Oh Darling, Be an Adventurer.

The Branding Experience



I'm a NC based brand photographer (but I love to travel for work+fun). Joanna Gaines is my spirit animal, and in another life (maybe this one) I'd probably move to Waco, TX!

I'm always down to try a new local coffee shop (even better if they have lavender latte), and working on mastering the perfect at home brew recipe. 


“Like a wildflower; she spent her days, allowing herself to grow, not many knew of her struggle, but eventually all; knew of her light.”

— Nikki Rowe

Wow. I am always blown away by how beautiful my friends are. When I met Zandra at work, I told her that we needed to do a portrait session! She was super excited but life got busy for both of us and it went to the back burner. BUT last Wednesday are schedules allowed us to go Downtown Burlington and spend time with each others joyful spirit and I had the privilege to photograph Zandra!

In a little over a month Zandra is going to be studying abroad for a WHOLE year! So crazy but I am so excited for her and all that God has in store for her. I only wish that I could tag along and document her whole trip! How fun would that be?? Maybe I’ll go for a visit! 😉

“The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before it is too dark.”

— John Muir

When we first met, we didn’t realize that we both attended the same church; Mercy Hill here in Greensboro! She was over at my apartment for a girls night and saw a coffee mug with Mercy Hill on it and she was like, “Oh my gosh do you go to Mercy Hill??” And I said “yeah! When I get the chance too.” Small world. Love finding people who love Jesus and live out His plans!

“She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.”

— Proverbs 31:25


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