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I'm Julie! I am a southern girl, wife to my college sweetheart, mama to two cool kiddos, teacher to my fellow photographers, and I deeply love people and Jesus. I am not the typical photographer who was always carrying around a camera as a child. For me, photography just happened. It is my second career, and I guess you could say that it found me. From Day 1, my goal was to capture what was real, with nothing forced or posed. I want to tell stories. I want you look at my images and feel something. Connection is huge for me, I feel in order to capture the real you, I need to get to know you first. I want to become your friend and give you an experience, not just take pretty pictures. Oh and I do hug everyone - so you have been warned. Overall I am a pretty happy and upbeat person, and yes, I'm that annoying morning person. I feel that life is a gift, and it's pretty amazing. I LOVE my job, I LOVE my clients, God is good and I am so blessed. 

Hey yall !

you might not know...


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I have traveled to all 50 states and 15 countries.

My dream has always been to be a voice in a Disney animated film. I secretly sing Disney songs all the time and pretend.

My greatest accomplishment is being a mom. I was told I never would be one. Our daughter is adopted from Russia, and our son is truly a miracle. I thank God everyday.

Milk in a frozen mason jar is the best! And, if you combine that with cookies...ahhhhh!

I'm sadly allergic to yummy truffle oil.

I have sung on TV!

I won't eat food if it touches the other food on my plate.

I just discovered that I'm an extroverted introvert. It took 46 years for someone to finally explain me to everyone else.

a few things that make me happy!


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Anthropologie, Free People and Target. Just the smell of Anthro makes me happy! Oh and the dollar spot at Target, gets me every time! 



and yes, I have several pair of ears!



nuff said. Oh and cupcakes, and wait, did I also say chocolate?



Jo-Jo is my best friend (she just doesn't know it yet) hehe

Fixer Upper


Sometimes the wonderlust consumes me.



I would wear one everyday if I could!



I just can't explain it but all the sunshine and the sea just makes me want to dance! (and I'm not a good dancer)



I love them all but my favorites are tulips and peonies!