Welcome to Dakota & Co. My name is Shelly, and I'm the creative behind the lens.



I'm known for taking risks, following my dreams and living passionately. I love capturing beautiful moments, clean + minimal design, and a great cup of coffee. Ever since I was little I have been drawn to the creative world and it brings me so much joy doing what I love for a living.  Meeting new people, collaborating on a project and bringing that idea to life are what wake me up in the morning excited to start each day.

When I'm not buried in technology, you can find me hiking with my husky, Dakota, exploring new restaurants around Austin or planning my next travel adventure. Being immersed in other cultures is one of the most humbling and exciting feelings in the world. 


10 quick facts

Favorite Food: Chocolate anything

Coffee Order: Iced Latte

Go-To Lens: 35mm F1.4

Favorite Squarespace Template: Greenwich

Fun Fact: I am currently in the process of getting my Italian Citizenship


How Many Tattoos? 2 as of November 2017 

Mountains or Beach? Mountains, always

Favorite Friends Character: Ross (PIVOT!)

Photo Editing Tool of Choice: Lightroom Classic CC

Favorite Season: Fall


I'm so happy you stopped by!


For pricing, travel information and general questions, please click the button below or fill out an inquiry via my contact page.


BASEd in austin, texas | available to travel worldwide



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