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Jake + Abby

Jake and Abby- my little brother and his sweet fiance. These two are extremely romantic and completely adorable together. Not to mention, they’ve got a lot of smarts between the two of them! After meeting at Asbury University amongst the rolling green hills, rope swings and winding creeks of Kentucky, these two dated through school […]

India 2015

Part 2 We took a train from Bangalore to Kovilpatti. It was an overnight ride, about 10 hours long starting in the evening and arriving in the early hours of the next morning. We first stood on the platform to wait for our train, watching the people, the dogs, the cows in their daily transportation routines. […]

India 2015

Part 1 I’ve decided that I have too much to write, so I’ll post this story in a couple of installments. Here is India pt 1. For those of you who don’t know, I am a woman of many hats- photographer among them. Another hat I often wear is as the Youth Director at our […]

Mavis + Pierce

August 2014 Sometimes there are people who you come to feel comfortable with and appreciate over the course of a long friendship. And sometimes there are people who you say hi to, maybe crack one weird joke with, and immediately realize that they are just flat out awesome. This second way is how it went […]


August 2014 This summer has been such a whirlwind! We’re in the middle of new jobs, anticipating grad-school for Eric, moving into our apartment, weddings, birthdays, vacation… all the most wonderful things a summer can offer! It’s quite a beautiful crazy stage. My evening with Shanley was an adventurous one! We hopped in my Honda […]

Abby + Cam

Abby and Cam are getting married!! When I met Abby at North Park, she and Cam had just transitioned from long-time bffs to dating, so I heard a lot from Abby about the boyfriend going to college in Michigan. It has been so fun to see them fall more in love and I am so excited to […]


I recently spoke with a very experienced and successful local photographer who told me that every person is a work of art, and that photographing people is an endeavor to capture their artistic psychology.  If you know me well, you have probably heard me geek out about psychology and how I love the arts of […]

Tulip Time

Every May, the city of Holland, MI doubles in size when people come from near and far to congregate for parades, watch wooden shoed Klompen dangers, and- most importantly- smell, take photos with, meander through, but certainly never pick the thousands of tulips lining every street and park. The kids get half days off school and everyone […]