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Category Archives: Vacation Photos

Happy Holidays! I hope everyone has a relaxing holiday season and enjoys a little bit slower pace. I know I will. I’m going to take a deep breath, be still (for me) and be thankful. Thankful you shared your families with me. Thankful I get to do this job I love. Thankful my family supports […]

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We had the incredible opportunity to spend three weeks in France this summer with my husband’s family. Ah-mazing is an understatement. We were there so long that I forgot what day is was. Do you know how long it’s been since that happened? Maybe never. Ok maybe when my kids were newborns but the point […]

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Happy Holidays from Charlotte, North Carolina … though this picture was taken in Hawaii over the summer, so Mele Kalikimaka too!   For maybe the first time ever, we had our Christmas card done in July. It was so nice!! Because of my busy fall photography schedule, we are usually scrambling to design a card at the 11th […]

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Inspirational. Educational. Uplifting. Entertaining. Those are just a few of the many words I could write about Click Away, a photography conference I recently attended in San Antonio, Texas. I feel very fortunate that this was my 2nd time attending Clickin Moms‘ Click Away conference. Needless to say, it was just as amazing the second time […]

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Escape with me to the Caribbean for a few minutes if you will. I promise we’ll get back to camera tips, adorable children and family photography next week. For now, let’s escape the cold. It was 8 degrees here in Charlotte, North Carolina today. EIGHT DEGREES. I know my Chicago and New York friends think that’s laughable but if you have southern […]

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It’s hard to imagine loving a project more than I’ve loved this iPhoneography one. And it’s hard to believe I actually narrowed it down to 10 favorites (Ok, I didn’t. I just snuck in 2 bonus pics).  One year ago I started an Instagram 365 project with my iPhone only. I kicked it off January […]

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Peaceful beach, cute kids and gorgeous morning light … an awesome trifecta of lifestyle photography goodness made even sweeter when the kids are members of your own family.  During this beach session, the littles were my daughter Kate and her cousin Greyson.  I – a true light stalker – woke up early to capture the beautiful morning.  The kids – hoping for early morning beach […]

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Wild Dunes Resort on the Isle of Palms in South Carolina is a gorgeous backdrop for any family portrait.  Actually any beach setting is amazing but this feels like my beach, my comfort zone.  You know when you vacation somewhere over and over again, it starts to feel like home too.  That’s how I feel […]

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