Scenic Sunset Family Session // Turtle & Hare Photography

It’s the best view of Richmond in town! This adventurous family trekked over to Belle Isle with me for their scenic sunset family session. The light was perfect and so were the smiles! Once the girls started playing and giggling together, my heart had completely melted. I’ve been photographing them since they were born, so […]

Dec 10, 2019

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How many weddings end with the bride flawlessly performing “Rolling on the River” with the band to end a night of dancing? That moment perfectly wrapped up the roaring celebration of Anna and Reed. Opting to have both the intimate appeal of a private ceremony behind Anna’s childhood home by the James River and the […]

Aug 6, 2019

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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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Picking Spring Flowers // Richmond, Virginia Lifestyle Photographer

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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  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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Tips for Taking Better Pictures of Your Family // Turtle & Hare Photography // Virginia Weddings & Portraits

I had the privilege speaking to a wonderful group of moms this week about simple suggestions for taking better pictures of our families, specifically children. I wanted to make these tips available to a wider audience, so here I am typing them up for you! Being a photographer, I don’t think I anticipated how different taking […]

May 4, 2017

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I’ve talked about being authentic on here before; how my goal as a photographer and person is to be open, honest, and loving with those around me. So, today I’m talking about the isolation life can bring. Maybe you’re not a mom, but you work or study from home. Maybe you’re a stay-at-home-mom and you […]

Mar 22, 2017

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Cora // Richmond, Virginia Newborn Session // Turtle & Hare Photography

One hundred percent sweetness, that’s what this little one is made of. Cora looked so peaceful as the light gently streaked in her older sister’s bedroom. Her big sister was ready with open arms to hold and snuggle her. These two are going to have so many wonderful adventures together! And I couldn’t get over […]

Mar 15, 2017

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We’ve gotten to know Thomas and Annie over the past several years, first meeting them at church. Thomas has lent his musical talent to the local indie folk band I’m a part of (Sleepy Brother) for a couple of shows in the past. It’s always a treat to meet someone when they are single and […]

Feb 23, 2017

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