Rainbow Baby Maternity Session at Jerusalem Mill

Katie & Brian Maternity Session I met Brian through my fire department job. He always said he waited so long to get married because he was only going to do it once. So, I couldn’t wait to meet the person that he waited so long for. When I met Katie, it made perfect sense. She […]

September 17, 2019


Annapolis Vow Renewal

Dior & Don Still Do! Dior and Don are kindergarten sweethearts… well not quite, but they did meet in kindergarten!  They were both born in St. Thomas where they grew up, got married on September 18th, 2009 and had their first son Donte. Don is in the military (Navy), so the family now lives here […]


September 15, 2019

Visionary Art Museum Wedding

Krista & Bobby Married! Not long ago, we were finishing up the engagement session and chatting about the wedding.   Bobby and Krista chose the Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore as their venue. What an amazing venue to get married at! So many textures and backdrops.  The hotel room where Krista was getting ready was really […]

September 3, 2019


Quiet Waters Park Family Sesh

The Westcoat Family Through photography, Bob and I have made some amazing connections. I met Sara and Matt when we shot our very first wedding (for Celeste and Ryan!) . We scheduled a session last year, but weather, the flu and life brought us to scheduling it for yesterday morning. We thought the morning would […]


August 25, 2019

Julia + Garrett

Pine Ridge Farm Anniversary  Julia and Garrett have been married for a year (on August 25th!).  She is in a Physicians Assistant program and he owns his a landscaping construction company.  They speak of their wedding day with joy and fondness. They recall their vows, how much fun their wedding reception was and how amazing […]

August 13, 2019


Happy Birthday Owen!

A Miracle In Every Way! The world is small…. round, but small. I met Karie and Dave last year at the wedding of Dave’s sister, Emily.  Fast forward about a year and I ran into her again while we were both getting our hair done at Christie’s Salon 🙂 . This is a little sidetracked, […]


August 10, 2019

Old Town Alexandria Engagement Session

Krista & Bobby Engaged! When we left our house to capture Krista and Bobby’s engagement session, the weather app said zero % chance of rain. As we got closer to Alexandria, Va, the sky got darker.  When we parked and went to Two Nineteen Restaurant to grab a bite before the session, the sky opened […]

July 25, 2019


Pine Ridge Farm Pennsylvania Wedding

Lexie & Russ Married! Lexie and Russ met the same way a lot of the couples did at their wedding… at a bar 🙂  Well, not just any bar, the DON’T KNOW TAVERN.  Russ left Lexie his number on the bar receipt (she worked there). The rest is history.  They are classy, caring and completely […]


July 15, 2019

Fort Smallwood Park Family Session

The Diaz Family I was fortunate enough to meet Sherri and George (and Gracie) at their wedding at Downs Park in Anne Arundel County! Soon after their wedding, along came sweet Henry!  I swear he smiles and has a personality until you pick up your camera and point it at him lol!  When I first […]

July 5, 2019

Family Portraits

Downs Park Engagement Sesh

Gabrielle and Samuel Engaged!  It was my pleasure to capture the love between Sam and Gabby who met while working at the Chick-Fil-a near Annapolis. This already had my heart happy since everyone knows I love some Chick-Fil-a!   It has rained a lot these past few weeks especially in the evening time. Just before our […]


July 1, 2019

Yellowstone and the Tetons

Family Vacation | Yellowstone | Jackson Hole | Wyoming | Montana  I met my friend Beth when we were 8 years old. We were inseparable…until we left our small, little elementary school and went to high school. We still kept in touch, but Beth moved her senior year of high school all the way to […]

June 24, 2019

Our Story

Ravens/Federal Hill Engagement Sesh

Melanie & John Engaged! Bob and I work for the Fire Department and that makes our world that much bigger! This couple was referred to us by a Matron of Honor in the first wedding we every shot! (Shout out to Celeste and Ryan! They took a leap of faith in me and helped me […]


May 27, 2019

Annapolis Wedding | Chart House

Sarah & Donny Married! | Annapolis Maryland I am going to do my best to keep this short and sweet because I could go on all day about my admiration of Sarah and Donny! I think you will find that these images tell the story of love, laughter and the true start to the rest […]

