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Juliet & Edward- Maternity

“Life is always a rich and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or to hatch.” ~E.B. White I moved from West Des Moines, IA to Southern Pines, NC right before the start of my senior year of high school.  It was at summer volleyball camp that Juliet and I met for […]

Sarah- Portraits

“A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be.” ~Douglas Pagels I met Sarah several years ago when she second shot my first wedding ever with me.  We casually kept in touch for a long time, but over the past several months we have […]

Leigh & Marshall- Portraits

“And life makes love look hard; The stakes are high, the water’s rough; But this love is ours.” ~Lyrics from Ours by Taylor Swift Leigh is a cousin of mine (on my husband’s side of the family) and I was ecstatic when she contacted me about taking some photos of her and Marshall.  At the time […]

Grandpa Jr.- Personal

 “We do not remember days…we remember moments” ~Cesare Pavese I thought that it was fitting that I share some of the images I took of my Grandpa and his farm while I was home this past summer, as this Saturday I am headed to Illinois to visit him (and other extended family) with my dad […]

Sarah & Ben- Wedding

“He loved her for almost everything she was & she decided that was enough to let him stay for a very long time.” ~Brian Andreas 4.14.2012 Ceremony & Reception: Mint Museum Randolph; Charlotte, NC From Sarah and I’s first correspondence, I felt like we were on the same page.  She was organized, a planner, and […]

Elizabeth- Senior

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” ~Confucius Elizabeth was an absolute sweetheart to work with.  She has a heart of gold and while I think she is absolutely gorgeous, her personality makes her shine even more.  We had a ton of fun doing her senior photos.  We were lucky enough to use her […]