Agriculture and Farm Photographer in Amarillo, Texas
I have talked very little about my background prior to becoming a photographer and living in Amarillo, Texas. I am originally from a tiny town of 1000 people called Highland up in the Northeast corner of Kansas. In Highland, you are surrounded on all sides by corn and soybeans. It is the definition of rural. In fact, I never even lived in a town until I went to college - I grew up in the country a couple miles outside of town. My husband, Mason, says that I grew up on a farm. It wasn’t technically a farm but agriculture has been an integral part of my life since I was born. My dad, who is in his final year of teaching, has been an agriculture teacher at my high school for over 30 years. In that time he has affected countless students as the FFA (Future Farmers of America) advisor, including myself. I know the importance that the agriculture industry plays in our lives - because we all need to eat, don’t we? Growing up, I was deeply involved in 4-H. I did it all - showed calves, sheep, rabbits, and chickens, and competed in other activities at the county fair such as woodworking, horticulture, baking, and of course, photography (I won Grand Champion one year for a picture of a sunflower!).
Eventually I went to college, got married, and moved to Texas where I became a wedding and family photographer. Over the past few years, without trying, agricultural and farming photography work has fallen into my lap. I’m including some of the shoots I have done in the hopes of bringing about more work. I find these photos so fulfilling and fun and I can’t wait to see what happens next in this path of my photography career.
RFDTV’s FarmHer TV Series for Syngenta’s Thrive Magazine
L & E Farm
Ralston Land & Cattle for Crowd Cow
Mahan Ranch for Crowd Cow
Links to agricultural publications my photos have been published in: