It all began with my love for people, animals and beautiful things – clothes, homes, gardens and pictures, but mostly pictures. I started capturing joyful moments when my oldest child, Seth, was young. I can remember taking photos of his friends on the soccer team at 4 years old. To me, there was nothing more gratifying than getting a cute shot of one of his teammates, most of the time while off the field goofing around with one of his buddies, printing it, and sharing it with his parents! Well, it is many years later and I’m still doing the same stuff. Only now, with advanced technology, guidance from my technically savvy husband, and years of experience, the quality of the photo is far superior. And guess what? It still makes me happy!

I’ve spent the last few years doing event photography while working for the Governor and First Lady of Virginia at events held at the Executive Mansion and other sites throughout the state. Along the way, I’ve managed to impress guests, friends, and co-workers leading to my jump into portrait photography.

So far, it’s been a blast! My ability to connect with people of all ages seems to be the key. Once they relax, I’m able to get honest shots that have an un-posed, natural feel.

I’m lucky to have found something that brings me such joy and I’d love to share that with you. If you are interested in learning more, please feel free to contact me.