Lexi | Class of 2018

Lexi | Class of 2018

Senior sessions are in full swing and I couldn't be more excited about it. This past summer I chose to offer limited summer sessions due to the humidity in our area, and I'm really glad I did! That meant less A/C breaks and more shooting 🙂 One thing that really stands out with the Class [...]

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 [...]

12 Days if Christmas {Day 8}

12 Days if Christmas {Day 8}

There's one gift that is always my go-to for Christmas.  For moms, daughters, friends, co-workers and secret Santa exchanges. It's BUTTER London polishes! Sometimes, it's easy to just buy the nail polish that is the cheapest for ourselves. So this is a real treat to many ladies - -a nice, high end nail polish. It's the [...]

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 4}

12 Days of Christmas {Day 4}

  Today's hot must-have-wish-list item is pictured below, can you guess what it is? Okay guys, this is a huge treat... This is one of those items that is a serious must-have. It's practical, it's pretty, it's quality and it's another LOCAL item! Meet Sherri Jessee, the award winning, nationally published Hair & Make up artist [...]

Model Monday | Meet Erica

Model Monday | Meet Erica

Super exciting things are happening at U Shine Photography! With record breaking Class of 2016 senior photoshoots on the schedule, you guys have blessed me with your smiles, your grace and your referrals! Something really fun is being planned for Holiday, so be sure to stay tuned in by following this BLOG and signing up [...]

Model Monday | Meet Yancey

Model Monday | Meet Yancey

We are back with Model Monday, a few days late, but trust me...it was totally worth the wait and I can't wait to share this session with you.  I'm also excited to announce that this November I will be in California for 10 days!! I can't wait to meet up with some friends in the industry [...]