here you will find stories of couples who are head-over-heels in love, joyful families, editorial wedding inspiration, and everything in between... told through photographs shot on film.  

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There really, truly, isn’t much that I love more than proposal shoots!! Anytime anyone calls me up about photographing their engagement I turn into that middle school girl who just got asked to the school dance by her crush – giddy with excitement, slightly obsessive, with a serious case of perma-grin…

Valentine’s Day Proposal | Lacey + Caleb

He stood on the frozen shore of Whitefish Lake, anxiously awaiting the moment he could turn around and finally see the woman he was so madly in love with. He could hear her footsteps… the energy in the air filled us all with giddy excitement… As she walked through the snow, holding her gown in one hand…

Melissa + Andrew | Grouse Mountain Lodge Wedding

Hey there! In the mood for a little get to know you post? Here’s some things I’m pretty sure most of you don’t know about me: 1. I don’t know how to do….

5 Things You Don’t Know About Me

All morning long I have had Shia LaBeouf in my head yelling “Just do it!!!” It’s a simple message. Quick and to the point, and maybe a little strange in the way it’s presented… But that’s beside the point. 

The point is that I’m falling behind on my New Year’s Resolutions…

Shia, Montana, and 2016

I get excited about pretty much anyone getting engaged, but Ciara isn’t just anyone. She and I have been friends for years now, and the fact that she found someone who brings out the sunshine in her like Shane does makes me so unbelievably happy!

These two share a deep love for ….

Montana Winter Engagement Session | Ciara + Shane

I don’t like failure. I had a blog once, but it didn’t last long. I had great intentions, but lacked direction, and when I clicked “delete” I felt that sinking feeling of disappointment in myself. I told myself that it wasn’t worth it anyways. There’s a bajillion other blogs out there that are way more entertaining and fine-tuned than anything I have to offer, why would anyone read what I have to say? I’m just another photographer. Just another wife and mom. Just another voice in a world of 7 billion other voices – how could I be heard? Who cares enough to click on my link and then stay there?…

Here Goes Nothing!