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Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.

When Mike and I first moved to Raleigh we, for lack of a better term, shopped around for a church to attend. When we were in our deciding process, we attending a Young Professionals gathering at The Summit Church. It was here that we met Megan. She became our first official friend in Raleigh! We […]

Megan & Wesley | Shelley Lake Raleigh

January 10, 2018

First of all, can it just be fall FOREVER? I mean, just look at that gorgeous orange tree! Or that beautiful golden light. Plus, Claire’s dress just screams fall and I love it, don’t you? Fun fact, Claire and I actually met when we were in 7th grade at a county run theater camp. Let’s […]

Claire & Brian | At-Home Session Raleigh

November 28, 2017

Just in case you didn’t know, the only thing better than ONE adorable, 3-years-old, fashionable, blonde-haired beauty is TWO! These identical twin girls share a special sisterly bond that will be so special as they grow up. It was a perfect fall day when I met with Addison & McKenzie and their sweet Momma at […]

Addison & McKenzie | Pullen Park Raleigh

November 26, 2017

Shawna and I both serve on the production team at The Summit Church. A few weeks ago, I met up with her sweet fam at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, NC. I hung around with them for about an hour and snapped some candid photos from the morning. I am absolutely OBSESSED with the […]

Dwyer Family Adventure | North Carolina Zoo

August 27, 2017

Last Saturday afternoon I spent some time with my friend Amanda and her daughter Emma while they baked some cookies! I snapped some photos of the cuteness, and I am so excited to share the results with you all!

Mommy & Me Lifestyle Session

February 28, 2017

Shannon & Alex drove all the way to Raleigh from Lynchburg, VA just so we could snap a few photos at Umstead State Park on a cold Sunday morning. I’m so in love with how these turned out!

Shannon & Alex | Raleigh Family Portraits

January 1, 2017

When I was in 3rd grade my family moved from California to Maryland. One of the first people I met was Lauren. I was shy and wasn’t so talkative at the bus stop, so one day when I was riding my bike in our cul-de-sac, Lauren hopped on hers and purposely crashed into me. Her […]

#Gibaby | Ellicott City Maternity

September 23, 2016