We said I do almost 14 years ago. 💍
For nearly 13 years, I have had the pleasure of calling Jackson's father, Adam, my friend. He is our brother from another mother, and when he told Corey and I he had met the girl he was going to marry, we knew she would be every bit as amazing as he is. It was last May when we watched Alisha and Adam say "I do" underneath the magnolias and moss in Natchez. The doctors Parker have truly made a wonderful life together and on October 1st at 1:26 in the afternoon, they welcomed a perfect baby boy into the world. I got to meet sweet Jackson this weekend in Madison for his newborn session, and I have to say that I am just one of many in the line of folks who are completely wrapped around his little finger! This shoot is one that will ALWAYS hold a very special place in my heart!! You guys will be seeing more of this one! You can count on it! 😍
TUTU TUESDAY 🍁this little dressed up baby should certainly sleep well tonight after a morning 'fishing' with sticks and an afternoon exploring our favourite gardens 🌾we finally gave in and renewed our @windsorgreatpark
membership today after a few months of 'sensible' spending 😂💫that's what constitutes an exciting purchase in this house! #tututuesday
B E A U T Y B E A U
How beautiful is this resort?! If you’re everlooking for somewhere that has it all, this is the place to go.
B E A U T Y B E A U
Killing it in fall wear
[Doing a little catch up on some unposted work🍂]
⛰ Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.
Can’t stop, won’t stop. I’ve got a slew of other sessions to share, but I just keep looking at these pics from my session with @amyrushbrookphoto
and finding more gems to share. Maybe by the time winter rolls around I’ll have some fall photos to share, but for now I’ll just keep clinging to summer...
The first piece I made was with scraps of leftover canvas material. I wasn't sure what the outcome would be, hadn't quite fleshed out the finishing aspects, but I knew that I wanted to create handmade jewelry designs that were one-of-a-kind, incorporating stitching techniques passed down to me from my grandmother. I had a clear idea of what I wanted to do, but crippled myself and created my own barriers fearing the designs I dreamed up would lack the perfection I was trying to achieve, that I would be proud of. Looking back, that first messy piece was by far my favorite because of the beautiful imperfections. I learned a lot that day and freed myself from standing in my own way. #wildspiritdesign #journeytoartist
2 days back at work and I am so so ready to jump back on a plane and be riding around Byron rain and all. Work is hard. People are complicated. Cruising around Byron deciding what to eat for lunch is not complicated. Shall I book a flight for tomorrow @finikias
I am so happy the days are getting longer and the water is getting warmer. The sunshine makes me happy and seeing families outdoor in the water clothes and all brings me such joy !
Sometimes in-camera double exposures turn out just the way you envision them. Other times? Not so much! I still like it, in a weird, rock monster kind of way 😂
I’ve blogged the images from our walk at the river yesterday, you can check em out via the link in my profile 😊
life is unfolding around us, at every moment. pause, breathe it in. there is so much beauty in the simple.
Clancy + Dwight
at home, watching the dogs in their front yard, days away from welcoming new life
these are the moments I feel profoundly grateful to witness
You are so loved sweet boy
Christmas card photo right here!
I can’t tell you how excited I was to see these three!!
Ok now go love on brother!!! Squiuueeeze
Where does time go?! I just saw this family... and now there’s one more!! ❤️
Stripped bare of lashes and jewelry, the @jamieanholt
I know and SEE appears. I feel moved from our time together and overjoyed that my very first portrait booking (since launching my new website) was booked by her! Jamie, you have a special place in my heart, if only we could have visited ALL DAY!
Under the bridge. I was thinking about exposing for the highlights. It eventually occurred to me to wonder what they were looking at. 😳🙈 #localcolour #welivehere #weshouldlookintotheshadows
(It was just painted over graffiti they were trying to decipher.)
Ring bearer and flower girl... love these kids!
Dad daughter dance was amazing!
The groom wanted this shot... and I’m so glad we pulled it off!!
I have been waiting SO long to work with @wovenblooms
. She’s the best of the best and as always... did amazing!!
The most beautiful bride!
Get ready for a photo overload!!
So last Friday I finally achieved a moment of focus and clarity that I’ve been longing for since adulthood. I tried to recreate that focus this morning and I was actually successful. I meditated, came up with a concept, found a Sai brush setting that I liked, found some resources that spoke to me and set to work. I took my time in that mindset of clarity and this was the result. This isn’t my technical best, it might not be the most beautiful, but I think this is the first piece I am happy to call mine. I’ve got some feels for it, and I’m genuinely excited about the doors that I feel this opens for me and my artwork. When I look at it, I think I captured an inkling of the mood I wanted to convey. It’s not exactly happy, but I think it’s honest and we’ve probably all been here at some point in our lives.
If you’re having a poopy day, I hope the shark of your poopiness can float out your face and leave you feeling a bit lighter if nothing else.
I’m gonna create a blog post about this soon, so if you’re curious about my process and how I got that focus (I’m super excited about this and want to share it) then I’ll be posting a link to it in my stories later 🙏.
These boys and Monday mornings... thank goodness for strong ☕️. #monsters
When you’ve pretty much been together for your whole lives already. So much joy.
And just like that, we never saw dad's hat again ..
Sunday night, choosing me. Choosing my heart, trusting myself. Moving forward.
This beautiful portrait of @danicaslattery
was from @the.brandbabe
workshop. There are so many images of her I love, but this one asks questions. I simply love to choose the unexpected one.
Stunning new mom @ellamentalmama
brings wisdom and care to new mamas. I had the honour of capturing her brand portrait for @the.brandbabe