Clark Family: Charlotte NC Family Photographer

It was a very frigid morning the day of our session.  Baby Airlee wasn’t too amused with the photo session at first…but we still managed to get a handful of great smiles and cuddle moments.  She has the cutest little giggle and prettiest little eyes.  Enjoy a few of my favorites of her and

Freshly Hatched: Miles’ Hospital Session

Oh I love the way little newborns are when they are brand brand new….freshly hatched (HA!).  Little ones change so much over the first month but those first few days… there’s nothing like it.  I love how small they are, how wrinkly their skin is, how plump they look…the list goes on.  I was

Peindl Family: Charlotte, NC Family Photographer

I always get excited to document a family the second, third, fourth time around.  It so fun to see these little ones grow each year and get to know them.  Little miss Lily and her parents are one of those families.  How adorable is she?  I had a great time exploring amongst the fields with her and

Haley + Derek’s Brakefield at Riverwalk Wedding: Rock Hill, SC

Haley and Derek had a beautiful wedding in the midst of a long rainy season.  The clouds parted and the weather cleared up the just in time for them to have a rain free wedding.   It turned out to be a really beautiful day.  Enjoy a few of my favorites! Venue:  Brakefield at Riverwalk D.J.:  Split

Our Yearly Pumpkin Pickin

We made two visits to the pumpkin patch.  My sister came along on the first one.  Enjoy some of our favorites.

Mountains on Film

All unedited with the exception of changing to a black and white.  I have a batch of expired film I use for personal use, that is why I have light leaks (which I kinda love).  Enjoy!

Swiney Family: Charlotte Family Photographer

I just love this little fella!  Who knew, all you have to do is run up behind him and “get him” and he giggles like crazy.  Anyhow, he was full of smiles and rocked his sessions so I wanted to share my favorites.  Enjoy!

Baby Bryson: Charlotte, NC Newborn Photographer

Baby Bryson has one cool nursery, two cool parents, and some awesome grandparents too!!  I had a great time meeting them all and photographing the handsome Bryson!  Hope you enjoy a few of my favorites from my time with them.

Keena + Ryan’s The Big Chill Wedding: Charlotte, NC

Keena and Ryan’s wedding is one to remember.  They have the most honest, pure, clear love and its a beautiful thing to witness and document.  A few of my favorite things of their wedding: —>Keena was so relaxed, laid back and excited all day.  Once she put her dress on she was just

Angie + Brandon’s Backyard Wedding: Lake James, NC

Angie & Brandon’s simple back yard wedding was a breath of fresh air.   It was such a lovely day despite of the constant rain showers.   When we arrived Angie and Brandon were both so positive about the weather and even though it changed all their plans they were the most positive and

Baby Avery: Charlotte, NC Newborn Photographer

My time with Baby Avery and her family was every bit enjoyable!  She sure did love snuggles from her mommy and daddy.  Hope you enjoy some of my favorites.

Ashley & Cody’s Dodgin’s Barn Wedding

Ashley & Cody were wed at Dodgin’s Barn in Lincolnton.   This venue is beautiful!  Nestled behind the trees they said their vows and celebrated with their friends and family.  They had their son dressed in the cutest little knickers and their grandmothers were the flower girls.  How

Duffey Backyard Garden

As some of you know, we moved into our new house at the end of May this year.  We immediately (like seriously-the first few days!) started tilling for a garden.  It’s one of the main things we were looking forward to having at our new house.  A big back yard with a big garden.  This summer

Chloe + Trey’s Loray Mill Wedding: Gastonia, NC

Ever since Chloe emailed me I knew that her wedding was going to be a delight.  Even after a venue change within a few months before their date and needing to find a new d.j. within 24 hours of the wedding, everything came together perfectly.   Chloe and Trey got married at the BEAUTIFUL Historic

Sarah + Reed: Charlotte NC Engagement

Words can’t describe how excited I am for my dear friend and her upcoming wedding.  I’ve known Sarah since 6th grade and that makes the longest friendship I have.   I absolutely adore Reed and how amazing he is to Sarah.  They are going to have a beautiful wedding and life together and

Fall Mini Sessions

Fall Mini Sessions dates are scheduled!!!  Perfect quick session for a few family portraits and/or Christmas Card Photo.   Sessions are on October 10th and 18th.  They will be held on private property in Mint Hill amongst the beautiful wild yellow fields.  Email me:

Baby Robert: Charlotte, NC Newborn Photographer

I’ve been so privileged to get so many returning customers and this sweet family is one of them.  I’ve photographed them since their first born Sydney, was a newborn.   She was so giddy over her “Robert” and lit up when she got to hold him.  Enjoy a few of my favorites.

