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October 9, 2019

Connor and Claire found my photography through Abby – a childhood friend of Claire’s who has graced the pages of this blog multiple times – and boy am I glad that they did! One of the best parts of this job is getting to know new people, hearing their stories, and ultimately feeling like I’ve […]

September 3, 2019

FILED IN: People, Weddings

Abby and Sam were married at The Biscuit Company in Thomasville, Georgia (remember Shelby & James’ wedding at the same venue?!). I knew I would enjoy their wedding day after I completed their engagement session. Abby is down to earth, and someone I think I would’ve been friends with had we met earlier. Sam is […]

August 20, 2019

FILED IN: Family, People

A couple of weeks ago, I received a message on instagram asking if I was available for a last minute photoshoot in St. Teresa. School was about to start, and Paige wanted to capture the essence of her family’s summer vacation before they had to pack up and return home to Tallahassee — photographs to […]

August 2, 2019

FILED IN: People, Seniors

The summer months are often a bit slow, as a wedding photographer in Florida – I mean, who wants to get married in this heat?! However, while slow can often mean boring, I tend to enjoy these months. They feel like an opportunity to recharge my batteries. To photograph for fun. To be creative for […]

July 23, 2019

Where to start? My first meeting with Melissa and Philip was at their engagement session. It was a February evening at Maclay Gardens (the same location as their wedding!), and the park was in full bloom. We wandered around seeking out the prettiest blooms and getting to know one another. I remember leaving that evening, […]