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. […]
RAISE YOUR HAND IF YOU’VE EVER RIFLED THROUGH YOUR CLOSET LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO WEAR FOR: A) FAMILY PICTURES, B) ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS, C) DATE NIGHT, D) A WEDDING (AS GUEST), E) ALL OF THE ABOVE (AND THEN SOME). You are not alone my friend. I frequently fret about what I’ll wear in my own damn […]
Life is meant to be lived fully and full of love. It is meant to be filled with big dreams and big messes, big chaos and big magic. The more I photograph, the more I realize that the “nice” picture of everyone sitting/standing perfectly posed and camera-ready smiles is not what makes me tick. I […]
A colorful, music-filled summer wedding in northwest Iowa. The Gallagher wedding was one that was near and dear to my heart, as Hannah, the bride, was and is one of my closest friends.