Tracy was born and raised in the farm country of Illinois. She is a wife, mother, and entrepreneur who has fallen in love with the desert since moving to Arizona a few years ago. With a degree in fine art and photography (Illinois State University, 2006), Tracy has over a decade of experience as a full-time wedding, lifestyle, and fine art photographer. While photography is one of her greatest passions, she also loves adventures of all kinds, hiking the desert, traveling, and the ocean. She also nerds out over Harry Potter and BBC shows.Fully Alive Photography reflects Tracy’s deep desire to help others find and embrace beauty, joy, and adventure in their own lives. Her unique style is a fusion of photojournalism, fashion, and fine art. She also teaches photography courses and entrepreneurship workshops at the Desert Botanical Gardens.