Category archives: family

Fall Minis recap

Fall Minis recap
Mini sessions are pitched as quick and easy portrait sessions, shorter in length and at a fixed location and time for minimal effort/ decisions/ logistics/ potential child fussing. I know it's still a LOT of work as a parent to get everyone out the door and arrive on time (if you're late, too bad! Next! Ack!), not to mention the lingering worry wondering if the ki[...]

The first step

The first step
Last month I attended the Rodan + Fields national convention in Nashville and have been hearing Rachel Hollis on repeat in my mind. During her keynote, she reflected on the not-so-unusual coincidence of standing up and calling your next shot, only to be nearly immediately hip-checked on the path you thought was straight and narrow to your goal. A few weeks ago,[...]

What is a mini session?

What is a mini session?
Problem: You want professional photos to remember your little family as it grows annually. You want professional photos of you with your family since you are always the one who takes the photos. You want professional photos to share in a photo holiday card. You want professional photos to gift to your loved ones under the tree. You want professional[...]

Fall portrait wardrobe inspo

Fall portrait wardrobe inspo
Watching those leaves hit the ground out your window, too? Yup. It's happening. We have a few weeks left of the glowy splendor before our trees will be barren and Stick Season commences in Maine. Are you on my calendar yet for your family photo session? Text or email me asap before you get distracted by something else flashing on your desktop. Don't stress abo[...]

Mother’s Day pop-up

Mother's Day pop-up
Five years ago an idea was hatched to offer photo booth style portraits to mamas and their littles (and partners and grandparents and whomever else wants to squeeze in) as a fundraiser for Birth Roots in Portland. It has become a beloved tradition, a grab-bag of magical moments and typical toddler fodder all in the name of a good cause while capturing two minutes of t[...]

newborn freshJohanna June

Johanna June
Ooooo... what a fun little morning with this sweet family, recent transplants from New Orleans. Desmond (named after a reggae singer... this kiddo is destined for coolness) at 2 and big brother to weeks-old Johanna June are the same ages as my children when we became a family of four, too. What a tender, beautiful, raw new normal to navigate. It was a pleasure to meet[...]