We’ve Moved {Again}

My husband is a Marine. Which means I get to swoon over him when he wears his dress blues and drool over his rolled sleeves (it’s a Marine thing). This also means picking up my home and business to relocate at the whim of the Marine Corps. I spent a total of 7 years in…

Spring has Sprung Giveaway!

  Spring has Sprung and we are relocating to Quantico! To celebrate, I am hosting a HUGE giveaway! With prizes ranging from gift certificates to products from a good variety of companies to a free session, there is something for everyone! All companies are based in Quantico and surrounding areas. I’ve got smelly stuff, yummy…

Photography and OPSEC

If you have any affiliation with the military, you may have heard about OPSEC, or Operational Security. This is usually the most relevant to friends and families of deployed service members, but it does stretch a bit more than people realize.  If you look it up, you’ll discover it’s technically against OPSEC to post when…

Why you should be choosy when you choose your photographer!

I am very active on Facebook, particularly with “advertising” groups. A lot of the time, these posts will pop up in my newsfeed. I see a lot of the same “I’m looking for a reasonably priced photographer for _________” or “I want a great photographer, but don’t want to pay more than $50”. I’m going…

Congratulations!

The winner, chosen by Rafflecopter, is Jessica Phippen! Jessica has won a romantic couple’s session for her and her husband, Michael, when he returns from his deployment. I’ve actually had the honor of working with them and their daughter, Harley, in the past and look forward for another opportunity to work with them!  Congrats, Jess!

2,ooo Fan Giveaway!

I made a promise back in February that when my page reached 2,000 “likes” I would give away another session! On Wednesday evening, it happened and the giveaway was announced. I am giving away a romantic couple’s session. This includes about an hour of session time on location and edited images. Location is to be…

Why hire a professional homecoming photographer?

wife walking toward her marine

There are many, many, many reasons. The biggest regret I have from last homecoming was that I didn’t hire someone. I quite honestly didn’t even think of it. I have cell phone pics of me, 42 weeks pregnant, in labor, about 5 minutes *after* we actually reunited. I would love to have photos that were…

Welcome to my Blog

I am starting a blog in addition to my website. In addition to a more varied portfolio, I will be posting more information about what to expect when it comes time for your session and the whole process! Here is a great shot of mine that made the cover of Military Spouse Magazine’s April edition.