May 6, 2019


Downtown Annapolis Senior

Trinity | Senior Portraits Smart.Funny.Beautiful.Kind.  These are the words I would use to describe Trinity! Another word would be driven (just like her mom, Sheila)!.  Trinity has watched her mom work hard her entire life.  She has made the most of her mom’s example and will be putting her hard work and dedication into becoming […]


April 24, 2019

Let Them Be Little

Newlin Mill Park | Easter When Bob and I first started dating, we took a ride up to where he grew up and to see his mom (now affectionately known as “Granny Sandy”).  We got to see the house he grew up in and then went to Newlin Mill Park to see the waterfall, the […]

April 21, 2019

Our Story

Eastern Shore Wedding

One evening their paths crossed and he met her for a drink….the rest is history. In fact, she walked down the aisle to “it all started with a beer” by Frankie Ballard. Couldn’t be more fitting…..


April 13, 2019

East Coast Loft Children’s Clothing

East Coast Loft is owned and operated by Jenn Kelly. A native to the Eastern Shore in Maryland with a little girl, Rylee, who is close to the same age as my daughter, Madelyn. Madelyn and I were so excited to join them at Terrapin park in Stevensville. Luckily it warmed up today to give […]

April 7, 2019


Then There Were Four! | Ladd Maternity

I have known Mike and Denise for many years. I knew them separately as individuals (prior to becoming “The Ladd’s) and then when they married. Over the years, I have had the privilege to watch their love grow. When Denise got pregnant with their first child, Landon, I knew she was going to be a […]


March 14, 2019

Lexie & Russ’ Rustic Engagement | Kinder Farm Park

How did Russ, an outdoorsy engineer from Maryland propose to his bride to be. Lexie says “The weekend before December 15th, we decorated our Christmas tree. We realized as we were putting the tree up that I had no ornaments. The morning of the 15th, we did our normal Saturday morning breakfast coffee routine and […]

March 2, 2019


2018- A year of love…and rain!


January 5, 2019

McQuin Family | Pasadena MD

It was the night before Christmas…and all through the house, my keyboard is clicking from the computer mouse lol~ We squeezed in just before the holiday a family session with Tyler, Craig and their 3 beautiful kiddos! We had the session right in our neighborhood near the clubhouse where we could find the only green […]

December 24, 2018


Earley Family | USNA Annapolis

The Earley family is full of so many things I love and am familiar with! Public Safety, Parents who’ve been together forever literally glowing when they are around each other and twinsies 😉 I shot Brian and Rebecca’s wedding on my birthday this past October! It was a ton of fun! I enjoyed working with […]


December 23, 2018

A Kevin + Brooklyn Christmas | Hemlock Tree Farm

Okay, so I wasn’t going to blog any of my sessions from October until now because we have been super busy with sessions (YAY!), however, I can not justify allowing these two little’s pics to go unseen with how precious they are! This is my third Christmas shooting this twinsie duo and this is my […]

December 5, 2018


The Kelly Family | Kinder Farm | Peyton Bre

I was lucky to meet Jenn Kelly at a holiday vendor event in Bowie a few years ago. We became “facebook” friends then we became “real” friends, lol!  where we actually saw each other in person and our kids played together 🙂 .  Her daughter, Rylee is 7 and Deklan is 8.  They are close […]

Family Portraits

November 14, 2018

Steph + Dan Married |Bleues On The Water, MD

Mr. & Mrs. Jones Steph describes how they met and their sweet proposal: ”Danny and I first met in high school back in 2001. We date for almost 3 years and went separate ways when I (Steph) went to college. We kept in touch throughout the years for birthdays and holidays. We occasionally would see […]

November 4, 2018


Morgan + Nick Engaged | Quiet Waters Park, MD

Nick and Morgan Nick and Morgan have been engaged for almost a year! They have a date set for their wedding and reached out to us to capture their big day! We were so excited to meet them and get to know their story! Morgan is just as bubbly and sweet as I imagined from […]


October 31, 2018

Emily & Earl Married | Kentmorr Restaurant MD

{We aren’t fans of watermarks. You are more than welcome to share our blog and images, but please give the photographer credit} Earl and Emily Emily says “We met on a dating app and talked for about 10 hrs straight the first day. After talking for a few weeks, we had our first date at […]

