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This is a place where we can dig a little bit deeper. If we were sitting on a plane together, chatting over tacos, or sipping sweet tea on my front porch, this is a snapshot of what I’d share with you. 

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Autumn & Stevy reached out while I was home for the holidays, to see if I had space in my schedule to shoot their fall engagement session. I already have their wedding on the books for next September at Tree Haven Venue in Simm’s Texas, (which I’m SUPER pumped about,) but I thought we were […]

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He held the crumpled piece of paper in his hands, trembling as he read it to her. Fighting back tears, he cleared the lump in his throat — a byproduct of emotions built up over the waiting season leading up to their wedding. Tucked away from friends and family before the wedding ceremony commenced, he […]

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Morgan & Keith contacted me just two days before they needed a couples session in Okinawa, but only because Keith flew in from England to propose to Morgan over a super short weekend, and THREE different couples (some that were past clients of mine, cough cough Kristina & Eric) – recommended me to them! How […]

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I don’t photograph maternity sessions much anymore… but when Morgan hit me up hoping there was some way she could snag an Okinawa couples session with me (even though she was pregnant,) I couldn’t turn her down! Especially because her and Andrew have the COOLEST story (like ever.) I just knew I had to hang […]

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Searching for the best photoshoot locations in Okinawa, Japan? Click here for pin drops to my favorite locations for sessions on the island!

I’ve been receiving a ton of requests on what the best photoshoot locations in Okinawa are. Since we live on an island, it’s obvious people want photos on the beach, near a jungle, or maybe even near the castle ruins, (which is honestly my personal least favorite.) 🙈 When I was doing my own research […]

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I’ve been SO dang excited to share this super fun session with Heather & Anthony, we seriously had the most fun-filled day! They even brought along their precious pup Willow, (I mean LOOK AT HER 😍!) At first, Willow was super shy and took a hot minute to warm up to Clay and I! I […]

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When I was a child, I wanted to be a journalist. I wanted desperately to meet people and tell their stories. I wanted to be the one who sought people out that I thought were interesting, and then interview them about their lives. My mom even bought me a journalist barbie and had a book […]

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A solid dose of personal life with my husband Clay, our modern farmhouse, our dogs...and basically, all the things. 



weddings

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Whether it's an adventurous elopement on the shores of Bali, or an intimate wedding in someone's backyard, here's the celebrations of love.



COUPLES

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I'm sharing all my recent sessions with couples, (literally all over the world,) over here on the blog.



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Here I'm showcasing female entrepreneurs; from models to hairstylists, graphic designers to makeup artists, and influencers to photographers...



FAITH

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I'm peeling back the layers on running a faith-based business, life as a married woman, and navigating this *crazy* world as a Christian.



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Come along with me on all my recent trips; from Bali to New Zealand, and Thailand to the East Coast. All aboard!



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