Sensational Senior

She spent most of this year on my side of the camera helping to carry gear and make sure the lighting was just right for many families and seniors.  Now it’s her turn to be the star and she does it with pizazz!  Stephanie is a sweet, beautiful girl and

Welcome to the Studio

For the past couple of years, I have been using our bonus room as a photography studio.  My youngest son lovingly told people “My mom pretends to be a photographer in my playroom.”  It really did feel that way with all the toys crowding the space, but I couldn’t bring

A Snow Day in the South

One of my favorite things about living in North Carolina is the weather.  We get to experience every season without extremes.  Winter can be cold for a few days and then we have mild temperatures again.  A dusting of snow can send us southerners running to the grocery store for

Nikki & Ryan’s Wedding at Myrtle Grove Plantation

“…Uniting the two families is also a blessing from above. As a Mom, it made my heart swell to see the love and support from the families, friends, Marci, their wedding director and of course that Crazy, wonderful Bridal party. The day was Nikki and Ryan’s vision. From the flower

Senior Spirit… and Spirituality

Senior sessions are always fun because we customize everything to fit the personality and style of each senior.  Whether its including a favorite pet, truck, sport, hobby or fashion these sessions are unique.  That being said, one commonality that I have been blessed to have many of my young men

The Wall and All

So your session went like a dream and now your proof gallery is full of amazing choices.  The problem?  You just can’t decide.  How big should the canvas be?  How will these pictures look grouped together?  Will it look as good in a frame on a shelf or over my

The Thursday Tout! ~ The Candy Cottage

I have seen this quote several places and wish I knew the original source because it is so true. ”When you buy from a local business, you are not helping a CEO buy a third vacation home. You are helping a mom put food on the table, pay a mortgage,

How to Do Disney ~ One Mom’s Tips

One thing I love about having a business page, is the chance to blog!  Here I plan to share tips on photography, momhood, and life in general.  Of course, special happenings and sneak peeks will be posted here and on the facebook page.  If you have any suggestions, please let