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When Allison was here, I asked my friend Hannah if she’d come over and do a photoshoot of us, because of course every time we see each other, being such a rare occasion, we ought to have photos. Right? Well Hannah thought that was a good idea, and despite the inclement, cloudy weather, we managed […]

When Hannah and I went to coffee for my birthday, we swapped headshots. 🙂 I love doing this! I obviously love taking Hannah’s headshots, but it’s great to get some of myself too. 🙂 It’s a win-win and we both love it! Besides, she’s an epic photographer and I love all the pictures she takes […]

Allison and I have an unusual friendship. We’re best friends, and yet we live over three hundred miles apart. “What’s so unusual about that?” you might ask. That in and of itself is not out of the ordinary; many best friends have had to move away from each other and keep up their friendship long-distance. […]

This year, I really wanted to do our family portraits. We haven’t had them done for a couple years, so we really needed them, and I had the vision for our family shoot to be done in our young apple orchard when it bloomed. Well, my family so sweetly complied with me, and AHH, I’m […]

Here in Asheville, it snows but once a year. Therefore, I always find the need to document such a momentous occasion. 🙂 There is something so peaceful about the snow. Snow in and of itself isn’t really my favorite, because it’s cold and wet, but otherwise? Otherwise, I love the quiet beauty. Not to mention […]

If you were a fly on the wall at our Thanksgiving feast, you might see a bountiful table of food; a large gathering of family and friends; beautifully detailed decorations. You might hear laughter and child’s prattle; the playing of guitar and singing of hymns; soft piano music in the background.  You’d see four generations […]


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