Monthly Archives: November 2015

That Time Of year Again… AnnualFamily Photos

Nine Thirty AM annual family photos the day after Thanksgiving. The smell of cinnamon rolls in the oven filled the house, fresh baked breakfast bread with butter waiting on the table, caramel infusedView full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: Thanksgiving… The Ultimate Thankful Thursday

Thanksgiving… truly the ultimate Thankful Thursday. This year Brandon and I are hosting Thanksgiving Dinner with the family all here. I am so excited…there will be about 18 of us. We areView full post »

St. Petersburg Yacht Club Wedding: Rosie + Tyler

They met in elementary school, attended the same high school and yes… they are now alumni from the same college.  When love is meant to be, it will be.  For nine years Rosie + Tyler have beenView full post »

Stabbing Pain in His Abdomen + Chest and a breaking Heart In Mine

On september 24th 2015, I received a phone call from my father to wish me happy birthday. But he also had something else to tell me, something sad and scary. This part of the conversation started ofView full post »

Wedding Planner or No Wedding Planner That is the Question

As we walked into the venue to set up our lighting, about an hour before the wedding day excitement began to unfold, the wedding planner greeted us with a warm smile and huge hug. Joy filled my veinsView full post »

The Gray Diaries: Ditching the Dye and Embracing My Silver Strands

YES… I am going for it. Bring it on gray hair! Ever since high school I have been dying my hair, not because of grays, but just for fun. I have had my hair every color you can imagine simplyView full post »

FEATURE: The Celebration Society: MELISSA + AJ

Addiction is what I am told. My husband says I am addicted to chocolate and social media.  But then again who isn’t, I always say. They are two wonderfully amazing inventions!  Adding to myView full post »

Rachel + Andrew Dahlonega Georgia Engagement Session

Rachel + Andrew met here in the tiny quaint little mountain town of Dahlonega Georgia where happiness thrives and a slow southern style graces each day. On one particularly beautiful dayView full post »

Happy Birthday Mom

My beautiful mother…your are classy, sassy, opinionated, funny, a trouble maker at times, loving, concerned about your babies (and believe me we will always be her babies), smart, quite, shyView full post »

Low Light Photograph Tips

On any given wedding day we will find ourselves in a situation where we have very low lighting, typically during the reception. However, if a sunset wedding runs behind schedule for some unforsceneView full post »

The Best Time To Photograph The Flower Girl + Ring Bearer

One of our favorite moments at a wedding is when the flower girl and ring bearer walk down the isle. The guest faces just light up with joy and “Awes” can be heard filling the air. I meanView full post »