I am married to my best friend, and a mother of five - five four-legged children, that is. They are my world.

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  My ultimate goal in this dream job of mine is to create art for others to enjoy for a many years - art that draws people into them, making them want to reach right into a photograph and take them back to a memory . . . or visit a new world, it is so real and so vivid.

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  When I'm not documenting life, you'll find me in Barnes and Noble. I love to read. But I also love movies. You'll catch me traveling to the mountains occasionally, too. I love to garden, and even help to educate people on plant life for health (Samantha's Oil Nest & Garden). I'm also a huge birder.

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  Based in Spartanburg, SC, I specialize in natural light portraiture of couples, brides and families.

 

  But you will also find me photographing what has inspired me the most: nature.

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