True Beauty

True Beauty  If you know me, you know, I truly believe in all women loving their bodies. Body image is not easy. Somedays it can cripple us, other days we can wear out highest of high heels and strut our confidence. I often post words of encouragement towards loving your body and your fellow lady on social media. In my …

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Wilmington NC Family Photography | Lauren’s Bathing Suit Session

Mommy Photography Program Lauren and her beautiful girls are a part of my Mommy Photography Program. If you follow me on Instagram or my blog, then you know that I am a firm believer in all women feeling beautiful and confident about themselves. Because you see, women rule the world! If we feel inspired, empowered and confident, then we feel …

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Wilmington NC Maternity Photography | Norton Family and Maternity Session

Abby and Chris’s Family and Maternity Session Abby is a part of my Mommy Photography Program. And when she joined, I was so excited! Abby and I were only 3 weeks a part in our pregnancy, both with our second child.  Its been a fun ride these last couple months with her. She had her baby a week early. And …

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Cousin Session | Wilmington NC Children Photography

Cousin Session in Wilmington NC I am so excited to share this sweet little session. When Ashley first contacted me she mentioned that she wanted to gift portraits of her niece to her sister and then of course, she wanted images of her own sweet girls. Ashley has portraits of her girls taken every year but when she told me …

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Topsail Beach NC Family Photography | Vacca Family Session

Vacca Family Session at Topsail Beach NC I had the pleasure of photographing this sweet family session this summer at Topsail Beach NC. Jessica contacted me back in March to photograph her family on the beach. They live in Virginia and vacation in Topsail quite often. This year they decided to have family portraits taken during their vacation, which is …

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Oak Island NC Family Photographer | Arendt Family

Jessica and Josh’s Family Session I absolutely adore this family! Jessica is part of my Mommy Photography Program. So when we started to plan their family session, I could not be more thrilled. When Jessica and I sat down to plan their session, Jessica already knew she wanted it to be at the beach. They moved here a year ago …

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Wilmington NC Baby Photographer | Walker’s 1 Year Session

Walker’s One Year Photo Session When Bailey first contacted me about doing a one year session for Walker she mentioned that this is such a wonderful time in Walker’s life. And she’s absolutely right! Her baby is growing up way to fast and before she knows it, he won’t be a baby anymore. How does the saying go? The days …

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Family Photographer | Jameson’s Fourth of July Session

Mommy Program and Themed Sessions Here is one more from my Fourth of July Session! Jameson’s mom is part of my Mommy Photography Program. This program is a one of a kind and completely exclusive that features  mamas and their kiddos. One of the great things about the mommy program is themed sessions all year long. I’ve been wanting to do …

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NC Family Photography | Reagan and Paige’s Fourth of July Session

Mommy Program and Themed Sessions I am so excited to share this sweet, little Fourth of July Session! Reagan and Paige’s mom is part of my Mommy Photography Program. This is a one of a kind totally exclusive program that caters to mamas and their kiddos… but mostly to mamas. 😉 One of the fun things about the mommy program …

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Cullen Family Session | Wilmington NC Family Photographer

Marlena and Randy’s Family Session As a family photographer, I always have this idea of the perfect family photos. And this sweet little session could not have been more perfect! When we were planning their family session, Marlena told me that Jameson LOVES flowers. I immediately thought of this beautiful field right across from Poplar Grove Plantation. I drove past …

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