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The Legacies We Leave

Life is made up of little moments that tell our stories. Stories which will be part of the legacy we leave. I hope to help people leave a legacy of beautiful photographs that capture their love for life.

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I have been to my fair share of promotion ceremonies. As a Marine Corps spouse of more than 20 years I’ve been to a lot of ceremonies; promotions, retirements, change of commands. They never get old. I absolutely love the pomp and circumstance that comes with these special military moments. As I look back on […]

Capturing Real Life & Real Smiles In my opinion photography should be a relaxing, fun and a personal kind of experience. I believe capturing someone’s life moments should be taken seriously but should also have an element of personal connection. This is when relationship happens. Then when from behind the camera I say things like, […]

Hi, friends, I am so excited to share this Fall wedding in Virginia with you today! This Fall has been a busy one for me! In a this wedding is sort of the grand finale for my Fall shooting season! I get asked a lot if I photograph weddings and my answer is always, YES! […]

It’s gonna be a great year! The leaves have changed. The weather is cooler and that means busy season for portraits. My absolute favorite sessions are with my Seniors. There is just something awesome about Fall senior portraits. It’s the beginning of their last year of high school and excitement levels are high. Which make […]

Senior year! One of the best years of school. It’s a year of firsts, but mostly a year of lasts. One starts with their last, first day of school. At least the last one where parents will make you wake up early, get dressed nicely, comb your hair and stand on the front steps for […]

Senior year is in full swing and so are senior pictures! It’s the perfect time of year! The fall colors are peeking out and the weather is amazing! Taking time to capture senior portraits is important! Senior year like senior sessions only happen once. When the moment has past, it’s gone. No repeats. I wish […]

Lately, I’ve been reading and listening to podcast about the different generations. I am a GenXer. One podcast said this meant that I prefer people to be real. Be who they are, just give it to me straight. I couldn’t agree with that more. I don’t particularly like fluff or flattery. Now this doesn’t mean […]

One thing I love the most about being a Family photographer is repeat clients! Don’t get me wrong I LOVE weddings! The challenge of capturing a once in a lifetime moment. All the pretty little details and the romance of it all makes me giddy with love every time. But then the day is over […]

Fall is almost here!! What better time for a Sunset Engagement Session. The days are still long but the evenings are cooling down. It’s perfect weather for family fun and gorgeous pictures. Amy & Ryan chose one of my favorite locations for their engagement session, The Barn at Chancellorsville! They also decided that if his […]

Have you ever noticed how summer can seem long and short at the same time? School ends and the first few weeks of summer seem heavenly. No alarm clocks, no plans, no problems. But then you hit a certain point and feel a twinge of panic that it’s going too fast. This is when you […]

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