Revisiting Pura Vida

Over two years ago I left the country for the first time in my life. I have always had a sense of wanderlust, known as a strong urge to travel. In April of 2018, I signed up for a mission trip to Costa Rica through my high school. Little did I know that my experience…

Taking A Bite Out Of The Big Apple

I have never been a city person. As a kid the tall structures and heavy population made me anxious and I always preferred the countryside. I was intimidated by the honking of the cars throughout the night, the narrow sidewalks filled with people, the dozens of different scents from the restaurants that lined the streets,…

Paulo Brenninkmeijer: Words From A World Traveller

Travel To Gain A Better Understanding of Humanity When walking through the stunning architecture of College Hall at Endicott College, Paulo exclaims, “It’s just like home!” Born in Brazil and raised in the United Kingdom, Paulo has experienced different cultures from the start of his life. Brenninkmeijer has a German heritage and Dutch nationality and…

Portrait Photography: What to look for during a photoshoot

Portrait photography can be extremely creative and unique to your own photography based upon where you shoot, where you place your subject, what props you use, and more. When taking portraiture photography keep in mind the following tips to enhance your photography. Portrait Photography Tips Where to shoot I always ask clients if they have…

Sebago Lake: The Perfect Family Vacation Spot

What is Sebago Lake? “Sebago Lake is the deepest and second-largest lake in the U.S. state of Maine. It is in Cumberland County, and bordered by the towns of Casco, Naples, Raymond, Sebago, Standish and Windham. The seasonally occupied town of Frye Island is on an island in the lake. Sebago Lake is known for its erratic and sudden changes in weather, likely due to its…

Check out my portfolio

I know that this is not my typical blog post, but I wanted to dedicate one to my photography services. Spring is here and that means it is prime time to get your photos taken! I am avaliable for primarily senior photos, but I am also willing to take pictures for groups, families, and events…

Martha’s Vineyard

What is Martha’s Vineyard? Martha’s Vineyard is a small island located right off the coast from Cape Cod, MA. The island has six towns and has a total land area of 100 square miles. The Vineyard is an extremely popular destination for vacations as it is well known for its beautiful beaches, lighthouses, shops, restaurants,…

Calling all skiers!

Skiing is one of America’s favorite pastimes. As a resident of New England, I have been to slopes in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Although there may not be as much fresh powder as there would be in Colorado or Austria, there is definitley enough snow to have a great day on the slopes. I…

Whale Watching

What is Whale Watching? Whale watching is a unique activity where spectators watch whales from the deck of a boat while they are undisturbed in their natural habitat. Whale watching accentuates the beauty of these miraculous creatures and reminds humans that these animals need to be treated well. Where can you whale watch? Whale watching is…

Places To Visit In Falmouth, MA

Where is Falmouth? I have been fortunate enough to spend the last six summers in East Falmouth, MA. Cape Cod is the place to be for sunsets, beaches, bike trails, water sports, and more; there is always something to do. Falmouth, MA is around 20 minutes off of the iconic Bourne Bridge, and is one…