All Because Two People Fell in Love

I love photographing sleeping babies, and wide awake babies, and baby feet!  It’s a special time in the life of a family when a baby comes home, and I am privileged to be able to share in it.  Did you know the best time to photograph a newborn is between

A Prop Partnership

Most of the time, I don’t use props.  Why?  Because I think YOU should be the focus of your pictures.  However, sometimes a special prop can bring out your personality or add uniqueness to a photograph.  For that reason, I have partnered with a local antique dealer, Carolina Retro!  Through

Ten Tips for a Great Photo Session

You’ve scheduled your session, now what?  How can you increase your chances of getting the perfect pictures?  The simple answer is rest and communicate with your photographer.  Below are 10 tips that will help you prepare for your session and get those perfect portraits. Communicate with the photographer before the

Let’s Hear it for Those Teens!

I don’t know if it is my inner teen girl or my former life as a middle school principal coming out, but I LOVE photographing teens and pre-teens.  Anyone who remembers your middle and high school years probably remembers the times of being self-conscious… about everything!  I enjoy spending a

Because Moms Never Get to Be in Pictures

Have you ever noticed that Moms never get to be in the pictures? We are always behind the camera or behind the scenes.  But 20 years from now, our children will cherish pictures with Mom, and so will we.  That’s why I always try to get at least one picture with

So How Long Have you Been Taking Pictures?

This is a question I get a lot.  I think what most people really want to know is “how long have you considered yourself a professional photographer?”  Let me start by saying that one definition of professional is “a person who is paid for talent, skills, or knowledge.”   Another definition is “an expert in a

He’s a Natural

This little guy was such a joy to photograph!  I thought he would be shy, but he is a natural model!  He made up his own poses and chose his own settings and did a great job of both!  We took him to a farm with old tractors and old

Charleston… an odd look at beauty

On our recent trip to Charleston, there were times when my husband was tied up in meetings.  What did I do to occupy myself?  Why take pictures, of course!  A friend and I walked around beautiful Charleston and between the shops, I would pause and snap pictures of what must have

The Daffodil Farm

Spring is my favorite time of year because I can take gorgeous pictures like this one!  As it gets greener outside, the pictures just pop!  Of course, with a model like this sweetie the pictures are always pretty!

Just for For the Hunters

Many teen boys hate having pictures made.  I love being able to capture their personality in a setting where they feel right at home.  This young man did a great job and ended up with some wonderful pictures that he and his family will enjoy!