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. 




“There are two things in Autumn that particularly appeal to me. Sometimes there is a mild melancholy in the falling leaves, in the muted light, in the haziness of things, in the elegance of the slender tree trunks.” -Van Gogh 48 hours. Two plane tickets given to us. Any destination. And a babysitter. This was […]

Wow. Is 2014 really over already? It’s okay. I don’t mind! 😉 (But more about that in a second.) As I look back on the milestones passed and successes, it slows it down in comparison. 2014 was a year of development, firsts & amazing friendships. I felt like 2014 was a joyous balance on a […]

Today is a great day for a few reasons. One- As I am writing this, I am sitting on the porch looking out to the water and the weather feels wonderful outside! Two- A picnic with Cory is planned for tonight. And three- I received head shots from Jennifer Blair today that rocked my world. […]

Over the past few months I have been going back and forth on why I don’t paint my toe nails. No, for real! It’s not that I never paint them (probably 2 or 3 times a year) and it’s not that I have some type of profound reason for not doing so, I just don’t. […]

Somehow we all ask the question, is the grass is greener on the other side? The other side of the situation, the other side of the person you married, the other side of your career or the other side of the street. We have come to take hold of the belief that if we only […]

If you can imagine, being a photographer involves a lot of creativity. Inspiration for creativity is not easy to come by. It is quite extensive and challenging. How can this be? We have at the end of our fingertips access to sites, such as Pinterest, that are booming with inspirational sayings, ideas and photos.  But […]

Things have been so exciting and seem to be moving so fast. I love it. In just a few months, I feel like Kaylie B. Poplin Photography has grown and experienced things I was not expecting, but definitely worked hard to achieve. I have had the intense privilege of meeting so many neat people in […]

Life is made up of the small things.  1. I believe simple is elegance and elegance is simple. 2. I love the sound of ceiling fans.  3. If I had a dream house or studio, it would be a beach cottage. 4. Film photography. 5. Natural light. 6. Less is more. Always. 7. Spring and […]

I was so frustrated at first. Why can’t my photos look the way I want them to? Why does everyone else seem to nail photos perfectly and I keep coming up with photos that only frustrate me. I tend to be insecure with my work. Will anyone else like this? Is this the right way […]

I love that when my head is spinning of creative ideas, dreams and things to do, I feel a soft tug of, “Me first.” I love that Matthew 6:33 tells me to seek Jesus first and all of these things will be given.  So, while my mind is overflowing with things to remember, I can […]