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Couples Session: Just Because

July 15, 2022 - Sometimes you want to celebrate your life together, but there’s no special occasion coming up. That shouldn’t stop you f...
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Nine Reasons to Hire a Professional Photographer

July 08, 2022 - You don’t need a special occasion to hire a professional photographer. You can have a photo session just for the sake of...
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A Word About Body Image

May 27, 2022 - I’m here to tell you something you may or may not believe: your butt is not too big, and your boobs are not too small, t...
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Five Tips to Boost Your Confidence for Your Session

March 25, 2022 - “I booked my photoshoot, but now I’m freaking out about it!” I remember when I booked my own boudoir session to celebra...
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Collaboration is Key

February 11, 2022 - I just want to take a minute to talk about collaboration. If you really just want a Simple Session headshot, I can do t...
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Portraits of Sylvia

February 01, 2022 - Sylvia is a retired nurse who enjoys gardening... and who happens to be my mother, with a birthday this weekend! Sylvia...
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Portraits of Rhonda

January 18, 2022 - Rhonda is a retired county sheriff, and we celebrated that part of her life with pix of her in uniform. These are a few...
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Shoot Checklist

January 14, 2022 - I’m working on a comprehensive checklist that covers the timeline of preparation for your custom portrait session so you...
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Photos vs the Mirror

January 07, 2022 - Are you one of those women who don’t really like pictures of yourself, or you think photographs of you don’t quite look...
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Portraits of Suzanne

January 04, 2022 - Suzanne is an uber-talented woman: actress on stage and screen, dancer, singer... and makeup artist! She's stepped in fr...
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When All You Have Left Are Pix: Part 2

April 09, 2021 - Annie Partin Seabolt was my paternal grandmother. Where we only have a few surviving photographs of my maternal grandmot...
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When All You Have Left Are Pix: Part 1

March 12, 2021 - Flora Rose was my grandmother on my mother’s side... and this is the only photograph I have of her. My mother has three...
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Flashback Friday: 2020 – Ten Years and Growing

November 27, 2020 - Despite a novel coronavirus pandemic, this year featured several honors for me. One of my clients was profiled in a loc...
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Flashback Friday: 2018 – Central Virginia

September 25, 2020 - Having finally moved into our new home, my new husband and I renovated the barn-turned-cabin to become my studio! I jump...
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Flashback Friday: 2017 - Time to Move

August 28, 2020 - Lots of changes happened in 2017 – including my move to Amherst, Virginia! I was able to do some product photography of...
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Flashback Friday: 2016 – New Experiences and a Reminder

August 07, 2020 - ‘Tween photography kicked off my sixth year in business. Ten- to twelve-year-olds (in between kid and teenager) are such...
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Do it for you!

April 17, 2020 - You might be thinking that you are booking a photo shoot for business, for fun, or as a gift… and you are! However, ther...
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Got Shots?

April 10, 2020 - I encourage you to create an inspiration board on Pinterest or elsewhere of photographs you like. I have a running list...
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Boudoir Photography: A Definition

January 17, 2020 - A boudoir shoot is generally considered a sub-genre of beauty or glamour photography. Boudoir photography also celebrate...
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Beauty Photography: A Definition

January 03, 2020 - Beauty photography has many definitions, and none. Do a Google search. I did. I was looking for an “industry standard” t...
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