YOUTUBE VIDEO: How we find sea glass!

One of the MOST ASKED QUESTIONS of all time on our Facebook and Instagram pages! How do you find sea glass? What does it look like? How can you tell? While filming a tiny little video about Avalon Pier a few months ago, I got to double up on video content & ALSO film a…

There’s Plenty of Sea Glass | Small Businesses

Last week, I was having an incredibly peaceful morning. No really…it was AMAZING! I had a morning to myself by the sea in a HUGE shell bed next to Avalon Pier in Kill Devil Hills here on the Outer Banks of NC. I love living here…getting up super early and hitting the salt air first thing,…

Katie + Billy | Outer Banks Engagements

One of the hardest things to do in the beginning of your business is market for the client you want. You feel like you don’t have enough portfolio, content, criteria, etc..and you know WHAT you want but you know you have to work to get there. Five years later, it’s the KATIES of my business that…

Anna + Chris | Kill Devil Hills Maternity

I’m pretty sure that it was an easy out to blame crying all the time on my pregnant hormones last year, but when I started tearing up at Chris and Anna’s maternity shoot here in the Outer Banks recently, I had no excuse 🙂 The truth is, growing with a client that becomes a friend…

Linda + Steven | Outer Banks Couples Session

I am so HUMBLED by the fact that these two sweet human beings got in their car and spent over 1600 collective miles for the journey to the Outer Banks from MAINE. YOU READ IT RIGHT!! FROM MAINE!!!!!! Linda and I began corresponding and I knew she was a doll. She has one of those…

Cate + Neal | Outer Banks Engagements

A couple of nights before the session, Cate texted me and said “Just took some time to sit down and read the wedding packet. And that back cover page got me all sentimental I started tearing up. Wouldn’t want anyone else to capture our story but you, I remembered all over again why you stuck…

Home | Mikes New Dad Series

I’m baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack! After a long hiatus of moving and working (the truth…Amanda: “Mike, will you write a new blog for me?…Mike?”, Me:”Zzzzzzz”…at 9pm…), I’m here to grace your computer screens again! Yes, thank y–thank you very much–oh, you guys–plea–please, hold the applause for after the blog… So, this blog is going to be kind of…

Nathalie + Adam | Kill Devil Hills Engagements

Ohhh the good old days of Bubba’s that brought Nathalie and I together– what memories of a way too busy kitchen, bumping into each other left and right, me having mental breakdowns every Sunday after triple double shifts and having to wait for the poor busy bartenders to make sodas for our tables– some of…

Sachel + Ethan | Kitty Hawk Engagements

This is one of those rare couples that has more of a STORY to their story..because it all started a LONG time ago. When they left our house Mike said “I wish we had known each other that long, too!” We sometimes get a little envious of couples who have a beginning that starts during…