Portraits

Baby Emma’s 1st Birthday

We celebrated my daughter Emma’s 1st birthday over the weekend. We don’t have family around right now, because we moved in 2016 for Jay’s job in the military. I considered throwing her a little party out here with a few of our friends, but honestly there was something really appealing about just doing an intimate […] Read more…

Sensational Senior Photo Sessions: Top Tips for Rocking Yours!

It’s completely normal to feel a little awkward when taking senior portraits. Many seniors tend to feel self-conscious about their appearance because they feel uncomfortable taking photos on their own. You are probably used to taking photos with a friend, or snapping the occasional selfie in the privacy or your own car or home, having […] Read more…

Unique Photo Session Ideas You’ll Love

Unique Photo Session Ideas You'll Love

There is nothing quite like capturing memories with your loved ones. Are you someone who enjoys taking beautiful pictures of yourself and your family? Then you are probably always on the lookout for inspiration for your next photo session. Here are some unique photo ideas that you’ll love. Family history. Are you a fan of the […] Read more…

The Process: How I Work with You and Your Baby

Working with families begins even before your little one arrives. Although births are unpredictable and babies are not always born on the exact due date as planned, we will still have a general idea, and I can start preparing on my end. I also understand that you may want a few days to rest, so take your time. The most […] Read more…

Congratulations on your new baby boy or girl!

Nothing tugs more at my heartstrings than the tiny little newborns I photograph. There is nothing more magical than the birth of a child, and capturing and preserving the tender innocence of your brand new baby is a privilege. I understand that new parents have many needs and are very busy, especially in those first few days after […] Read more…

Posing and Your Newborn Session

Posing is one of the most critical aspects of newborn photography.  Posing an infant requires extra care and handling. I know that your baby’s neck and body are not fully developed and we have a lot of experience in handling newborn babies. Your precious baby’s comfort and security are first and foremost, so I will be very […] Read more…

Choosing the Right Props for Your Next Photo Session

Have you ever thought about adding props to your photo sessions? Props can add interest, depth and an extra flair to your pictures. Get your children to hold coordinating flowers for a spring or summer shoot. Love sports? Then use baseball bats in your next family photo to bring out your passion. Here are a few […] Read more…

Show off those shots! Making the most of your engagement pics.

The Engagement Session is about having a fun and enjoyable experience with your fiancé before your big day. Plus, it’s a great way for you and your photographer to get to know each other so that when it comes to your wedding day you will feel comfortable being photographed. Many couples opt to use their engagement […] Read more…

5 Ways to look amazing in your wedding photos

  The best photos are often the ones that appear effortless, natural and unplanned. There are a few things that you can do to make your photos look the best they possibly can, such as: 1) Hire a professional hair and makeup artist. A lot of brides are concerned about being overly made up and […] Read more…

Family Photography: Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a collection of my most frequently asked questions. I hope you can find the answers you need here, in a pinch — but I am always available to answer questions, so please contact me if you have any. May we bring props to our session? Props can add interest and personality to your photos. If you […] Read more…

Welcome: I Want You to Feel Comfortable and Confident!

Your family photos are treasures that can never be replaced. Those milestones in your life can be forever captivated and passed down from one generation to the next. Whether you need individual images for the Family Christmas card, senior photos, or captivating moments of your child, I can provide the perfect blend of photojournalism along with […] Read more…

Top 5 Tips for Making a Photo Session with Kids Easier

Top 5 Tips for Making a Photo Session with Kids Easier

If you’re preparing for a photo session with your children, you may be feeling a bit apprehensive. Children can often be tricky deal with, which is why the below tips will definitely come in handy for your next photo session. Parents ask me to share tips to prepare for a photo session with kids, ALL THE TIME… so I […] Read more…

Newborn and Sibling Photography ~ Baby Eli

Baby Elias got his first portraits done, using one of my distressed wood floor backdrops. He looked so sweet bundled up in that moses basket with his blue puppy. He even got a few shots with his proud big sissy! Welcome to the world, little man.   Read more…

Baby Zoe 6 Month Portraits ~ Baby and Family Photography

Meet Zoe. This sweet baby-girl turned 6-months-old, and her momma dolled her up so sweetly in this pretty pink & white tutu outfit — for a baby and family photography session. We also grabbed this sweet pink custom wreath with her name on it from her room to complete the look of this shoot. This sweetheart is […] Read more…

Professional Headshots ~ Gabrielle Jackson

MEET GABRIELLE. AUTHOR. SPEAKER. MILLENNIAL CEO. I’ve had the opportunity to shoot Gabrielle on many occasions over the years. We were schoolmates together at William Jessup University, when I was first starting my photography business. Since then I have shot Gabrielle for pageants, modeling, and professional headshots. She is my biggest encourager and cheerleader professionally, my longest-standing customer, […] Read more…

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