Baby Charlotte: Charlotte, NC Newborn Photographer

Baby Charlotte has the best squishy cheeks ever!  Seriously. The Best.  Im so happy for her mom and dad.  They already are wonderful parents and I had such an easy session with them.  Enjoy a few of my favorites.

The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games on Film

Every year we attend the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games.   Paul’s family goes up there to camp for about a week and we usually take a day trip and stay a night.  Pierson LOVES the night life up there and hearing the music and watching the drum circles form with bag pipes blaring.  This

Marlena + Jameson: Part of Create Love Project

I’ve held off on posting this for a while because I have had a hard time thinking of the right words to tell their story.  At the end of last year I was feeling a little drained and discouraged.  I wanted to do something really meaningful with photography…something that would mean the world

Baby Marshall: Charlotte, NC Newborn Photographer

I had a great time with this sweet family.  They are new to the area and Sara is the owner and designer over at Salted Ink, she does beautiful work so go check it out!  They just had their little boy Marshall, before they moved to Charlotte from Raleigh.   He is the sweetest little fella with a

Amanda & Eric: Charlotte, NC Outdoor Maternity

I’ve known Amanda for a few years now after having met her through my cousin in a book club we started.  I was so excited for her and Eric when I saw they were expecting their first little bundle, and even more excited when she asked me to document it.  I can’t wait to meet their

Baby Patel: Charlotte, NC Newborn Photographer

One of the sweetest little boys there ever was.  He was such a snuggly little guy and content the whole time.  Enjoy a few of my favorites of him and his family.

Stephanie & Mike: The Oaks Events Wedding

I was so honored to be a part of Stephanie and Mike’s wedding.  From the moment I arrived everyone was so relaxed and excited.  Stephanie’s grandmother made the two little girls flower dresses and the bow sash on her dress…they were so cute!  The also had a really yummy cuban

Victoria + Tyler: Charlotte, NC Engagement Photographer

Tyler and Victoria are so crazy in love with each other.  It’s refreshing to watch the two of them interact so joyfully behind the lens.  They aren’t getting married until 2016 but Tyler is heading off for duty in Korea for a year in a month.  Im excited to able to be a part of their

Jon & Suzie- Charlotte Wedding Photographer

Though Jon and Suzie will be having a larger wedding and celebration in England eventually, they had an intimate courthouse wedding here in Charlotte.  It was such an honor for us to capture their portraits afterwards.  Photographers aren’t allowed in the courthouse during the ceremony so we

Haley + Derek: Charlotte, NC Engagement Photographer

I just can’t get over the pure joy and love in Derek’s face in this first image…I love it.  I met up with this gorgeous couple early one morning for a sunrise session.  While the sun only came out from behind the clouds once we still had really great light.  Im so excited for them and

Thea Turns One: Charlotte Family Photographer

How incredibly adorable is Thea in the midst of this beautiful Peach Orchard?    After hearing that Thea’s favorite food was Peaches, it made this location even more special and perfect.   I’ve known Angie and her family for a while now, and had the honor of photographing their

Nate turns 2: Charlotte Family Photographer

I had so much fun at this session.  This little boy just melts my heart.  It may partly be because I’ve been photographing him since he was a newborn, and partly because he reminds me so much of my own little boy.  We met up at The Big Rock Nature Preserve and Nate had a great time just

Keena + Ryan + Zoë: Picnic Engagement

I couldn’t be more happy for Keena and Ryan.   Ive known Keena for a very long time (we went to school together) and I’ve had the honor of documenting her maternity pictures, Zoë’s newborn pictures, and her 1 yr. portraits.  Im so excited to be able to document another great

Chloe + Trey: Charlotte NC Wedding Photographer

We really enjoyed our time getting to know this couple and photographing their engagement session.  You can tell from these pictures how in love and happy they are.  Full of laughs and good times.  I can’t wait for their wedding this fall!

Matted Folios

This year we’ve added these beautiful matted folios to our products.  Our photo sessions always include a print credit because to me getting your images in print is SO important.  Having the digital files are great and wonderful too, but if you walk in our home you will also see prints all

Wedding Packaging: A Sneak Peek

Over the years as our business has evolved we’ve tried to constantly improve our packaging.  Last year we started using these cute Wooden USB thumb-drives as oppose to C.D’s.   I’ve been searching for a cute way to present our USB to our wedding clients….then I found this.  An

Baby Andrew- Charlotte, NC Lifestyle Newborn Session

I love arriving to a home of a beautiful welcoming family, dreamy light, and adorable kids.  This sweet lifestyle session was all of those things.  Enjoy a few of my favorites of little Andrew and his family. I LOVE those little baby legs and toes….

52 Weeks: Week 52

As this project comes to an end I couldn’t think of a better picture then an replica of my very first one.  This has been such a rewarding challenge for me this year.  It’s truly been amazing to watch him grow each week through a series of photos.  I would like to thank everyone whose