Winter graces

February 25, 2017, I was in London, England, with my youngest, Simon, at myView full post »

Our First New York Snow

I checked the weather on my phone before going to bed last night (somethingView full post »


It’s been almost two months since we left Rock Hill and have been here inView full post »

The Best Days

I cannot simply summarize our time in Rock Hill.  No amount of words will feelView full post »

“Follow Me”

When I dreamed of adoption in high school I knew nothing of trauma. When myView full post »

When I said Good-bye to Facebook

I took a 2 1/2 month break from Facebook. I deactivated my account and wasView full post »

Josie Kate // Newborn Photographer, Fort Mill SC

This precious girl was born just before the New Year. Seeing her mommy andView full post »

Lifestyle Newborn Photography (And why you’ll love it)

*baby Jake, looking out the window near his crib, toward the sun* Do you hearView full post »

Bits + Pieces

Days started early, taken purposefully, but slowly. Many books, outdoorView full post »

2017 // Birth and Newborn Photography

I started 2016 with high hopes of growth – a heart-felt personalView full post »

Lucy Grace

Meet Lucy Grace, who surprised her parents with her life, and brought with itView full post »

Our Thanksgiving

We hadn’t planned to travel for Thanksgiving this year, but when ourView full post »

Bits + Pieces // Historic Brattonsville

Toward the end of summer we visited this gem of a place for the first time inView full post »

A September Morning // family at-home session

This family welcomed me into their beautiful home on a morning in lateView full post »

Press in to the hard

I spent nearly all day today correcting and disciplining my boys. Yesterday,View full post »

A box // Childhood

I want to start a new series here in this space, documenting the glory days ofView full post »

Simon’s 3rd // Bits + Pieces

I am so far behind on our family’s personal pictures that I have to goView full post »


Gone are the days of serious-faced tintypes, and one-shot portraits. Now,View full post »

Ruby // York County Newborn Photographer

I am so happy to share this newborn session with you. Years ago, when I wasView full post »

Hide and seek

Reason #6453 why I love sessions that let your kids relax and be themselves.View full post »

Bits + Pieces

Grandfather builds a tree house. Sometime this spring, I think after watchingView full post »

Isaac // Newborn pictures

This little man has been a constant source of delight for his family since theView full post »

Sorrow & Gratitude

In May, just before Grace’s 16th birthday (and Mother’sView full post »


Summer Gratitude balmy mornings on our front porch playing ball withView full post »