A personal photo series project about my son Isaac and his relationship with animals! If he’s not actively acting like an animal, there’s bound to be one nearby. This project stretched me creatively and helped improve my craft as a documentary family photographer!
An in-home photo session with two young kids in a blend of lifestyle & documentary family photography styles, including reading in the playroom & playing outside! See their photos, heirloom album, & wall art.
Looking for a park with beautiful fall foliage around Raleigh? Joyner Park in Wake Forest is at the top of my list! See Christina & Jason’s photos here with their sweet baby girl Aurora.
It is a joy to introduce you to sweet Nora today! See photos from her full New Life Collection experience here + some of the heirloom artwork they’re enjoying in their home with photos from Nora’s first year of life.
Limited Edition fall photo sessions at a Christmas tree farm! See the Christmas cards, ornaments, wall art, & more that my clients and I created together in 2021, all while capturing fun, festive holiday moments that they’ll be able to enjoy forever.
I’ve started another round of the New Life Collection with Haley & Michael, so let’s catch up on a couple other sessions I’ve had with them! See James’ 1-year session with his grandparents, his full New Life Collection album, their fall family photos with James then as a toddler, + more artwork for their home!
Each summer, Dorothea Dix Park is home to a beautiful sunflower field that is the perfect backdrop for family photos! There are rows of flowers to explore, the perfect amount of space for a family to have fun while taking photos, and even a cool swingset and hammocks to enjoy afterward.
“This morning we dropped Isaac off for his first day of school EVER, and I’m over here all emotional about it, as mamas will be! We had to take those classic first day of school photos, and CAN YOU EVEN?! I also want to share some new stage of motherhood thoughts & feelings, because well, there are lots of them. I’m using this space to document, process, and share in hopes that you can relate & maybe feel a little more validated in all your own feelings & emotions as a mama with kids in transition.”
Spoiler alert – I didn’t know it at the time, but this was the last session I had with this sweet family as a family of three… Since we took these photos last fall, they have welcomed a baby boy & we’ve done maternity and newborn photos for them as part of the New Life Collection! I’m eager to share those photos with you all too, but it just didn’t feel right to skip over these photos and go straight to their maternity photos. Ada is too cute in these and I’ve got to share!
“You’re 3 months into motherhood… You’re finally settling into life with a baby, finding new rhythms, and hopefully getting to some kind of new normal. Baby is growing! You can hardly recognize her from the newborn photos you had taken just a few months ago. How is it that she already looks so different? With her physical growth & changes comes some personality too – she’s smiling, she’s laughing, she’s playing… oh, what a joy to see her become more interactive! There’s a little person in there!”