Thoughts on Fall

September 21, 2015


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As I sit here, drinking my warm coffee, my senses start to experience the changes of fall. There is a new crispness in the air (It’s legging and sweat pants season, woohoo!). It’s even beginning to have a different smell; a crunchy leaf smell. Is that even possible? I’ve even smelled some wood burning! I’ve tasted my pumpkin spice latte . . . like 80 times. You better believe it was good! I’ve been watching the leaves fall, and the bright green is starting to turn to that yellow green. We aren’t at full blown fall but the leaves are beginning to rustle a little more as if fall is saying “I’m coming!!”.  Lastly . . . the noises. It’s not secadas anymore, it’s quietness, and crickets all day long. You know what I’m talking about, that weird yet comforting feeling that fall brings. COMFORT – – thats the word. It’s the season that just wants to hold you and keep you feeling warm inside but also revamp your soul. You are probably wondering where I am going with this, but I promise we are going somewhere! Today when I heard the quietness I reflected back on past falls. Around this time every year I begin studying something new in the Bible Study I am in and God never fails to change me. I’m reminded of the verse –


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Fall is a time to just be still & listen. That quietness I heard this morning is also STILLNESS and in that stillness is God. I hope this fall will be like the rest.  A sweet time of stillness, revelation and internal changes. I’m excited to see what God brings to surface in my life. I’m ready to grow deeper with God, shed the old, and make way for the new. Even though it’s not easy to change, and become a better version of yourself, I find comfort in knowing that my hand is being held through it all.

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I see the beauty in imperfect things. As a Christ-follower, faith is central to my life, work, and connections. I am fueled by joy, known for my bubbly and sunny disposition, and always with a warm hug. Imperfect beauty inspires my love for all things vintage, abstract art, and real love stories. I love moments full of grit and emotion; life off the beaten path; stunning views along the shore; and the juxtaposition of New York grunge and laid back Cali-vibe. 

As a mother of two, I am very familiar with how quickly life’s most important moments fly by too quickly. I will calmly and seamlessly guide you through frames that will endure. I strive to capture your memories with one-of-a-kind images full of meaning. I cannot wait to connect with you! 

I bring all of these elements to my time with my couples. With over a decade of experience in the industry, I know how to gently guide you through poses that are natural and beautiful. The transition into this sentence doesn’t make sense. Throughout your day, you will feel the love from those there to celebrate
 you two. 
When I’m not photographing weddings, I enjoy long walks in the neighborhood with my husband, my kiddos Tuxie and Sunny, and my labradoodle Hokie.. Also, I am a huge dog-lover! I’m pretty sure heaven is full of dogs. I can’t wait to connect with you, and yes, your pup is always welcome here! 


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