Friends in the photography industry that truly understands your craft and your passion is invaluable. Ilze is one of those remarkable photographers that I can call a close friend. She and her family (David x 2) are very dear to me. We share a deep connection and love for documentary style photography, capturing something real is always more important than capturing a perfectly styled “pinterest” life. Since we are both moms with small children we genuinely understand the chaos of life with a toddler. How fleeting this time is and how precious these photos of real moments will be years to come. So after staying with them for two days I simply had to document some moments of this family in their home.