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The Golladays | Blacksburg Lifestyle Photography

I get invited to spend a lot of big moments with families: weddings, reunions, the arrival of newborns at home.  But honestly, it’s capturing the little moments that I find most fulfilling.  Kids at play in their rooms, snuggling with their parents, racing in the driveway, gobbling up donuts.  Swinging, laughing, drawing, hugging.  These are the moments that make our hearts beat a little more deeply.  (I know you know that feeling.  It’s what your body feels like when your love for them feels so big it could break.)  These are the moments that make a family.  And these moments slip away so quickly, often before we even notice they’ve been there at all.

The Golladays are good friends and it was a real treat to get to spend the morning with them, playing and laughing and documenting — forever — who these special three souls are, right now at this moment.

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Weddings

Thomas & Emma | Baltimore Wedding

I made the choice not to book more than a handful of weddings in 2017, so I feel very fortunate that one of the ones I DID sign onto was this gem of an event in Maryland.  Thomas and…

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The Perrins Family | Blacksburg Spring Portraits

April and Clay brought their two little ones all the way from Alaska to visit family in Blacksburg, and we carved out time for a little mini session during their stay.  If you’ve been a long-time reader, you might…

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The Wilsies | Blacksburg Family Photography

The Wilsie family and the Gibbs family have a lot in common. We’ve both got two kids, at about the same ages. We’re both photographer families.  Jenn and Ross do beautiful family and wedding work in the NRV. And you…

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Moment 24 | Dreaming

My daughter, Caroline, aboard the Polar Express in North Carolina.  This is one of my new favorite photos.  Having already guzzled down a mug of hot chocolate with whipped cream and eaten a cookie and a large portion of…


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