My philosophy is that taking photos on your wedding day should be a natural and truly enjoyable experience. When you look back on your images, your memories of the day need to be genuine. No forced poses or fake laughs. And the beautiful things and decor are fun to plan and photograph but they pale in comparison to having memories to look back on of you, your partner, and loved ones.

Lastly, you must know I whole heartedly support marriage equality and I am proud to photograph LGBTQ weddings, elopements, and families.


I shoot weddings in Saint Louis, Kansas City, New York City, and all over the Midwest – I go where my couples are. Contact me to receive my full price list and to get the conversation started.


I take on only a limited number of weddings a year. For this reason, I book on a first come, first serve basis. Until both the signed contract and retainer are received, I do continue to accept inquiries for your date. Once both are received, I am officially all yours.

Let's Meet

I don’t want to just be another vendor to cross off your lengthy to-do list. I like to spend time getting to know my couples. I want to know how you met, what your love languages are, and I am happy to give any advice from my experience to help make your day feel as normal as possible. And if you live thousands of miles from STL, let’s have a video chat. It’s the perfect opportunity to ask each other any questions before you book and, more importantly, to make sure we’re a great fit for one another.


In home sessions are my absolute favorite way to document your family. Don’t be worried about looking perfect or posing in matching clothes. Let’s get mom out from behind the camera.


Every lifestyle family session is a flat rate and includes the edited full resolution images made available via digital download, a custom online gallery to send to the out of town family, and full print rights. You’ll be able to easily order inexpensive prints through the gallery that are delivered directly to your doorstep. I don’t set a limit on the number of images you will receive, but you can expect anywhere from 50-75+ final images depending on the length of your session (and the cooperation of your kiddos).


Please contact me for my detailed pricing guide.


After my daughter was born I was a weepy mess, carrying 20 extra pounds, and could barely muster the energy to wash my face, let alone put on makeup. I have hardly any photos of me with her in those early months. So I vowed to be better the second time around. But day to day life always gets in the way, and suddenly years go by and you’re in no photos with your family. I bums me out to think that someday our kids won’t have photos of us holding them or kissing on them. So I’ve made it my mission to have photos of our family once a year. No matter how many extra pounds I am still carrying. That’s where you come in. Sure, you have photos of your kids on your phone. But will you be in any of those photos with them? Motherhood and being a parent are the most beautiful relationships and we have to document it. Life is so short.

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