August 11, 2018

FILED IN: Life Event

In late July, the adorable Utz family called me to photograph “Papa Utz’s” 80th Birthday Celebration at the new Notre Dame Duncan Center overlooking the Notre Dame Football field. 8 precious cousins and countless friends and family members rolled in the door to wish Mr. Utz a happy birthday and a beautiful celebration it was. […]

July 25, 2018

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of photographing a private mass and baptism for a pretty incredible Notre Dame family. Four babies joined the Catholic Church at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on campus while over ninety people, including a ton of precious cousins, witnessed. Each family brought a different priest which made […]

May 22, 2018

FILED IN: Babies, Newborn

Recently, I got the chance to meet/squeeze Kevin and Kelley Deeth’s newest addition, Dawson. What a love! Kevin and Kelley are friends of ours and wear the “new parent” thing sooo well, so it was nice to be able to hang with them  (camera in tow) for a little while and to meet little man. […]

May 9, 2018

FILED IN: Family

This past weekend, 2nd graders across the Michiana area made their First Holy Communion and I got the chance to hang out with adorable Ella just beforehand for a few photos. She was pure sweetness! They prepare for this big weekend for so long and you could see the excitement in her eyes the entire […]

May 7, 2018

FILED IN: Corporate

Over the past two years, I have enjoyed collaborating with Becky Asleson & Sarah Petty over at Maple & White Design to photograph some of their most beautiful spaces for people in the South Bend/Granger area. Becky and Sarah are so talented at their craft and have such an eye for design whether it be […]

October 5, 2016

FILED IN: Family Life, Newborn

This summer, I received a call from one of my good college friends telling me she was coming to town to help coach ND Softball Camp. She then went on to confess that she had never had professional photos taken of 9-month Syndey and certainly none of the two of them together. Dad, Ryan had […]

October 3, 2016

FILED IN: Family Life

Big families warm my heart. They really do. This summer, when Mary reached out to me about family photos at Notre Dame with her great big, gorgeous family I was so excited. It had been years since they had all gotten in front of a camera together, especially since the loss of their mother, so […]

September 30, 2016

FILED IN: Family Life

I am officially behind in getting all of my beautiful, lake-loving families blogged from the gorgeous summer that we just had. At the end of June, I had the distinct pleasure of joining the extended Place family up in South Haven for one big family session on a stunning piece of property overlooking Lake Michigan. […]

September 29, 2016

FILED IN: Family Life

As much as I love fall, a piece of my southern soul dies every time summer officially ends. This session captured so much of the summer beauty up in these parts, and not too long ago, I had the pleasure of joining the extended Utz family up at South Haven to celebrate Grandma Kathy’s 70th […]

September 22, 2016

FILED IN: Family Life

Home shoots are some of my all time favorites. A chance to see the smallest part of a real day in the life of my sweet clients. Clients who trust me with their family’s most precious keepsakes and memories. I can’t get enough of my night with the Helmen family. Fred and Erin and their […]

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