CHRIS + DANIELLE | WASHINGTON OAKS GARDENS ENGAGEMENT

Chris used to work with my husband so he’s been a good friend of the family for a few years now. When I met Danielle, I instantly saw the chemistry between these two. As always, at Washington Oaks, the best part of the day will lend you a good many mosquito bites and bugs all
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Hayden | Newborn Lifestyle Session | Jacksonville,FL

Newborn Lifestyle Photography I’ve been pumping out the blogs now that my mom has been here helping me with my own little people. I feel that it is so important to share some of my favorites from each session. Hayden was another quiet soul and every time my camera clicked, she stared right at me.
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Weber Family | Lifestyle Maternity St. Augustine

This little family used to live in St. Augustine and recently moved back up to their home state of Pennsylvania. Katie returned back to her favorite city JUST to birth her 3rd son with her midwife. Talk about commitment! I loved everything about this beautiful sun kissed session with Katie and all of her boys. I’ll also have
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Natalie + Ryan | Jacksonville Beach Wedding

Having worked predominately St. Augustine and destination weddings, this was our first Jacksonville wedding in awhile and it was so refreshing to work with these amazing vendors and such a lovely laid back couple. Their church Ocean City(and reception site) is directly across from Jacksonville Beach where the ceremony was held so it was a perfect
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Taylor + TJ | Alpine Groves Engagement

Have I told you how much I enjoy engagement pictures? It sets the stage for a lasting relationship between YOU and your photographer so that on the day of your wedding, you don’t feel as nervous in front of the camera. I enjoyed this beautiful couple immensely as we laughed through Alpine Groves and enjoyed
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Justin + Allison | River House Events

Justin and Allison rented a house by the inlet waterway for their first look and getting ready photos and as you can see from Justin’s awesome ring, there were a couple of avid fishermen that loved that spot as well. This was a beautiful DIY wedding and I hope you enjoy looking through every gorgeous detail
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Jason + Elyse | Washington Oaks Gardens Engagement

It doesn’t matter how many times I visit Washington Oaks Gardens State Park; I am always amazed by it’s beauty and add these two to the mix and well, you can see for yourself. I had the hardest time culling through images because I wanted to keep them ALL. They couldn’t take a bad picture
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Carrie + Kyle | Tringali Barn St. Augustine,FL Wedding

The year of 2016 started out with two beautiful barn weddings and it was quite the diamond in the rough to find this gorgeous unique barn hidden away off US1. Carrie and Kyle have the BEST sense of humor and the most laid back personalities. We met at Kookaburra less than a year ago and was
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Mark + Danielle | St. Augustine Engagement

Sometimes, you have to wait for the Florida weather to be right and as always, our weather is very unpredictable. We had a day or two that had to be rescheduled due to rain but this day was the perfect weather during a sunny Florida January day. Mark and Danielle were so laid back and full
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LIFESTYLE FAMILY PORTRAITS 2015

I know I recently posted about our fall minis in 2015 but I also had some amazing lifestyle sessions near the end of the year and these are only a few of my favorite images from these St. Augustine locales.

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Bridal Portraits| St. Augustine Wedding

There are times when some would rather get married at the courthouse and have their bridal portraits taken in our beautiful city. I, of course, had to take this lovely couple down to Magnolia St. and Aviles St. where the golden light filters through the moss covered trees and the cobblestone roads of Aviles make you
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Danny + Kate | Alpine Groves State Park Engagement

This was my first time at Alpine Groves State Park and my what a beautiful park to visit. We were rained out the first time there and literally found ourselves jumping fences to outrun the storm approaching which you will see in some of the pictures. Kate and Danny even had family support there and
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Milana | Newborn Lifestyle

Congratulations to this beautiful couple on their baby girl, Milana. I loved everything about this session and meeting this sweet family. Beautiful light filtered through their home as I photographed Milana in her ombre colored swaddle blanket and between the mint and cream tones in her nursery and her calm and peaceful spirit, this was
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Phillip + Cynthia | Washington Oaks Gardens Engagement

I’m the last person to know anything about cars BUT I knew this Ford Fairlane was SPECIAL and Phillip’s uncle drove it over for them to use for engagement pictures. I’m looking forward to photographing their wedding!

