Outer Banks of North Carolina

Vacations on the beaches of the Outer Banks in North Carolina are near and dear too many Hampton Roads families.

Ours included!


Shadow of a 4Runner on a dune in Avon, NC


June and July rolls around and all we can think about is tossing the roof box on top of our vehicle and booking it across the Wright Memorial Bridge. Once we’re across the bridge and hop into a sandy rut, all our cares + worries fly right out the window.

Out into the salty air.

Every year around the time the weather starts to warm up the question comes, “Mom, when can we go to the big beach?” Colby has been going since he was less than a year old.


4X4 Beach Corolla Beach NC


For us the beach is a place of rest & relaxation (though getting to the beach and set-up takes work).


Corolla Beach in North Carolina


It’s sandy hotdogs or sandwiches— or sandy everything really.


Corolla Beach North Carolina


It’s time spent together.


Father and daughter fishing


My niece fishing with her dad.


Dog swimming at beach in Avon


For our Duke who loves the water more than life itself.


Avon Beach, NC


It’s about sharing this way of life with generations.


Outer Banks vacation


The views.


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Vacation house in Avon, NC


It’s about watching our family grow and change. (First photo from 2011 just after David and I got married, Second is 2018)

Down at the beach everything is simpler. We laugh together, cook with each other, learn together, play together and soak up every moment for a few incredible days.

The Outer Banks is where some of our happiest memories are made.

Does it feel that way for you? Then why not have your family vacation documented too?


OBX Family Model Call

IF the Outer Banks is your summer home, I want to photograph your family! I am searching for TWO awesome families (with little(ish) ones) who are comfortable being photographed in a laid back, unposed session.

I’ll come to you all slathered in sunscreen and ready to photograph a day-in-the-life of your family vacation.

The session includes:
– 4-5 hour family photo session
– Complementary print with your purchase
– Awesome images of your most favorite summer memories

That’s over $500 in savings! Sounds awesome right?!

1. Please fill out this form HERE to be considered!
2. Go back to the original FB post and share it!

Submissions will be accepted now through June 30th, 2019 at 11:59PM.



Does your family have another home away from home?

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