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I’ve never loved tulips. I know, I know! I’m not sure why – I’m drawn more to “fluffy” flowers like ranunculus, peonies, and roses, and tulips have always seemed a little plain, in comparison. I’ve always found them to be difficult to photograph, and styling them was much more challenging than the spring bouquet from last […]

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I was struck by the rustic beauty of the pistachio shells as they piled up, and decided to find out how they’d look in some pretty light. You can find inspiration in some unexpected places if you’re open to it.

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One of my life goals is to travel more, to see new places around the world. So when I was invited on a girls trip to Phoenix with some amazing photographer friends, I jumped in with both feet. We headed into the desert to shoot the scenery. And each other, of course. I don’t know […]

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Author and civil rights leader Howard Thurman wrote, “There is something in every one of you that waits and listens for the sound of the genuine in yourself. It is the only true guide you will ever have. And if you cannot hear it, you will all of your life spend your days on the […]

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Last fall, I was burning out on client work. (It happens, even when you love your job.) So a photographer friend and I grabbed our kids, tossed them in the car, and set off to explore a little spot by the side of the Neuse River. It was just what the doctor ordered. Macy was […]

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This image is much darker and moodier than my typical photographs. I chose this processing because I love the texture it brought out in the water and the clouds. I also love the gently sloping tree line and her little head bobbing there in the middle. Different is fun.    

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Just going through some old files and ran across this one. Oh, my heart. I have this image framed, and never had a chance to hang it before we moved out of our old house. We’re moving into the new house in three weeks, and there are so many blank walls…so many possibilities!

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Just a few more images from Hawaii, an anniversary trip in 2014. Adorable pastel rowboats. Rabbit Island and a sky of streaking clouds. Beyond the Trees Gone Fishing, Hawaiian Style A Seat with a View These images and more will be available to purchase in my Etsy shop coming soon!

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