— xoxo dylan

I’m all about capturing love and life – but every time I looked at typical couples photos or browsed Pinterest, I saw a lot of sameness. Same generic poses. Same lighting. Same detail shots. Don’t get me wrong – we all need a photo our grandma can proudly display on the fridge. But the couples I know are anything but typical. 

You’ve got incredible style, you’re bursting with personality, your love story and energy are literally captivating. You deserve photos that reflect your vibe. That celebrate you at your most alive, not just your most perfectly posed and put together. The ones that go in the scrapbook and the ones that might make grandma blush and the ones you’ll look back on and say “that is so perfectly us.”

To me, photography is the most beautiful marriage of art and connection. It’s so much more than a job, and you are so much more than just another client in a gallery. Each client is close to my heart, and I can still remember details and vows and moments of every session I’ve had the privilege to witness. For a creative soul, it’s truly a dream come true to share these intimate, milestone moments and turn them into art that you can treasure forever.

To me, photography is the most beautiful marriage of ART AND CONNECTION...

As a little kid, I was always fascinated by love. The movies that felt like maybe one day you would be fortunate enough to experience that deep level of intimacy with another human. Or even the love of friends and family, the smell of my grandmas house after she would cut up watermelons during summer pool parties, the way my mother would come to my room just to say hi and see how I was doing. It was always the tiny things that made me know the truer meaning of what love really is. 

My goal in this short life is to spread as much kindness and love to as many people as possible. This is what I feel my purpose is here on earth. I just fortunately get to fulfill my purpose with a camera.

The photos I take are nostalgic and deeply tied to my past. I want them to feel like a photograph that you will look back on in 40+ years and still be able to feel the love, the happiness, and the true emotion that surrounded you on that day.

The Meaning

miss you everyday...

My love for photography all started back when I was a kid. I remember all the stages of my life being documented as it was, in the moment. From all the holidays, someone having a child, to even me pooping in the bathtub.. still recovering from my 3 year old shenanigans. Nonetheless, these were the moments I can continue looking back on for the rest of my life.

This is a photo from 1998, the year I was born. My great great grandmother and grandma were always around with an old film camera somewhere. As family members and friends have passed, I cherish these photos more and more because they give me a glimpse into what used to be and help me keep the memory of them alive. 

Photos to me are more than just a click of a button. Photos don't need to be posed or perfect. They mean more when its that raw, genuine moment between loved ones. It's a feeling, not just a photo.

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