I met Katie when she was about nine. She took Irish dance lessons with my oldest daughter, and if you know anything about Irish dance, you know that soon, if you choose to compete, those lessons turn into hours of practices, performances, and long-distance travel to competitions. Two of my daughters and I have traveled with Katie … Continue reading Katie, Ocean Lakes Class of 2016.
Lori McKenna has a way of singing what I feel. I love her music. At times it isn’t the best thing for me to listen to because, depending on my frame of mind, I’m likely to end up crying…boo-hoo sobbing to her honest, raw, heart-wrenching lyrics. I tend toward nostalgia; I haven’t decided if that’s … Continue reading My Life…thoughts on my kids growing up.
For a solid week before Hayley and Javi’s Virginia Beach Sandbridge wedding, every weather channel in Hampton Roads predicted rain, rain,and more rain all day for their wedding day. The morning of the wedding didn’t look very promising, but slowly and surely the weather cleared, and not only did we have no rain, we even saw … Continue reading Hayley and Javi| Sandbridge Virginia Beach Wedding Photographer.
Congratulations to these amazing young women who just graduated from Norfolk Christian Schools in Norfolk, VA. A few weeks ago we decided to do a BFF session in a field of buttercups. Though the weather threatened and dark clouds loomed during our very early Sunday morning session, the pictures turned out fantastic. This is not … Continue reading Congratulations Norfolk Christian Schools Buttercup BFFs, Class of 2016…Virginia Senior Photographer
My favorite thing about being a photographer is getting to know people and hearing their stories. I love experiencing the varied and unique ways people are made. I’m intrigued by the array of talents, propensities, and interests people have and how those things fit together to make each of us who we are. I love being … Continue reading Sage and Molly.The Best Abs Ever. | Virginia Family Photographer
Sometimes the thing you think you shouldn’t be doing with your day is exactly what you should be doing. That’s how Saturday was for me. My youngest daughter, Madison, organized a nine-mile hike, four hours away from our home with several Irish dancers from different parts of Virginia. Originally she had three adult drivers for the … Continue reading A Nine-Mile Hike. Virginia Photographer
Saturday’s weather was unpredictable in Norfolk, VA, but the beauty and love found at Justin and Sydney’s wedding was not. Justin and Sydney were married in the gorgeous Woman’s Club of Norfolk, a 100-year-old mansion nestled in the heart of Ghent’s historic Hague district. I met Justin and Sydney from my oldest daughter and her boyfriend who are … Continue reading Justin and Sydney are Married. 04.09.16 | Norfolk Wedding Photographer