Hello! Welcome!
I'm Karen: photographer, writer, good pal

I serve passionate couples, families, and creative entrepreneurs. 


Creative Coaching

Partnering with creative entrepreneurs to document their work, get things organized, network with other creative professionals, and make big dreams come alive. 

Photography Services

Helping couples capture their every day love story in an authentic way so they can preserve personal and timeless moments together at every stage of life. 

Learn Your Camera

Go from auto to manual mode in a matter of a couple hours! Get hands on instruction on how to make the most of that fancy camera you've got.

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Let's ignite that creativity of yours


Here's what I know:

You've got big dreams. You're talented. You've got support and even some momentum. You want to make a plan so that your creative endeavor can be a real money making machine. But you're stuck. 

To do lists are piling up and overwhelming. You need a headshot, branding collateral, a mission statement ... some kind of direction and voice. But the weight of your dreams are so heavy you can't see the forest through the trees. 

Let me help you break through all the noise and start chasing that dream faster than you ever thought possible.
Click the button below to set up a free consultation call. 

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Photography for Passionate People


I am for dreamers and for the down to earth. But I am especially for the folks who have feet squarely in both camps. I do what I do in the hopes of inspiring you to chase your dreams and live them out loud. Capturing each step you take is a physical reminder of what you're doing, where you're going, and why you're doing it in the first place. Let's tell your story.

Now booking weddings, family sessions, + branding sessions for late 2018 and 2019


Want to learn more about my services in real life? Email me!

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Are you operating your camera? Or is it operating you?


Let me teach you, one on one and in person, how to use your camera and how to use it exactly the way you want to. 

I've been there. New and fancy camera in hand. Beautiful window light. Awesome subject in front of me. *Click* ... and *ugh*... Not great. Commencing waves of disappointment to wash over me. 

I have been a student of photography for over ten years. And I even make a living from it now. I am mostly self-taught and am able to shoot in manual mode using Nikon, Canon, Fuji, and more. My philosophy is this: if you know the basics, it doesn’t matter what camera you are using. Anyone can take great pictures, it just takes a little bit of knowledge and practice.

Go from taking lack luster images to ones that take your breath away and portray exactly what want.

Want to learn more about Camera 1:1s? 
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Schedule A Camera Lesson 

You’ve got this fancy camera and you have tried to learn how to use it, but you just don’t know why your images aren’t getting better. And if you’re like me, you learn best in an active and interactive environment. Reading online, watching YouTube, or even attending in-person lectures have never helped you. You know you just need to work side by side with someone and ask them a bunch of questions to learn a new tool or skill. This is why Camera Lessons were born.

Fill out the contact form below to see how a lesson can impact your photography!

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