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The Online Journal


Gathering Humanity and Asylum Seekers

December 22, 2018

Each year we choose a few organizations to partner with working in humanitarian endeavors. One we were introduced to earlier this year was Gathering Humanity. You may have learned about them from our previous posts and social media sharing. But if you’re …

New: Drone Photography

November 22, 2018

Last year I took a trip to Iceland with some girlfriends, and 2 of them brought drones with them. Drones are the new aerial quadcopters that are getting a lot of press and attention. Never did I think it would be a …

Studio Self Portraits

October 25, 2018

Every so often when I set up my studio for clients, I tend to leave all the lighting where it was and experiment for a few days afterwards. Typically because no one else is around, I tend to jump in front of …

Fozia’s Celebration

September 30, 2018

A big congratulation to Fozia for completing a second residency in her journey as a physician. Born and raised in Pakistan, she completed her medical studies there, then continued on with her residency and further training here in the U.S. It wasn’t …

Equestrian Styled Shoot

August 24, 2018

Since moving to Arizona, I’ve been on a quest to expand my portfolio in new and exciting ways.  One area of interest which has been with me for quite some time has been equine photography.  I have no experience riding or owning …

Yasmin in Jordan

June 13, 2018

As I mentioned in my last post about travel portraits in Jordan, I’m so lucky to get to travel around the world with 6 uber fabulous female photographers.  Not only do we share a passion of photography and travel, we also value …

Travel Portraits in Jordan

May 16, 2018

I feel so lucky that I can combine so many of my passions and interests together and when it all comes together I feel like I can reach the moon.  The most recent of these occasions was a trip I took just …

Aleem & Suraiya’s Pakistani Valima

April 27, 2018

I had the pleasure of being invited to Milwaukee to photograph the Pakistani Valima of Aleem and Suraiya at the beautiful River Club in Mequon.  For those of you who may not know what a Valima is, it is a reception held …

Custom Italian Albums

March 12, 2018

Can’t decide which portraits you want to purchase?  We have the perfect solution for you with our Custom Italian Albums.  Our albums come in either 10 x 10 inches or 12 x 12 inches and are custom designed, printed and bound at …