Hi there! Welcome to Beautiful Hello. I’m a huge believer that ‘family’ is a verb and great photos are the perfect way to save all the feels for years to come. If you’re looking for portraits with matching khaki pants, white shirts, and everyone cheesing together at the camera…I’m probably not the photographer for you.

I like to shoot documentary-style using lightly-directed movement and a variety of perspectives. I’m a storyteller at heart, and I think photo collections should make us feel something.

So, whatever season of life you’re in, I want to meet you there. People and relationships are the most valuable things we can cherish, and that’s what I’m here to document.

Let’s make some memories

COUPLES
Maternity, Engagement, Adoption, New House, Anniversary, and more

  • 60 minute lifestyle session on location (directed shoot)

  • Online gallery for viewing, sharing, and printing

  • All final digital images included

  • Location and time guidance

FAMILIES
Family Photos, Maternity with Kids, Engagement with Kids, and more

  • 60 minute lifestyle session on location (directed shoot)

  • Immediate family welcome (add $20/person for extended family + friends)

  • Online gallery for viewing, sharing, and printing

  • All final digital images included

  • Location and time guidance

CHILD MILESTONES
A quick shoot ideal for monthly photos in your child’s early years and a variety of events beyond (like Halloween costumes, birthday milestones, first days of school, first car, etc.).

  • 30 minute documentary + lifestyle session on location

  • 1 child per session

  • Online gallery for viewing, sharing, and printing

  • All final digital images included

  • Location and time guidance

DOCUMENTARY
A true photojournalistic shoot to remember life as it really is— unposed and authentic. This is my all-time favorite type of shoot! Whatever your family wants to do, let’s go!

  • Activity-based documentary session on location (unposed shoot)

  • Online gallery for viewing, sharing, and printing

  • All final digital images included (exact number varies by nature)

  • Location, time, and activity guidance

  • Examples:

    • Baking holiday cookies as a family

    • Pumpkin carving

    • Going to the zoo or King’s Island

    • Storytime with Grandma and Grandpa

    • Trick or treating

    • A cozy Saturday morning at home

    • Mommy and Me or Daddy and Me

Further Details

I like simple things, so here we go:

  • I love natural light and tend to schedule locations and times around the sun.

  • Each collection includes digital images via online gallery (though exact number varies by session).

  • If the photoshoot location charges for parking, admission, use of a facility/venue, or any type of fee, I kindly ask that clients cover the cost for me to tag along. This will be added to the invoice prior to the shoot.

  • Additionally, session locations outside the Cincinnati, Ohio area will have an extra fee to cover time and travel. This will be negotiated prior to booking.