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Yearly Archives: 2010

Just You. (Rocky Mount, NC Photography)

She hired me to take pictures of her girls.  But considering how rarely moms get to have their picture taken, I couldn’t help it.  I think maybe everyone needs a great picture of themselves, don’t you? So when I told her to sit on the stairs, she instinctively called to her daughter.  “No,” I insisted.  […]

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Something New (Rocky Mount, NC Photography)

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: ‘“Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic.” – Dave Barry I’m not a risk-taker.  I hate being bad at things, I hate the thought of something not turning out as I imagined it, and I […]

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You’re Prettier Than You Think (Rocky Mount, NC, Photography)

[republished from my personal blog at mylongestyear.com] So, as a photographer, one of the most important things to me, when taking someone’s picture, is to capture the person genuinely, and beautifully.  But it’s hard.  Because people are so self-conscious. About their scratches and scars and ears.  And it’s just plain difficult to relax sometimes.  I […]

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Sweet, Sweet Baby [Rocky Mount, NC newborn photography]

Love this family.  Easy-going and SWEET.  I love working with families who come by sweetness so honestly.  This sweet girl was only 11 days old when I arrived with heaters and white noise machine in hand, ready for her debut photography shoot. Grandma was there to help, Uncle was there to lift heavy things for […]

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he made it.

I wish I had a quarter for every time I thought that. The day he surprised me after his first tour in Iraq – he drove all night from DC to get to me in NY (even got pulled over by a cop, but was let go when the cop, apparently worried about his disheveled […]

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