This is Me

You don't realize until things are gone that you missed taking a picture of them

-Martha Cooper

I am a wife.
I am a mother of a 6yr old and a 4 yr old.
I stay up late, try to sleep late, and drink lots of coffee and beer (usually in that order, but not always).
I grew up in sunny (which means really hot) central Florida, never go to the beach or Disney, but try to hike in the woods as much as I can.
I am an Artistic Storyteller, Documentary Photographer; photographing beautiful real life moments

I know I am supposed to tell you some big story about my life, the great adventures, the terrible loss, the highs and lows and struggle, but here is the thing, I am just an ordinary person. A real mom, with real life problems like too much laundry and kids that drive us insane on a minute to minute basis. No devastating loss, no huge ah ha moments. It's just a life, with day in and day out normal struggles and joys we all have. Some days are good, some days I want to drive a 9-inch spike in my ear. As ordinary as life is, it's still my life and it's special to me, just as your life is special to you. Maybe you have had a tragic loss or celebrated huge milestones, or maybe like me you just push to make it through day to day. There is beauty in simple and mundane.

My job is to take that simple moment and turn it into lasting memories. That is what is so awesome about pictures right? They transport us back in time, they trigger a memory. Try to think of memories of your childhood, how many of them are tied to a picture? It's often that physical picture that sparks the memory!

Real life pictures are like a song, telling a story, transporting you into the past. Let me write your song!

Although I am based in the Lithia and Fishhawk area, I happily photograph all over the Tampa Bay area and will totally travel out of state! Documentary sessions start at $149 with typical investments around $1000-$2000 with both digital or products available to best suit your needs!