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Mercedes at the Palace | New Bern Maternity Photography

You know that amazing moment when everything sort of just comes together and life is awesome? This session was born from a series of moments like that. I've known Mercedes for a few years now, since I made an offhand comment to my son about a book series and heard someone behind me yell "oh… Continue reading Mercedes at the Palace | New Bern Maternity Photography

little girl jumping in sunflower field
child portraits, family portraits, pet photography, photo session

Sunflower Minis | Swansboro NC Portrait Photography

This year the sunflowers that bloomed in Cape Carteret were perfect for portrait sessions! I'm so glad I offered the mini sessions this year, I was able to photograph a few different types of sessions in them including siblings, maternity, and mommy and me. The light at the sunflower fields is simply gorgeous during the… Continue reading Sunflower Minis | Swansboro NC Portrait Photography

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Mermaid Erin in Stormy Skies | Emerald Isle NC Photography

Crystal reached out about booking her daughter, Erin, a mermaid session. They came from almost two hours away, and well, it's North Carolina weather and we all held our breath as we watched the storm clouds roll in. Fortunately, they were super early to the session and I headed down to the beach early myself… Continue reading Mermaid Erin in Stormy Skies | Emerald Isle NC Photography

30th cake smash photo session
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Jess’s Dirty 30! | Jacksonville NC Portrait Photography

Turning 30 is an adventure that sometimes needs a bit of excitement with it. For her 30th, Jess wanted to really showcase her fun side so we did a 30th Cake Smash and Champagne Splash! With a cake lovingly made by her husband, a window she turned into a chalkboard, special balloons, and pink champagne… Continue reading Jess’s Dirty 30! | Jacksonville NC Portrait Photography

Couples Portraits

Molly & Phil | Jacksonville NC Couples Photography

Molly & Phil won second place in the cutest couples contest held on my Facebook page and the day of their session was beautifully sunny, but surprisingly cold! Phil was a true gentleman and Molly spent between poses wearing his jacket (isn't that so sweet?!). We met at Sturgeon City Park in Jacksonville for a… Continue reading Molly & Phil | Jacksonville NC Couples Photography

Couples Portraits

Taylor & Timmy | Jacksonville NC Couples Portrait Photographer

A few months ago, I held a cutest couples contest on my Facebook page for a bit of fun. Taylor and Timmy won the grand prize, which was a couples session with me. We met at Emerald Isle Woods Park in Emerald Isle on a rather chilly January afternoon and it was so worth it!… Continue reading Taylor & Timmy | Jacksonville NC Couples Portrait Photographer

boy dabbing on beach at sunset
child portraits, Personal

Jackson | Jacksonville NC Children’s Portrait Photographer

They say it's the mechanic's wife whose car needs work, the carpenter's house that need some repairs, and in the same vein, it's the photographer's family who waits for photos. This session was done back in July and I just finally got caught up with my client work enough to finish up these fun photos… Continue reading Jackson | Jacksonville NC Children’s Portrait Photographer