Capturing Intimate Portraits of People & Places
What to expect
As a life-long writer, I always wanted to find a visual medium for self-expression. I started with digital photography in 2014, and loved it, but quickly also fell for medium format film. I love connecting with clients to really bring true moments to life in front of lens.
I shoot both digital and film
Digital photography is best for situations where there is difficult lighting (low or unpredictable). It's also best for capturing fast moving subjects, such as animals and passing tourists.
However, there's a certain magic to film. Something that can't be replicated digitally. Like the character a vinyl record gives to your favorite song. Together we can talk about your desired look and feel for a project, and determine if it's better to do digital, film, or both.
I'm a natural light photographer
I am a natural light photographer who loves finding beauty in the everyday. One of the most important parts of capturing a mood in a photograph is the light source. Morning light looks very different from mid-day light and evening light. Winter light looks different than summer. The light in California is different than the light in Maine. These nuances make light such an important part of a photograph and it's a key aspect of how I shoot.
i travel light
There are photographers that LOVE to play with every piece of equipment on market. That's not me. I'm dedicated to simplifying every aspect of my life (including photography) whenever possible. I usually come with 1-2 cameras (two if we're shooting both film and digital) and 1-2 lenses. Then film, extra batteries, and the other minor bips and bobs that keep the whole show running. And maybe a tripod. Maybe.
i edit "light" too
Your photos will come back to you fully edited for contrast, exposure, white balance, and the minor blemish or two. If you're looking for something to be heavily photoshopped, I'm not your gal.
Rates depenD on the project
I get it. The next question is always: ok, but how much? Every project requires a different level of effort. We'll work together to determine what's feasible with your needs and budget. For more information, visit the bottom of the photo category page that's closest to what you're looking for. Or contact me directly! (There's never any obligation for asking for more information).