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Spring Comes: A Milestone   A year ago I came back from a race. Had a normal week planned. I would rest, because it was a really long race (100 miles in fact). Then I would get back to work, and things would go back to normal as they always did. That hasn’t...
Hi, Beautiful!

Hi, Beautiful!

I want every woman I know to read this!   For the longest time I shied away from photos. I thought of myself as imperfect, unattractive. I hated my nose, my teeth, my hair. Aside from breaking my nose (again) and getting it fixed, nothing about my face has changed. My...
Royalty

Royalty

When I was pregnant, especially during my second pregnancy, there were two different, warring desires within me. One was to capture, in photographs, this moment, this incredible experience of my growing, nurturing body … knowing this would probably be my last...
Celebrate the Survivors

Celebrate the Survivors

I Support Women Asked to describe myself in one word, I might say, “survivor.” But what kind of description would that be? I think most of the women I know could describe themselves that way. Survivors of rape, trauma, sexual assault, sexual harrassment....
Remember How This Feels

Remember How This Feels

  It was a few months after the tornado came through that I photographed the family above. They were building a new house. Their old one had been almost completely destroyed. It had been a trying time. There had been a lot of uncertainty. There was, of course,...
Birthday Boy

Birthday Boy

We did a photo session last year for Louis’s third birthday, and the result is proof that studio photos don’t have to be boring. As I write this, birthday parties are a thing of the past. We don’t know when we will again get to celebrate birthdays...

What can you do?

What can you do? What you CAN do! I hate to admit it, but for the first two weeks of America fighting the COVID-19 virus, I barely noticed. From a business perspective, I was right where I had always wanted to be. I was finally reaching a wider audience, booking great...
Mariposa Studio and COVID-19

Mariposa Studio and COVID-19

I love my clients at Mariposa Studio and want you and your family to always be in your best health! I am still doing consultations, either virtually or in person, and I would love to simply chat with you about all the things you love and treasure about your family,...