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The Honesty of Shooting Film

Even though I use a mixture of film and digital in my photography, I feel confident making this statement: I am a film photographer.  To me, shooting film means more than just the medium used to capture a picture. It is an intentional way of shooting images, knowing that you have just one chance to … Read More …


Shah Family

A year later. One adorable baby added to their family. I’m so glad that we got to spend a morning with Rupal, Lea, and Nina catching up and photographing this joyful time in their life. Lots of love to all three of you! Someday we’ll have to come visit you in Austin :) Film: Fuji400H / … Read More …

The Honesty of Being an Artist

One of the key things in being an artist is being true to yourself. In the photography world, we tend to be inundated every day as we log onto Facebook or Instagram with a flood of gorgeous pictures from other photographers we follow and admire, or images that magazines or blogs feature. Why can’t my work … Read More …

A Sweet Embrace

Childhood Sweethearts

It started with seeing a chalkboard cake. We were inspired to do a shoot that was based on the story of two people getting married who had been sweethearts since school. When they were little, they’d pass notes and hang out together during recess, until finally – they were pledging their lives together – with … Read More …

From Wife to Mother

A good woman is hard to find,and worth far more than diamonds.Her husband trusts her without reserve, and never has reason to regret it. Her children respect and bless her; her husband joins in with words of praise:“Many women have done wonderful things, but you’ve outclassed them all!”Charm can mislead and beauty soon fades.The woman to be admired … Read More …

11 Weeks

Our little girl turned 11 weeks old this past week .. it’s hard to believe she’s almost three months old already! She always has a smile for us and makes the funniest faces that crack us up :) Love her so much! xoxo

Fine Art Friday: Wando River

There’s something so romantic about water. It freely flows, always downhill and into the path of least resistance. It’s almost gypsy in nature – roaming freely with no attachment to a home. This past week, the Wando River near Charleston, South Carolina reflected so much beauty in the setting sun. Have a beautiful weekend!

Free Spirits

“There’s a race of men that don’t fit in, A race that can’t sit still; So they break the hearts of kith and kin, And they roam the world at will. They range the field and rove the flood, And they climb the mountain’s crest; Their’s is the curse of the gypsy blood, And they … Read More …