beginnings, thank yous, and overwhelming heart tugs.

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We just had our reunion of the nine groups that have happened so far and it got me thinking about beginnings.  This project started about a year and a half ago, in February of 2013, as merely a “thought”, more … Continue reading

group 8! women: raw. honest. loved.

Stereotyping. Generalizations. Judgment calls based on face value. Based on outward appearance. Judgment calls with no merit attached to them except merely what we alone have felt to be true. They seem to be a combination of what society and … Continue reading

a birth story.

annalee’s birth story. This is one of my favorite shoots of all time. It is the first (and only, so far) time that I had the privilege of shooting what can be described as the most beautiful and unique experience … Continue reading

louis & kevin got married!

This blog post has been a long time coming…like, over seven months time. Let’s just say that I’ve been busy. In any case, I had the privilege of shooting this beautiful couple’s wedding in August 2013. I considered it a … Continue reading

group 7! – MEN!!! (nope, not women) men: raw. honest. loved.

Men. My eyes have been opened. As I was prepping to leave for this particular group, my boyfriend’s words to me were this: “The only advice I have for you tonight is, don’t be surprised.” I didn’t quite know how … Continue reading

group 6! women: raw. honest. loved.

Listening without preconceived opinions. That is what these nights are about. This is not an easy task. In life, you enter a room, you assess who is there, you form your own judgments about them. It seems to be a … Continue reading

louise (aka nana)

louise (aka nana)

As we delve into more project groups and more discussion about the project in general, I really want each of these ladies to get their story released on its own merit. I know how intimidating it is to sit down … Continue reading

liz.

liz.

As we delve into more project groups and more discussion about the project in general, I really want each of these ladies to get their story released on its own merit.  I know how intimidating it is to sit down … Continue reading

rosie.

rosie.

As we delve into more project groups and more discussion about the project in general, I really want each of these ladies to get their story released on its own merit. I know how intimidating it is to sit down … Continue reading