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Meg loves the camera and the camera loves her back! This session was so much fun and I’ve been excited to blog it for a while now. My time with Meg was unique because I had my wonderful assistant follow us around and take some footage of the session actually happening — which if you […]

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July 3, 2019

meg

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Today I’m sharing Chloe’s senior session from a few months ago! Slowly but surely I am catching up on posting on the blog. Seriously, there are so many sessions I can’t wait to share. Chloe decided to do her photos on her property which was a nice change of pace from all the places I […]

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May 21, 2019

chloe

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Wow, it must be the end of the world because I actually blogged!! Let me tell you guys, those of you who have been hustling photography part-time while also having a full-time job, I truly don’t know how you’ve done it. It’s been a serious moment since I have had the time or energy to […]

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May 4, 2019

emily

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I have known Alison for a long time — I photographed her and her sisters as kids and did Senior photos for her oldest sister Emily a few years back. She has the kind of smile that just completely lights up a room, and you can feel that energy just illuminate from her photos.

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November 7, 2018

alison

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Mikaela was a joy to photograph. She was so spunky and full of life — and with awesome taste in books may I add! During the second half of her session, we witnessed hundreds of butterflies at Chatham Manor. We ended with a few “very October appropriate” shots near the old corn stalks.

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November 7, 2018

mikaela

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So here we are, my favorite shoot of the year! This is the fifth year we have done a Halloween shoot, which is insane. It doesn’t feel like five years has gone by since our first one. This year while down in Nola, I felt inspired by the cultural icon that is Marie Laveau. The […]

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October 29, 2018

Halloween 2018

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Enjoying this August downtime before Senior season heats up next month. Today I’m sharing Sarah’s session from a few months back. Sarah is also a photographer and will be attending VCU this year to study photography. She’s also the only Senior to date to ever have a rainbow in her photos!

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August 20, 2018

sarah

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Oh Trinity, probably one of the most rescheduled Senior sessions we’ve had yet! It seemed like every time we planned her session, rain would come and soak everything into a sopping wet mess. After about six (??) reschedules, we finally came into some sunshine. We did end up with some pretty high winds, but it […]

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August 13, 2018

trinity

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Trying to keep up with all of the amazing Senior shoots we did at the beginning of this Summer. Today, I’m sharing Arizona’s session. This was really fun because I also photographed her sister Riley a few years back as well. We got the epitome of amazing lighting for this session, even though it was […]

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August 13, 2018

arizona

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Good morning, everyone! Senior season is winding down for the class of 2018 this month as we’re seeing many of our girls graduate. I’ve been a little torn with what to post lately because I have a lot of material on the blogging block, but I figured it had been awhile since I had shared […]

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June 7, 2018

Catherine

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