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I thought the title of this session was fitting after someone commented on their Facebook photos of this session, asking if they were shipwrecked. I got a good laugh out of that! This family is a lover of all things outdoors and can be found running around shirtless most days with muddy feet. I kept […]

Shipwrecked – Jacksonville, North Carolina

A family climbing on the rocks together holding hands.
A family climbing on the rocks together holding hands.

I thought the title of this session was fitting after someone commented on their Facebook photos of this session, asking if they were shipwrecked. I got a good laugh out of that! This family is a lover of all things outdoors and can be found running around shirtless most days with muddy feet. I kept […]

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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 […]

Couple sitting on the table at the fair with their legs intertwined.

Who doesn’t love their job when they get to hang out at the fair on a Friday night, shooting an adorable couple?? Give me all the fun and unique locations to shoot at! Emily and Nick were a blast to photograph at the Jacksonville, North Carolina fair this past weekend! I love it when 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 […]

Large family of seven hugging on the beach together.

I have known this family for many years now, thanks to the military and blogging! I ran across Kourtney’s blog many moons ago and realized how much we had in common! We met briefly in 2016 before finally being stationed together last year in North Carolina. Kourtney is also an amazing photographer and I feel […]

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! […]

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