Creating Medusa - Traveling Dress Project 2019 - Idaho

For this year’s traveling dress project we had a black and red blend dress to work with. I honestly had a hard time figuring out what the heck I was going to do with it at first lol. In the end I was happy with my decision and went with a Medusa theme. It was a TON of work to achieve what I was wanting, but it was satisfying for me to see it all come together. I probably wont put this much work and money into a project again lol, but I definitely don’t regret it. I met some cool people along the way and overall it was a cool experience.

I placed 4th in the gallery competition. Not as high ranking as the other years I have participated, but art is subjective, and that’s alright :). I’m pleased with how my images came out!

Here is a little “behind the scenes” action and the editing process of creating medusa.


Spring Blooms twenty nineteen!

I love the orchards! We go at least 3 times a year, summer when all the trees are lush and green, fall when the fruits are ripe and colorful, and spring when the blossoms are in bloom! I was so happy we caught the blooms at their fullest this year! So gorgeous.

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Family Session | Little Things by Marlena - Boise family photographer

Boise Family Photography- I loved the country feel of this family session! My client requested that we have her session at her mom's ranch in Kuna. She said had a vision for her family photos with the white picket fence and horses in the background.

Cake Smash | Boise baby & child photographer

Boise Cake Smash Photography- I absolutely adored this session! We initially intended this to be an outdoor cake smash, but it of course had to rain like crazy on the day of our session. I still loved how it turned out in studio <3

Jaden had more fun splashing in his bubble bath than smashing his cake haha! He really did not like us taking him out!

Of course I had to get a couple of him with m some props! I come on, look at this cutie with these glasses <3

Scarlett | Nampa Newborn Photographer

I love warm, rustic &  neutral! Scarlett looked absolutely gorgeous in all of my set ups for her. Such a sweet baby girl <3

Cake Smash | Boise baby & child photographer

Boise Child Photography- Declan was such a happy boy who dove right into his cake! I loved it! I had a great time putting together this woodland theme cake smash. I especially love his little stuffy friend mom brought peaking out behind him <3

This boy definitely wins the most messiest bubble bath ever haha! Splashing was serious business for this little guy!

Ezra | Nampa Newborn Photographer

Ezra was a super sweet little squish! He sure made me work for it, but we still got some amazing shots despite the fact haha! It was all worth it for these adorable shots of this bub!

I scored this fabulous antique enamelware bucket from Village Antiques here in Nampa. I also went a few doors down from them to Puffy Mondaes and picked up some local hand spun yarn and knitted up a couple bonnets. They fit perfect on this cute boy. My husband was sweet enough to make me this amazing wood stool from driftwood! How amazing is that? High end props with a low price tag are my favorite!


My husband was sweet enough to make me this amazing wood stool from driftwood! How amazing is that? High end props with a low price tag are my favorite!


Brynlee | Star Idaho Newborn Photographer

Brynlee was such a good girl for her session, she slept like a dream. Her mom and dad are the sweetest people you could ever meet. I had the pleasure of photographing them twice, once for their maternity session and this newborn session. Brynlee is so loved! <3

Adelyn | Caldwell Idaho Newborn Photographer

HAAAAIIIIRRR omg look at her hair! So gorgeous. <3 I loved the light set up with the white and cream with miss Addie, so soft and pure. I was super excited that we captured her sweet smile! She was grinning ear to ear. That's a newborn photographer win in my book!