Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.
— Aaron Siskind

Storytelling sessions

Let's be honest, what kid wants to sit still for more than 30 seconds and be told how to pose for family portraits, and what dad is super pumped when mom mentions a photo session? Storytelling sessions are fun and laid back! There’s nothing to worry about. Storytelling photography is about me telling the story of you. Capturing personality and connection is the goal. I’ll lightly direct you and your family if I need to, but usually we’re following the lead of the kids and going with the flow. Storytelling photography is great for families, fresh 48 and newborn, maternity, and couples.

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1 HOUR STORY | $350

  • 1 hour of storytelling photography in your home or at the location of your choice

  • Full online gallery download of web size digital images

  • The full gallery of high-resolution digital images can be purchased separately. See details below.

30 minute SHORT Story | $250

  • 3o minutes of storytelling photography in your home or at the location of your choice

  • 15 edited, high-resolution digital images of your choice

  • Additional images or the full gallery can be purchased separately




Day in the Life sessions are THE BEST way to tell your family's story. I’ll come over, hangout and become part of your crew, even just for a couple of hours. We’ll chat, laugh (a lot!), share, and empathize. I know how hard being a parent can be and kid life isn’t always easy either. I’ll photograph the happy moments and the tough ones too. All I ask is for you to be you, exactly how you are. You’ll find the more time I spend with you, the more your family will forget I'm even there and that’s when the magic really happens!

I honor your trust and translate it into images that celebrate your most intimate, vulnerable moments. Years from now, I want you to look back on these memories and experience the same rush of feelings you felt the moment they happened.


2 HR $700 | 4 HR $1300 | 8 HR $2500

  • Gorgeous lay flat photo book of your favorite images

  • Full online gallery download of web size digital images

  • Slideshow of your images set to music



  • You'll take a look around my website and decide that I'm the perfect photographer for you and your family.

  • Once you've established that, you'll contact me HERE to say hello and tell me what kind of session you're interested in and what days work best for you.

  • I'll give you a call and we'll get your session scheduled, then I'll email you the session agreement. You'll digitally sign it and pay your deposit.

  • I'll send you a fun questionnaire that'll help me get to know your family and get us both thinking about how to plan the perfect storytelling session.

  • After I look over your questionnaire, we'll email or chat on the phone about ideas and I can answer any questions you have.

  • Then, you just sit back and chill until I show up at your door and become part of your family for awhile!

  • After your session, I'll get to work editing your images ASAP and have your photo gallery delivered to you within 2-3 weeks.

  • Beautiful lay flat photo books start at $350 (these are included with DITL sessions). The full gallery of high-resolution digital images is $200. Single high-resolution digital images, prints and wall art are sold a la carte. Inquire HERE for a full price list.

  • Digital images will be ready for download immediately. Photo books and prints will be delivered directly to you within 2 weeks of your order date.


  • All product sales are subject to Oklahoma sales tax.

  • A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to book your session. The remaining balance is due 1 week before your session date. The total amount is due at booking for mini sessions.

  • Web sized images are for online sharing only and do not print well do to their small file size.

  • Prices are for Monday-Friday sessions only. Weekend DITL sessions are an additional $200. 1 Hour Story and Short Story weekend sessions are an additional $50. Weekend Mini Sessions are an additional $25.

  • Travel fees may apply for sessions outside the OKC metro area.

  • Payment plans are available.

  • Inquire HERE if you are looking for documentary photography for a special event such as a party, bridal or baby shower, gender reveal, or other events.