Wednesday, September 28, 2016

photography | katie - maine

i'm slowly trying to build my client base in kittery maine.
with my wedding and move coming up - i would love to be able to transition into my photography as smoothly as possible.
i did a model call to give away two free mini-sessions and ended up having over 20 entries!
i randomly selected two and katie was my first session of the night.
we chatted about her upcoming move to pursue her dreams and all the delicious places around town to eat.

have you ever moved from your home town?
how was that transition? do you have any tips on how to build a new circle of friends?
maybe that sounds weird - but i've lived in the same city since birth - and leaving the place i've loved for 28 years to do a little exploring will be an adventure (scary but awesome)!

location | fort foster, Kittery Maine

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Monday, September 19, 2016

stitched up hand

hi friends!
im doing a quick check in to say that i can't really type at the moment.
i ended up having to get stitches over the weekend in my right (dominant) hand and typing is basically a no-go at the moment!
(p.,s. how did i get the stitches? i was working on marketing photos for a company and was getting the shot ready when i picked up a vase and it shattered (literally BUSTED) into 1,000 little pieces an sliced my middle finger right on the joint)
keep checking in via instagram - since that is easier for me to update! <3
chat with all of you soon!

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Friday, September 16, 2016

travel | kittery maine & portsmouth nh

the more i've visited maine, the more i've fallen in love with it.
on my last trip to visit eddie i got to know kittery a little bit better.
i drove his big'ol truck to Fort Foster for two photo sessions i had scheduled. i ended up staying there until sunset started to dip in - and the skies turned these beautiful rich hues that you just kind of stood there and drank up the stunning splendor.
i can see many evenings spent here just getting lost in the horizon with eddie.
and i can't wait.

we spent only full day together doing some errands and found ourselves exploring portsmouth new hampshire - which is just a short drive from the house. i'm really digging portsmouth's feel. it reminds me a lot of charleston - just older and obviously more new english. it has a good vibe, lots of great restaurants and shops and oh my goodness the buildings are so lovely. i hope to book a lot of downtown sessions with people needing head shots, portfolio work, and even family sessions!
i am so pumped to do more exploring of this area - especially when it is snowy!

my next visit will be during the fall - can i just jump for joy at all of the amazing colors i will see?! <3

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

etsy crushes | it's coming

man oh man.
is it really already the middle of september?
and just to think - NEXT WEEK i will be hanging out with meg, sam, and beth! <3
as i'm sure it's no surprise - i've been trolling etsy and staring at all of the pretty things.
i've found myself captivated by sooooooo many things that i just had to write another etsy crush post.
let's keep it real - i want to buy all the things.

i'm just feeling cozy.
like fall is coming - the blankets are being busted out (even if it's 90+ degrees still), apple cider is calling my name, and those beautiful bright colors are just falling into my dreams!

feel free to see other crushes here.


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what items are you loving lately (etsy or other stores!).
are you starting to feel the pull towards autumn? because i know i am!

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Monday, September 12, 2016

photography | emily & sterling

this is emily & sterling.
emily is my brothers girlfriend and she is truly awesome - and sterling is one of her besties.
they recently visited charleston and we were able to head downtown one night and snap some pictures. i've started a new package for friendships called your tribe shots (which i actually posted about recently); and emily and sterling were able to give me some test shots for my portfolio.
i had so much fun working with them for their first "real" session with a photographer.
i laugh at that - because they were so dang natural in front of the camera.

you can see more of their sessions on my photography's blog page - and trust me, you'll want to see the rest of the images, they are magical! <3

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