Mojave & Vash // Rescue Horses of Sunland

"He was unheeded, happy, and near to the wild heart of life. " -Jon Krakauer Growing up, riding horses was a huge part of my growth and identity. Every summer was spent at horseback riding camp, and that is the same place where I first truly found God, found myself, and found my love of all [...]

Kathryn // Mt. Washington At-Home Lifestyle Session

"Morning is an important time of day, because how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have." -Lemony Snicket There is something sort of magical about starting the day when it begins. I woke up at 6am before the sun, grabbed my pumpkin coffee (aka fuel), [...]

Emily Lavengood // LA Boudoir Loft Session

   I have had the honor of connecting with Emily Lavengood and doing photo shoots consistently with her for about a year now, and each time, I can honestly say that magic is revealed. When I first photographed Emily, I had this overwhelming feeling of wonder and mystery...something in her eyes had a secret to [...]

I want you to wake up. //

   I want you to wake up. //  That sentence has been stuck in my mind all day. At first I didn't know why, but it seems to be the driving force behind sharing my art with you on this particular post. I had my second photo shoot with the incredibly lovely Leah Beck this [...]

Photoshoots, Prince, and Haunted LA //

"Rachael it was pleasure to meet and work with you! The atmosphere was super calm and easy to be creative together. You gave me the images the next day - totally unexpected. Cannot wait to select my favorites, obviously many to choose from." -Chandra Earlier this week, I had the honor of photographing/making magic with [...]

Home of Vulnerability //

I recently reread "Eat, Pray, Love" for the third time after going through a wildly intense and unexpected season of pain, transition, healing and growth in my life. The process of shedding an old layer and stepping into our new skin, while beautiful, can be excruciating and uncomfortable. My desire is to step out of [...]

5 Tips for Better iPhone Photos

As a photographer, I love using my Canon whenever possible. However, I can't deny the power of the ridiculously beautiful quality my iPhone camera possesses. Our phones are compact, easy to use, and always attached at the hip, making them an ideal tool for every day memory making. When I'm out with friends, I'm always [...]