Yearly Archives: 2012

Sydney and Max in Savannah, GA

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A recent introduction to the admirable photo/video superhero Joshua Branstetter offered me a chance to step into his world and to observe how he exists (and works) in it. Here, we teamed up to photograph this lovely couple — Sydney and Max — who made my first Savannah, GA wedding experience one to remember. It was...

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John & Janie | Vow Renewal

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[ 2013 WEDDING PRICELIST ]   What a great day this was, and to photograph two people in love that have impacted my life in such a positive way. . . . such a blessing! John and Janie of Imagination Photography renewed their vows and put together one incredible party for their guests on October 6, 2012....

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Sunday Morning.

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  In full force working from the heart. In 2013 I will offer exclusively documentary/lifestyle and emotive portrait sessions (non-traditional: fine-art studies, conceptual, experimental) for children and families. I’ve been very focused on storytelling and practicing this skill over the past couple of years, building up to this permanent change, and I’m so incredibly grateful to the...

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May the Rain Fall in Torrents

  Air is cold, love is near And conversation awaits. What fate is sealed, what is left to contemplate? (All things. Shan’t we draw out our minds onto paper?)   Neither experts nor amateurs exist; There are no definitions. There is no sacrifice. Even giving and taking carves out stone sculptures where we once stood breathing....

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Transformation of Consciousness | Shift of Ages: What I was doing during “The Apocalypse”

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    This is one of those moments where I’m thankful that my mother chose “Dawn” for my middle name, a word that means “a beginning”…… Many believe that today marks the end of the world, but many others believe that 2012 is the year of change and transformation, when our old ways of thinking...

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Quieting Down: A Simplified Lifestyle

Knowing When to Quiet Things Down Summer / Fall of 2011 was literally the busiest time of my entire life. Juggling a studio/business, teaching three online courses, selling products from a second business website, and struggling to keep up with all of life’s regular responsibilities, I found myself overwhelmed (and not handling it gracefully, to...

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Out to a Frosted Morning

There are surprises in every day. I welcome and accept what each day and its new light brings.     What I’m currently working on: continuing to update the new online portfolio (website) Finishing up November / December 2012 clients (Closed to new projects until 2013) Inspirational Video Blog Posts SAVE ARTICLE AS .PDF for...

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Custom Handcrafted Art Journals with Prints

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Now offering these custom, hand made art journals for my clients. Bringing together a love for writing, making gifts, upcycling, recycling, and photography all in one motion. These will include up to 20 textured prints and 40 pages of sketches, prose, poetry, and overall goodness. Pages containing loose prints will be carefully protected using acid...

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BBC Planet Earth on a New Level

  I’m sure most of you have watched the beautiful series called Planet Earth that was first aired on the BBC in 2006. The film crew spent 5 years documenting the high – def footage. I was pleased to see them using a Nikon D200 in some of the time lapses, not because I work primarily...

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A Stranger.

Last month I traveled to Indiana to photograph the vow renewal of John and Janie Yoder at Imagination Photography (will be posting those photos soon). Still, I need to add that it was an absolute pleasure to attend and observe that amazing couple and their friends, wow. Take a look at the “Get Excited” video...

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