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a few photos of me, my adorable husband, and our adventures:

about between two pines

I’ve always been inspired by John Muir and particularly his famous quote, “Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world”. With the pine tree, known for standing tall and steadfast through the seasons and harsh winters, with deep roots and evergreen leaves – and the forest, for growth and longevity, decay and rebirth; it’s a perfect metaphor for the commitment of marriage and growing old together.

I’ve been photographing people and places since I was little, but I took a little break when I decided to study music in college. After graduating, my love Will and I took a 50-day road trip around the US, conquering 12,000 miles, 25 states, 21 national parks, 1 hailstorm, 122 degree heat, and 1 EPIC proposal at the Grand Canyon.

Through that life-changing trip and a lot of soul-searching, I began to rekindle my old love for photography – and thus begun Between Two Pines, a travel blog and home for my road trip photos. That fire ran wild, and now it’s grown into the adventurous photography brand it is today – and now, I can’t imagine doing anything else.

between two pines: our values

authenticity & empowerment

feeling free to be your most authentic self
being mindful & living in the moment
recognizing your innate value & inner beauty

relationships & compassion

fostering real, heartfelt connections with my couples & caring for them deeply
valuing service & love over all else

love & respect for the great outdoors

practicing leave-no-trace & keeping our planet beautiful
eco-friendly & environmentally conscious decision-making
love & respect for the world & its inhabitants

adventure & courage

courage to take the path less traveled
trying new things & having eye-opening experiences
growing & learning together through the conquering of challenges

non-discrimination & diversity

service to all, regardless of race, sexuality, or otherwise!
celebrating love & humanity in all its wonderful diverse forms