petrichor on a rainy day

I love learning new words. Today, I am sitting in Starbucks, editing engagement photos, listening to Joshua Radin singView full post »

clay + sydney | indianapolis portrait photographer

An afternoon at the park with these two dolls… so fun!View full post »

molly claire | indianapolis portrait photographer

This time around, sweet Molly Claire slept soundly through (most of) our entire session—I love her for that.  There isView full post »

norah | indianapolis portrait photographer

Sweet Norah.  It’s been way too long since I’ve seen her and I cannot believe how BIG and grown-up she hasView full post »

christine + charlie | indianapolis wedding photographer

These two ooze love.  It’s fantastic.  The moment I first met with them, I knew that I had to shoot theirView full post »

morgan + jordan | indianapolis wedding photographer

And so it goes… First attempt at engagement photos, rain.  Second attempt at engagement photos, rain.  ThirdView full post »

alex | indianapolis portrait photographer

Last time I photographed Alex, he accidentally left all of his smiles at home.  You can image my excitement when IView full post »

audrey + nathan | indianapolis wedding photographer

It all started with a margarita.  Audrey went to a Jimmy Buffett themed cookout, where she was (unbeknown to her) aboutView full post »

noah | IMA

Noah and I hung out at the IMA—the weather was crazy.  It was freezing cold when we started our shoot, and it felt likeView full post »

FALL MINI-SESSIONS | book now

The leaves are changing, the days are getting shorter and fall mini-sessions are now available! Schedule a mini-sessionView full post »

christine + charlie | 250 days

Two hundred and fifty days.  That’s exactly how many days until Christine and Charlie get hitched (it’sView full post »

here’s to dreams | xox

This weekend, one of my best girlfriends in the world is getting married.  It has been a huge joy to be a part of thisView full post »

aleigha + andy | here’s to forever

First, they went to Florida.  They got married there and shared their special day with their families.  Then, theyView full post »

the brandt family

What do you get when you take two grandparents, add in five kids, five outlaws, and a whole gang of grandkids? —aView full post »

aleigha + andy | a teaser

I cannot WAIT to do a full blog of this wedding… but for now, just relish in their loveliness.View full post »

benjamin + anna | playing at the park

Meet Benjamin, and his new baby sister, Anna.  These two were just as SWEET as could be during our shoot.  I mean,View full post »

emily + rick | the big door prize

I loved this wedding.  So many marriages get lost in the hype of a huge over-the-top wedding (don’t get me wrong,View full post »

tanner | indianapolis art center

Tanner’s mom and I go way back and I am so grateful to reconnect with her and get to know her family!. View full post »

good golly, miss molly | newborn

Meet Molly Claire.  What the world needs—without question—is more Molly (in my humble opinion).  Molly and I spent aView full post »

4:00 meeting

Oh, how drastically things have changed.  Just a few months ago, if I had a 4:00 meeting, it would have been full ofView full post »

tanner | teaser

Tanner and I kicked it at the Art Center for some photos—this is one cute freakin’ kid.  This one jumped out atView full post »

the sweetest little holiday gift | the organic bloom

I feel like if you look the word “adorable” up in the dictionary, you’ll find this photo.  When IView full post »

emily + rick | teaser

On Friday night, I was honored to be part of the wedding ceremony of Emily and Rick.  I had been working with EmilyView full post »

sarah m. | cardinal ritter high school, class of 2012

After a few reschedules due to heat, rain and wind (welcome to Indiana, right?), Sarah and I were able to finally doView full post »

amanda + nick | a wedding on the farm

Amanda and Nick were married over Labor Day weekend.  Every detail was perfect.  Amanda planned this wedding fromView full post »

30 days of kindness | day 8: leave a good tip.

Here’s a tip: leave a good tip.  Everyone is working hard.  Everyone has off days.  Just remember that.View full post »

30 days of kindness | day 8: be on time.

I sucked at this today (sorry Amanda… and, for that matter, Casey).  I will rally tomorrow.  I swear.View full post »

30 days of kindness | day 7: do an introduction.

You just never know how much a tiny introduction can change a person’s trajectory.  Try it.View full post »

30 days of kindness | day 6: send a thank you note.

Send a thank you note for something big or small.  Also, use a pen and paper—and a stamp.  A little handwrittenView full post »

lauren + kate | a day at the park

Meet Lauren, and her baby sister Kate.  I’ve known these two since the days they were born, and I can’tView full post »

30 days of kindness | day 4: make a new friend + day 5: the sussy project.

Okay, I’m back.  Go out and make a new friend.  Yep, that’s it.  It’s easy.  Use the Facebook orView full post »

just one | amanda + nick

Seriously, you two?  I love it.View full post »

30 days of kindness | day 3: share a book.

Some of the greatest memories in my life have involved books.  The teacher who taught me To Kill A Mockingbird was oneView full post »

natalie | cardinal ritter high school, class of 2012

The first time I met Natalie, she was in first grade.  I must have just moved back from Cincinnati and had stopped byView full post »

30 days of kindness | day 2: say good morning.

And when you say it, mean it and smile.  Everyone wins.  Have a good day. Hit me back with what you’ve found withView full post »