meet the artist

"The picture that you took with your camera is the i m a g i n a t i o n you want to create with reality." - Scott Lorenzo
Erin Burke: artist, photographer, creative spirit be kind. have compassion. love all humans.

welcome to sugar plum creative

1% of Sugar Plum Creative’s photography sessions will be donated to non-profit organization or charity each quarter.


Can’t remember the last time you had a professional photography session??

Or are you overwhelmed with stress just thinking about booking a session??

It’s time to change that with

Storytelling sessions are a richer way to capture your beautiful memories to cherish for a lifetime, and for businesses to authentically connect with + help their audience.

And YES it’s nerve wracking as hell to get everything together, but lucky for you I’m here to help guide you and offer amazing resources to help make it easier! (and –dare I say– even a little fun!!) The last thing I want is for you to not feel confident or ready for your session! I got you, boo!!

Learn more below about sessions, and please poke around to see what you can find! If you have any questions, you’re just a click away!

Stories connect us. Stories inform us. Stories make us feel.

I can’t wait to help you capture your awesome story!



Families + Couples // Lifestyle sessions are perfect for capturing authentic memories. It’s soooo important on cherish your story! Moments are fleeting and time slips through our fingers like the sands of time. Before you know it, your kids are almost grown and you are a different person than you were just a couple years ago. How did you get here? What caused all those laugh lines? (or gray hairs lol) Treasure the little moments, big emotions, and everything in-between.

Creative Portraits // Celebrate your milestones. Celebrate your wins. Celebrate YOUR STORY! Whether it’s to celebrate a big moment, for fun with your bestie… or just for yourself because you’re amazing and you know it… your story changes over time so you need to capture each piece of your life as you move through it. Remember the good, the bad, & the amazing because it’s what makes you so special & unique!

Small Businesses + Entrepreneurs // Brand photography has evolved and now brands really need to focus on connecting with their audience through stories. Share the story of how you created your brand, why you do what you do, what drives you, how your brand brings solutions, where you want to take your brand in the future, what you want to do in the future. We all love hearing stories and connecting – it’s what makes us HUMAN!

Bloggers + Startups + Micro-Businesses // You need visual content for short, quick campaigns, or to build your website, and you don’t need a ton of photos. You need a variety of engaging and scroll-stopping images to connect with your followers and to highlight the product or service you’re posting about.

Business Portraits // Even though these are headshots, you still need to bring your personality! No boring, stuffy poses over here! Have fun! Be relatable! Infuse your vibe!


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Your session is handled with care from start to finish. So much passion and thought is poured into creating something… authentically you!!

lifestyle portraits + brand photography
storytelling sessions

Columbus, Ohio