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On the blog you can explore what I'm up to in Charleston and afar, read tips for your next photoshoot (I promise you'll rock it!), and browse recent shoots. So kick back, grab a margarita, and let's dive in!

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Live What You Love: Fall Mood Board

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Who else is ready for fall? I know I don’t even have to ask that question, especially to anyone in Charleston! Once September hits, I get so excited to shoot in the cooler weather. I’ve been thinking about what kind of shoots I want to do this season and what I’m inspired by right now. […]

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There is nothing better than finding a magical group of friends that supports you, makes you laugh, and inspires you to be a better human. I’ve found that it’s not only nice to have a group like this, but essential when you work for yourself! There is an abundance of magical people here in Charleston, […]

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Outdoor Dinner Party at The Harbinger Cafe & Bakery

My Top 5 Favorite Creative Business Books

Filed in : Life

You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero This. Book. Is. Everything. You Are a Badass is the #1 book recommendation I kept hearing about for nearly 2 years before I finally read it. Jen Sincero writes bluntly and hilariously about how to manifest your dream life. This book wasn’t written just for creative entrepreneurs so […]

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If you’re a business owner or busy working woman, I’m going to guess you rarely put yourself first. When’s the last time you evaluated how you feel day-to-day? I started a business in part to allow myself flexibility and freedom as most people do. I should be living my best life, right!? At the end […]

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Lifestyle Changes Making Me a Better Business Owner

How I Framed a Vintage Silk Scarf

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If you’ve been following me on Instagram lately, you’ll know that I’ve been tackling a framing project! I’ve had a vintage silk scarf sitting around for 5 years and I finally framed it with the help of Artizom in downtown Charleston. Finding Inspiration in Paris During my sophomore year of college, I studied abroad for […]

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Filed in : Camera Confidence, Life

This time of year is like New Years for me. Graduations are in the air and my birthday is June 7 (tomorrow!) so it’s a good time for reflection! My alma mater RISD had graduation this past weekend, and it’s making me nostalgic (I wish I had been there to see Annie Lebovitz receive an […]

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3 Tips for Starting a Business from Zero

My Turks & Caicos Adventure!

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Turks & Caicos Last week, I flew to the Turks & Caicos islands for two photoshoots. Sounds like I’ve been glamorously jet-setting, right?! The truth is, I am so grateful to travel for these jobs! The first shoot was wedding portraits of my friend Shree and her husband Phil. They married a year ago in […]

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Filed in : Camera Confidence, Life

I am so in tune with my camera gear that I forget other people are probably curious about what’s in my camera bag! It’s always funny when I overhear someone say, “look at all of those cameras she has on her body!” or “she looks like a professional!” I thought I’d share a peek at […]

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What’s in My Camera Bag

My Must-Listen Business Podcasts

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You’ll most likely find me in front of my computer when I’m not downtown photographing portraits or shooting an event. There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes in my photography business! Editing photos, emailing clients, and blogging are a major part of my workdays. I listen to business podcasts when sitting for long […]

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One of my favorite things to do is take an evening walk in Charleston. In the evenings before sunset, the streets south of Broad Street are quiet and cozy and the winter light is so glowy. My favorite street south of Broad is Meeting. It’s easy to meander a few blocks down adorable Tradd or Church […]

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An Evening Walk In Charleston

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