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St. Augustine,FL Engagement|Carrie + Kyle

I’ve noticed that I take a “flora” image before almost every engagement session so this could become a ‘thing.’ Ha! Enjoy this fun loving couple who started off their downtown St. Augustine session just right with a cold brew at A1A Ale Works in St. Augustine followed by a typical afternoon Florida rain:) Congratulations Carrie
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DEVINE 40 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

These 2 lovebirds celebrated their 40 year anniversary by visiting Amelia Island and spending the day with me at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park. I asked them if they had any marriage tidbits they’d like to share and these are two best responses I’ve heard yet: “Forgive earlier.” “Instead of asking what you can do
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Arnold Family | Washington Oaks Gardens State Park

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park has quickly become one of my favorite locations for family portraits or weddings. Even when the flowers aren’t blooming, everything is so GREEN and vibrant. Let’s not forget to mention the ancient oak tree that makes you freeze in your steps as you approach it. Between little Fiona’s baby blues,
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St. Augustine,FL Engagement | Chris + Kira

I love engagement sessions and let me tell you why:) Of course, I love everything and everyone that I photograph but this is a time of extra connection and what I like to call the ‘guard down’ moment. When most people find us and meet us, I’d like to say they are not only hiring
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Jennifer Wenzel || Glitter and Sun

I started the morning off with some tunes from The Beatles and as “My Guitar Gently Weeps” started playing, I knew this was going to be a gorgeous day to shoot. Jennifer and I decided to go out and play with light, glitter, and plastic bags at the ‘golden hour’ after sunrise on the beach.
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Isla Rose || One Year

Happy 1st Birthday Isla Rose! We’ve watched this little one grow over the last couple of months and she has one fun personality. We couldn’t have asked for a better(secret) location and lighting here in St. Augustine. Isla is modeling the fabulous Matilda Jane clothing line if anyone was curious:) At this point, the balloons
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A Retrospective Look || Shiloh’s First Year

There is SO much I’ve wanted to say so I split it up into 2 blog posts. You can read “A Letter to My Former Self” here. “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart…..” Jeremiah 1:5 First, this is a CELEBRATION. I went into
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The Year That Changed Everything: 2013

We moved to Florida when I was about 7 months pregnant which meant we moved our BUSINESS to a new location as well. Scary, yes. Exciting, yes. January 7,2013- Shiloh Marion Wallace was born and changed our world. In a way, I think she changed the way I look at photography. As I look over
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COLLABORATION: “MAD MEN” THEME WITH RCB FASHION

I’ve had the opportunity to work with Erin at RCB Fashion 2x now and absolutely love her designs!! If you didn’t get a chance to see her boho chic wedding dress, go to this link to see our gorgeous model, Brooke workin it:) I’ve been obsessed with the styling on “Mad Men” ,the TV show,and even
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Birthdays and Babies

My in-laws came to visit us last week and we were so excited to see our nieces and nephews since we haven’t seen them in many months. I was beyond ecstatic to photograph Brooks for his one year pictures AND to announce that my sister and brother- in -law are expecting their third bundle of
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A Walk in the Park: Colors All Around Us

It took me awhile to figure out how to title this session because there are so many elements combined into one. This was also one of those moments that I found myself detracting from black and white photos.(That never happens!) I’m a LOVER of all things B&W but how can you do that when there
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Brothers: Maxx + Gideon in McDonough,GA

We just got back from a whirlwind GA trip to see family and friends and while we were there, I got to photograph this special little family. Rebecca drove an hour out to my grandparent’s house in the pouring rain and that not only showed me how special of a friend she is but how
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For the Love of Photography

You know…I haven’t posted anything personal lately but I thought I’d muse a bit about where I’m at and how I’m looking forward. First, I got this call one morning when I was in a rut about photography and my photography friend Katie Weber(Katie Weber Photography) simply said, “Let’s take our cameras downtown and just
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Mother’s Day Special

I’ve been a bit behind on posting on our blog and as a mother myself, I now know how hard it is to keep up with the rest of your life when you have a cuddly 3 month old that takes up every bit of your time. You all deserve a bit of pampering and
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“Style Me Pretty” feature: Katie+Jay Engagement

We are so excited to announce our feature in “Style Me Pretty” Florida! Daybreak Studios has tried for over a year to get a feature in their blog and in my eyes, they are one of the top wedding blogs out there! Thank you to Katie and Jay for allowing us to submit their engagement
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Dahlia Family Portraits: St. Augustine,Florida

We met the Dahlia family in birthing class at Flagler Hospital in St. Augustine,Florida and had our little juniors one week apart. Jayce was born one week after Shiloh and it’s been such an amazing experience to go through this time as newbie parents together;) We really enjoyed taking their family pictures in historic downtown
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