Nicole ~ Class of 2013

I was blessed to be able to work with Nicole, a gorgeous senior from the Class of 2013.  She makes my job seem so easy!  Here are a few of the shots we got from her recent session.  I can’t decide if I love the closeups of with her beautiful

PPNC … It’s Personal

When something amazing happens, you have to tell someone.  I just had a amazing experience at the Professional Photographers of North Carolina (PPNC) 2013 convention.  My brain is on overload from the classes, practice opportunities, hallway and meal conversations, and amazing people!  I’ll admit, I was hesitant to join PPNC.

Class of 2014 Senior Rep Search

Attention Class of 2014!  It’s your year and your time to shine!  I am looking for representatives from Nash and Edgecombe County high schools to represent The Class of 2014 and KJ Bradley Photography. Can You Represent?! To Qualify You Must: Be a current high school junior who will graduate

It’s All About the Light

I am often asked for suggestions on how to take better pictures, so I decided to blog some tips when I find good examples.  The most important factor for any photo is the light.  What is the source?  How much is available?  Where is the source?  The example below shows the importance of direction.

Full Circle

I have already said this, but I love photographing seniors.  I think I have as much fun as they do as we work together to create an experience that showcases his/her own uniqueness and capturing both the more mature and fun sides of their personalities.  Recently, it occurred to me…

The Class of 2013 ~ What Makes a Senior Session Special

As the Seniors of the Class of 2013 head off to to start their greatest school year, there are so many emotions, both theirs and those of their loved ones.  Of course, happiness and excitement are the two I see most often from my side of the camera.  I have

A Picture of Optimism and Determination

Words cannot express how proud I am of this gorgeous young lady!  As a community college student, she was my right-hand assistant.   Being the oldest of 6 children in a declining economy, she worked multiple jobs to manage the expenses of education.  No matter what obstacle she faced, she