What can I say? Sometimes you go about your life and then suddenly it’s years later. Hard to believe, but we moved into Melrose three years ago today!! I’ve been wanting to post some house updates for a while, but it was harder than I expected. Partially because getting rooms perfectly staged in the midst […]

Before and Afters our of Historic Home!

We work so hard on our gardens, and I swear it hardly ever seems to make a dent. This Spring it seemed like we were finally making some progress. When I first took these pictures I was so excited. The peonies has literally dozens of buds, the trees had sprouted minuscule fruits, and the house […]

Spring 2018 Garden Progress

I didn’t know what to expect from Ireland. All I knew was that I wanted to experience what made Ireland special. I didn’t want to kiss mystical stones, chase leprechauns, or drink beer. Ideally, I would make a plan to get lost among the rolling hills and rocky outcroppings. I probably spent one hundred hours […]


Azalea Gardens in Richmond, Virginia Azalea season is short in Virginia, but it’s one of our very favorite times. Meg and Jamey were our clients when they got married last year, and now we’re happy to say we can also call them friends. The bonus to photographing friends is that they tend to trust you […]

Richmond, Virginia Azalea Portrait Session

What can I say? I haven’t blogged in almost a year, and while I have everything to say, I’m not sure where to start. Over the past few years I’ve developed a pretty major aversion to social media. I adore it as a tool to keep in touch with friends, and share good news, but […]

A Return to Blogging

It all started with the airfare. We had booked a cruise out of San Juan, Puerto Rico to celebrate our ten year anniversary, and all that was left was to find a way down there. Well Eric, being the travel guru that he is, found us an AMAZING price on airfare…the week BEFORE our cruise. […]

Old San Juan – Anniversary Trip