Now that my maternity leave is coming to an end (sniff , sniff!), I wanted to offer something special for expecting mothers. As a mother myself & a Cincinnati newborn photographer, I understand how important this time in your life is - too important for it to NOT be documented. These moments & memories will never be lived again, so this is why I am offering (for a limited time) a FREE pregnancy announcement session OR a FREE gender reveal session when you commit to our 'Sprout & Bloom' maternity/newborn session package. What...

Lucius Sebastian was gently welcomed into the world on May 13th at 8:39pm.   When I reached down in the water to pull him to my chest,  my life instantly changed before my eyes. Not only was I a mother 3 times over now, but a mother to 3 boys! As I joyously romanticized about the detailed photos I deeply desired to take of his freshly wrinkled skin and tiny curled up toes, I lost sight of the realities that I didn't know I would face that severely altered my plans. After successfully nursing...

I cannot describe the excitement my boys showed when we announced that we were expecting a new baby. That same excitement lives in them daily as they anticipate the arrival of their new baby brother or sister. As a mother, it's the greatest joy to witness: two typical, rowdy little boys who melt into a puddle of mush when we start talking about the baby or when they lay their hands on my belly and feel this precious gift move inside of me. Expected any day now, I cannot wait to share our...

Ever since it's been too cold outside to take out my camera, I have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of spring (I mean, who hasn't?). Because of my pregnancy & my other business that I run and mantain daily, I have taken some time off photography for awhile  - too much time might I add. I've missed all the fresh pictures on my computer waiting to be edited. I've missed having new memories of my children being captured & hung up on my walls. I've missed my biggest passion and hobby immensely. So when the...