recent blog posts
“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” ~Roger Caras A couple of months ago, I had the pleasure of photographing Kim and her beautiful dog Ellie. Kim is the sister of one my best friends and lives up in the DC area. She wanted to do photos with Ellie and [...]
“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. ~Thornton Wilder” I think I am going to officially make it a tradition each year to do a Thanksgiving blog post. While admitting this might put some pressure of me to do so, I can honestly [...]
“Fall is summer’s flamboyant farewell.” ~A.A. Fitzwilliam Our State North Carolina Magazine puts on a fall photo contest every year and this year my Dad was encouraging me to participate (he never specifically stated that, but I figured him forwarding me the email about the contest once a week meant that he thought it was a [...]
“Strangers are just friends waiting to happen.” ~Rod McKuen It always can be hard to find the right quote for each blog post I do, but for Allison’s post, I thought this one was perfect. There is a lot of truth to this quote as it is truly amazing how strangers end up becoming a [...]
“Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.” ~Author Unknown This past summer I was home in Illinois visiting my relatives for two weeks. It was an amazing trip– I spent quality time with my family, took a ton of photos, experienced some beautiful country sunsets, and enjoyed the midwestern lifestyle.
“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.” ~Rajneesh I loved shooting maternity photos for Julia & Patrick. I believe that maternity photos not only make you realize just how beautiful life is, but document [...]