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brit at heart,
horse girl,
tea obsessed

A few things about me....
I have been an avid horse lover my entire life. My mom is British and my love for the English countryside runs deep. I have a wonderful husband and a beautiful, sweet, silly little girl. I'm a big animal lover and enjoy spending my time outside [unless its really cold!]. I enjoy Chick Fil A lunch dates with my little, riding my horse and reading a good book when I have time! Jane Austen never gets old - I could read her books a million times over! 

hi friends, i'm samantha.

the weddings

a glimpse...

The knowledge and experience you need on such an important day

50 weddings and counting

I am constantly supplementing my education so that I can give the best to my couples.


I think what a lot of people don't realize about wedding photographers is that it is so much more than just the photography. Of course you absolutely need a photographer whose work you love, but above that you need someone who feels like your friend. You're with your photographer more than any other person during your wedding, so you want to make sure its a good fit! I love to be friends with my brides...bond over Jane Austen, Harry Potter, Chick fil A, etc... As your friend I've always got your back. I am 100% in your corner on wedding day! Whether you need something to drink, or you need someone to diffuse something stressful, I got you girl!

its not just about photos

the difference

I cannot say enough wonderful things about Samantha! If you are looking for a photographer with extraordinary talent and timely professionalism, look no further. Samantha is the best value you will find. She had great suggestions and the photos turned out absolutely beautifully! We quickly decided to book her for our wedding day - a move we did not regret. Everything about working with Sam for our wedding made me feel more at ease. 

- samantha and eric

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