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Some favorite images from my time in Columbus with darling Christina, Kyle and their multitalented cat. Cats that catch pretzels   Cats with magic tails

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This is really fun, probably the most fun I’ve had working in a long time.  I’m so thankful to Katie, Derek, Abby and Moira.  They arrived to this session trusting in adventure and with a willingness to play. I’ve known Katie for many years.  We moved back to Wheeling around the same time.  Her eldest and […]

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I am honored that my ‘Stare Down with Death’, a personal photograph from this past year, took 1st place in a regional juried art show that will hang at Stifel Fine Arts Center until the end of June.   Another person photograph, ‘Summer in Athens County’, was awarded honorable mention.   This was a moment that […]

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Thank you to Roberto Lopez Zavaleta and Eunice Montenegro for their photo contributions at this wedding, which occurred last fall at the beautiful Bryn du Mansion outside of Columbus, Ohio.

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April 26, 2014 in Uncategorized
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I taught my daughter the word ‘muse’ last month.  It was on the same day I received a call from school saying, “Your daughter has a tummy ache,” and I sighed wondering if the complaint was legit.  I hopped in my car, picked her up and learned that eight year olds don’t know their bodies […]

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“Oh Lovers, Where are you going? Who are you looking for? Your beloved is right here. She lives in your own neighborhood. Her face is veiled,  She hides behind screens calling for you,  while you search and lose yourself in the wilderness and the desert. Cease looking for flowers that are blooming in the garden […]

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Thank you to WV WEDDINGS for having me as a contributor to the magazine’s Spring/Summer 2014 feature article, which highlighted courthouses around the state.  I photographed the lovely Laura Fox at the Tyler County Courthouse in Middlebourne, West Virginia.

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April 10, 2014 in Travel
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“California I’m coming home, I’m going to see the folks I dig” – Joni Mitchell Katherine (with the bacon mustache below) says I’m a San Francisco girl at heart, as if I need another justification to see her and a city I love.  Olivia and I felt compelled to escape our dreary Ohio Valley winter […]

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How amazing to meet people like this in the world.  Megan and Scott are world travelers.  They’re arm in arm fighting the good fight.  They currently live in Palau, Scott working in legal justice and Megan in social health.   They found a common meeting place for their friends and family to gather for their […]

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Jenny Jefferis and Kevin Christmas will be married this coming weekend in Barnesville, Ohio.  This summer, while they were up from Tennessee, we met for engagement photos at a Christmas tree farm not far from where Jenny grew up.  I set a goal for myself to have a lot of fun, and they met me […]