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Editorial Style Adventure Session at White Sands National Monument | Darion + Kevin

Travel

White Sands National Monument is a gypsum dunefield in Southern New Mexico. White Sands is a magical place for photos, and I wrote an entirely separate blog post about what makes this place so special. I met Darion and Kevin at White Sands National Monument for an adventure session in the dunes. The incredible landscape […]

What Makes White Sands National Monument a Magical Place for Photos

Travel

White Sands National Monument is a dream location for landscape photography and photoshoots of all kinds. You can’t beat the contrast of the white sand against the blue sky and surrounding mountains. Not only are the giant, white gypsum dunes extremely photogenic themselves, but they also create a stunning backdrop for adventure sessions. I’m obsessed […]

Marian + Joseph | Couples Session at Abbott’s Mill Nature Center

Couples

Marian and Joseph had not had professional photos taken since their wedding! We decided to do a fall session at Abbott’s Mill Nature Center in Milford, Delaware. They even brought their adorable dog, Blackie!

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Anniversary Session | Aimee + Blaine

Travel

Happy 30th anniversary to Aimee and Blaine! To celebrate, their daughter Marresa planned a surprise anniversary session for them at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. Aimee loves hot air balloons, and it was their first time at the Fiesta. I met Aimee, Blaine, and Marresa early in the morning for mass ascension, which is when all […]

Garratt Family | Cape Henlopen State Park Family Session

Couples

While I focus on couples and weddings, I do take on a few family sessions each year. When Monique reached out about doing photographing her family at Cape Henlopen State Park, I knew I wanted to say yes. The Garratt family is so much fun, and we had a blast at their family session at […]

Katie + Aaron | Engagement Session at Longwood Gardens

Couples

Katie and I went to college together at Notre Dame, and it was an honor to photoshoot her and Aaron’s engagement session at Longwood Gardens! Katie and Aaron met while in school at the University of Notre Dame, and they are getting married at their alma mater next year. I can’t wait for the wedding, […]

Chris + Andrea | Engagement Session at Cape Henlopen State Park

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I clicked with Chris and Andrea almost immediately, and we had the best time at their engagement session at Cape Henlopen State Park. We started on the Seaside Trail that winds through maritime forests and sand dunes, then ended the evening on the beach for sunset. These two love the outdoors, and even though they […]

Elizabeth + Tim | Delaware Beach Engagement

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I had so much fun with Elizabeth and Tim at their engagement session at Cape Henlopen State Park! These two love the beach, so it was fitting to have the session at the beach too. They even included their 2 dogs: Layla, a 2 year old Siberian husky, and Fiona, a stray who wandered to […]

Mike + Jill | Proposal at Bethany Beach

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Congratulations to Mike and Jill! It was an honor to photograph this surprise proposal at Bethany Beach, Delaware. Jill thought they were taking a walk to the beach while waiting on a dinner reservation, but Mike had other plans. I was waiting on the beach trying to blend in with the tourists. Mike and Jill […]

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