Jasmine | Class of 2018

Jasmine | Class of 2018

Every summer, I'm lucky enough to get to meet and hang out some really great rising seniors. Many are 16-17 years old and are wise beyond their years. I'm always impressed by their confidence, their passions and hearing about their hopes and dreams. They are unafraid of the world and optimistic. They embrace humanity and [...]

Kristen | Class of 2018

Kristen | Class of 2018

'Tis the season you guys! The Class of 2018 has arrived and they are comin' in STRONG! An overwhelming amount of you are choosing U Shine Photography for your senior sessions and I couldn't be more grateful. Each one of you is so confident in who you are and what you stand for. It's refreshing [...]

12 Days of Christmas {Day 7}

12 Days of Christmas {Day 7}

My very first job was being a gift wrapper at Bailey, Banks & Biddle at Tyson's Corner. At 17 I'd gift wrap Rolex watches for Charles Mann, 15 carat diamond rings and sculptures that were thousands of dollars. My mother says I've always loved "pretty, shiny things" And she's right! Nothing has changed. I even [...]

12 Days of Christmas {Day 6}

12 Days of Christmas {Day 6}

I believe in love. I believe kindness matters.  I believe in the power of prayer. I believe laughter is the best medicine. AND I believe in good hair products. I know, I know...before you stop me and think; easy for her, she grew up around the best platform educators in the hair industry...your kinda right! It might be [...]