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I look forward to this every year and I’m so excited to be able to share photos from James’ 8th Birthday! I can’t believe it has been another year! Every October Lisa schedules a session for him at the end of October. I love seeing how much he has changed and photographing his energetic spirit! […]

couple smiling during engagement session

Highland Park and Wasena Park in Roanoke Virginia I’m so excited to finally have these ready for the blog! I have to say I think these are some of my best work given the lighting was absolutely perfect! I couldn’t be happier seeing that Sage is my nephew! Wendi & Sage became engaged last year […]

one year old portrait on Topsail Beach, NC

Topsail Beach, North Carolina Where do I start when it comes to this super sweet family! Noel is my niece and her and Eddie married five years ago on August 20th 2016. They took a big chance on me as their wedding photographer when I had no experience. Their wedding was my first official and […]

Topsail Beach, North Carolina There are quite a few sessions that happened on our annual family beach trip, one of which is the Texas Holmes Family Beach Session! Michael always calls our son’s family the Texas Holmes and the reason is pretty obvious, they live in Texas! Michael spent three weeks at the beach this […]

family beach session

Topsail Beach, North Carolina – Sound Side Photographing young kids can be quite a challenge! My two youngest grandkids Sawyer and Sully have proven to be just that but I’m super excited about the Critzer family beach session! I FINALLY got pictures of the two of them together and with their parents that I LOVE! […]

Topsail Beach, North Carolina I cannot believe Taylor turned sixteen on August 25th and now has her driver’s license. Michael and I have been together for 11 years, 10 of them married, so she was five when we started dating! Taylor’s sweet sixteen birthday photos are some of my favorite photos! And because so many […]

Topsail Beach, North Carolina I haven’t had the opportunity to do a first birthday and cake smash until now! My great-nephew, Logan is turning one on September 16th! So while we were on vacation for the annual Holmes family beach trip, we celebrated Logan’s first birthday and cake smash! During our vacation, Logan got to […]

I was the second photographer for this beautiful garden wedding in Richmond Virginia! I had the pleasure of photographing for Kailey Brianne Photography! It was incredibly hot for early June but the bride and groom didn’t seem to care since it was their wedding day! They were both full of smiles and happiness! As the […]

Kasey & her pupcake Charlottesville Dog Barkery

Three years ago we brought home this special girl! I named her Kasey and she and Hank are my joy every day! I like celebrating birthdays and Hank is the only dog I’ve ever had that I know an actual birthday for. Since I don’t know Kasey’s, I celebrate her Gotcha Day as if it […]

Senior portrait at Boar's Head with tuba

I’m so excited to share these senior portraits at Boar’s Head! Bob is a rising senior at Charlottesville High School and is also a talented musician as well! His dad John is a long-time friend of mine and I was thrilled to document this last year of high school for Bob! One of the coolest […]