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One of the most magical events I photographed over the summer had to be Emmy Rose’s 7th birthday.  When her mom, Jessica,  texted me about the party she told me it was a sparkle unicorn party.  Not really knowing what to expect, I was blown away with the cute decorations, amazing birthday cake and of […]

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It was a beautiful day for the 2017 Iroquois Steeplechase.  The weather was in the high 70’s with a lovely breeze.  We started our day by riding in with our neighbors the Zions, who have graciously invited us to join them the last several years.  Randy Zion attended his 39th Steeplechase this year.  He knows how […]

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It’s always a joy when friends recommend you for a job, especially when it’s a friend from when you grew up, so I was so thrilled to be recommended by my friend Angela, to shoot Jennifer’s 40th birthday trip to Nashville.  Jennifer’s sweet hubby surprised her on the morning of her birthday with a girl’s […]

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I had so much fun at this Prom shoot last year!  These sweet girls were a blast to work with.  They were up for anything, including jumping up & down in their beautiful dresses.  And let’s talk about the dresses.  Prom dresses have come a LONG way since I went to prom.  Each dress was […]

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It is so special to be able to photography babies growing up.  I had the honor of photographing Reese’s newborn and 6 months photos in 2016, so when her mom and dad asked me to shoot her cake smash, it was an ecstatic yes.  The event was held at their Nolensville home (just south of […]

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One of my favorite texts to receive is when my friend Jessica asks me to photograph a party at her house, so when she texted me in early February about shooting her daughter’s Valentine’s cookie baking party I couldn’t check my calendar fast enough to see if I was available.  Thankfully I was so the […]

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I love a good themed party.  I also love the TV show, ‘Mad Men.’  So when Jana asked me to shoot their Mad Men themed Christmas party, it was a no brainer.  They held the party at their Air B&B located in Nashville, close to Music Row.  The rental already has an old school feel […]

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Last August, I had the pleasure of shooting the cutest 5-year-old birthday for Miss Stella.  Her sweet mom, Shannon, is an event planner in the Nashville area and wanted to show that you can throw a child’s birthday party that doesn’t involve a jump house or Chuck-E-Cheese.  She (along with some family and friends) put […]

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After working for music publisher, Big Loud Shirt, for 10 years, it’s is such a treat to be asked to come to the annual staff and writer Christmas party.  When I started working there in 2005, the party was about 12 of us (shared with Diver Dann Publishing) and we went for dinner at the […]

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Double, double toil & trouble.  I think my next Halloween party will have a lot to live up to after attending this one.  This was at the home of the Tompkins family just outside of Nashville, Tennessee.  This party had it all; jumpy houses, pumpkin painting, a balloon artist, a cotton candy machine, pony rides, […]