Hi! I’m Vanessa. I’m a 30-something military wife, dog mom, Hulu-obsessed, legging-clad, nap-taker extraordinaire. I’m an ISTJ-A. I met my husband off of the video game Halo 2 and am still very much a gamer today. When I’m not photographing a session or editing, you can find me watching an assortment of housing shows on Hulu, playing Dead by Daylight on the Xbox, or cuddling my husband and dog.

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My journey with photography started in 2010 while I was attending Major League Gaming events/tournaments. I'm a true gamer at heart, but I fell in love with the work of Enrique Espinoza, I started focusing and looking at the photography coverage, more so than the games being played by competitors. With the support of my husband, I purchased the Canon Rebel XSi in 2012 and things took off from there. I worked as a media photographer for Quantic Gaming + eSports Nation for 2012 & 2013 while developing + honing my craft. I started my business in 2012 and have flourished since. I’m always learning something new and am never afraid of taking on something I haven’t shot before.

I take images from a photojournalistic perspective, I like to capture the moments as they happen. I love seeing the emotions between people evoked in my images. It gives me a warm feeling in my tummy. I can also do posed shots too, but my work thrives best with unposed + raw images. Sessions take place on location, normally outdoors, but can be indoors or in your own home if needed.