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September 20, 2021

FILED IN: Wedding

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Wedding Photographer in Baton Rouge | Erica and Keith at Greenwell Springs Baptist Church   Well, this day was just perfect, from start to finish. Erica and Keith have been with me from the very beginning of their journey, so I of course couldn’t WAIT to be a part of this day. After Erica’s bridals, […]

September 19, 2021

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Hurricane Wedding in New Orleans | Andie, Jason and Ida   Man, what a memorable wedding day! Andie and Jason had been fighting for this day for a LONG time. COVID chaos and a bunch of other random, crazy difficulties in their blended lives meant that by the time they realized a hurricane was barreling […]

August 28, 2021

FILED IN: Bridal

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Race and Religious bridal photos | Andi in New Orleans   There are few locations more iconic when it comes to “that NOLA feeling” than Race and Religious! The exposed brick, eclectic decor, and old southern charm just scream “The Big Easy” at its finest. It’s one of my very favorite locations for bridal photos, […]

August 24, 2021

FILED IN: Engagement

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City Park Sunset Engagement Photos | David and Lauren   As iconic southern engagement photo sessions go…David and Lauren kinda set the bar, with this one! Even though it was a hot, humid evening here in New Orleans City Park for these engagement photos, these two knocked it out of the park. You’d never guess […]

July 31, 2021

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Rosedown Bridal Photos | Erica and her dog Koda   I don’t even know where to BEGIN, with this girl! From our very first session together, she’s been absolute magic. I could NOT have been more excited to be a part of her whole journey, and photograph her wedding day. And now that the day […]

July 23, 2021

FILED IN: Adoption, Family

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Adoption Photography Gonzales Louisiana | Baby Colton   Helen Keller once said, “All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” By that measure, Colton has always, always been a part of this family–even before they met for the very first time. He’ll never remember a time when he didn’t belong to Charles and Kayla. […]

July 9, 2021

FILED IN: Engagement

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LGBTQ Engagement Photos New Orleans | Chad and Jeff in City Park   When you find people who not only tolerate your quirks but celebrate them with glad cries of “Me too!” be sure to cherish them. Because those weirdos are your tribe.” – AJ Downey   Sometimes, when you meet people, you just *click* […]

June 15, 2021

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Ashley Manor Wedding Photographer | Chris and Will   Chris and Will’s wedding at Ashley Manor in Baton Rouge was all of my favorite things, y’all. It was sweet, and elegant, and meaningful. It was low-stress, and high-fun, and filled with all of the most important things, on a wedding day. They had amazing little details […]

June 11, 2021

FILED IN: Proposal

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New Orleans Proposal Photography | Phantom of the Opera with Katie and Ryan   How cool is this themed, surprise proposal in NOLA?! Ryan surprised Katie with a completely orchestrated (see what I did there?) shocker, when he popped the question. He knew she loved Phantom of the Opera. So the folks at The Heart […]

June 7, 2021

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Lake House Reception Center Wedding | Nelly and Myles   I knew Nelly was going to be *my girl* from our very first conversation. I just adore when someone really “gets it”, when it comes to what’s important on a wedding day. Nelly and Myles’ day was all things wonderfully intimate – filled with the […]

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