Blue Ridge Family Photos

The love in this family is so real. Mimi and Popop have SOOO much chemistry. I loved photographing their love, and capturing how that love trickled down to their kids and grandchildren. As the family grew, they have stayed closed to each other.  Ann, the grandma of the family, explained to me how they moved closer…

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Kirsten & Stephen

Kirsten loves cats. And Stephen’s last name is Purpura. PURRpura. It was meant to be. On a more serious note, these two are the definition of a power couple. They are so full of love for others and so open to hearing from the Holy Spirit. I love their commitment to each other. They each have carried…

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anniversary at the cemetery

Yes. These photos were taken in a cemetery. I’ve always loved cemeteries. They are full of history, sweet memory, and poetic reverence. And I had the sweet pleasure of capturing Chelsea & John at the Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Rome, Ga. They are the most intelligent, artistic, and sweet people you will meet. When you meet…

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Magic and Housekeeping

I appeal especially to all who keep house concerning the size of troubles that suffices to hide work and face of God. – George Macdonald I had the immense pleasure of taking the Warnocks’ family photos a few weeks ago. I enjoyed capturing their candid love as a family. This family has been an inspiration…

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Falls and Vineyards

Friendships are beautiful things. You get to experience God’s creativity and faithfulness in a fresh way through another set of eyes. I’ve been blessed to have spent the last few months learning and exploring with Cristina Elena. A friendship with her has allowed me to grow in photography and to be encouraged in adventure and…

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Adventure Abides

Adam Downs’ great grandfather hitchhiked from coast to coast  as a pencil salesman in the 1920’s. Adam has always wanted to hitchhike. “Ever since I learned that about my grandfather, I knew I needed to do the same thing.” This summer, he and Easton Dennis decided to make that dream a reality. After two weeks…

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Waterfall Portraits

I visited the Cochran Mills Nature Center in Newnan, Georgia for a beautiful evening shoot with my new friend Kayla Hood. She had many impactful revelations over the summer about her identity, and wanted photos to celebrate who she knows she is in Jesus. Identity is so important. I am consistently learning more about how glorious…

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Freedom, Contentment, and Color

A few weeks ago I was able to take photos for one of my old friends, Angie. I have witnessed her struggle through deciding what to study and what to pursue in life. Her struggle was more intense than most experience, as she endured some hardship on her journey. I can’t forget the day when she finally made…

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