How Pregnancy Has Changed My Self Esteem

September 28, 2018

I remember watching What to Expect When You’re Expecting a few years ago and laughing about how different two of the pregnancy experiences were. One mom, played by Elizabeth Banks, struggled with self esteem throughout the film.  She felt bloated, hot, flustered, and overall just “not pretty.”  On the other hand, another mom played by […]

King George Mommy and Me| Family Session

September 26, 2018

This past summer my best friend came into town with the kids from Alaska!  Her husband is stationed in Anchorage so I only see her about once a year.  We spent the week running errands together, laying on the couch scrolling on our phones like we were teenagers again and had a super fun day […]

Kitty Hawk Family Photography| Kitty Hawk Pier, Outer Banks

September 26, 2018

For the last few years my family spends a week in Duck, NC at the end of summer.  It consists of pool time, margaritas, beach and lots of laughs provided by my four young cousins.  They are all brothers under the age of 8 so you can imagine the chaos!!! I always do their family […]

38 Weeks Pregnant and What I’ve Learned So Far

September 25, 2018

I don’t even remember the last time I blogged… but since I will be coming up on some down time soon I figured this would be a good time to get back into it! 2018 has been a blur. Literally so much has happened that I don’t even feel like I have the same life […]

Humberto and Lisa| Braehead Farm Couples Session, Fredericksburg VA

January 21, 2018

Humberto became my mom’s rescue squad partner back when I was about 9 years old. They instantly became best friends and I always thought it was impressive that he was able to handle her “hangry” spells and attitude like family! Haha! He knows her so well and when they decided to become boyfriend and girlfriend […]

Baker Family| Documentary Family Session, Milford Virginia

January 19, 2018

So funny story, I did a model call a few years ago and somehow I got matched up with a guy and a girl who WEREN’T dating… but did the most epic couples session.  You can see it here Fast forward… and next thing I know I am shooting sessions with them as a MARRIED couple, […]

Conrad’s Annual Beach Vacation| Outer Banks Family Session, Duck NC

January 3, 2018

For the last few years my uncle, aunt and cousins have rented a beach house down in Duck and while I appreciate the week vacation with them… what’s even better is taking photos for such a awesome looking family! I have been able to photograph down in Outer Banks so much lately and holy moly […]

Samantha and Zach| Braehead Farm Engagement Session, Fredericksburg VA

November 20, 2017

I was mentioning to my best friend who I just finished shooting on the way home from their engagement session and she remembered Sam from high school.  Her first question was, “is she still not the absolute sweetest?” Pretty sure that’s how EVERYONE thinks of her. She has such a kind and genuine spirit it’s […]

Baby Aria| Lifestyle Newborn Session

October 3, 2017

As I drove down the gravel road to the Strain home, I took in the tall trees, sunny skies, and was welcomed by two very fluffy dogs as I parked. I couldn’t help but think how awesome of a childhood Aria was going to have here.  Christina and Scott are two of the most laid […]

Emma | Fredericksburg, VA Senior Portrait Photographer

September 2, 2017

When my little brother graduated from high school this past June, I saw one of his best friend’s after the ceremony and I instantly fell in love with the dress she was wearing.  I hugged her and said, “We HAVE to shoot in that dress!”  A few months later she met up with me ready […]

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