We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are     homesick most for the places we have never known.           This year has been a great adventure! So many of our prayers have been answered and we have been shown […]

December 28, 2014


While in Utah, I had the pleasure of spending a later afternoon with these two talented creatives! From Photography to Fashion Makeup, these two are one remarkable duo. One of my all time favorite things is sharing what I’ve learned and experienced, generally through trial and error. I don’t pretend to be an expert, but […]

July 8, 2014


Wisconsin Portrait Photographer Utah fashion photos

These three sisters just so happen to be my cousins. I like to think of Emery County as my home away from home. Half of my family lives here and these are my where my family tree takes its roots. There is something about waking up and seeing mountains to the west and desert to […]

December 5, 2013

Utah Styled Lifestyle Shoot | Stokes Girls

Utah Stylized Shoot

Crystal is expecting in a few months and has never had bump/maternity photographs taken. Her daughter Brin came along for the ride and we are sure glad she did. I know that some day these will mean a great deal to all those who discover them. This shoot has a slight vintage flare to go […]

July 13, 2013

Utah Lifestyle Photographer | Crystal’s Maternity

bump portraits maternity photographs james stokes photography central wi photographer