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Soon to be a family of four! Congratulations on the upcoming little girl, Aleen! And kudos to mom for braving maternity portraits just a couple weeks away from due date. She’s gorgeous!

“Great Scott!” said Nicole when she first saw him dressed as a scient– I mean, a blacksmith from 1885. This styled shoot began, honestly, because I wanted to see these two climb on the outside of a steam locomotive. And how! Back to the Future is one of my all time favorite science fiction stories. No… […]

Firstly, can we say how awesome a biker dude wedding would be? The Moto Museum in St. Louis is your spot if that’s the route you’re taking. Cheers to this offbeat couple in rocking their personalities into this wedding space so radically. Happy Wedding Day, Kurt and Kristin! Let’s ride. Vendor credits below.   Venue: The… […]

TJ and Brittney were part of a production design to realize a nerdy dream. Both are huge Marvel fans. Both enjoy junk-yarding (like antiquing? it’s a thing!). They recently got married and weren’t ecstatic about the photos taken by another photographer, so we decided to make a second photo excursion much more personally rewarding — by designing a fully… […]

I held a neighborhood contest to win a portrait session and this story totally won my heart. Mommy and daddy are both working professionals whose schedules don’t allow as much overlap for togetherness as they’d like. Daddy thought it would be wonderful to surprise mommy on her birthday with some beautiful father/son portraits. What gets me… […]

Venue: Noah’s Event Center, Louisville Gown: Rebecca’s Wedding Boutique Alterations: Megan Hicks Hair/makeup artist: Z Salon & Spa Floral: Nanz & Kraft DJ: Becky Scott Cake: Sweets by Millie

Easily made one of my top 5 favorite St. Louis weddings! There’s nothing about this wedding day I wasn’t super jazzed about, from her gown and shoes, to beautiful Lafayette Park, and down to the offbeat nautical details at the only one of its kind, Jefferson Underground, which originally was born a 1920’s Art Deco style Chevy dealership if you can handle that… […]

What draws me consistently to this subject matter is simply that it’s one of the most human experiences imaginable; genuinely photojournalistic, undirected, raw and real emotions. No expectations, no copycatting, no Pinterest board requests. Just a pure and honest capture of what really happens. I’ll share my perspective here following my first “birth story”, and give… […]