Category Archives: Photo sessions

Fort Macon Bridal Portrait with Brittany

Honestly, one of the hardest things to do as a wedding photographer is to have a bridal session with a fabulously beautiful bride, in a gorgeous dress, on a perfect day, rush home and be giddy with excitement while processing files, and then have to sit on them until after the wedding! No Facebook. No Instagram. […]

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John + Melissa—Engagement session with a Pitbull named Savage

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I am a non-discriminating dog lover…all shapes all sizes. So when couples ask me—often in an almost embarrassed kind of way—if they can include their dog (or dogs) in a photo session, I always answer with a resounding “YES”!  When Melissa booked me to photograph their October wedding, she mentioned that her fiancé John would […]

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Kesley & Elizabeth—Atlantic Beach Wedding

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You know that old saying “good things come in small packages”? It definitely holds true for Kesley and Elizabeth’s intimate wedding on Atlantic Beach. With their parents as witnesses, this sweet couple tied the knot on a picture perfect North Carolina coastal day. The groom’s father officiated the ceremony which included a prayer delivered beautifully […]

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Lauren & Marcus—Love at Starbuck”s

Lauren and Marcus, a seriously sweet couple who have hired me to photograph their official July wedding celebration at the historic Turnage Theatre in Washington, NC, wanted to shoot their engagement photos at a Starbuck’s—the place they met. As a devoted Starbuck’s fan, I can certainly understand how the comfy atmosphere and yummy smells can put you “in the […]

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Corey & Suzanne—Fort Macon Engagement Photos at Atlantic Beach

Corey and Suzanne have a super fab wedding planned this summer at The Boathouse at www.frontstreetvillage.com in Beaufort and I can’t wait to photograph it! Meanwhile we needed to get those engagement photos taken so they could send out “Save the Day” cards. We decided to take advantage of the lovely brickwork at Fort Macon and then […]

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What to wear for a photo session

Deciding what to wear in family photos can be challenging but you shouldn’t stress out over it. (Suddenly I’m reliving all the pressure I felt as a kid picking out the perfect outfit for the dreaded school pictures!) Here are some tips to help you prepare for your photo session. Your choices should compliment the natural setting where […]

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The Importance of Engagement Photos

There are lot’s of reasons why it’s important to take engagement photos and even though you may feel completely overwhelmed with your wedding “to do” list, be sure to make time for this. The engagement photo session is without a doubt one of the greatest services you and your fiancé can take advantage of prior to your wedding. […]

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Fitness Photography: highlights, shadows, and the shine

I confess, I am a bonafide gym junkie. But that wasn’t always the case. When I did venture out to a gym (my annual New Year’s resolution pilgrimage of pentance), I always thought it was very strange that people actually wanted to look at themselves in a mirror while working out. They were obviously not looking […]

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