Beautiful, Meaningful, & Authentic Imagery.

Carrie is a published photographer & educator, specializing in family & child photography. Known for her classic & timeless style of photography, Carrie has a gift for creatively using light & the environment to capture honest, beautiful imagery. With a relaxed approach, Carrie keeps her sessions stress-free and laid-back, guiding her subjects through a combination of poses and games to make the experience fun for the entire family. She is based in western North Carolina, where she resides with her husband and three children.


Tips For Preparing For Your In-Home Lifestyle Newborn Session

Documenting those early days at home with your newborn baby is so special, whether this is your first baby or your fifth. Some parents may not feel “up” to being photographed shortly after their baby is born, but as a mom of three myself, I promise that you will NOT regret it and you will cherish those photos for as long as you

Speedlight, Strobe, or Continuous Light

Let's face it. If you are a "natural light only" photographer, learning flash can seem like a monumental task. And it may be a monumental task that you have little-to-no interest attempting to learn. As someone who's been exactly where you are, I can confidently say that learning flash is WORTH THE WORK. Once you learn it, you will feel unstoppable. And THAT

Valentine’s Day Photo Ideas For Kids

I love photographing Valentine's Day mini sessions. The shades of reds and pinks put me in a better mood coming out of winter and knowing we are not far from spring. Although I love photographing these sessions, some years it just doesn't work out with my schedule. If you have not been able to schedule a session for professional photographs of your little

What to Wear For Spring Family Photos

It's that time of year again! Spring is almost here, I can feel it! If you're scheduled for a spring family photo session, now is a good time to start thinking about what to wear. Trust me, you do not want to put this off until the last-minute. In addition to my general "what to wear" recommendations that apply to any time of

4 Things To Bring To Your Family Photo Session

I know that preparing for a family photo session takes a lot of work. It can be stressful trying to get multiple young children (and your husband) dressed and out the door on time. No parent wants to have a cranky toddler to top it off. Here are 4 things that you might want to throw in your bag and bring along to

4 Basic Items You Need to Get Started With Off-Camera Flash

One of the most common hang-ups I hear among new-to-flash users is, "I have no idea what to buy". Just as there is an over-abundance of brands and models of cameras, the same holds true for flashes. It can be extremely overwhelming. Most people have no idea where to even begin. Let me make this easy for you. To get started with off-camera flash


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