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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 […]

Dog Treats from Charlottesville Dog Barkery

My super rambunctious furbaby, Hank turned 3 on May 23rd! We adopted Hank after losing our best girl Caddy to a ruptured liver tumor. It was heartbreaking and coming home without her was hard. Michael and I discussed many times getting another dog and agreed to adopt an 8-week old puppy. Finding Hank After contacting […]

Female Musicians

Most people want to have their portraits done outside. I get it, but have you ever thought about how glamorous indoors can be? I photographed these indoor portraits of gorgeous musicians because they needed updated photos!

Senior Portrait with mountain view

Finding the Right Location Finding great portrait session locations can be perplexing if not downright overwhelming! But I’ve got tips to help you find the perfect location! Most clients choose to showcase the local landscape of Virginia and who can blame them. Virginia is beautiful and has so many options! For most of my sessions, […]

High School Senior portrait on lake

Your camera phone takes nice photos but can you find good lighting, pose people & edit afterwards? Experience & education are the key!