maggie + aaron // a romantic wedding on the north shores of oahu, hawaii

maggie + aaron // a romantic wedding on the north shores of oahu, hawaii

…welcome + aloha! whatever brought you here, you should know that what you’re not going to find here are typical destination wedding photos, because this destination happened to be home… maggie + aaron traveled to the native place of her family, and it was here with their closest friends + family that they began the next tale […]

sweet baby luna // a home birth story

sweet baby luna // a home birth story

anastasia + asi, along with their two beautiful children, brought sweet luna baby into the world from the comfort of their own home. upon entering this sacred space, there was chatter about arrival time, weight, how much hair she’d have, hot water was boiling on the stove, and a peaceful mama who was covered in that […]

ivy grace // full moon birth story

ivy grace // full moon birth story

february 11, 2017 @ 3:20am 7lbs 2oz – 20.5″ somehow the universe deemed me worthy to bear witness to and document the strength + bravery of audrey and drew, as they brought their sweet ivy into the world under the light of the most beautiful full moon. WELCOME TO THE WORLD IVY GRACE!

a christmas eve wedding // ann arbor, michigan

a christmas eve wedding // ann arbor, michigan

i love small intimate weddings that include only the most important people, i love when children are involved, i love when the dresses aren’t white, and i love vows that make me weepy. a christmas eve wedding i’ll surely never forget,

at home with elizabeth + keenan // geneva, illinois

at home with elizabeth + keenan // geneva, illinois

funny how the universe works… this freezing little afternoon with these two came together thanks to documenting my pregnancy on instagram, and the internet connecting likeminded people! elizabeth + keenan are soulful, creative, and kind people. they live in the bottom floor of this really cute house that is filled end to end with the […]

drunk on love // 2016’s finest

drunk on love // 2016’s finest

welcome to the billionth “best of 2016” blog post you’ve likely seen on your morning scrolls over coffee! what you’re going to find here is an obscene amount of photos that i feel truly represent the things that i loved most about this last year of documenting the love stories of these beautiful people. you’re […]

taylor + adam // #hulyksmith

taylor + adam // #hulyksmith

jo and i woke up one early + gloomy saturday morning, and we went to spend a little bit of time with taylor at home with her cats before she set off for the most charming wedding  i’ve seen in a long long time. seriously, the best. this didn’t surprise me for one second though, and you’re going […]