In the past year, my passion for photography has grown immensely. I hope it's agreeable that my skill has too. During this past year, I've definitely noticed some changes in my thinking throughout everyday life... and I'm sure I'm not alone. If you're a photographer, let me know if your experiences are similar. 🙂 … Continue reading 5 Things That Happen When You Become A Photographer
Some of my extended family came up for the holidays this past week, and I got the pleasure of shooting some portraits of my gorgeous cousins Michaela, Patricia, and Maggie. We also took some of all of us with a self-timer 🙂 It snowed perfectly for us but I wanted that grand effect and forced … Continue reading Family Photo Fun
Hi all. I recently got to spend some more time at mom's house in rural Ohio. Atwood was one of my favorite places to grow up and take advantage of the beauty of nature. My favorite past time is taking our dog, Bentley, for walks and hikes; luckily we had a gorgeous couple of days. I … Continue reading Woman’s Best Friend – Photo Series
This winter I was eager to capture some great holiday portraits. I got creative in location and I think they turned out wonderfully! If you enjoy them, and need some of your own portraits taken (for senior photos, engagements, or just because!) you can check out my packages - which are very competitively priced - by clicking … Continue reading Winter Portraits
The long version of this title would be "Why I'm a Vegetarian and would really love for people to stop coming at me with false accusations about protein deficiency and the overused food chain argument." Ha! I've been vegetarian for 6 months now, but I'm going to take you back to about a year and … Continue reading Why I’m A Vegetarian
Finals week is hard.
I wrote this poem (is it even a poem?) in an effort to get myself out of a moment of procrastination and depression when writing a research paper. Being creative in any way usually lifts my spirits at least a tidbit, and this was my way of throwing my frustration with college, politics, and the world into words. … Continue reading To be, in America.
This holiday season, I've been aiming to buy gifts that give back. One company that I'd like to spread awareness for is Love Your Melon! I'm actually a part of my university's Love Your Melon Campus Crew. Basically, Love Your Melon was started by two entrepreneurial college students who wanted to make a difference for children with … Continue reading Love Your Melon Beanies to Benefit Pediatric Cancer – Gifts That Give Back!
Like many people, the first thing I do after waking up in the morning is reach for my iPhone. I'll check social media, read a couple NY Times articles, and see if I have any emails. After that, I'll muster up the energy to turn the lights on and put in my contacts before jumping … Continue reading 5 Things We Take for Granted
Oddly enough, I wasn't thankful for my public education until after it was over. As most things in life go, you don't miss it until it's gone.