— about me, a few personal photos & personal memoir
— brief photographic history
hello! hi! I’m Cortney!
I’m a photographer.
a story teller.
a preserver of moments.
I was always lugging around a disposable camera (usually a waterproof one) in my teenager & younger years. upgraded to a point & shoot in my early 20’s when I became pregnant with my first child. pictures became super important to me. belly photos, birth photos, baby photos, birthdays, holidays, adventures, beach days, everything! I never really saw photography as anything other than a way to preserve all the moments of my own growing family until shortly after my first born in 2011. that’s when my love for learning what I could do with a camera flourished and I wanted to help capture these moments for others! Since 2011 I have had 3 more babies, having had my last and final in may of 2018. With on and off pregnancy, maternity leave and exclusive breastfed babies, my photography has been a blessed part time venture.
“I don’t like to be in front of the camera. I’m trying to change. change with me!!”
“I love behind the scenes photos. So please, preserve me preserving!”
seasons are changing, I’m so excited for this next chapter of growing, learning, meeting fun people, having fun family adventures and watching my babies grow!
I am a photographer who loves to document & capture real, raw, authentic and fun moments of you and your loved ones in the surroundings in which you love. moments of babies being born, families growing larger, kids aging, adventures and celebrations to be had. I would love to be there with you and capture these fleeting moments for you and your family!
please take a look around. have questions? be sure to ASK!!! I cannot wait to hear from you and to start preserving your most prized memories that will empower, uplift and bring joy to your heart for years to come! I’m looking forward to photo-telling a part of your story!
— lets get a little personal
wife to 1 best friend. mama to 4 totally different and unique kiddos.
Kaiden; my oldest, my one & only boy. Lauren; my oldest girl, my wild soul child. Cora Lynn; my middle girl, my blue eyed little dare devil. Aletheia; my baby girl, my girl of a thousand smiles.
fun. useless. info. about. me.
I am a maker of lists and I am also a loser of lists. I often find myself forgetting to share personal photos with family and friends. I love giving birth, photographing birth and like to think of myself as a birth advocate. I love Best Bottom cloth diapers, you might even say it’s a bit of an addiction. I support breastfeeding and think it is beautiful. I love being a stay at home mom and look forward to continuing doing so pretty much full time until my 4th starts kindergarten. family is super important to me and I’m lucky that I have grammas, aunts, cousins and my mom living in the valley. I’m mostly an introvert but I love the perfect social setting where I don’t feel out of place. I don’t drink coffee or wine (gasp, really!) but I do love a creamy vanilla chai & love orange juice! I love family adventures in Glacier National Park and surrounding areas, how lucky are we to live in such a beautiful place!? If you find me out and about at Super 1 or Target, don’t be surprised to find me in sweatpants and a hoodie! I love Disney movies so much, I don’t know if I could choose a top favorite but I do always watch Maleficent while editing!