Featured in Documentary Family Photographers March 2020

I'm so excited to be featured in Documentary Family Photographers Capture the Rough Stuff II post. This is the first time I've been featured in one of their monthly themes. Documentary Family Photographers is a directory + community of photographers celebrating real family life and connecting families with photographers in their...

9 favorite 2019 photos of Hampton Roads Family photographer

I can't believe that 2019 is gone and we're entering in to a New Year already! I remember my childhood years when I used to want time to pass to quickly and now here I am wanted it to sloooooow down. Here are some of my favorite images from the...

Holiday Traditions: Christmas Tree cutting in Zuni, Virginia

Holiday Traditions: Christmas Tree cutting in Zuni, Virginia

We have loved visiting the Zuni Tree and Alpaca Farm for the past three years.   It takes me back to my childhood when I lived in a log cabin surrounded by thousands of acres of game management property. My step dad told us this story about searching the woods...

Chippokes Plantation State Park - Keepsake Video

Chippokes Plantation State Park – Keepsake Video

David spent the summers going to Chippokes Plantation State Park in Surry, Virginia and swimming in the Pool as a child. I think he was eager to show the kids what a massive pool they had, fit with a diving board and all. It seriously looks like the pool from an episode...

Family Vacation Sessions in Outer Banks, North Carolina

Family Vacation Sessions in Outer Banks, North Carolina

The Entingh family invited me to document their family vacation in the Outer Banks of North Carolina After talking to Jessica and several family members I realized they truly had come from all over; Washington State, Colorado, Canada, Illinois, California etc.   But there was ONE thing reuniting them all—...

Outside the Home Family Session at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Often times one of the BIGGEST hesitations in hiring a documentary photographer is the pressure you feel to have the "perfect home." I totally understand that having young children means you are living in a home that  “appears to have just been ransacked by intruders” and a little less like...

Stop Saying No and Just Get in the Darn Picture

Stop Saying No and Get in the Picture

One of the things I hear people say over and over: I don't like the way I look in photos. You know what?! I don’t either! But you know what I hate even more? The thought of me dying and my children not having photos of me with them. Stop saying...