The Shade Tree

On a hot day in Fort Fisher North Carolina while we were waiting for the Fort Fisher Ferry to arrive and take us back to Southport Tyler went looking for a shade tree. The shade tree that he found also happened to be a great climbing tree. Of course the shade tree + climbing tree + 11 year old boy … Read More

Minion Pumpkin

Susan is our resident artist, although she would never admit it herself. Compare her minion pumpkin to my mangled triangle eyed basic pumpkin (which wasn’t even worthy of a picture) and it is easy to see why I say this. These days at halloween each kid buys their own pumpkin to carve. Then usually right around the time we get the top … Read More

Perfect Smile

Our daughter Anna and her cousin Rebecca are showing us their perfect smiles at Paul’s sister’s wedding. The thing to remember here though is that with portrait photography, it is all about eyes. Humans are naturally drawn to the eyes. In a picture like this, the eyes draw you in and make you feel connected to the people in the picture. … Read More

All About Eyes

Portrait photography is all about eyes. People are naturally drawn to the eyes, and the eyes tell the story. This picture was taken before one of a PYMBL bike races and you can see the excitement in Tyler’s eyes. Tyler looking at me is what makes this a good picture. When you look at the picture it seems like Tyler is looking and … Read More

I Need A Hug

Any time I need a hug Lucille is always there for me. Really, any time anyone needs a hug Lucille is happy to be on the receiving end. Here we were out for a walk at night while Lucille was still a young puppy. She got tired so Paul picked her up and carried her. By the time we got … Read More