Family photography for adventurers in Boise and Seattle!

Are family photos too stressful? 

What if you left it all to me?

How does this sound?

1. You pick a date
2. I guide you through picking a location that is perfect for your family and family photo goals
3. You get a fun evening with your family and beautiful artwork for your walls. 

- Jesus follower
- milspouse (now retired!)
- former horse trainer
- homeschooler
- mom to 2
- lover of the northwest
- never says no to a mocha
- pasta and bread and cheese is my love language 
- enneagram 7 (and 3)


about me

I'm Whitney! I feel so lucky to get to do this job. I have found a passion for adventuring and exploring with my family session clients. I want you to come and be able to relax with your family while I document it all. These moments go so fast and I am so honored to capture it all. I grew up in Boise and am so excited to grow my family photography business here! 

After having kids I found my lifelong sought after career of horse trainer and riding instructor was no longer the best thing for our family. I picked up my camera when my son was born and was so encouraged to find that I could learn something new and really enjoy it. I quickly got bored of taking photos of only my kid and found a real love of photographing families. 

After 20 years in the military my husband retired! He found a civilian job in the Boise area so we're starting all over again! I grew up here so am really happy about getting some familiarity. 

My Great Grandpa Ike homesteaded in the hills about Sequim (we still have the cabin and land in the family 100 years later) so the Puget Sound will always be home. 

i do it for them. and for me. 

about us

my work


We love our pictures from Whitney! Our 2 year old was definitely in the “no” stage, and I was so worried that we wouldn’t get very decent pictures. He’s a wiggler, explorer, and does not stay still for very long! Whitney worked her magic and was able to skillfully deliver us beautiful pictures. I like how she just let us explore and walk around without posing us too much. The whole family felt very comfortable with her. Also, she delivered the finished pictures in a very timely manner. We can’t wait for our next session! Thank you Whitney for these memories that we’ll treasure forever. ❤️


We have been thrilled with each of the 6 photo shoots we have had with Whitney. The photographs always turn out to be the most beautiful shots of our family of 5. We have a difficult time choosing which ones to print and frame in our home as there are so many great choices. Our children (7 and under) look forward to photos with Whitney because she is so great at making them feel happy and encourages quality family play time during shoots. Would recommend without hesitation!

Whitney was amazing. I came to her as a new client for Christmas pictures. I told her preemptively about my special needs daughter and she set aside extra time for us and made sure she could accommodate her sensory issues. She worked with her beautifully when she had a meltdown over Santa and was patient and kind and reassuring to me the entire time. What started out incredibly stressful ended with both kids smiling and happy and we left the shoot with beautiful pictures that we will treasure a lifetime. I can not thank her enough for her incredible kindness and undeniable talent.


"Any time you leave family photos smiling and talking about how much fun you all had is a win in my book! Whitney is an absolute treasure of a photographer and the only hard part is choosing your favorite one❤️"

- rachel

My signature session! A lifestyle/ candid session of your family just as you are. I will help you plan the entire thing from locations to outfits so you are showing up to an experience perfectly tailored to you. As stress free as possible!

Boise Summer Family Sessions

Plan ahead for your next family trip! I'll meet you in Stanley and will shoot at one or two of my several locations. 3 hours from Boise.

This is my favorite mountain location (North Cascade National Park) and it sells out the quickest! 

Book Mt Baker

WA adventure sessions

Boise Summer Sessions Open in March! 

Lets work together

boise Spring Family sessions

2024 Booking 

2024 travel locations:

BIG SUR - summer '24
Montana - July
 Sun valley

Idaho adventure Sessions

My signature session! A lifestyle/ candid session of your family just as you are. I will help you plan the entire thing from locations to outfits so you are showing up to an experience perfectly tailored to you. As stress free as possible!

Short and sweet newborn sessions! I specialize at getting in and out so you have more time with your little one!
Contact me to schedule!

Lifestyle Newborn and fresh 48

Newborn session

Olympic National Park mountain session! Beautiful views on all sides and a great family vacation spot!

book Hurricane Ridge

Book Stanley Session

WA adventure sessions

Book Spring Family Session Here

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Mini Sessions

Coming soon! 

You need a family film!  Let me come film your family just as you are! Add onto any family session for $100! 
$550 - Treasure Valley

family film

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Would you like me to create a custom session for you with no commitment required?

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What does a session with whitney look like?


Do I have to shoot at Sunset? 
Yes! Ha, well most of the time.  You're probably picking me because you like the look of my photos and time of day is a BIG part of that. 

My kid has an early bedtime, how do I deal?
This is a super common question! I will have some prep for you to help. Most of the time having a late nap and snacks and being somewhere fun and new will be all it takes. 

Can I bring Grandma?
For morale support and hand outer of snacks, sure! To add people to be photographed outside of your immediate family will be an additional fee. 

Do you travel?
Often! You can find my current travel dates by clicking below.

Do you shoot on weekends?
Generally, no. As my kiddos get older weekends are reserved for family time. Plus the benefit of less crowds! 


Travel dates! 

big Sur

Seattle Mountains



Sun Valley

Get Control of Your Camera Roll!

Is your camera roll a mess? How good are you at printing off photos every year? Are your photos backed up somewhere other than the cloud? If not, this is for you! I will cover strategies for sorting and deleting your photos, printing in books, and backing up securely. This problem is only going to get bigger, so jump in today!

 Video course $47

PDF only $10! 

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Thank you!

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