The Art of Ballet

"Please send me your last pair of shoes, worn out with dancing as you mentioned in your letter, so that I might have something to press against my heart." ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I am almost rendered speechless in how to explain myself here. Having watched Anna...

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Quinceañera Beauty

It has been truly amazing watching my clients grow up as my business has grown up. I photographed this beauty when she was two or three and I was just starting out in business trying to find myself. I've photographed her through the years watching her turn into a...

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I can't get this image off my mind. The stillness of the glade, opening to the ring of trees, the kids running ahead and finding the old tree stump, perfect for a perch. Then the light, this magic light, greeted me. Never seen before or after, it could only be magic....

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