Taking a look back through this last year, my 2021 yearly recap shows a lot of growth. It was my second official year in the Black Hills as a photographer and videographer. After 2020, I wasn’t sure what the new “normal” would be and what it would mean for my business. Personally, I changed a […]
Family photos are everything. They show growth, love, emotion, moments. Freezing a single moment in time, you take home a memory of an experience you shared. You can share the love with your family as you send Christmas cards. Or opt to hang the images in your home to remind you and guests as they […]
Family is who you choose to love and support. This family session with Cali and Adrian was so much fun! I met Cali when I was pregnant with James, and after visiting with her during several appointments, we grew to be friends. Shortly before she and her boyfriend took off in their RV, we got […]
Yesterday was a significant day for not only our country, but also for our son; James celebrated his first national holiday, the fourth of July! I know he won’t remember these days and moments, but as a mother and a photographer, I want to attempt to capture as much as I can to look back […]
Please put your hands together and join my family and I as we welcome the newest member, James Francis Grassel. You already got a brief story last week on his arrival into the world, but here’s a little about our first week (and a few days) as a family. Isaac and I are thrilled to […]
Moving into an old house, I knew that part of the planning process would be a nursery transformation in our first floor guest bedroom.
Being a mom isn’t going to be easy. Parenthood is no cake walk, but I couldn’t be more excited to be a mom. I am thrilled at this opportunity, and I continue to put my faith and trust in God along the journey.
Wouldn’t it be awesome to have a large piece of artwork from your special day to hang in your room or over a fireplace? Sure you’ve got the photography, but why not have something unique and one-of-a-kind? That’s what Shalayne Mowry offers – live wedding painting with a gift to last a lifetime! Join me […]