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Colonial Williamsburg, VA | Hampton Roads Photographer

A peaceful, rather pleasant day in January! A family photo shoot earlier in this beautiful session was complete so since I was already here, I decided to enjoy myself and walk around and capture some history! There were no crowds so it made taking photos an easy “shot”. This place has the most interesting trees! This bakery has some awesome ginger cakes or, as we call them, gingerbread cookies! I.. Read More

Old Farm House and Barns | Smithfield – Hampton Roads Photographer

Old farms with red barns are a beautiful piece of history. I find it so sad to see many of them falling down, abandoned, left for weeds and animals to take over or worse yet leveled to make room for the “newer” things in life.  I love it when I spot old farms while driving through the countryside, whether they are still standing or starting to weaken and bend. It is.. Read More

Metamorphosis | Caterpillar to Butterfly – Hampton Roads Photographer

Metamorphosis of a caterpillar turning into a beautiful butterfly is an amazing thing to document. Meet the caterpillar who loves my fennel plant. Several caterpillars munched away at this licorice-smelling plant. One day, I noticed the caterpillars were disappearing. Upon further inspection of the plant, I found two cocoons. I may have squealed out of excitement. I was amazed at how two tiny “strings” held this cocoon in place during.. Read More