Reiko | 10 June 2017

It’s been a while since my last entry, because, quite frankly, life’s been insane. Though, amidst this insanity I’ve had certain things to cling to, and one of those things is photography. I’ve found that while this season of my life hasn’t been the easiest, I still have photography, relationships, and breath in my lungs. My favorite moments are when those 3 all interact with each other at once, and on June 10th, they did. I took a trip out to the Anza Borrego desert with someone I hadn’t seen in 6+ years to spend the day shooting and road tripping. It was a day to cling to, because it was filled with the opportunity to get out and be reminded of the ways in which I’m alive through the building of relationships and the outlet of photography. Below is the set from my shoot with Reiko.

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Firefly Lounge Ep. 8

Hi all! I want to apologize for going missing the past few weeks. I promise I have some photosets that I’m very proud of coming your way soon, so stay tuned!

While you’re waiting for that, Firefly Lounge has a new episode that I would love for you to check out! Brea and I love talking to each other and to each and every one of you, so tune in. The link is below!

Good Accidents & Self-Care

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Emily | 4 May 2017

It had been a couple weeks since my last shoot. Life has been speeding up in several different areas, and my time slots for photoshoots minimized a bit. If I’m being honest, the lack of ability to get out and shoot had me on edge. So, when Emily and I finally set aside time to travel to a few local greenhouses and plant nurseries, it was like a breath of fresh air. Sometimes it slips my mind that photography is not only a passion, but a sort of therapy for me, a way I can back away from the stress and chaos of the everyday and breathe in a real manner. This shoot was so therapeutic and exciting. We drove around exploring local greenhouses, bought some plant friends, and took major advantage of the pure and perfect lighting that greenhouses provide. Below is the full photoset, that I’m really excited to share with you all. Enjoy!

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Adri | 5 April 2017

A few weeks ago I had the chance to reconnect with a lovely human being as we walked along Windansea beach taking photos and catching up. Adri is a TV//film producer who has been traveling all over pursuing a few of her dreams, traveling and documenting. She is hands-down one of the most open and kindhearted people I’ve had the chance to take pictures of, and I admire the raw and unique beauty that she possesses. This following set took a couple weeks to edit since there were so many photos I loved dearly, but I definitely feel as though these selected photos capture the light that Adri carries, and I’m overjoyed to be able to share them with you!

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Finding Fields | 29 March 2017

A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to work with a local makeup artist, Sabrina Catherine, and a model who is mutual friend of ours, Elena. I ended up taking some shots of Sabrina as well, and I loved the opportunity to showcase her skills and her beauty.

These first few are some of the shots I got of Elena.

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These next ones are of Sabrina, who was slightly worried about looking &/or feeling awkward in front of a camera. I can confidently say that these photos are some of my favourites I have taken thus far. I feel they are coated in raw and natural beauty, and a sense of life that everyone should experience.

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To finish this set, here are a couple of the two of them together.

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