The world of fostering a child is one full of ups and downs and so many emotions we didn’t even know we had. At least that’s what I’ve heard and read from friends that foster. You give your heart away, only to have pieces of it taken with when it is time for the child […]

It’s forever now

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

This little guy has probably doubled in size since I last saw him. I’ve been wanting to share this session since I shot it. So here it is. 🙂 In home, lifestyle session with the sweetest family. 

In home with the Schraders

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

All in a mini session. I couldn’t resist not putting this beautiful family on the blog.

Esch Family

Friday, June 15th, 2018

“My name is Elle. E-L-L-E.” She spelled it for me. I already loved her. She had the right amount of sass, her mother’s sparkle, her grandmother’s smile, and probably generations upon generations of heart. Three generations of beautiful here.

Sachi | Krissy | Elle

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

You guys. Life is grand. It’s also messy, loud, and plain crazy. Making sense of it is what I’m always searching, always striving to do. I want to use myself as an example but I don’t think my bestie will mind me quoting her as she opened the van doors as I peered in to […]

Kora + Krew

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

This day sticks out to me as one of the nicest in a bog of snowy ones. Such a “treat” to get out, dance around downtown and have a super yummy cone from Ivanna Cone in downtown Lincoln. Love seeing the Johnson’s. I’ve been photographing this little girl since she was a week old! I […]

Downtown + Ice Cream Shoot

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

It doesn’t seem like that long ago I was wrapping his older sister and laying her sweetly in a basket while she dreamt of things that made her smile. Now that girl, is a big sister. I was invited back to capture his newborn moments at home. He was a dream. The way the light […]


Thursday, April 5th, 2018

The Petersen session came on one of the late beautiful days this fall. Taking a walk with them was like walking with old friends. Genuine, easy to talk to, and so wonderful. When I looked over this gallery just now, I felt the warmth of that golden sun once again and the freeness of being […]

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Petersen Family

Saturday, January 13th, 2018


Seeman Family

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017