooms, and rich with loving friends and family and timeless memories made.
No two weddings are the same, and every couple has a one true love story that is just waiting to be told. By use of words and portraits, my mission is to tell your unique love story in a way that is honest, timeless, and true.
Therefore, it is of utmost importance to me to really invest in and develop a meaningful, long-lasting relationship with you, sweet Bride and Groom. My goal is to provide you with an unforgettable wedding photography experience, and to curate portraits that replicate your love story well.
I believe with all of my heart that your wedding portraits will be precious gems revealed to your daughter one day, and then her daughter; that will make her eyes wide and allow her to dream and hope and pray for a love story like yours. Just like you, she will cherish your portraits, because they are real, because they are mesmerizing, because they create the first chapter of your life together as husband and wife. Those memories will remain with you, forever a wonderful piece of history, throughout all of your walks of life.