We’re Moving to HATTERAS! | Life By The Sea

Last week on Instagram, we announced something we had been holding on to for weeks, but we had been hoping for far longer. We let our community know we were moving an hour plus south to live on Hatteras Island, which is truly a dream for our family! We have been head over heels in love with…

Kirstyn + Fam | Avon Hatteras Family Session

This girl Kirstyn and I…we go WAY back 🙂 And Andy. That’s because I was fortunate enough to be their wedding photographer when I was pregnant with Ellie and I will never forget falling in love with these people. They are charismatic, hilarious and full of LIFE. They’ve been through so much together and now…

Shooting For Your Brand | Photography

Last year in June, I was shooting an incredible wedding in DC. It worked out perfectly that a photographer who’s SO sweet needed headshots while we were there, too..and then even more fate set in when Jasmine Star announced her workshop dates and it fell RIGHT when we would be up there traveling! The Jasmine…

The NEW Amanda Hedgepeth Brand! | Photography

A couple of weeks ago, I sat in the chair at the salon and I told my stylist…”you can’t blonde shock me….go for it”. She told me the story of a woman who works there and when she goes blonde and has the product in her hair, she’ll run and hide from others to make…

Four Waves | Life By The Sea

Domestic beers just a dollar and imports not much more. College specials, a rowdy crowd and loud music, everyone coming home smelling like smoke. A girl being dragged through a horrible time and relationship, feeling stuck and sadly at one point accepting that she didn’t deserve anything more. She’d probably marry the jerk, she would…

Courtney + Bonn | Rodanthe Outer Banks Engagements

This is a sappy one for me, this is MY bridesmaid and friend!! Courtney and I met during our M&E (Max and Erma’s!!) days at MacArthur Mall and we saw each other through it all! I love and adore her and seeing her with a guy like Bonn makes me happier than ever! Everyone knows…