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We love late nights, real laughs, genuine love, fresh air, and the kind of dream clients way ahead of us when it comes to going on an adventure. If you're into photos that feel as real as you are, you want your memories made to last, and you'd like to make two new friends in the process, keep scrolling, We can't wait to meet you. 


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A few times a year, I have the unique privilege of photographing a sweet newborn baby – they’re the best! They smell good, they’re soft and squishy and warm, and they just melt your little heart. Kelsey and Jacob recently had me come to Tulsa to photograph their precious little boy Jace, and I tell…

When I first started my photography business, I swore I was going to do it differently than other photographers. In the age of internet and emails and faceless communication, I wanted to see people, to look them in the eye, to get to GENUINELY KNOW them. I swear that has made all the difference. Over…

This couple has serious style. I love that! We met at 21C Hotel in Bentonville recently to shoot their engagements… when I approach an engagement session I use a two-step method:1) look at what lighting I want – shade or sun, and then2) look at colors that coordinate well with their clothing. I knew the…

Our timing was nothing short of orchestrated. I announced on Instagram a few weeks ago that I wanted to photograph a few pets and their owners after my (about to be) sister-in-law’s dog crossed the rainbow bridge. <<A term my fiancee uses and I picked up on. Shelby wanted to surprise her boyfriend with pictures…

So… I started this post before Valentine’s Day with the thought that I’d hop on here on Valentine’s Day and finish and post it.  Well, it was a Cece day, which means I get zero work done because we play the whole time, and then at night I just spent it with Ty.  Alas, here…

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