Beautiful Kait ~ Class of 2013

Kait is the epitome of class and beauty.  She could easily be a model!  Congratulations Kait on your upcoming graduation!  Click on the picture to see more from Kait’s senior session.        

Photography with Friends on the Farm

A beautiful Saturday morning, a sweet model, and girlfriends with cameras out on the farm…. what more could a photographer and teacher wish for? Helping others create better images is not part of my business plan, it is part of who I am.  Like photography, helping others to learn is

Summer Sunsets and Silhouettes

Now that the days are getting longer, we can all enjoy long afternoons and sunsets.  One of my favorite pictures to take at sunset is a silhouette.  They are actually quite easy to accomplish.   The first step is to find a “clean” source of light for your background.  

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

Horsin’ Around ~ Equestrian Photography

How many kids ask for a pony for Christmas at least once?  I know I did.  I never received one… apparently they are too large for Santa’s sleigh.  Luckily a neighbor had a stable full and she was willing to let me ride often.  After going off to college, I

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.

Team Spirit Photos ~ Go Tigers!

Do you have a favorite team?  Coming from a passionate house divided with East Carolina University purple and gold (me) and NC State red and white (my husband), I can certainly understand team pride!  So when these girls said they wanted to include their Clemson Tigers traditions in their photo

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…