Let's talk camping adventures as a family, motherhood, adoption, current inspiration and family portraits in 30A. 


Welcome to the blog! This is the place that I love to share recent camping trips with my family, thoughts on preserving our stories through portrait preservation and of course family photoshoots on our renowned 30A beaches. 




Have you ever wondered how to take better pictures – especially of your own family? Over time I have come to believe there are two different types of photos. One is an image you want to archive and treasure forever. The other is one that simply makes you feel good when remembering a fantastic memory. […]

I met Laura and her beautiful family at their home in Panama City, FL. Close to sunset we trotted down to the bay where they skipped rocks, did handstands, picked wildflowers and watched as the sun sank below the coastal pines.

A little girl plays in the sand in a white heirloom dress as the sun sets behind her in Grayton Beach, Florida.

There is so much history in the Destin/30A area – especially Grayton Beach Fl. There are few that know it better than the Trautmann family! It was such an honor to meet and photograph them in Grayton Beach Fl recently. The Trautmann’s have been coming to the Panhandle of Florida for over fifty years!! As […]

A mother in an emerson fry kaftan and husband walk with their two young sons looking at the houses in Seaside, Florida.

I love being a seaside photographer and especially love meeting families that have been coming to Seaside, Florida for decades. Gerrie’s family has been coming for nearly twenty years. See their seaside family photos here!

A little boy with blonde hair and blue eyes peeking out the front door.

Oh my goodness, I love being Santa Rosa Beach, FL photographers and the Sanders family was such a treat to photograph! One thing that I love photographing are multi-generational families that come to Santa Rosa Beach, FL together on vacation. It sends me right back to my childhood days of coming to Florida with my […]

Tori of Victoria Austin Designs and I met on Instagram of all places. She was a wedding florist and at the time I was a wedding photographer. Our work was so similar in style that we both gravitated towards what each other was going! We ended up getting to do a few weddings together which […]

When Laura and I first spoke, she said that she followed me on Instagram back in the day and knew that one day when she was in 30A she wanted us to be her Seaside photographers! Years have passed and this year was the year!! I was so humbled when she told me that she […]

Do you ever wonder what life was like for our grandparents? Or better yet – their grandparents? What did their days look like? What were their afternoons like when they got home from work? What was the parenting / work life balance like back then? What were their favorite holiday traditions?  I find myself wondering […]

(Pictured is our museum case in stone.) Your immediate answer may be, “well, both!” Ultimately – yes. Sure. But recently I had a revelation on this that I want to dive a little more into and tell you about.  You may have read that I have a few plans in place to keep our personal […]

How I adore this family!! I have been so incredibly fortunate as a photographer in Santa Rosa Beach that so many of my “families” have become friends from Summer to Summer of photographing them. I LOVE watching their kids grow up, more babies get added to the family and see little personalities unfold. The crazy […]

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