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  • Hello!

    Thanks for stopping by. In case you didn’t know, I love photography and I am fortunate to be able to share my passion with you. I simply cannot imagine going through life without photographs - there are just so many reasons for taking photos. To remember, to relive, to share, to learn, to tell a story, to create, to feel... I could go on forever. The wonderful thing about photographs is that they are instantaneous. And as we change through life, so do the images we want to capture. I believe in capturing beautiful, modern images for modern families. More importantly, I want to capture the connection between family members. I care very much about getting to know my clients and having fun during our sessions. I am not trying to create the perfect image of you - rather, real images of genuine happy, silly, fun and tender family moments. This site features my most recent session along with some personal images peppered in. I am so thrilled to have met so many wonderful people and they have all inspired me in one way or another.

    Please enjoy the photos on this site and by all means, please feel free to get in touch with me if you think my style and vision matches yours.

    {Photo courtesy of Kelly Bik Photography}

    *Note this web site does not yet support Retina (or high def) displays.

I’ve got sunshine in my pocket

I had a great time with these two kiddos recently – they’ve both grown so much since the fall. We had a great evening for a shoot – warm and lots of sunshine but best of all, no bugs! We headed to the park for some balloons, ice cream and silliness – because who doesn’t love balloons and […]

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Kim - June 16, 2016 - 8:42 am

May, thanks again for a such a great shoot! The kids had so much fun and you made it so relaxing and easy. The pictures as always are amazing, and really capture C & V’s kids personalities. I am so excited to frame some of these! Also a big thanks for all the advice on how to dress the kids – your advice always works!

You have been taking our photos for years, and each time have a fresh idea to make them look different. Much appreciated.


And I’ll be the greatest fan of your life

Hello Baby Everett! This handsome little dude’s arrival was much anticipated by everyone around him and it was so wonderful to finally meet him at last. Parents Mark and Kristy have been adjusting nicely to life as new parents as we all know that babies don’t come with manuals so everything is pretty much learned as you […]

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Lesley Thompson - June 1, 2016 - 9:51 pm

What beautiful photos May! You really captured the love in this wonderful family.

Big lights will inspire you

It’s taken me quite some time to get to finish editing photos from my trip to New York City last June (2015). Even so, I’m only posting a fraction of what I took but this was a good exercise in culling and only sharing what I felt was necessary. A former colleague and friend of mine (Karilee) and […]

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