My own diagnosis with breast cancer shortly after beginning the Braving Life Photography project has given me a new appreciation for how important it is to celebrate the strength and courage of those living with and adjusting to life after cancer. My session with Heriot was the first I completed post diagnosis, surgery, and recovery. … Read more

Out the Window

Our normal work and home routines went out the window on October 28. Most of our plans went right along with it. Yay changes! I shot my last convention for the year a week ago. It was a marathon 18 hour day with a great group of women grocery all stars. As exhausting a day … Read more


Everything I do in photography begins with a portfolio. When I decided to start Braving Life Photography, I knew my first step was to build a portfolio to show perspective partners and referrals. I asked my dear friend Amanda if she would pose for me. Amanda is 26 and has been battling breast cancer. Mastectomy.  … Read more