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see their Ireland anniversary portraits here!!), and had an amazing time. There was so much to see and do, from touring medieval castles (you’ll see a lot of pictures of those; they are incredible!!!), to the shops (Irish coffee shops are the best), and finally eating all the amazing Irish food. Every day was jam-packed […]

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Life Update I’ve sat down to write this post three or four times already. It hasn’t happened until now. Life is hard sometimes, you guys! And it can be confusing. That’s where life’s road has taken me now… to a period of confusion, doubting, and questions. There’s been nothing tragic, devastating, or downright bad that’s happened […]

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Being In Front of the Camera As a wedding photographer, I photograph couples all the time, but normally I’m behind the camera- not in front of it! It’s easy to get into a rhythm of giving instruction but forgetting what it’s like to actually be photographed– unsure of the angles, or where to look. Josh […]

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Three years ago, I walked down the aisle at Centerville Christian Fellowship to the introduction of this song by Need to Breathe and promised to live the rest of my life alongside the handsome blonde guy winking at me from the altar. Since that day, our lives have grown and transformed in ways we never […]

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Now that I’ve got a quarter-century of life under my belt, I think I’ve learned some things. Some serious, some lighthearted, some about myself, and some about other people. Here are twenty-five things I’ve learned in my twenty-five years! 🙂 1. No one can motivate me to do anything but me, and I can do […]

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Last week, Josh and I took a last minute trip to meet his family in Tennessee. The cicadas loudly chirping in the trees, the humid weather, and the abundance of trees and green things reminded me of back home in Virginia. It was just the break we needed, and so good to see family again. […]

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Twenty-five feels pretty good so far! My twenty-fifth birthday was this week, and because Josh is a huge fan of surprises, until the night before I had no idea how we were celebrating. While we were eating dinner, I may have been complaining a little about that… until he whipped an envelope out of his pocket and […]

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If you follow my blog regularly, you may have noticed that May and June were filled with nonstop weddings and photo sessions, and that in July, there’s been well, nothing! My busy season packed itself into those first six weeks of May/June and left me wide open for the rest of the summer until I start […]

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Ah, Monday. The day with so much potential, that can set our feet on the path for success throughout the week. Also the day that seems to get the most groans and complaints from students, corporate America, and beyond. I’ve been a student and also worked a few Monday-to-Friday corporate jobs, but now that I’m […]

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It’s May. May?!?! My friend posted this on Facebook yesterday… …Does anyone else feel like this?! I know I certainly do! I spent what felt like months gearing up for “busy season,” which started in April for me and will be continuing without a break through the end of June. And now it’s May already?! […]