Ariel Shumaker is a clinical therapist and a photographer. In her photography, she specializes in a documentary style. Her work includes maternity, birth, newborn, engagement and family photography, as well as work events and professional head-shots. On very special occasions, if the fit feels right, she will photograph weddings. She lives in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina, and enjoys working towards social justice, spending time with her family and friends, and advocating for reproductive & perinatal mental health. Her photography is her creative passion, and helps balance out the other pieces of her life.