My love affair with photography and the arts dates back further than I remember, but it was my husband who first saw my potential as business owner. After ten years in business and two cross-country moves, I'm wildly thankful to have a career that I not only adore, but has allowed me to connect with others during some of the most joyous moments of their lives.
A storyteller at heart (and unapologetic book worm), I bring my background as a former literature teacher to my wedding day approach, capturing the full legacy of each day I'm entrusted with. My wedding superpower? It's CONNECTION. I believe in connecting with you, building a relationship that feels effortlessly friendly, and capturing what maters to YOU. After all, it's your story...I'm just here to document it.
Relentlessly dedicated to capturing joy, celebrating life, and chasing the light. Running on gratitude, faith, and strong, black coffee.
I have 2 beautiful daughters, 4 sisters, & am blessed with a large extended family. Family is my everything. When I'm not working, I'm probably homeschooling these two & doing my best to pass on my love for learning.
I've been married to my best friend since 2009. He was the first one to encourage me to pursue photography full time.
PLACES I'VE BEEN
From Hawaii to Costa Rica, Mexico to Italy, France, England, Austria, and more...how would I ever pick?! Travel fuels my creativity!
I am an unapologetic Disney World fan & annual passholder. Epcot & Animal Kingdom are my hands-down favorite parks.
I love animals - whether it's dogs (I have 2!) or the lizards my girls' are constantly finding in our yard, I have a soft spot for them all - fluffy or otherwise.
part of my job
Connecting with people and their stories - and capturing their love in a tangible way - that is by far my favorite part of my job. Details are beautiful, but it's people and their stories that have my heart.
JENNA & FRANK
Rachael was the only conversation where I hung up and said to my fiancé "I think we've just found our photographer".
"She genuinely cared about our day...and we are forever grateful to her! If you want a photographer that is trustworthy, reliable, fun, and genuine - go with Rachael!"
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