October 30, 2018


Bo + Reuben Married | Fort Indiantown Gap PA

{We aren’t fans of watermarks! If you wish to share the images, please be sure to give the photographer credit.}  Mr & Mrs. West Bo is a teacher and Reuben is a linemen. Bo and Reuben met at Outback Steak House. Bo went to see her sister in law and Rueben was sitting at the […]


October 29, 2018

Amanda + Kyle Engaged |Downtown Annapolis

Amanda and Kyle are into Harry Potter, the color purple, Downtown Annapolis and, of course, each other 🙂 . He is an accountant and she works at a daycare. Kyle gives Amanda a certain smile on her face with his silliness.  She keeps him grounded.  Kyle proposed to Amanda at the docks in Annapolis which […]

October 18, 2018


Rebecca + Brian Married | Kent Manor Inn Stevensville

THE COUPLE Rebecca says: Brian and I met at work. Brian was my instructor while I was going through the Baltimore County Fire Department Academy. We worked together here and there after the academy a few times. Brian then was a support instructor during my Firefighter 1 class where he began to pursue me. He […]


October 14, 2018

McNeill Maternity | Kent Island

Steve and Bernie are having a BABY!!!  I met them while shooting my very first wedding (EVER~!).  When she contacted me I was delighted to capture such an amazing time in their lives! Up until this point, Charlie (their chocolate lab) was their only child. He has been adjusting to the new baby stuff in […]

October 7, 2018


Emily + Earl Engaged | Downs Park

Emily and Earl met the way a lot of people do these days…online!  They live in Glen Burnie, where Emily is an EMT. They got engaged on Christmas day (with a gorgeous diamond!) and began planning their wedding. They are getting married the end of this October in Stevensville, Maryland.  They wanted a nice fall […]


October 1, 2018

Alexa Senior Portraits | Quiet Waters Park

Alexa’s grandmother, Betty was referred to me by an elementary school friend. Tis the season for senior portraits! These are always some of my favorite to do because the senior is ready to be out of high school and move into the next phase of their lives! It is exciting and {a little scary}. She […]

September 23, 2018


Alexis + Tommy Married | August 11, 2018 | Columbia Maryland

The Couple: Alexis and Tommy met in high school but did not initially date.  A few years later, they started talking through mutual friends and sparks started to fly! (Kind of fitting for their send off post wedding!)They got engaged on October 27, 2017 at a lake. Alexis really wants a dog and would like […]


August 13, 2018

Wilson Family Session | Quiet Waters Park | Annapolis, MD

I met Joe and Cherie when Cherie was pregnant with baby Ella.  They were glowing and excited to meet their little girl for the first time. I was so excited to capture this!  During the shoot, we did a silhouette and took some pictures under “their tree”.  They had pictures under the tree when they […]

June 27, 2018


Jacob + Ashley Married! | Severn, Maryland

The Couple: “Baby, just let it be So, won’t you ride with me, ride with me? See where this thing goes. If it’s meant to be, it’ll be, it’ll be Baby, if it’s meant to be” (Florida Georgia Line- Their first dance) Ashley and Jacob met in an unconventional way over 10 years ago on […]


March 19, 2018

Our Christmas Photos | Nlightsphotos

Our Family: We have really had an amazing second year so far in our business. We have grown and really met our client base. I have had a great time attending weddings, baby showers, engagement sessions, first birthday’s… the list goes on and on. We are so excited to see what 2018 brings for our […]

December 5, 2017

Family Portraits

Pua Cruises to Mexico

Our daughter is completely in love with her stuffed pig, Pua. I “talk Pua” to her and she laughs and laughs. She wanted me to take Pua with me on my trip to Mexico because she said Pua loves cruise ship. So I decided to make her a children’s book of all of Pua’s adventures […]


November 19, 2017

Photo Expo | NYC

(The images in this post were taken by an iPhone and not a professional camera) The City: We drive to NYC every year around our birthdays.  We were both born in October (12 & 16). We stay at the Holiday Inn express in midtown (Hell’s Kitchen) which is only a couple blocks from FDNY rescue […]

October 27, 2017

Business Updates

Northern Lights


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