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I help entrepreneurs and hobbyists alike step up their photography game. By sharing my best tips, hacks, and favorite tools, I will take you to the next level in your journey, no matter what your experience is.

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Chesapeake Arboretum

Business, Chesapeake, Extended Family, Family Photography, Outdoor, Seniors, Seniors, Weddings

Chesapeake Arboretum is one of my favorite locations to work. The farmhouse is from the 18th century and is now a nature education center focusing on how to live greener.  There are over 3 miles of easy walking trails, 8 different bridges, a picnic area and manicured gardens to wonder through.  They even have a […]

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What I wish I knew when starting a photography business

Business, Education

What I wish I knew when starting a photography business When I went into business almost 5 years ago, I had no idea what I was getting myself into.  I have always loved photography. When I was younger, I was always the one with the camera.  I loved going into Costco and picking up my […]

How to Calibrate Your Lens

Business, Camera Basics, Education, Outdoor

  Do you know how to calibrate your lens? Did you actually calibrating is something you should be doing with your camera often?  Calibrating your lenses is absolutely essential to your photography and is easy to do. Lenses have a number of delicate glass pieces to them.  During shipping and after a bit of use, […]

What’s in my camera bag?

Business, Camera Basics, Chesapeake, Education, Outdoor, Uncategorized, Virginia Beach

As a photographer, I often have clients or other photographers ask what kind of kit do I keep in my camera bag.  I’ve finally decided to open up the bag and give you a look inside! What You Will Find In My Camera Bag There Are Usually Two Cameras I’ve owned several DSLR cameras between […]

Senior Portraits – Madison

Business, Family Photography, Lifestyle, Seniors

Just the other day I happened to wake up early. That is unusual for an engineering student. After a long time I could witness the sunrise. I could feel the sun rays falling on my body. Usual morning is followed by hustle to make it to college on time. This morning was just another morning yet seemed different.

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So you want a cheap photographer…

Business, Chesapeake, Family Photography, Uncategorized

Before going with a “cheap” photographer take a minute to read this!   I see it all the time, people are in search of a cheap photographer. Now, I’ll be the first to say I’m cheap. In terms of how I spend my money.  I’m always looking for the best deal when it comes to […]

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London Transport Museum

Business, Children Activities, Culture, Day out in London, Free for Children, Lifestyle, London, To Do with Children, Travel, Uncategorized

The London Transport Museum Looking for a fun day out with your kids in London? Try the London Transport Museum It’s a fun place for kids and adults alike to learn about the history of transportation in the UK. It’s a great place to entertain your kids on a rainy day, or even just a […]

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Getaway to St. Andrews

Business, Family Photography, Travel

Hello from Scotland, our weekend getaway to Leuchars! My family and I are currently up in St. Andrews, Scotland visiting friends for a quick getaway this weekend.   We hopped on the Virgin train going up to Scotland from Kings Cross in London. If you don’t know it just happens to be THE Harry Potter Kings Cross […]