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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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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