I'm a wedding and lifestyle photographer who specializes in creating joyful, authentic, and enduring images of couples deliriously in love. I'm a wife, momma, and believer, and find my purpose in showcasing the inherent beauty God builds into every human being.
I'm originally from Westfield, West Virginia, and grew up easy in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. I spent my summers at 4-H camps and school days playing volleyball, serving on student council, and playing guitar in a bluegrass band. I have the sweetest and funniest parents you could ever wish for and an extended family that helped shape me into the person I am and hope to be. I went to WVU for college, where I majored in business administration, then earned my J.D. at WVU Law School.
I met my hilarious, gorgeous, thoughtful husband there and fell head-over-heels, beyond reason and logic, in-love with the most wonderful man I've ever met. (And I know a lot of really great people!) He's way out of my league, but loves me for my soul, so I rest easy in our love and just thank God for bringing us together.
Nowadays I live in Martinsburg, WV, which is in the eastern panhandle of WV, and closer to our nation's capitol than our state's! The people of this region have been incredibly welcoming to my husband and I as we have grown our legal careers and family. Our sweet daughter is anticipating a baby brother in February and we could not be happier in this tiring, but joyful season of life.
I'm glad you're here and hope to hear a little bit about you and your love story! I'd love it if you dropped me a line and thank you for stopping by!
My husband makes fun of some of my country turn of phrases, but I think it's crazy he's never heard them before!
Some typical phrases include "whopperjawed," "whipstitch," and "boar tit." Okay that last one might be legitimately odd!
I grew up in 4-H and probably know more campfire songs than your grandma.
My husband and I are textbook extroverts and both laugh way too loud- so our kids are probably doomed to be slightly obnoxious too.
I'm also an attorney, licensed in WV, and love using the left side of my brain too! I specialize in complex business litigation and nerd-out over contract disputes and shareholder derivative suits.
I get homesick for the mountains. I still live in WV, but a fairly flat area. Every now and then, I just have to take a trip to the hills for my soul!
I love love and firmly believe the greatest love stories of our time are recorded in the Holy Bible and on the hearts of believers. My daughter is named after St. Katherine of Sienna and the Blessed Mother because of their tenacity and boundless love.