Everyone has a story and I'm here to tell it. From the time I was a young child, I have always loved stories - verbal stories that my parents would tell me before bed, picture stories from books, and animated stories on the screen. I studied storytelling in college getting a degree in theater and turned that love of storytelling into my profession when I picked up my first camera and used it to tell the stories of those around me. Since then, I have told hundreds of stories all over the world, and I'd love to capture yours.

Using photography to change the world - one story at a time.

Services and Pricing

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One Hour Family Session
The Short Story. Using a combination of lifestyle and photojournalistic photography, we will capture a glimpse into your family story. We will wander around and while you laugh and play together, I’ll focus on capturing the real moments of connection that naturally occur. No stress or pressure. Children are free to be themselves and play is encouraged. $395 includes the hour of shooting time, and 30 of the best images from our session as high quality digital jpgs.
Day In The Life Family Session
The story of your family told by capturing a day in your life. The everyday in-between moments of making breakfast, cuddling on the couch, going for a walk - the moments that make up life - told in stunning detail and summed up in a timeless album for you treasure forever. No posing, no pressure - just real moments of connection in the beauty of everyday life. $1450 includes four hours of shooting time, 100 digital high quality images and an album to tell your story.
Vacations!
Imagine being IN your vacation photos instead of stuck behind the lens. Returning home with your precious memories captured in perfect detail and compiled in an album for you to show off and treasure always. $1000/day plus travel expenses.

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Stories

Love storytelling? Take a look at the blog and immerse yourself in the beautiful stories of life.

Agnus and her family

Agnus and her three children live just feet from the little school on the top of the hill in a home the size of my living room. One of her children attends the school and she has a smile that lights up a room. She tells me that she is so happy to have the […]

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Bernard and Counsella

Bernard and Counsella live in the village of Ntoma with their seven children (two of whom attend school). Their son, Samuel goes to Mama Naomi’s school on the top of the hill and their daughter is studying to become a lawyer. After surviving the genocide, they found themselves homeless so the government gave them their […]

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Valerie’s Story

During the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, many families fled to Tanzania to escape the violence. Valerie and her family were one of those families, and they lived in Tanzania for over 20 years – building their lives together. Last year, however, the Tanzania government kicked all the Rwandan families out of their country – put them […]

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