The Life Remembered Blog
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.
I am incredibly honored to have won two Silver awards in the 2020 RISE International Photography Awards, in addition to several Bronzes.
Sisters Brooklyn and Bailey were so striking, I couldn’t limit myself to just one or two portraits!
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.
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.
Hanna was adorable as Madeline, the character from the children’s book who proudly shows off her appendectomy scar. Hannah’s liver transplant was no appendectomy, but she is a fighter, and never lets it hold her back.
Baby Alexandra was born with profound hearing loss. This portrait tells the story of the entire network of people supporting her and her family.
Sleeping Beauty and the Heart Warrior join together in this sister portrait entry in my Storytelling Series.
Bailey was born with Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF), which is a combination of four different heart defects. She had her first open heart surgery at just 6 weeks old, and her third a few months ago. She is a fierce Heart Warrior and a total tomboy, which is the story we chose to tell together…
Brooklyn is a “girlie girl”, so I wanted to create a princess theme for her portraits. She also has Type 1 Diabetes, so Sleeping Beauty pricking her finger on a spinning wheel seemed like a perfect fit. Read on to see how we did it!
Knowing what to wear for your family photos can make the difference between a good picture and an amazing one! Luckily, there are a few general principles to keep in mind when you’re putting together your family’s “look”.
Whenever I have clients with multiple children, their priority is always to finally get a photo with all the kids smiling at the camera at the same time. It's incredibly difficult to do on your own, especially with a smartphone (which is slower than a pro camera). But...