Family Matters

In light of Hurricane Harvey destroying a city so precious to me, Houston, and Hurricane Irma threatening the town I currently reside in, West Palm Beach, I felt the need to share something....

Family Portraits are SO important!

As I packed my belongings to evacuate West Palm Beach I did not know exactly what I wanted to take just in case I was to lose everything. The only item I grabbed from my house other than necessities was my grandmother's old lunch box because it holds all my old family's photos. While there are no photos of us all together they are moments we can not get back. Driving up to Georgia, I was thinking about how I need more images of my family. I wondered why we never take any and thought about the family sessions I had photographed and realized people need to know that...

You do NOT need a special reason to take family portraits!

As your life goes on your family changes, people grow up and some grow older. You never know what is to happen in life. It is important to take the time together and freeze a moment in time and that you can always have on your walls or in your hands; there to share with future family members.

Houston on my Mind

Houston Photo Shoot

#HOUSTONSTRONG

With the mess that Hurricane Harvey has created in a state that stole my heart long ago, I thought I would share these images I photographed a couple of years ago. These images were taken in Wharton, Texas with model, Katie McKay. The theme of the shoot was to portray a female protagonist that was strong in a broken, dark scenario. 

Ways YOU can help Hurricane Harvey Victims:

Whether you are in Florida and can help this week, or you can volunteer in Texas or you can donate there are many ways to help! Here are ways I have found you can help the animals, people, and the town!

Wedding Bells

If you read last week's blog then you know that I am offering a special package for all weddings booked in North Carolina. This does not mean that I am only booking weddings in North Carolina! I am based in South Florida, but I am also willing to travel to many other states to photograph your special day.  The two weddings displayed on this blog were photographed in Indiana and Texas!

Two Years from Wonderland

In honor of the two year anniversary of this shoot I am highlighting it in this week's blog! This was shot in Houston, Texas inside one of Patrick Dougherty's sculptures. If you have never seen one of his master pieces I highly recommend taking the time to see one near you! The first time I saw one I immediately thought whimsical wonderland! Of course when planning the shoot I did not go the typical route. I knew I wanted a vintage twist so I bought this 1950's casual dress and we went with a retro hair style. We used a basket of flowers as a prop to help set the story of a girl alone in her own nest in the wild. These images have been shown in the Whimsical Show at ARTescape in Sonoma, California and I hope that viewers can still see the beauty in these shots now and in the future.