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BABY NOLA

Filed in : Lifestyle, Portrait

Long not so long ago, this girl was my senior and I client crushed on her so hard. Now, years later boyfriend became husband, the favorite sisters are still going strong, the babe’s got her own babe, and the babe has a fur vest just like her mama. Sometimes, it’s more than just the photographs. Sometime’s it’s the […]

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KRISTYN & TAYLOR BECOME THE TURNEYS

Filed in : Wedding

She had liked him since the seventh grade. But he always seemed a bit too out of reach. Until the day when her mama said, “Just ask him to hang out.” And she did. And they fell in love. The one she never thought she’d turn the head of was lucky enough to win her […]

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IN HONOR OF THE DAY || SOME BEAUTIFUL PROPOSITIONS

Filed in : Love Films, Lovers

John Michael O’Laughlin thought he’d give his cousin’s boyfriend a swift kick in the pants towards popping that question and created National Proposal Day. Which happens to be today. So maybe Johnny was a little ambitious. But if it gives us a moment to look back at these stories, I don’t care. It ain’t about […]

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GABBY

Filed in : Personal, Portrait

The effervescent one who pays attention to you like you’re the only thing in the world that matters. When I need a change of space, we meet up and work together elsewhere. And it is refreshing on a multitude of levels. With love, Lauren

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GARY & TRACI ON A FADED GRAY DAY

Filed in : Lovers, Portrait

She is calming, and his lively spirit compliments her. They are servers of their country, and they serve it well. They met. She deployed. They wrote real letters. They fell in love. They fell in love and got engaged. They got engaged and threw the most fantastic Halloween-themed surprise wedding you’ve ever seen. If you’re lucky, […]

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MILES & THE STORY OF HOW HE CAME

Filed in : Families, Lifestyle

It all began like this.. Dear Lauren.. “We’re pregnant! My question is whether or not you would be open to filming my birth? I know it isn’t what you do, but I love your style and I think you would do a beautiful job capturing the experience for us…As a bonus, we are relatively attractive […]

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CUT FROM A DIFFERENT CLOTH || SPENARD BRIDAL

Filed in : Editorial, Promotional

Most of the time I shoot real people in the midst of real life moments. Other times, it’s real life ladies wearing real gowns from a real shop owned by a real person. And this would be one such time. In honor of Bateau Bridal Boutique’s unique placement and service to this town, And as an ode to […]

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JENNA & ZACH BECOME THE ELYS

Filed in : Wedding

He was always this figment of imagination. This mystery man. The hunky hunky blonde who sounded like he might be a little to good to be true, but I took it on faith. I believed that she did in fact have a boyfriend and she wasn’t just making him up.. Jenn and I went through […]

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THE ROSES || AND THE HOME THEY’VE MADE TOGETHER

Filed in : Families, Lifestyle

The Rose’s have a presence that soothes. A mama who’s very voice can put you at ease. A dad, cool and collected. And little boy who talks like he’s known you forever, you forget he’s only two. It was a gray afternoon in the home they’ve made together, with hushed melodies playing of the most soothing carols.    […]

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CHARLENE & JEFF || AND ONE CLASSY AFFAIR

Filed in : Wedding

First off.. Let me tell you about our first ever Hot Damn Girl. One week ago on a calm gray Saturday, we had the whole house to ourselves, way too much food, a little bit of Usher and Nikki to lighten the mood, and sexy women in their undies. Seriously, it was all girl heaven and […]

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