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Kaelyn’s 18 Months Old! | Wilmington NC Children and Family Photography

I am so excited to post this little beauty’s photos! Kaelyn turned 18 months old last month and her mom wanted to celebrate with a portrait session. We did her portraits at the arboretum in Wilmington! Its such a beautiful place for a session… add a gorgeous girl and VOILA!

lesleyKaelyn’s 18 Months Old! | Wilmington NC Children and Family Photography

Anderson Family Portraits | Oak Island NC Family Photographer

Oh! I am so excited to show you these family portraits. This is one of my favorite families to photograph. I photograph their family portraits every other summer in Oak Island NC. I love seeing how much their girls have grown! Here are my favorites from this year!  

lesleyAnderson Family Portraits | Oak Island NC Family Photographer

Why does professional photography cost more? | Wilmington NC Wedding and Family Photographer

I believe in the importance of photography. Lets look at the root word of photography… PHOTOGRAPH. By definition: photograph  (ˈfəʊtəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf)  — n 1. Often shortened to: photo  an image of an object, person, scene, etc, in the form of a print or slide recorded by a camera on photosensitive material Read that middle part again… ‘in the form of a print or slide’…. Which means a photo is tangible! We hold them, pass them around to show friends and family, we hang them on our wall and put them …

lesleyWhy does professional photography cost more? | Wilmington NC Wedding and Family Photographer

Evan is 6 months old! | Wilmington NC Child and Family Photographer

My sweet little nephew turned 6 months old last month. My sister and her family were down for Memorial Day weekend so we took him to the park to do a little mini session. I just LOVE the way these turned out! He is such a happy baby!

lesleyEvan is 6 months old! | Wilmington NC Child and Family Photographer

Olivia’s First Year | Wilmington NC Family Photographer

So, if you’ve read my blog before you know how much I stress the importance of capturing every stage in your child’s life. So many people spend a crazy amount of money on the latest fashion or newest technology but when it comes to reserving their families memories they don’t want to spend the money. Photography is an investment, 50 …

lesleyOlivia’s First Year | Wilmington NC Family Photographer

Jen’s Maternity and Family Session | Wilmington NC Maternity Photographer

I’ve been so lucky to photograph some amazing life events for Jen and Brian. Now, I am so excited to photograph Jen’s maternity and family session before their new bundle of joy arrives! Jen is about a week from her due date and they are getting ready for another little boy! 🙂 They wanted to capture this moment in their lives, so we headed to downtown Wilmington for some Maternity Portraits. …

lesleyJen’s Maternity and Family Session | Wilmington NC Maternity Photographer