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Hurricane Irma

“Behold, God is great, and we know him not; the number of his years is unsearchable. For he draws up the drops of water; they distill his mist in rain, which the skies pour down and drop on mankind abundantly. Can anyone understand the spreading of the clouds, the thunderings of his pavilion? Behold, he […]

September 13, 2017

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The Seesaw and The Cornerstone

Just a few days ago, I sat in a local coffee shop ready to dive into another session of pre-marital counseling. My fiancé and I were mere weeks away from getting married, and we had been trying to spend a lot of time and energy on preparing for the marriage more than the wedding day! Our […]

September 6, 2017

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The Veil

I have always LOVED oil paintings. The rich colors, the deep shadows, the way the light sparkles and glows in contrast… even to this day you can find me engrossed in a Rembrandt picture book for hours on end! And don’t even ASK me to count the number of books I own on Da Vinci. […]

August 30, 2017

Creative Work

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The Naomi Lynn Experience

IN THE BEGINNING… When I first decided to be a wedding photographer, there was one thing I was determined to do: make my clients feel LOVED. (Side note for all you business owners: the quickest way to LOSE your JOY is to make your business all about YOU!) As I matured into a full-fledged wedding photographer, […]

August 23, 2017

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Katie & JC’s Engagement Session

I LOVE engagement sessions. There is just NOTHING like hanging out with a guy and girl who are hopelessly in love and couldn’t hide it if they tried! They get to breathe in the evening air, snuggle up close, and allow their hearts to be captured on camera. (Side note: if you’re engaged like me, […]

August 16, 2017

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My Top 50 Portraits

I’m a people person. Somewhere down the line I got classified as an ESFJ, which means I’m BIG on people and a MAJOR extrovert! So naturally, it’s hard for me to take a picture if a FACE isn’t involved. My love for photography started with people. Actually, my love for ART started with people! I […]

August 9, 2017

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The Kindest Words

I am a horrible compliment taker. There is just something awkward about getting praised by someone else! At least I personally have never been able to take it very well. 🙄 You’ll see me fidget in my chair, blush a bright shade of red and mumble, “aw thanks so much!”. 😂 Let’s just say, it […]

August 2, 2017

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The Art of Cozy

All you need is a book and a window (and maybe some coffee). If you can’t tell, I’m a big fan of reading. One of the things I miss most about my childhood are the summer days filled with heart-racing adventures, soul-crushing tragedy, and barely achieved victories, all safely confined within the pages of a […]

July 26, 2017

Creative Work

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Melanie and Andrew in Dallas, Texas!

Once upon a time, I shot a wedding in Minnesota You may be thinking, “wait, I thought this blog was about Texas?!” No worries, friend! This Texas story starts a year ago in the beautiful, small town of Pierz, Minnesota. I had flown up in May to shoot Sam and Emily’s wedding, and when the […]

July 19, 2017

Weddings & Engagements

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My Prayer Wall

A few years ago, my parents decided to close up a random window opening between my closet/bathroom and the other side of the house. Strange right? Why there was a window in the middle of my house is a mystery to me! But it simply HAD to be closed up. The result was a blank […]

July 11, 2017

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