Friday, December 21, 2012

The Harlow Family is Growing

I had the great joy of photographing the Harlows as they are getting ready for their new arrival.  This is such an exciting time for all new parents, and these two are almost completely ready!  To see the rest of this shoot check out their slideshow at:


Saturday, December 15, 2012

Fall 2012

Fall hit hard a few weeks ago in my backyard.  There were just a few days where the leaves were absolutely perfect.   I love fall in North Carolina!

So, here's a super rare photo of me.  I don't often hand over my camera and get in a shot... a bad habit, truly.  Don't be like me.  Get in your family photos!!!

Monday, November 26, 2012

The Russell Family

I met up with this super sweet family at their home for a quick photo session yesterday.  Full of energy, their little guy did pause long enough for us to get some really cute shots.  What a spunky and fun kiddo.  Their littlest one just couldn't have been any sweeter.  He was alert as can be... great for a photo session : ).
Thanks Russell Family for a fun afternoon!



Wednesday, November 7, 2012

The Eaton baby has arrived

What a fun morning I was able to have spending some time with this very cute baby and his adoring family.  This little one had just arrived home a few days earlier.  He performed beautifully, but only fell asleep at the very end of our shoot.  So in most of his pictures we were able to see him wide awake.  And as I expected, this big brother proudly kissed his baby and was such a good boy for our pictures.  Enjoy some pictures of this oh-so-cute little bundle of joy!
To see the entire shoot on video, check out my link at


Tuesday, October 2, 2012

The Methot Family

A few minutes at a little pond, turned into an adorable photo session with a very sweet little girl.  I had so much fun coaxing this little cutie into smiling.  And while I had to work a teeny bit to get hint of a grin, she lights up completely for the loves of her life: her parents.  It was nice to get to know this family better.  Along with being cute themselves, they have this amazing dog.  No leash needed for this furry little guy.  He's just happy to hang out with his very loving family.  Here's a few of my favs from the morning.  To see the rest of the shoot please check out their slideshow at:


Friday, September 28, 2012

The Eaton family is expecting!

I met up with this very precious family for a maternity shoot at the UNC Botanical Gardens.  They are expecting their second cutie very soon!  We had fun exploring all the little paths, bridges and private alcoves.  Their little guy is going to be such a fun older brother.  He's super cute and will be a great role model for his little brother.  Thanks for including me in your special outing!
To see more of our shoot, please check out the slideshow at:

Friday, August 24, 2012

Charlotte Nature

Charlotte has some pretty amazing natural life.  The kids, one of my sisters, all the cousins and I went on a nature walk just on a regular little neighborhood trail.  You wouldn't think that on a fairly simple trail we could find so many cool things to photograph.  I especially love all the little mushrooms and weird things growing on old trees.  We even saw a mama deer with her baby, but I was too slow with the camera to capture those beauties.  Hope you enjoy some pics of our fun day.


Sunday, July 29, 2012

The Cheng Chin Family

I met up with this family on a very warm day this month.  What great sports their kiddos were to keep going on a very muggy day.  They were truly fantastic to work with.  This very sweet brother and sister played, giggled and did just what we wanted for the pictures.  What troopers!

I also had fun getting to know this couple.  Like my husband and I, this couple dated a long time and have been married a long time too.... Love is great!  And you can sure feel the love in this family!
Dogs can sometimes be a challenge on a shoot, but this gentle giant (still really just a puppy) is just so sweet.  All in all, it was a really great afternoon getting some great pictures.  
To see all of the fun of our day check out their slideshow at: 

Thursday, July 26, 2012

The Wrisley Family

What a joy to meet up with this very lovely family in their home. It didn't get off to the best start as I fell up their stairs. Who could do that? Well clumsy me... I was surveying their beautiful entry way when I just missed the bottom stair. I sliced off a bit of skin and of course they were so hospitable and kind in helping me overcome an awkward beginning. The rest of the shoot went like a dream. This family is just so photogenic! They were all so willing to continue on to do some really fun stuff. Check out some of the fun we had that night. Be sure to also view their slideshow at:

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