The Shawver Family

Perhaps one of the most amazing things about being a photographer is getting to document the special mile stones that happen in peoples’ lives. It’s an even more special when it’s someone who you know personally and that milestone is the upcoming arrival of a new baby.

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Nannying Made Me a Better Photographer

I spent nearly a decade of my life as a working nanny. I started while I was in college studying to be an educator. After graduating and working elsewhere for a few years, I quit my "real job" to go back to nannying. It was hard work; every one of my employers was different. They each had their own expectations for what my role was in their family. Hard as it was, it was fulfilling getting to care for and help teach children whose families really and truly appreciated my efforts.

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