"Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can't remember who we are or why we're here.” 
Sue Monk Kidd

Stories that matter

These gorgeous women and the gorgeous color needed to be photographed. These friends traveled to Mexico together and I met them on the beach. I am thankful I can choose to bless people with images that help them feel as beautiful as they are- love that I travel with my gear for just such moments! […]

the sea & sarees

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Eeeeek Friends!! I’m so excited how this video project turned out. I have been envisioning this for years & we finally made it happen! Special shout outs to my amazing clients who are featured and Peter Heald from Sidekick Media for helping my vision come to life! I feel so grateful to do this work […]

The Hawa Images Experience- Behind the Scenes

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So much of our travel plans over the last two years have been disrupted but I am so thankful I was able to visit Dominican Republic this October and had the opportunity to photograph friends that are also influencers for our favorite vegan haircare and skincare. The beauty of the beaches and of these gorgeous […]

beautiful friends in Dominican Republic

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We headed to Virginia Beach with family for a week to celebrate my sweet niece’s 2nd birthday and squeeze her because we do not get to do it nearly enough. My parents just moved to this amazing house and welcomed our crazy crew to crash it! Jason and I also celebrated 20 years of marriage […]

Dear Family in Virginia Beach

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Once I knew I was traveling to Las Vegas for a work trip I knew I had to set up a styled shoot at the Neon Museum in Las Vegas with some fabulous women. Janay and Annalea were on board with the vision of an encouraging women empowerment session- we had a soundtrack and offered […]

Vibrant women in Vegas

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History matters. When I was an 8th grade history teacher a quote by James Baldwin always hung in our classroom, “American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it.” This quote reminds us that the narrative of history continues and we must reckon with […]

Black History Month now & always

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A quick last minute weekend trip to explore New Orleans with the kids and dear friends that moved away a few years ago. Any time spent together with friends in this isolating time is a blessing to us. We walked everywhere, explored everything outdoors, ate all the things, & listened to music.  If you have […]

Exploring New Orleans

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Our family headed out camping at Warren Dunes State Park this past weekend. Musts at the dunes: head to the beach & pack lots of snacks (or maybe that is just my kids), climb the highest dune and go to the back side to dune jump, run down the dune full speed (at your own […]

Exploring the Warren Dunes

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This summer has been very different; no camps, no pool, no parties with friends, limited travel. It’s strange and yet we are so thankful for warmer weather and time together. I know you all feel me- we are just living in a time where many decisions feel hard. We decided to take a quick family […]

Virginia Beach Adventures

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