It’s been over six months since Kyle was sick with Covid-19 and was unable to attend the birth of his daughter. Six months has flown by, and felt stagnant at the same time.

April 6, 2021

The Acker Family, Spring Portraits

The sun was shining perfectly through the trees that day. The October sunshine was was out, but it was just cool enough to not sweat. The seasons in Alabama are tricky like that. It was the perfect day to capture Clara Kathryn’s first birthday portraits. Bromleigh had spent lots of time and energy planning and […]

October 21, 2020

Clara Kathryn’s First Birthday Portrait Session!

He woke up from his nap. Standing, holding the edge of his crib. Just smiling, probably pooping. Waiting patiently for someone to come get him. His parents and big brother had been chatting excitedly about it for days. It was time to go capture Sweet Baby James first birthday smash cake session! But ominous rain […]

August 27, 2020

Sweet Baby James’ First Birthday Smash Cake Session

The days are long, but the years are short. This first year, was so short. The days, filled with Covid-19 quarantine, working from home without childcare, were so long. But they were so special. They were so unlike any other. Those memories I know we will end up cherishing for our lifetime. I couldn’t wait […]

Winnie's Smash Cake

August 18, 2020

Winnie’s First Birthday Smash Cake Session

This school year didn’t end like anyone had planned it. All our favorite Mountain Chapel Preschool spring traditions didn’t get to happen. No music program, no art show, no class picture, no May Day Play Day. I cried and grieved when Dixon’s last year of preschool abruptly came to an unexpected and shortened end. Like […]

July 4, 2020

Dixon’s Preschool Graduation Pictures

First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes a baby in the baby carriage. There’s no greater honor than being entrusted to capture people’s most special memories. From their wedding, to pregnancy announcement and Annmarie’s fresh 48, it’s been SO MUCH FUN documenting the best of memories for Lauren + Joey. Sweet friends, how are […]

June 8, 2020

Annmarie is ONE!

Dixon has been in a pool since his very first summer. We’ve always lived in neighborhoods with pools, so it’s been a normal part of our lives to spend warm days at one. Last summer we lived at the pool! I was HUGE pregnant and had very little energy to help a very active four […]

May 10, 2020

James’ First Swim with Dixon

Dear Sweet Baby James, In true second child fashion, your six month milestone blog comes two and a half months late. So much has changed with you even since this sweet mommy + me lifestyle session. At the time of this session, you were just sitting up. You were in the sweet spot where I […]

May 9, 2020

James’ Six Month Mommy + Me Lifestyle Session

These days it seems like the world is spinning out of control. But sometime between the mad dash on toilet paper and locking down for an unknown period of time at home, I got to capture some sweet memories for the Gibbons Family! You may recognize this sweet family from my first session with them […]

March 31, 2020

A Family Portrait Session with the Gibbons Family

The last time you saw Dianna she was just a day old! She’s grown leaps and bounds since then, but I still enjoyed taking pictures of her sweet feet just as much this time as I did the last. Dianna, I’ve loved watching you grow over this past year! You’re such a sweet addition to […]

February 1, 2020

Dianna’s First Birthday Smash Cake