Just for Girls – Preparing for an Awesome Photography Session ~ KJ Bradley Photography

Let’s face it.  We girls require a little more maintenance that most boys.  That carries over to our photo sessions as well.  Whether you are scheduling your senior session, bridal session or setting up an important family session, take time to prepare for best results.  To get the most awesome images

Firefighter, Outdoorsman, Hunter and All Around Awesome Senior | KJ Bradley Photography

It is hard to believe Travis is a senior!  When he was in the sixth grade, he modeled for some test shots as I was beginning my photography business.  He rocked the session then and he did it again this year!  Travis loves to be outdoors.  He wanted to capture

Fairies, Fashion, & Fierce High School Senior | KJ Bradley Photography

When we started planning Sydney’s custom senior photography session, it was clear that ordinary wouldn’t cut it.  She is an athlete, but she also enjoys dressing up in glamorous fashions and makeup.  We combined two sessions to capture the girly girl living inside of a fierce competitor.  Of course, it

Preparing for your Newborn Session | KJ Bradley Photography

The line turned pink!  Your family will soon welcome a bundle of joy and life will suddenly start moving a light speed.  How will you capture these special moments? It is no surprise that my answer is through professional photography! When these precious moments pass, your photographs will help you

2015 NC State Fair is in the Books! | Livestock Photography by KJ Bradley

There is a saying that October is to photographers what April is to tax accountants.  I couldn’t agree more, but for this photographer, the reason is not just business.  It is the peak of livestock show season that occurs at the North Carolina State Fair each year. I can remember

Ashley & Doniphan’s Happily Ever After

Have you ever wondered what happily ever after looks like?  Here it is!  I met Ashley 3 years ago.  I have been blessed to photograph her and her daughter Meg several times since through life’s ups, downs and puppies.  When she told me she was getting married, I was thrilled

Elegant Wedding, Beautiful First Dance | Rocky Mount, NC

Elegant, meaningful, sophisticated, full of love… these words and phrases all describe Erin and Charlie’s beautiful wedding at First Presbyterian Church in Rocky Mount, NC.  From the trumpeter to the bagpipes and amazing pipe organ the music was amazing.  The reception at Benvenue Country Club was elegant and included meaningful and beautiful

2015 Competition Success!

As my boys get older and more active, finding time for competition is harder and harder.  I did manage to submit a few images in the professional photography competitions and two earned additional merits in the Professional Photographer’s of America (PPA) regional (SEPPA) and international competitions (IPC).  One also merited

Newborn Dawson ~ 11 Days New | KJ Bradley Photography

This little one made his mama wait a little longer than her due date, but he was perfect!  It took him a little while to settle in but then he took a good long nap for his pictures.    

Wilson Botanical Gardens | Children by KJ Bradley Photography

I have been blessed to photograph Bella for her birthday for the past 4 years.  This year we went to the beautiful Wilson Botanical Gardens.  The Master Gardners of the NC Cooperative Extension Service have prepared a lovely space with whimsy and serenity.  The colorful flowers are beautiful for photos.