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Kirsty and Nick: Lakeland Meets Australia

Kirsty and Nick’s Lakeland wedding could not have come fast enough! The couple had immediately become my dear friends, even before their amazing engagement session! I was blown away by how warm and friendly these two beauties were. Not to mention they were willing to try all kinds of creative things for the sake of art! (See them […]

April 5, 2017

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Andrew and Katie: A Lakeland Wedding

Before their Lakeland wedding, there was Trader Joes Andrew and Katie had just met each other, and as a dabbling match-maker, I couldn’t help but sense the potential! We had pulled together a group of friends to visit Trader Joes, and I was keeping a close eye on the two of them. Sure enough, before we had even […]

March 29, 2017

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The Garden Haunt

Welcome to The Garden Haunt. This is me cracking my creative knuckles and stretching my reach beyond my comfort zone. 2017 brought with it a new set of personal goals, including being more brave and proactive with my art. As a result, you will see one blog post a month that may be a little… […]

March 22, 2017

Personal Work

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TJ & Paige: Mackay Gardens Wedding

On March 11th 2017, TJ and Paige got married in the magical Mackay Gardens I first met TJ at Chick Fil A. My friend Andrew and I had decided we needed some chicken sandwiches (Shout out to Andrew and Katie who will be getting married NEXT SATURDAY!!), and so we called up TJ and off […]

March 16, 2017

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Grey Thomas Miller

It was a misty morning when Grey Thomas Miller was born. Emily and Leigh had chosen the name “Grey” months beforehand, with just these kinds of foggy mornings in mind. So when I drove through the mist at 6 am to meet my nephew, I knew that this moody morning was meant for us! It […]

March 8, 2017

Families

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The Window

I’ve been sitting on these pictures for a week now. You can’t imagine how hard that was for me! I had made the decision a while ago to begin pursuing my personal work more regularly. As a result, I have scheduled at least one personal shoot every month for the rest of 2017! The Window is my […]

March 1, 2017

Personal Work

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I’ve Been Catapulted

Hello friends =) Once upon a time (aka 2013), Catapult Lakeland opened its doors. This growing city in Florida had recognized a need to support their local entrepreneurs, giving them the tools necessary to launch into the next level of business and success. Catapult was the answer to just such a need. By providing co-working […]

February 22, 2017

Personal Work

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The Lodge: My Current Haven

This is probably one of the most fun posts I’ve ever written. First, a disclaimer: my blogging habits have been primarily focused on photography work. However, that is about to change! There is so much more to my life and I would love to bring you along on the adventure. =) And what better way […]

February 15, 2017

Personal Work

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Babies, Flowers, and England

I was excited enough to hear that Sephanee and Kyle were coming to visit Lakeland, but when Stephanee reached out to schedule a family session, I was beyond thrilled! After watching their story unfold for several years, I was so excited to document a piece of it. Not to mention meeting their new baby girl! […]

February 10, 2017

Families

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Kelly & Jarrett: Lakeland, Florida

They say you should marry your best friend. As for Kelly and Jarrett, they had the best friend part down, which made dating and getting married the easiest progression in the world! I still remember when Kelly first told me about this “friend” of hers. I remember the twinkle in her eye and the hope in her […]

January 23, 2017

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