Favorite Hampton Roads handcrafted Instagram accounts to follow

I love the power of social media and how easy it is to connect with other people, especially local artists! Maybe my love of all things handmade came from my mom who'd bring me along to craft shows or maybe its because I've always loved to create myself.  I've always...

Baby Olivia’s Year In The Life

Baby Olivia was 3 months old when I began her first Year In The Life session. Abi and Jim wanted to document all the changes that were happening along with some places that meant something to them including a local park called Blue Bird Gap Farm and a visit to...

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What to expect during a documentary family photo session

If the thought of hiring an in-home photographer stressed you out, keep reading What to Expect During a Documentary Family Photo Session to ease your mind. Hopefully you'll realize it's actually pretty laid-back and not stressful one bit! Preparing for the Session 1. TAKE IT EASY. A documentary session can...

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FUN and FREE Activities for Families to do at Home During Covid-19

I had a feeling when things became so serious with the spread of COVID-19 that there would be some good to come out of it. Don't get me wrong..it's still very scary and I pray that none of us or anyone we know becomes infected. BUT our lives get so...

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...