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Martin Family

A happy Friday it is when my blog is full of the Martin Family! I love these six so much and it made my heart sing to capture some memoriesView full post »

Pax is 7

Happy happy birthday to our Paxton! I can’t say enough that each year with this boy is simply more fun than the last. I love watchingView full post »

Boykins at home

These are some of my nearest and dearest. They are my tribe. They are my people and I love them! We’ve celebrated so much ofView full post »

A family session at the park

The love and joy in this family is almost palpable, which as you can imagine, made my job a sheer delight. I loved wandering the trails andView full post »


This had to be one of the sweetest sessions I’ve ever done. These photos were a Christmas gift from a daughter to her parents. SheView full post »

Sunset at Windansea

The end of last year was an incredibly busy season for me so I decided to wait and blog most of my family sessions later in the new year.View full post »

Mini Sessions

I wanted to take the time to share some images from some of my mini sessions last fall. So many of these moments bring a smile to my faceView full post »

Chavez Family

I am sure having fun revisiting all my family sessions from this last fall. I wanted to share this beautiful family’s photos withView full post »


Last weekend, I had the pleasure of taking photos downtown with this beautiful family.  Seriously, these two little guys were the sweetest!View full post »

Yacht Club

What an absolute treat is was to spend this evening with this beautiful family at one of their favorite places! I know I say this a lot,View full post »

The Shores

It’s kinda hard to believe that we are heading into November and still getting with beach weather! I’m so glad to have familiesView full post »

Mini Session Peek

My first round of mini sessions was a grand success! I wanted to share a few of the moments captured for these sweet families. And ifView full post »