On the most basic level, we believe this to be true: Genuine Moments + Genuine Connection = Powerful Images So how do we achieve this in our portraits? Imagine doing something you enjoy, or savoring a moment with someone you love, and not having to stop the moment and break that connection to take a […]

“Rachel, the house was broken into. A lot was taken from your room.” I still remember getting the call from my mom. So many things were lost: a few of my yearbooks; some awards I’d won in high school; a favorite book I’d won in a writing contest signed by an author I looked up […]

One of the things I love most about Rachel is her outlook on life and sense of adventure.  It’s one of the things that defines her, and our life together.  It’s a big part of the reason we’re here in Colorado now. The past decade has been a series of adventures with Rachel.  We’ve shared […]

“We’re Documentary Wedding and Portrait Photographers.”  That’s our typical response when someone asks us what we do. But what does that even mean? Documentary photography has its roots in reportage and street photography.  They are generally unposed, and often the subject is barely or entirely unaware of the presence of the photographer.  Henri Cartier-Bresson once […]

We almost bought a happy little bichon puppy. Almost. He was out of his cage, running quietly around the tiny shop next to the run down shell of the Ames department store, its big white letters announcing, “PETS.” And of course, he was being chased by me and my brother and having a grand old […]