A Good Snapshot Keeps a Moment from Running Away

July 10, 2013
What makes a "good" picture? I personally think that most people's idea of a "good" picture means the light has to be PERFECT and the focus has to be crisp. I went to fine art school, where imperfection was welcome with opened arms. In fact, it was even more welcome than those so-called perfect pictures. Don't get me wrong, I definitely love a nice...
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Mixing Light & Colors

May 21, 2013
This is the kind of setting that just trulyyyy inspires me to pick up my camera! Being around music and a creative environment is a great start, but mixing up the light really motivates me. The feeling is so sensual in this picture! It's like I know exactly how she feels playing that instrument, because I get the same feeling when I take an awesome...
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Painting with Light

December 10, 2012
Light is absolutely fundamental for a picture. Sometimes light is there and it can be all right, not great and not bad... it serves its purpose. Other times, we get lucky and the light is just right and creates this intense desire to take a picture that will hopefully serve it justice. When I saw the light coming through the shades in this picture...
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Fall is here!

October 21, 2012
Last weekend I did a fun fall family photo session in Old Town Clifton, VA. The town was absolutely adorable, with train tracks running straight through it, antique shops, and a cute little place to stop for soft serve. Fall is definitely a fun time to take pictures with the foliage changing, I just love the burnt orange leaves popping against the...
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Family

September 20, 2012
I am all about family. They are all HUGE parts of my life, and my nieces honestly just blow my mind most of the time! They are so cute and funny and I find myself cracking up at the little things they do. I am constantly taking pictures of Peyton and Madison, since I live with them (check out my instagram, pretty much every picture is of them- user...
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