Yearly Archives: 2014

can’t. look. away.

There is this crazy allure of twins that pulls at all things wished for and imagined from childhood. That to be a twin would be magical. It would be a best friend. A secret language. An extension of your self. A knowing that went beyond explaining. And even though I know it’s not (always) the […]

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Waxing poetic

I won’t go on and on about these families. The sentiments are similar to my last post. The difference is that these families are what I now call the “alums”. Families that have been coming to this event yearly. An event that many of them helped organize back in 2006. That’s 9 years of small moments. But it […]

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A piece of the whole

Its such a short period of time…10, maybe 15 minutes. We hug greetings, reacquaint as we walk. I think back to last year and what we did, what we can do differently. Or maybe it’s our first time,  we introduce ourselves and begin to learn of each other. I look around the park and pick a spot […]

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Butter Bum

I love silly talk.  Ridiculous phrases, nonsensical things, jokes taken to the brink of too far, silly words sometimes scatological in nature. Some little things turned sublimely silly. I can go on like that forever. Often its a one woman show but every now and then I meet kids that meet me beat for beat, […]

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my friend Rebecca

It’s hard to express the feelings of these photos for me. The feelings of photographing a story, a friend, a life that is so different from mine and yet so lovingly familiar, so joyfully comfortable, so challenging and accepting and provoking and embracing. I can look back on these past visits and see her story […]

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hello again salt lake city

last years trip to salt lake city felt big.  a friend had flown me in just to take photos. and that made my heart big (and nervous). big expectations. big meals. big personalities. big spaces. this year it didn’t feel so big. in the best way possible. it felt like friends. like fun. like visiting and […]

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what a week

I’ve had my photography business for 12 years now (!) and have had many busy weeks, many wonderful weeks, many emotional weeks (if you can imagine) but last week for some reason really stood out for me. I visited new places and came back to old favorites, I photographed lifelong clients and brand new friends, […]

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