I live for capturing authentic moments and I have an awesome time doing it. I never want a session to feel forced or stuffy, so I encourage all of my clients to just roll with the punches and have fun. Keep the movement and giggles coming! I have no problem making ridiculous faces or busting out some awkward dance moves to lighten the mood. Need me to embarrass myself to make you laugh? No problem, that's where I shine.

I am a big kid at heart who loves eating french fries, drinking lattes and prosecco, and watching UNC Basketball (Go Heels!). I love going to outdoor concerts and traveling to the beach with my family. I’m happiest when I’m outside but I love to binge watch TV as well. If you like The Office, 30 Rock, or Parks & Recreation then we’ll be fast friends! I really love all animals but I am primarily a dog person (although I’ve tried to convince my husband that we need a pygmy goat a few times).

Valerie

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I love TikTok. There, I said it. When you just want to relax and have a few laughs, there's nothing like watching amazing videos of hilarious and talented strangers on the internet. 

Typical MILLENNIAL

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You know those little crawly guys that hang out on the beach and dig back in the sand after each wave? Apparently I'm quite skilled at finding & catching them. It's probably my cat-like reflexes.

sand flea expert

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I worked in veterinary medicine for 13 years before pursuing photography full time. It was a very special profession and I think I'll always miss it a little. I mean, puppies and kittens - am I right?

woof, meow

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I used to play the banjo. I took lessons for a few years and wasn't too terrible (but not very good either) & I'd love to pick it up again some day. I secretly wish I was like Steve Martin.

MY GRASS IS BLUE

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