This past summer, I realized there was a high demand for family portraits while on vacation at Deep Creek Lake in Maryland. I had photographed one family the year before, but didn’t yet see the trend. It really is a fabulous idea. You’re staying at a beautiful home in a beautiful area. And on you’re Continue Reading

I’ve been chatting with my November brides about their wedding day schedules recently and we’re suddenly realizing that the dwindling daylight may greatly affect picture-taking. November 2nd marks the official end of daylight savings this year and that means sunsets at 5pm or earlier for a couple months! (Depressing, right? Darkness before you even eat Continue Reading

As I continue to photograph more and more newborn sessions, I’ve come to realize that I like the “lifestyle” approach best. Capturing natural moments between mom, dad and their new bundle. Interactions, emotions and casualness, all in the comfort of their own home. Very life-like, real and timeless. Decker’s newborn session was one of my Continue Reading

Happy fall, y’all! Wow, what a gorgeous time of year. Riding around in Garrett County the past few days has put me into a happy fall spirit. The calm that surrounds, the colorful leaves, the crispness in the air…it all just makes me happy! And thankful that we live in such a beautiful area. If Continue Reading

I know it seems a little irresponsible to “fall in love” with something you potentially can’t afford. “Say Yes to the Dress” preaches it all the time: Don’t try on a dress that’s over your budget! But behind the dress and the man or woman of your dreams (and maybe your venue, too!), photography isn’t Continue Reading

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