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Summer Rain Summer Green

It is a great honor and pleasure to get out in the deep nature that surrounds us and make beautiful images for families (like this awesome one) to treasure. Present day….  I think about what portraits like these will mean to my clients when they unwrap their packages and hang their portraits on the walls of their homes.  I […]

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Asheville Children’s Portraits

I had the pleasure of working with one of my favorite families on planet earth!!  These kiddos melt my heart.  Three kids is no joke.  I went home muddy and happy!!  Thanks guys!!  Here is just a peek of a few of my favorite black and whites from the day.

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Summer in the Mountains

Pay attention.   Be astonished.   Tell about it. I was struck today by one of my favorite poet, Mary Oliver’s,  instructions for life. Pay attention, be astonished, tell about it. It made me immediately think of my work.  I feel thankful for the great satisfaction that comes with being able to do these three […]

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Asheville Family Portraits

Not all of my photo shoots involve white dresses, boutonnieres and corsages, tiered cakes, and the exchanging of vows in bucolic settings. While I absolutely love photographing weddings, I’m equally smitten by family portraiture. These images are from a family I recently worked with. Such a sweet group, and how about that baby? Isn’t she […]

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10 tips to taking better baby photos

Tip #1: Turn Your Flash Off and Use Natural Light When you begin experimenting with natural light, you will appreciate how much it flatters people–and they will appreciate this too! What’s more, turning off your flash will make your camera less conspicuous in public and open up more opportunities for candid situations.

Look for indirect natural […]