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A journal is designed to preserve the most meaningful stories.
This digital journal holds stories of the precious humans who have chosen to work with me. There is room for your story here, too.

Lake Tahoe California took my breath away. The 2021 wedding season was busy. As a wedding photographer in the Midwest, couples were excitedly planning weddings that were focused on having a party. Early in the summer, it felt like there was a glimmer of hope. I watched people dance and hug and celebrate wholeheartedly–something they’ve […]

Lake Tahoe California: A weekend getaway


35mm Black and White Film Mikaela Chewing Bubble Gum

I never understood why this quote was so important until I picked up a film camera. I thought my job was simply taking pictures. I don’t simply stand somewhere and click a button or two. I see. I look. I feel. I imagine. I dream. I invent. I create. I design. I compose. I craft. […]

35mm Film Photography: Learning to Make Photographs


Dutch heritage on display in Orange City, Iowa. Street style photography captures the spirit and nostalgia of the Tulip Festival.

Tulip Festival 2019 in Orange City, Iowa


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