Category archives: Photography

Dillon & Amy’s Wedding Day

Dillon & Amy's Wedding Day
  Last month my cousin, Amy, married her best friend, Dillon; and I got to capture their special day! Dillon & Amy are such a fun and sweet couple... they have a good mix of romance and goofiness. ;) They were so easy to work with, and their whole wedding day was filled with so much love, not only theirs as they became one, but the love of their family for t[...]

Haley, 2016 Hartville High Senior

Haley, 2016 Hartville High Senior
  Haley is another one of my fabulous Senior Spokesmodels on The Chic Team! Starting off her session we walked around downtown Springfield capturing this girl's beauty + personality then ended our evening in a beautiful little park just as the sun was setting to get some shots of her + her guitar!! This girl is full of beauty - from her gorgeous, natural curls t[...]

Andrew & Leanna’s Wedding Day // Fargo, ND

Andrew & Leanna's Wedding Day // Fargo, ND
  Leanna is one of many wonderful cousins in the Ueland clan, and I was thrilled to capture her and Andrew's wedding day. Every part of their day was absolutely beautiful and filled with meaningful moments.. and of course, some fun ones too! (You'll get a taste with a few of Andrew's expressions throughout the post.) ;) The best part of the entire day, though, w[...]

When You Pass Through the Waters – Self-Portrait // July

When You Pass Through the Waters - Self-Portrait // July
FINE ART SELF-PORTRAIT - MONTH VII OF XII   "When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee." - Isaiah 43:2   This month's verse has been a favorite for years. It doesn't promise us t[...]

Haley – 2016 Ava High School Senior

Haley - 2016 Ava High School Senior
Haley is one of my 2016 Spokesmodels on The Chic Team! Just two days before her session I texted her a photo of the forecast with 60% chance of rain to give her a heads up that we might need to reschedule, but she replied saying "well if it rains I can do some cute pictures with an umbrella!" When she said that I knew this girl was up for anything and no matter what w[...]

Tim & Jamesy’s Wedding Day ||| San Diego, CA

Tim & Jamesy's Wedding Day ||| San Diego, CA
Jamesy and I have known each other around 3 years and when she called me asking if I was available to be her photographer I was thrilled; not only because I love my job, but because she was getting MARRIED!! Tim was an answer to her, my, and many others' prayers. Jamesy chose to wait until God brought her the right man, and in her wait He was making Tim into just the [...]

His Name is to be Praised – Self-Portrait // June

His Name is to be Praised - Self-Portrait // June
FINE ART SELF-PORTRAIT - MONTH VI OF XII: "From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the LORD's name is to be praised." - Psalm 113:3 Last month I became the owner of this beautiful instrument, and I have just begun taking lessons!! For years and years I wanted a cello of my own and finally my dream has come true! I love music so much and can't [...]

Cody & Sarah | Engaged

Cody & Sarah | Engaged
Sarah has been a friend of mine for years, and I was thrilled when I received a message from her saying she wasn't engaged yet, but she thought it was coming soon along with a late Summer wedding. She wanted to know, was I available because she didn't want to consider any other photographer! To my delight I responded saying I was available and promised to keep it quie[...]

Sam & Jana’s Wedding – Springfield, MO

Sam & Jana's Wedding - Springfield, MO
My little brother is married!! It's hard for me to believe, but I am so happy for him and his bride Jana. Jana and I have been friends since I was 11, so it was doubly exciting to watch her marry my brother and become my sister! Jon Courville (Jana's brother) was the main photographer, but he gladly let me shoot alongside him when I wasn't otherwise occupied with brid[...]

The Word of the Lord Endures – Self-Portrait // May

The Word of the Lord Endures - Self-Portrait // May
FINE ART SELF-PORTRAIT - MONTH V OF XII: "... The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away: But the word of the Lord endureth forever." - I Peter 1:24b-25a Doing this month's self-portrait ended up being extra special and meaningful to me. At the beginning of the month I had decided these verses about the Lord's Word enduring forever would be my concept [...]