The Life Remembered Blog
How To Prepare for Your Newborn Session: 5 Easy Tips
You don’t need to stress over how to prepare for your newborn session! There are five easy ways to set yourself up for smooth sailing, and I am here to help.
4 Important Ways I Became a Trained Newborn Photographer
Specialized education is critical for becoming a trained newborn photographer. We must learn posing and calming techniques, of course, as well as various editing tricks, but the number one focus is always on safety. I am constantly looking to improve my skills, even...
Award-Winning Plymouth Newborn Photographer – Adorable Baby Auden
Although I am a Plymouth newborn photographer, I am always excited to meet babies from all over the Twin Cities - including this St. Paul cutie, Auden. Baby Auden was already a few days old by the time her parents found me, so we had to move quickly. I was immediately...
How Pregnancy and Body Image Can Work Together in Surprising Ways
How Could Pregnancy and Body Image Have a Positive Connection? I struggled with body image for my entire life, and no one was more surprised than I when pregnancy finally turned a key for me! I still remember the day it finally clicked that something had...
7 Tips for Amazing Weekly Baby Bump Photos
Weekly baby bump photos are an awesome way to document the many changes your body goes through during pregnancy. Sometimes it's hard to see how far you have come, since you see yourself in the mirror every day. But a photo from a few weeks ago can open your eyes to...
When is the Best Time to Take Newborn Photos?
When should you have newborn photos taken? Many people have many opinions about the best time to take newborn photos! The conventional wisdom is that newborn portraits are best taken within the first two weeks of life - ideally, between 5 and 10 days. Why...
Gorgeous Destination Wedding Album Design – Dustin & Francie
I wasn't always a professional photographer - I actually got my start designing albums and slideshows for people! They would send me their photos, and I would send them a masterpiece. I still have my Etsy shop open and love to find new clients. Dustin asked for a...
Bellatrix in the Family Photo
The final entry in my 2020 Storytelling Portrait Series – a personal portrait of my daughter and my journey into genealogy and telling my own family’s story.
2020 RISE International Photography Awards
I am incredibly honored to have won two Silver awards in the 2020 RISE International Photography Awards, in addition to several Bronzes.
Brooklyn & Bailey – #T1DStrong and #HeartWarrior
Sisters Brooklyn and Bailey were so striking, I couldn’t limit myself to just one or two portraits!
Heike’s Olympic Sword of Damocles
Heike has dreamed of skating in the Olympics since she was three years old, but a recent diagnosis of osteochondritis dissecans in her ankle is putting everything in jeopardy.
Adah the Butterfly: Heart Transplants and New Life
The official symbol for heart transplants is the butterfly, a beautiful representation of “new life”. When I met Adah, who received her new heart at the age of 4, I knew she was the perfect person for this portrait.