Category: blessed union

all things in bloom

Meet Anna and Jake!  I met Anna at a baby shower and was so thankful she contacted me for photos!  I had SO much fun with the three of them (Hi Baby!!) and we seriously laughed the entire time!  These guys didn’t need to be posed or told what to do…they were just magic!  They […]

jordan and tara

These two.  He wooed her by singing a Justin Bieber song in the most obvious manner.  She giggled in embarrassment but those lyrics (and his amazing voice obviously) won her over. Later, they shared the open mic at a coffee shop, serenading the guests (but really just each other) to She Is and Beautiful Disaster. He […]

the most thoughtful of gifts

Once upon a time, they asked me to be their photographer on the day of their wedding.  I fell in love with them and their ridiculously special ways and yesterday, they blew me away all over again. Its been four years since that beautiful, blessed union took place.  This weekend, they opened their charming home […]

for this child we have prayed

Just when you think your heart is going to burst… Congratulations Carroll Family.  It is truly an honor to call you friends and to be included in the most cherished moments of your lives.   Five years ago, they gifted me the privilege of photographing their intimate, beach-side wedding, surround by their favorite people.   […]

an album or three

when i was little, it was under the coffee table and had tissue paper in between the pages.  i could only look at it if i washed my hands and sat on the floor with my legs stretched out in front of me.  the leather felt cold on my bare skin at first touch and […]

welcome home

i drove as fast as i could to get there.  i couldn’t miss this.  thank you germany, for allowing my minivan to feel the wind in er hair! preparations.  waiting.  it was a long and arduous game. you miss a lot in a deployment.  birthdays, anniversaries, holidays.  christmas presents will just have to join in […]

good day to be a Day

remember this gorgeous couple?  the one i have been not-on-purpose teasing you with?  the one you have been hounding me (with your facebook, email and even instagram comments) to see?  welp… [said in my greatest Rafiki from Lion King voice] it is time. she had never dated anyone else.  not because there was no one […]

a visible wind

sometimes, we need a little help from our friends.  you know, to make fun or beautiful (or both) images.  the wind was not cooperating with us during my great idea so lindsay was the designated wind.  wanna see how? i use photoshop cs5 for my fine tune editing and it has this awesome feature called […]

on island time

he brought her most favorite cookies for her to snack on pre-wedding.  he loves her like that.  he called her “my darling” and she lit up from the sound.  she pretended to gag everytime something sweet or sappy was said but deep down, i think she loved it. this place?  it was important.  built by […]

sneak to the sneak

i really really really really really want to post this gorgeous wedding today but it will have to wait a few days.   so i am going to sneak peek the sneak peek to you!  aren’t they lovely?!  come back in a few days or wait for me to flood your news feed on facebook…it’s […]