Hi there, I'm Stacy!

(Nice to meet you.)


Hi, I’m Stacy. Newborns take my breath away, each and every one. There is so much beauty, itty bitty detail, and huge budding character wrapped up in such a tiny little package. They are love, wonder, and hope in a sweet-smelling bundle. I specialize in newborn photography to capture this fleeting moment in beautiful works of art your family will cherish for generations. I know how I feel when I look at images of my children as infants, and it brings me so much joy to be able to help other parents hold onto these memories.

I specialize in newborn photography. But: babies grow (fast!), and I adore every stage. I help families capture those perfect and unique characters at all ages.

I started offering my portraits professionally after my daughter was born because…well…I wanted to take even more photographs. When my daughter was born, my son was two and a half. Two and a half! He was born and then in what seemed like only a second he was two and a half! Time is racing. My kids change so fast. Your kids change so fast. I love every stage. Every silly face. Every smile. Every pout. Every dance move. Every haircut. Every adorable little outfit. And I want to remember it all. I take photographs so I can look back at them and let my heart swell just like it did when I saw the same image in real life, however long ago that was. I take photographs because I love, and I love to remember that love always.

I’ve been drawn to photography since I was a child. I loved capturing what I saw. To freeze a moment in time. As a child that was so cool! Anyone remember these?

I remember my old cube flash camera and 110 film. I can hear the click when I think back. As I got older, I graduated to using my father’s Canon AE-1, a 35-mm film SLR – big step up for me! I still love this camera, but film…who has time?! I used this camera for grade school science fair projects and developed my own film through high school. Years later I crossed paths with a hobbyist using a professional Nikon digital camera, and I jumped on board and never looked back!

I’m a mom, but I’m also a scientist. Before I had children, my photography was very different. In a previous career, I very much enjoyed time looking through microscopes, drawing and diagramming details, and this pleasure carried over to my photography. I was drawn to texture, to contrast, to shape, lines, and shadow. I loved tinkering with camera mechanics, playing with different combinations of the exposure triangle: aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. I played with physics, changing my camera settings to either abruptly stop flowing water or to capture the smoothness of the flow. I was a hobbyist and enjoyed macro and travel photography. I perfected my technical photography skills during this time, and I created beautiful images of the world around me, but I rarely photographed people.

Priorities change.

Before I was a mom I captured the physical world in my images. Now that I’m a mom, I capture love. Love and silly faces. Oh, my goodness, it is so much more fun!

Did I mention I love to take photographs?