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I used to talk about my experiences.. until I felt like they had overstayed their welcome. I was always looking to teach and eventually felt like I no longer was. in 2020 I decided fuck that. sometimes there is no outward advice to give. but I am still going to tell the story. even if there isn't a rainbow and butterflies "and now I'm a better me because of it" ending. here it is. here is what I have to say.



Sunflower October 14, 2021

A Happy Post

I wrote 3 different posts about why I was upset today so now I am going to even it out with this one happy post. I am happy because I am here. I won't go too much into it but every year I make it ...

Sunflower June 17, 2021

What Life has Given Me

I feel like I am so quick to talk about all that life has taken away. I want to take a moment to express gratitude for all that life has given. To come to this place where I want to even express g...

Sunflower June 1, 2021

Looking Happy

I am feeling vulnerable again so here's another tearful blog post about something that has evolved over time: Looking happy. These past couple of months of growth have made me want to truly look b...

Sunflower April 21, 2021

What it’s Like to Feel Lost

The tragedy of feeling lost is that sometimes you don't even know until you are found. Ever since I could remember I have always felt kind of lost. Just kind of bouncing through life being whomeve...

Sunflower April 5, 2021

The Overwhelming Desire to be Touched

This one is going to shock so many of you that know me personally. At some point in my life I developed this inability to even remotely like to be touched. I cannot pin point exactly when that was or...

Sunflower March 29, 2021

Blog Post About How I am Feeling

It is Monday. New week, almost a new month. In what seems to already be a rollercoaster of a new year. What a better day than any to write about how I am currently feeling. To sum it up up front,...

Sunflower January 27, 2021

Ashley’s Fairytale Birthday Photoshoot | Norfolk, VA

*Alexa, play "Today Was a Fairytale" by Taylor Swift* OK You know how sometimes things are a little bit TOO perfect and you just have this unshakeable feeling that SOMETHING is going to go wron...

Sunflower January 3, 2021

Western Inspired Photoshoot With Shelby

Sometimes I get a song in my head and try to form a theme for a photoshoot around it. Lately, I've had the song "On Mine" by Diplo and Noah Cyrus stuck in my head. If you've ever seen the music vi...

Sunflower October 23, 2020

Top 5 FREE Shooting Locations in Hampton Roads

Top 5 free shooting locations in Hampton Roads, Virginia. I know it can be daunting trying to find a place to do photoshoots. As a photographer, we want to find the absolute best places that our c...

Sunflower October 19, 2020

My Why

I woke up one morning and asked "why am I doing this?" For people who aren't aware, that's a huge part of creating a business. You have to know why you are doing it or it becomes hard to convey to...