About

Hello Friends!

Thanks for taking a minute to get to know me better…If you feel a connection after reading this, you’ll know I’m the photographer for you!

 

Some things I love

Variety! Although I feel like my style is developed, I absolutely love new scenes and new challenges. I don’t like being put in a box and I won’t put you in a box either. I love doing lots of different kinds of sessions, and what ties them all together is my love of people and getting to know each individual. I’ll meet you where you are and you meet me where I am! We are both continual works in progress and I love that! I hate stagnation.
Old timey scenes and things! My favorite movie is “Oh Brother Where Art Thou” . My husband and I quote it all the time! I am sentimental and old timey pulls at my heart and inspires me, from old buildings, old cars, antique furniture, photos; they all have a history and story and I feel drawn to it all in a deep soulful way.
Music! I very much enjoy indie folk music! Some of my favorite bands are Civil Wars,  the Sweeplings, and Lower Lights too. I’m eclectic in my tastes though. I grew up listening to classic rock, Johnny Cash, and my sister…who constantly listened to her music whether I liked it or not! My daughter has that quality too haha, she listens to music all the time! I attribute my eclecticness to spending tons of time while growing up in my uncle’s second hand store in Gallup. It was there I found many treasures in both old things and interesting people.

Oh the stories I could tell you!

QUALITIES I VALUE

I’m an honest, deep thinking, and deep feeling person, but I balance it out with a healthy appetite for tom-foolery and fun! I am patient and easy going in my sessions, and that chill vibe and emotional depth translates through the lens, improving how my photo sessions and photos turn out.
Authenticity is important to me! Ain’t’ no one got time for fake and contrived. Let’s be real, let’s be vulnerable (I’m not talking crying on Oprah’s couch unless that’s truly you). Let’s just have fun living life; no pressure to perform!
I’m a huge believer in 16 personalities and am 60% extroverted and 40% introverted. I need both solitude and quiet and gathering and music.
I’m an idea person, a dreamer and doer. Intention and purpose are two of my favorite words and I try to live every bit of my life with both.

Faith and Family! I believe in a loving Heavenly Father that is invested in our happiness. Daily prayer and scripture study are daily necessities that keep me grounded and focused and on the right path. I just love Jesus, knowing Him is life’s greatest joy. Family is central to our happiness and I love documenting my family’s life and yours.

The Place I Call Home I live in the mountains equal distances to Abq and Santa Fe. I love exploring this beautiful state with my hubs and 3 kids. Being outdoors is my happy place and if I have a camera or a plant in hand then I am in heaven. In the spring you’ll find me outside every moment I can, planning, planting, and tending to my garden of herbs and flowers.

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