Historic Downtown McKinney Square was the perfect place for some updated family photos for this sweet extended family session! MacKenzie originally reached out to me because her dad, Rick Franklin, is running for McKinney City Council! Running for office means updated family photos for the campaign! As a McKinney family photographer, I shoot in McKinney […]

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Every birthday session I have the honor of shooting is special, but this one was EXTRA special to me! This strong, adventurous, sweet boy has gotten so big! I can’t believe just one year ago we were celebrating his NICU Graduation! Jax made his appearance into the world 9 weeks early and was a fighter […]

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As an educator to growing photographers, some of the most common questions I get are about Lightroom presets.   What is a preset? Why do people use them? What are the best ones to use? Are they worth the investment?   Instead of answering each person over and over, I figured it would be much […]

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One fun part about being a mom and a photographer is merging the two together! Every once in a while I get the chance to collaborate with mom-owned small shops to photograph their clothing with my favorite little model! The small shop community is very tight-knit and is all about supporting each other. Whenever I […]

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I am so excited to share photos from my first year doing Valentine’s Minis! Set in the beautiful Loft on Louisiana in Downtown McKinney, these minis were the perfect way to capture sweet memories of these kiddos for Valentine’s Day! I was so looking forward to shooting these, but some unexpected complications came up at […]

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Milestone sessions are the perfect way to keep the memories of your family of alive. I love getting to be apart of these special moments, from being born to sitting up to a 1st a birthday and everything in between. If you’re wondering if a milestone session is really that important, I’m here to tell […]

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Wow, what a whirlwind couple of weeks we’ve had! Now that we’ve been home for a bit I wanted to sit down and write everything down before I forget. I didn’t write out Maddie’s birth story and I wish I did, so I knew for sure I wouldn’t miss it for Carson! This pregnancy was […]

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This is Part 2 of the “Becoming the Rices” series. If you missed Part 1: How We Met, check it out HERE!      This story is one of my favorites (as it is with most brides, of course)! To rewind a bit, after only 3 months of dating we knew we were going to […]

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The sweetest family. Golden light in a golden field. I don’t think this family session in Arbor Hills could have been anymore perfect. It was such a blessing to meet and work with the Dickerson family. Siblings Britton, Gentry, and Staten all loved each other and were the perfect bunch during the session. Dickerson family, […]

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I have the honor of serving families all the time, and you often see their beautiful, smiling faces here on the blog. What you don’t see very often is my face and my growing family’s story, and I want to get better about that. To kick off the new year, I wanted to take a […]

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