Richmond Riverside Engagement Session // Turtle & Hare Photography

It doesn’t get more romantic than a sunset stroll through the park, dancing in the last sunlight streaks of the day. Morgan and John did just that, dance through this session, first at Belle Isle and then at Libby Hill. It was so fun to see them laughing and enjoying the moment. I found myself […]

Jul 3, 2019

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We huddled under the bridge waiting for the wind and heavy rain to pass. This is not usually the description for most engagement sessions, but Julianna and Andrew were awesome despite the unexpected weather. We had just decided to find a dry place before the downpour began. Luckily, the rain clouds passed relatively quickly, and […]

Jun 6, 2019

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Downtown Richmond Senior Session // Turtle & Hare Photography

Connor was ready for his senior portrait session. He came prepared with a laid back attitude, some spare outfits, and family members with jokes on hand. I mean, I also have an abundance of what I like to call “dad jokes” at my disposal, but the goal of this session was to make Connor smile, […]

May 22, 2019

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Spring is here, for a few days at least. Soaking up the sun, and unavoidably, the pollen as well, is number one priority for us! This time of year always reminds me of change and growth. From blooming flowers, to an ever changing and growing daughter, I’m grateful that we don’t stay the same. I’m […]

Apr 16, 2019

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Coastal Virginia Cousiac Manor Wedding // Jordyn & Austin

Jordyn and Austin’s rustic, coastal Virginia wedding was filled with brightness and laughter. The colorful yellow accents perfectly complemented the bubbly personalities of the couple celebrating. Seriously, they looked like they had so much fun the whole day, it was infectious. They said they wanted to create a fun, exciting, laid back and loving atmosphere […]

Mar 18, 2019

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  Choosing a location for your family or engagement session can be difficult. The Richmond area offers so many diverse options. And as your photographer, I’m always up for something new and exciting! Consider the distance you’re willing to drive, whether you’ll have small children with you during the session, the weather (seasonally, some locations […]

Mar 19, 2018

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The Heirloom Dress // Richmond,Virginia Family Photgrapher // Turtle & Hare Photography

“I want to wear Dani’s dress!” she squealed in delight. I quickly grabbed my camera and headed to the side of my house where I had spotted the only thing currently flowering in the end of February. My daughter ran to the bush and instantly began smiling in my direction. She was proud to be […]

Mar 5, 2018

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I’ll admit, when it comes to fall birthdays, using a woodland theme for a party is pretty easy. Stores have forest colored party supplies in abundance for Thanksgiving. And if you don’t want to buy decor, you can easily make it from your backyard. Sticks, pinecones, and leaves are everywhere. With my trusty friend, Pinterest, […]

Sep 22, 2017

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Surviving a Photo Session With a Toddler

Anyone who’s ever had a toddler knows that they are a pretty opinionated demographic. These little people rule their kingdoms with authoritarian precision. We are but serfs in their quest for independence and knowledge. Understanding how toddlers behave and react to situations can be a lifesaver when taking their portraits. Bribery only goes so far, […]

Aug 4, 2017

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Ya’ll this session was so much fun! I met Anna and Reed at Anna’s parents’ house for them to “bury the bourbon.” I wasn’t really familiar with this southern tradition, but I’ve never seen two people look so cute while digging a hole. The weather was perfect, and now that they’ve buried the bourbon, hopefully […]

Jun 22, 2017

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