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A birthday at the lake with family – Meet the Petersen family! Nathan with his two brothers, met at Nantahala Lake to celebrate their mom, Deborah’s 60th birthday with family and friends. This combination portrait lifestyle session has been one of my favorites this fall. I love working with kids in their own environment where they […]

Birthday, Family Portraits, Kids, Lifestyle, Portraits

October 8, 2017

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A photographers Sunday dream – This past Sunday, September 24th, I had the pleasure to work with some amazing families. I love getting to know and capture new and familiar faces alike. A big thanks to all our families who came out and made our fall mini session event a success. And thanks to McGuires […]

Family Portraits, Kids, Portraits

October 2, 2017

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Intimate Church Wedding – Eric and Gaby have known each other since they really young. They parted when Eric was 13 and Gaby was 9, when Eric’s family moved to Andrews, NC. They met again 10 years later and Eric asked for Gaby’s number and it’s all history now. “I had been praying for a […]

Weddings

September 30, 2017

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Camping with littles – So when I tell you that camping with littles is a bit tough, it might be an understatement. Harry and I used to go backpacking and camping before we had kids and carried everything on our backs. Now with three kids, the car is loaded down with everything but the kitchen […]

Kids, Personal, Savoring Motherhood

September 23, 2017

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Asher turns 2 – Happy second birthday to sweet Asher…His mom is one of my best friends and I just love this little guy! He has the biggest smile I believe I have ever seen. Asher loves hats, bicycles, motorcycles, dinosaurs, lions, blocks, and food. There are many times I have been around to hear […]

Birthday, Kids, Portraits

September 12, 2017

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A family reunion, 50th anniversary, and the eclipse – Meet the O’Leary Family! Scott from Orlando and Dan from Auburn, met their parents in the North Carolina mountains to celebrate their parents 50th wedding anniversary. All very interested in the Eclipse they decided to make it an anniversary gift for their parents. Totality happen right over […]

Family Portraits, Kids, Portraits

September 7, 2017

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The big K  (Kindergarten) – I cannot believe my sweet baby is in Kindergarten. It seems like he was just born, but sure enough he will be six in December! Some days I stop and look at Keller and think how did he get so big? He used to fit in my arms, and now […]

Kids, Personal, Savoring Motherhood

September 4, 2017

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Family Gathers For Mom’s 60th Birthday – Melissa and her sister Sarah met in Robbinsville, NC with their parents to celebrate their mom turning 60! After some super sweet family photos we headed back to the lake house for some fun. Fun with Friends, paddle boarding, and hanging out on the dock was a perfect […]

Birthday, Family Portraits, Kids, Portraits

August 20, 2017

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Murphy Bulldog Senior (Class of 2018) – Meet Sarah. This gorgeous girl is graduating from Murphy High School in 2018. She loves basketball and wants to get her degree in Elementary Ed. Sarah is an ambitious gal who will have 2 years of college under her belt when she graduates next May. She has a […]

Portraits, Senior portraits

August 18, 2017

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Vacation Fun Last week we took our annual end of summer vacation. We went to Beaufort, SC to visit Harry’s folks, they moved to Beaufort back in December. We packed a lot into one week, and the motto turned out to be “well, at least we tried.” Haha. It seemed every time we tried to […]

Kids, Personal, Savoring Motherhood

August 16, 2017