Life in 52: Week 5/52 | Wilmington NC Family Photographer

My life in 52 project is going great! So far I have been lucky enough to capture my family in the last 5 weeks. Mostly my girls at least. This week was uneventful and pretty routine. But I love it that way. Here are some of my favorites.  Cover photo caption: When you want to play with the cat but …

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Halloween Spooktacular 2018 | Halloween Mini Session

3rd Annual Halloween Spooktacular This year, Halloween Spooktacular was a great success. As part ONE for my Halloween Spooktacular we had Halloween Mini Sessions. A week later and part two, we hosted a Spooktacular Party to premier the images. Its food, fun, costumes and of course pictures!  Great Costumes We had a huge turn out this year and the best …

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Jade and Brad’s Family Session | Wilmington NC Photographer

Jade and Brad’s Family Session at the trails behind Poplar Grove First of all, I am so happy to share this sweet little family’s portraits. When Jade and I sat down to plan her family session, she wasn’t exactly sure where she wanted to do it. She had a few places in mind including the Abbey Nature Preserve behind Poplar …

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Starting Kindergarten

Olivia started Kindergarten This has been an emotional time for me. Amelia turned one this week and today Olivia started Kindergarten. KINDERGARTEN! When did that happen? It feels like it was just yesterday that I held her in my arms for the first time. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the last five years of her life. I’ve thought …

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Jessica and Josh’s Family Session | Downtown Wilmington Family Photographer

Jessica and Josh’s Family Session in Downtown Wilmington NC I am in LOVE! In love with this session, this family, these photos! Allow me to explain… Jessica is part of my mommy photography program. She was an active member last year and I am so excited she joined again this year. When we sat down to discuss her family portraits …

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Melissa and Rob’s Family Session | Wilmington NC Family Photographer

Melissa and Rob’s Family Portrait Session at New Hanover County Arboretum You will swoon at this sweet little family session at the New Hanover County Arboretum. I photographed Melissa and her beautiful family last year. This year she has joined my mommy photography program and I could not be more excited. I’ve been able to get Melissa and her gorgeous …

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Mommy and Me Session with Jessica | Wilmington NC Family Photographer

Jessica’s Mommy and Me Session at the Arboretum Jessica’s mommy and me session took place at the New Hanover County Arboretum. It is one of the most gorgeous places in Wilmington. We photographed her and her beautiful kids one evening in May. The weather was a bit hot but was starting to cool down since it was before sunset. We …

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A letter to moms | Mommy and Me Sessions

A letter to you… Dear Moms,      Yes, you! As a mother myself, I know we live in the everyday. The bandaids and soccer practice, homework and dinner. We see our children at their best, rocking that spelling bee. And their absolute worst, total epic meltdown in the middle of the grocery store. We have days when we feel …

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