When I first moved to the NC High country, I made it my personal mission to explore as many trails, parks, overlooks and backroads as I could. I kept my hiking boots in my car and would frequently hit the trail in the evenings (before daylight savings time). I quickly discovered the popular locations and […]

Oh, Mountains-to-Sea Trail, how I love thee. I’ll be honest, I haven’t done very many major hikes since getting a dog. Our dog Remi is a high-spirited, free-range pitbull. She loves other dogs and humans and does not do well on a leash. Most trails have leash laws for dogs, and thus, we are generally […]

Kati & Patrick’s engagement session was a literal dream come true! Earlier this year when Kati & Patrick booked me, Kati expressed that she really wanted to do her engagement session when it was green outside, which if you’re a High Country resident, is wayyyyyy later than the rest of the world. Thus, we originally […]

Steph & Eric’s anniversary session was everything. I photographed their wedding in September 2016 in Durham, NC. Steph and I worked together lonnnggggg ago when I still lived in the Triangle. Their wedding was so laid back and fun–I couldn’t have asked for better wedding clients! So when they contacted me about doing an anniversary […]

I’m so glad this session happened. Jessica & Kevin got married back in April here in Boone (see previous blog post). They are my nerdy and fun couple, who always brings props to our sessions. They are also dedicated to getting the shot and are some of the most fun people to work with. Kevin […]

Last week we planned on taking a little road trip to hit up waterfalls during their spring deluge. Our trip got cut a little short because I got a cold, BUT we still hit three waterfalls on our adventure. Along the way we found that there were plenty of flowers starting to bloom, and thus, […]

Last month I took my first backpacking trip. I went with a seasoned backpacker, who hadn’t been backpacking in quite some time. We opted to do Pine Mountain Loop in Grayson Highlands State Park because of the variation of forests and balds, the access to running water (although the park had a severe water shortage […]

My first time meeting John & Rachel I knew that it was meant to be… for them AND for me as their photographer. We met up at Rise in Carrboro, NC and indulged in the most amazing biscuits and donuts in the region. It was messy and delicious and I KNEW that we would become […]

What a summer! It’s been a serious adventure and boy have we gone places. Enjoy my favorites from Summer 2016’s photo adventures throughout the Blue Ridge and NC High Country. [pp_gallery id=”4137″ style-id=”9c31be11-cc97-4997-893f-6c2159861b70″]   

I started out in life as a film photographer. I STILL shoot film on occasion. Film photography forces you to analyze light within an image in detail both in the field and in the darkroom. Last Saturday while at Linville Wilderness Gorge, we decided to play with light as you might do in a darkroom […]