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I’ve been following Myleik Teele for about 2 years now. She is the CEO of CurlBox, a subscription company that introduces its users to hair care brands monthly. I actually learned about Myleik through her podcast first. It was something about her honesty in communicating with women that spoke to me. In a world of […]

Personal, Photography, Watermarks on My Soul

March 1, 2018

Myleik Teele’s MyTaughtYou (MTY) Inaugural Retreat


I delight in repeat clients and the Champion Family has been just that!  From trusting me in my very early days of photography to today, this family has believed in me and made an annual appointment on my calendar!  Each year the look is a little different and I think this year was my all […]

Anniversary Session, Celebration of Love, Lifestyle, Natural Light, Personal, Photographers, Photography, Portraits

February 23, 2017

D.C. Lifestyle Portrait Photographer | The Champion Family


If you’ve ever been in a room where Mary Marantz or Katelyn James were giving a talk then you automatically walked away a changed person.  These two dynamic women have a special calling on their lives that moves the masses to think differently about their businesses and attempt to see past what seems seems like the […]

Personal, Photographers, Workshops

January 17, 2016

Justin & Mary Present The Event | Virginia Wedding Photographer


On this last day of the year, I am choosing to reflect on all the ways God has blessed my business and boy am I amazed!  Thank you for participating in this journey with me as I would be nowhere without the continued support of every friend, family member, mentor, and client around me!! While […]

Featured, Personal, Photography, Weddings, Weekend Wrap-Up, Workshops

December 31, 2015

Fifteen in ’15 | Virginia Wedding Photographer


Have you seen the movie “Creed”?  If not, it’s one that I definitely recommend you catching soon!  So, I will start by telling you that if you haven’t seen the movie, I will do my best not to spoil it for you by discussing the ending but since I took home a few messages from […]

Personal, Photography

December 2, 2015

5 Things I Learned From the Movie Creed


This weekend was one that I’d been waiting for and while it was busy in so many ways, it was so rewarding and I am so exhausted but yet my heart is so full!  How’s that for an ambiguous build up?!?! Here’s a recap of my weekend: My weekend started with the first round of […]

Branding, Personal, Photographers, Photography, Weekend Wrap-Up, Workshops

June 22, 2015

Weekend Recap | Virginia Wedding Photographer


For the past month and a half all my closest friends have heard me talk about the surprise party that I was planning for my dad’s 70th birthday.  Gosh 70!  I had to calculate his years multiple times because he doesn’t seem 70 and most of the guests that we invited didn’t realize he was […]

Personal, Watermarks on My Soul

June 15, 2015

A Surprise Celebration | Watermarks on my Soul


Hey guys!  I was overwhelmed with the positive response I received from the brand film and I am so thankful that Doug Stanford was able to bring my vision to life!    For people viewing the film that don’t know me on a personal level, I thought it would be fun to share some of […]

Branding, Personal, Photography

April 15, 2015

The Brand Film | Behind The Scenes Part 1