Occupational Therapists in Ecuador – Part II // Yunguilla & the Amazon

For our travels and occupational therapy work in Quito, click here. Arrival in Yunguilla Yunguilla is an eco-reserve that houses roughly sixty families within the Cloud Forest. In 1995, the community started its sustainability efforts to preserve the land. Nearly everyone within the Yunguillas community has a specific role to help and support the community….

The Eagles Family // A Warm Welcome to Max

  I first met Lauren for our maternity shoot last year and we met at the same hill for this morning session. I was so lucky to meet little Max and her wonderful husband, Patrick. It was both a nostalgic and a very warm experience working this beautiful family. I look forward to the day…

Jessica’s Paint Bash // A Bachelorette Party

Jessica was extremely nervous because when we arrived at the park, she had no idea why or what was planned for her bachelorette party. Jessica has a degree in studio art, so her friends thought it fitting to have her bachelorette party centered around paint. The next logical idea is obviously having a paint party, right?…

The Morrison Family // A Magic Hour Session

  This was my first time photographing for Magic Hour, a non-profit organization pairing those in the fight against cancer with photographers for a free shoot. I loved this concept and I was lucky to have been contacted about the Morrison family a few weeks after I joined the organization. I highly encourage you to join…

Nate & Erin // My Best Friend Is Getting Married

  Nathaniel and I have known each other since our freshman year at Gustavus Adolphus College, and we have been close friends ever since. Truthfully, Nate is the most remarkable man I know. Nate graduated with honors from Gustavus, started an acclaimed satire news website, lived in Spain for a semester, is an exceptional photographer,…

Christine & Jon // A Gustie Wedding in the Wisconsin Northwoods

  Christine and Jon are two beautiful souls that I sincerely wish I would have known while we attended Gustavus Adolphus College together. Though we never interacted, we heard of each other through our mutual friends (which thanks to Gustavus’ incredible ability to harbor a warm community, was never a problem). Christine and Jon recently…

Megan & Pat // An Engagement Session

Megan and Pat are two warm Gusties I wish I would have been more close with during while we attended college together. They are warm, kind, and definitely made me feel trusted while photographing their engagement session. We started at River Rock Coffee and then spent the rest of the session at Minneoppa State Park. We…

Ariel & Darrin // A Wedding in the Surfing Capital of the Caribbean

  I had previously worked with Ariel and Darrin in September when we had fun together with their camping engagement session at Taylor’s Falls. This Puerto Rican wedding was a three-day celebration full of beach adventures and soaking in the turquoise Caribbean waters. Friends and family flew from all over the country to be a part…

Welcome To the World, Nolan // A Family Session

Kiki and Josh Harbitz are two incredible and selfless Anatomy & Physiology professors at my undergraduate institution, Gustavus Adolphus College. Kiki is humorous and compassionate, who always played light music during our lab time to relax us. Josh is a charming and kind man who always carried a chill vibe during lecture, which allowed we…

Jenna & Gabriel // A Holiday Infused Nordic Wedding

Meeting Jenna and Gabriel for coffee before their wedding was a charming experience. While we all were conversing, Jenna and Gabriel treated each other with an incredibly amicable warmth, like a high school couple falling in love for the very first time. Jenna is a Gustie as well, and we bonded over our fondness for…