February 5, 2019

Last month my friend and brilliant writer, Ryann Werner, invited me to her place for her roommate's comedy anniversary. Very LA? Yes. The most perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon? Absolutely. Her roommate, Mary Elaine Ramsey, hosted the event. She is absolutely h...

January 18, 2019

Last week I stayed after hours at work for a night of vision boarding. If your unfamiliar, vision boarding in the new year is to help you 1) realize where you are 2) figure out where you want to go 3) manifest it to happening. Sounds like a cute evening with the gals,...

January 17, 2019

Last month I had the privilege to photograph the Carrillo family for their first ever family portraits since Deborah and Ronnie got married and blended their families together many years ago. You can imagine a lot has happened since then, including Blake being added (n...

March 18, 2018

If you're anywhere online (which I know you are because you're reading this here) then you've definitely seen the gender reveal trend! If you're unfamiliar with this, the couple has their doctor write down the sex of their unborn baby. Without looking, they then give t...

June 27, 2017

The day after exams, my sister Taylor and I hopped on a plane and headed for Los Angeles. My dad had arrived a few days earlier and the plan was to take family pictures on the beach. We moved from California in 2006 and since then there hasn't been a time where all the...

June 15, 2017

I want to say congratulations to all 2017 college graduates and a special congrats to all the ones I got to hangout with and shoot! This years shoots were especially fun because I got to photograph a ton of classmates and friends, plus I got to meet a lot of great peop...

May 9, 2017

This past weekend I shot my first surprise engagement session and like every other session, it was a learning experience! 

I had shot the bride-to-be college grad photos this year, which is how her fiancé found me. He picked a spot they'd been to a couple times before a...

It is finally March and nearly spring! Spring time in North Carolina is what I dream for, minus the pollen. Once everything is in bloom, portrait sessions begin!

March and April are my busiest months for college senior sessions. I wanted to give you some tips beauty pre...

February 28, 2017

I have worked for a couple youth sport photography companies now and just so you know, telling a kid to "say cheese" is so 1990s (or at least that's where it should've been left). When little kids hear this they freak and almost always give their biggest kid smile. Kid...

January 31, 2017

Did you recently shoot your first wedding and it didn't turn out to be what you expected? We all had to start somewhere! Choose to learn from your mistakes.

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