Fireweed is a very attractive flowering plant that tends to love disturbed places.  It is the first plant to bloom after a fire destroys the area. It’s bloom a vibrant beautiful magenta to purple color. Like those of many weedy plants, its seeds can lie dormant for many years, awaiting the warmth necessary […]

Fireweed ~ Because even when it’s dark there is beauty.

July 1, 2017

Judy and Nate met in Vegas, in a bar and the rest is history. Beautiful history that is. She is from California and he is from New Orleans. It was a beautiful mixing of cultures and families in one of the most beautiful venue setting in New Orleans, Southern Oaks Plantation. Watching Nate tear up […]

Judy & Nate ~ Southern Oaks Plantation Wedding ~ New Orleans Wedding Photography

June 28, 2017

For years I have watched the newest fad style edits come and go. I have kept my style the same. Sure in my earlier years I played around with numerous different styles but I always came back to the same idea in my head……….what will look just as beautiful in 50 years as it does […]

Clean Edits, The Why, and Other Options

June 26, 2017

Imagine if you can being in Paris with your boyfriend and some family, walking around seeing the beautiful sights while heading toward the Eiffel Tower……..and being so hungry you have become “hangry,” having no idea why no one will let you stop and eat since you haven’t eaten in almost 10 hours. Sweet Stephanie lived […]

Stephanie & Jason ~ New Orleans French Quarter & City Park~ New Orleans Engagement Photography

June 20, 2017

Sam and Nick were married at the stunning Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral with their reception following at The Cannery in New Orleans.  This crew was so much fun. The whole day was filled with beautiful loving moments and tons of laughter. I think that is most likely what happens when two large families become […]

Sam & Nick ~ Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral & The Cannery ~ New Orleans Wedding Photography

June 16, 2017

I met Baily and John in the New Orleans French Quarter for their fun Engagement session. These two are so much fun to be around that it totally did not feel like work at all. I’ve known John’s family for a long time (ever since he was “knee high to a grasshopper” as us southerners […]

Baily & John ~ New Orleans French Quarter ~ Louisiana Engagement Photography

June 11, 2017

Jessica & Daron are the sweetest couple. We met in downtown Baton Rouge at Jolie Pearls to begin their session. Daron ask her to marry him on banks of the mighty Mississippi river and surprised her by having their families waiting at Jolie’s for a beautiful Engagement supper. I met Jessica when I shot her […]

Jessica & Daron ~ Baton Rouge Engagement Photography

June 9, 2017

I could not sleep last night. I tried, I fought, I pretended but sleep would not come. So I pulled out my bible, grabbed my color pencils, and put on the song “Just Be Held” by Casting Crowns. The first scripture I read, the first coloring I did resonated in my heart. “He Said unto […]

Eight Steps Back……Because Not Every Journey Only Moves Forward

June 8, 2017

Jennifer and Ricardo came down on a quick trip from New York to finish up their wedding plans and we squeezed in a fun session in the New Orleans French Quarter. I adore these two, they were so much fun to meet and get to know.  I am so excited about their wedding this Fall, […]

Jennifer & Ricardo ~ Love In The French Quarter ~New Orleans Engagement Photography

June 6, 2017

Do you remember when you started out? When Joel was only 2 months old and you would study “How To Use Your Camera” PDF’s at 2AM while nursing him? Do you remember that as your business grew you started to meet other photographers………..and that’s when you realized how they all fall into 2 categories that […]

Dear Younger Me……….

June 6, 2017