I’ve known Alexa for almost as long as I can remember. She and my youngest brother are the same age and have always been in the same groups at church… You can imagine how old I felt when she asked me to take her senior pictures when I was visiting Jacksonville.ย Grandma Kelsey, over here.

Alexa is such a godly young woman who is full of life and just oozing with creativity. Let me tell you… This girl is an artist and is going to go places in life! And maybe the best part, she’s going to be a part of Nole Nation next fall! >>>—-;;—-> GO FSU!ย Okay, I’m done now.ย :)

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Since the day they asked me to be their wedding photographer, I have been counting down the days to Taylor and Riley’s June 2015 wedding. Just when I thought I couldn’t get anymore excited, I shot their engagement session, and now I just wish I could push fast forward to the summer.

Something about high school sweethearts just gets me. Maybe because I not-so-secretly wish that Aaron and I were high school sweethearts with a super long history and awkward prom pictures to go with it?ย Taylor and Riley have all of that, and it is just plain adorable. They are such a sweet, hilarious, godly couple, and I’m so glad that I was able to meet them through our church 3 years ago. Enjoy my favorites from their engagement session!

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When you’re a photographer and this is approximately the 4th picture that you take during a session, you get excited. Riley, you are a stunner!!!

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I never really, truly understood the beauty of maternity sessions until I was pregnant with Archer. Although it’sย not always a glamorous process (understatement of my life), I believe that every womanย that goes through pregnancy should give themselves the gift of a maternity session. Sure, maybe you’ve been sweating for the last 8 months straight and have ankles the size of an elephant’s trunk, but it is also such a special, sweet time. There’s nothing about growing a little human that isn’t an absolute miracle, and I love how maternity sessions capture that.

I was so thankful to have the privilege of capturing Meredith and Andrew’s maternity session… They have prayed and waited so long for their sweet baby, and their excitement to meet this little girl was so evident. And I love that they brought along their first, fur-baby, Brody! He was such a good dog during his time in the spotlight…ย Something I normally don’t find myself saying about animals that come to sessions. Ha!
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Meredith, you are beautiful!

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Favorite!

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