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.

You’ve Come a Long Way Baby ~ First Year Baby Plan | KJ Bradley Photography

What a difference one year makes in the life of a new baby!  I met Huntington at her newborn session.  She came back every three months and you can really see the changes as her hair grew curls and her little teeth made their appearance!  It happened in the blink

Class of 2016 ~ Hunter | KJ Bradley Photography

Hunter is such a beautiful girl anyone would be lucky to photograph her.  But the best thing about Hunter is her sweet spirit.  We started out with a plan to go to a farm and a local mill pond, but a thunderstorm and down bursts of wind cut our session

The Winner – First Place Agricultural Photo, KJ Bradley Photography

By now many who follow my facebook page have seen this picture taken at the 2013 NC State Fair.  But what you may not know is that the photo won First Place honors for “Fair Agricultural Photo” at the recent International Association of Fairs and Exhibits (IAFE) annual conference held

Sweetness in a Small Package ~ Newborn Portrait Session

In this busy time of fall photographs I have fallen behind on blogging, but when sending out this order, I knew I needed to take time to post.  This sweetheart’s mommy bought her a special outfit for her session before she was born.  She also brought some family gifts and

Reader’s Choice Award 2014 – Thank YOU!

Even though you will not see my name listed in the 2014 Rocky Mount Telegram’s Reader’s Choice Awards, I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to my clients who took time to vote.  I wasn’t aware the contest had even occurred until the Telegram’s advertising department contacted me

Dressing the Family for Perfect Portraits | KJ Bradley Photography

Whether your family gets an updated portrait every season or once every few years, you want to look your best.  A big part of creating a portrait that looks great on your walls is coordinating your clothing.  As your photographer, I would love to consult with you about your choices.

Elizabeth and Cody | Eastern NC Wedding Photography

What a gorgeous bride and wedding.  From the bride’s cotton bouquet to the grooms cotton tie and boutonniere the details were perfect.   Best wishes on your happily ever after!  Click here to read the full post    

International Photographic Competition – A First Timer’s Perspective

For the last few days, the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) has been hosting the highest print competition, the International Photographic Competition (IPC).  Photographers across the world have been clinging to their cell phones for the telling texts that are the first notification the fate of each image submitted as

It’s a Cake Smash!

This little guy let me take his newborn pictures and then he joined my baby planners.  It has been a true joy watching his personality develop.  He is such a happy friendly little guy!  You never know how a one-year old will respond to cake, but I think it is