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Married to my first love, Momma of 2 (Mason and Weston). Dog mom to Tippon. North Carolina born but Virginia lover at heart. 

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I’m so excited to share this creative branding session with you all, and even more excited to showcase an amazing creative that I’ve experienced first hand! Karen with Cakes In Art is phenomenal- as a person and as a creative. Her designs are crazy impressive and I’m just at a loss for how some of […]

Branding Session – Alyssa

September 29, 2020

I’ve worked with Alyssa a couple of times on styled shoots and just love the designs she comes up with. Her ideas are always beautiful and my favorite thing about her is when you are discussing details about ideas and design she instantly lights up when she has a new thought or idea about the […]

I have had the opportunity to shoot many beautiful weddings at stunning Virginia locations. This year, I’ve been honored to be listed on four of these gorgeous Virginia wedding venues, preferred vendors list! I want to share a little bit about why I adore each venue and give you an exclusive inside look! And don’t […]

Being a second shooter is an important job! While the main photographer is focused on the bride and groom’s classic shots, you can grab some of the candids that become treasured favorites! Here are ten different ways you can be a valuable second shooter! To be a valuable second shooter- be on time! It is […]

We know that there is so much happening on your wedding day that sticking to your timeline is essential! We want to help you stay on track while getting the best photos for you to look back and reminisce with! Here is a list of eight ways you can help your photographer get those timeless […]

Basic Invite is a company that I am a partner with who do all things print. I absolutely love this company and their designs but even more I love their customer service. They are wonderful to not only me but more importantly to my people. This is very important to me and If you know […]

This weekend I hosted another small group mentoring session in my home. I absolutely love this part of my business. I’ve always been told how well I can teach something and how patient I am when doing so. Sharing my experiences and things I’ve learned in the 10 years I’ve been in business is just […]

A Brand New Look

March 26, 2019

If you haven’t noticed already, things are looking pretty snazzy over on the website and here on the blog! I can’t tell you how excited I am for the new changes and look. A lot of hard work and thought went into each site and I am so thrilled with the outcome. The display of […]

You know your week is going to be amazing and inspiring when it starts out like this! Wowzers. To say Monday was beautiful would be an understatement. I love when I get to create with other creatives and especially love when they are as detailed as I am. We all know how detailed and specific […]

In the wedding photography industry you get to work with the best of the best and with all of the wonderful talent in the world today it’s hard to pick sometimes. As a wedding vendor myself I am working closely with several other business owners and talents throughout the day and the process for my […]

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