So you know those moments when it suddenly hits you that life is flying by? We get so busy livin' and soon we realize the only thing we have to hang on to are memories. Memories that can get lost in the name of time unless they're documented, for you and for the next generations. My advice? Keep living life fully, soak in each moment and invite me along to capture and preserve a reflection of you and your life story! I got ya, friend.


"When you do things from your soul,
you feel a river moving within you,
a joy.
- Rumi

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my Story

I'm Janelle. Small town girl with big dreams of traveling the world and experiencing across the globe. Most days you can find me at my laptop in a sweater, spotify playing, coffee getting cold and my dog curled up as closely as possible. I'm known for being the listener in the group. I love meeting real people and photographing them as authentically, bloopers and all.

I discovered my passion for serving people through photography after a foreign mission trip I took over 9 years ago. I came back with the realization that a photograph has the power to convey emotion and tell a story -- even many years later. As my business grew into photographing life and love stories for other people, I held on to my purpose of photographing as organically and intentionally as possible so that the prints a grandchild will hold in their hands one day will be a true representation of who their grandparents really were and the love they shared for each other. I've been told I have a gift for noticing the little details and candid moments that most people overlook. Capturing people in a way they don't see themselves and showing them their own beauty is what wakes me up excited to shoot in the morning.

I truly believe in love and marriage and married up a couple years ago myself. I moved to WA with my hubs and black lab from MI last fall. On my days off, I love spending time hiking, practicing yoga, unwinding at happy hour, trying new foods, researching upcoming adventures and spending as much time in the sun as I can. I'd mention my cheese addiction, but I'm working on that...