Recent Awards

Entering Photographic Competitions…other than the local camera club, I had not entered my photographs in competitions. That is, until recently. I belong to a group named The Portrait Masters. The Portrait Masters sponsors a judging of work entered twice a year where five judges score every entry – the final score is an average of […] Read More > 20 Apr img

Renae’s Luxury Session

There is nothing more rewarding than hearing from my clients how they feel about their photo sessions with me. I have known Renae for several years – I photographed her family for a magazine and then her daughter for her high school senior photos. I also photographed her husband for his personal branding photos. And […] Read More > 8 Mar img

Come As You Are!

Advertisers keep telling us that we need their products to be beautiful. Join me in this personal project to show how awesome we are just the way we are every day. Come into the studio for a quick 20-minute session. Wear dark colors – photographs will be black and white!I will have an exhibit in […] Read More > 19 Feb img

The Santa Experience 2018

I cannot be the only one who is floored that we are looking at Christmas 2018 already! Santa has come and gone from the studio. We had a marvelous time celebrating with 17 families and 40 children! Santa brought his Nice List and a globe so the children could look for their names and find […] Read More > 10 Dec img

Eight Bronze Awards!

The Portrait Masters has thousands of entries for scoring by international judges. The scoring is 70-79 is Bronze, 79-89 is Silver, and 90+ is Gold. All are considered professional standard and not easily achieved! There are two competitions a year, and in the spring I submitted five images for judging and received 3 Bronze awards! […] Read More > 23 Sep img

Legendary Ladies!

After all these years in the photography business, I have met some amazing women of all ages. It has occured to me recently that it would be so much fun to photograph these women and pay tribute to them with an exhibit of photographs. And so, the Legendary Ladies Campaign has just been born! If […] Read More > 6 Sep img

Loryn at 15

Meet Loryn! She is starting her sophomore year of high school and is a huge theatre fan. She is active in theatre both on stage and behind the stage. She is shy yet confident. She is an inspiration. We had a blast in the studio recreating an image of her idol, Bernadette Peters. Watch the […] Read More > 28 Jul img

Old Photos Requested

Last week I was just leaving the studio when I got a call from old friends, Laura and Mark who moved to Atlanta several years ago. I had photographed Mark’s mother nearly 20 years ago (with film!), and one of their favorites was of her laughing. Mark’s mother died that morning of his call, asking […] Read More > 5 Jun img

Mother/Daughters Portrait Session

Lunch was provided by Sunshine and Punkin Catering located a couple of blocks from the studio. The turkey and cheese sandwiches with Beverly’s special pesto mayo were delicious and filling. And the cookie was just perfect! Kathy Padgett is a very talented hair and makeup artist who recently moved her salon from Helena to be […] Read More > 7 May img

Meg & Sam’s Engagement Session

I have lived in the south my entire life and have never visited Callaway Gardens…what a mistake! This past Saturday, hubs and I made the trip to the gardens where we met Meg and Sam for their engagement session. There are so many amazingly beautiful areas to use as backgrounds…we spent a lot of time […] Read More > 17 Apr img
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