Grads and Military Homecomings

US Marine retirement ceremony in Jacksonville North Carolina

This week, I had the honor of photographing a US Marines retirement ceremony here in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Gunnery Sergeant Billingsley has served 20 years in the Marine Corps and was surrounded by his wonderful family, friends, and fellow Marines. His wife Nancy was just the sweetest and I’ll admit that I teared up a […]

Girl posing with her guitar in a field of yellow flowers.

Emily is an aspiring singer and wanted some photos done with her beloved guitar. When we started talking about her shoot, I knew this local abandoned barn would provide the perfect backdrop for what she wanted. The locations around the property were endless and I may have even squealed when we walked outside and saw […]

Military kids running towards their dad who just came home.

As a military family, I know there’s nothing better than homecoming day! Jordan’s husband is a C-130 pilot in the Marines and had been away from his family for several months. His two girls were over the moon to finally have their dad back. I just love when pictures speak for themselves… Welcome home, Trip! […]

This photoshoot is near and dear to my heart because this beautiful lady has become part of our family this year. Gracyn has been our date night baby sitter for the last several years. I actually poached her from another family who was looking for a babysitter in the area. (Horrible, I know!) I private […]

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