Our typical dinner routine used to look like this: Everyone is hungry. I have no plan for dinner. It’s getting late. I stress and procrastinate until it’s far too late and we’re all far too hungry. I throw something together that’s either unhealthy, doesn’t taste great, or both. About six months ago I knew our […]

Feb 21, 2020


When I began Brenna Heater Photography in 2013, I had no idea where life, or business, would take me over the next five years! I have been so incredibly blessed to work with such amazing clients who have become even better friends. As time goes on, and my kids get older, I’m constantly reminded of […]

May 9, 2018


Dear Adelyn, Today you’re two years old. It’s been two years of having you by my side. Two years of watching you grow, and learn, and explore. Two years of nursing you to sleep and waking with you in the night. It’s been really hard, but it’s been even more beautiful than I could’ve dreamt […]

Jul 24, 2017


Once upon a time, I dreamed of filling our entryway with large canvas prints of all our professional photo shoots and family sessions. I had started the project and we had six canvases hanging in the foyer for a few months. My husband hated it.  He said it was too showy. Too pretentious. Too perfect. […]

Aug 26, 2016


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