Category Archives: our community

I photographed some girls from local Des Moines high schools this week. Most of these ladies are from Roosevelt, although there is one Dowling Catholic student in the mix. The shoot was the concept of my daughter’s friend Rachel, who has helped me quite a bit with make-up and styling in some of my shoots. While […]

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Easter Seals is another one of my favorite Central Iowa organizations. My husband’s uncle was born with a disability (and a huge spirit) and spent most of his life involved with Easter Seals and Camp Sunnyside. The Easter Seals Iowa Sunnyside Regatta brings business leaders across the metro to Camp Sunnyside in Des Moines for a paddleboat race […]

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I have a few charities or organizations that I’m nuts about and have had the opportunity to photograph this past year. This is one of my favorites. EMBARC is a local, grassroots community non-profit organization founded by ethnic members from Burma. Their mission is to “to help refugees expand their world of possibilities through advocacy, education, […]

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