I’m obviously the redheaded photographer around here and I am so pumped you’re here!!
I call myself a homegrown storyteller and I use photo + video to capture the most incredible weddings and family sessions--the ones on farms + mountaintops and in barns + backyards!
I travel all over the country to capture my couples’ love stories but most days you can find me at home on the farm just outside Lebanon, Virginia! If you were to call me, you'd probably find me wrangling my three wild kids, going to CrossFit, working in the garden, or baking something that involves chocolate.
I'm married to the sweetest, most handsome redbearded guy around-Mike! Jesus wrote a really great love story for me and I am so thankful Mike is the guy I get to do life with for the rest of my days!
(but my friends + fam call me Em!)
My mom is an incredible artist who can paint or draw like no tomorrow, can decorate and make a house a home, can sew and craft and make just about anything. Yes, this is me bragging on my mom.
She taught me to paint and draw and be crafty from a young age but it wasn't until college that I tried photography and loved it! Sure it took a LOT of time to get the hang of it, but I loved developing film in the dark room and editing the digital images.
Over time I began realizing that I loved the raw, unposed moments of weddings and sessions and so began this journey of becoming a Homegrown Storyteller....
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