+ Read More

So we have a secret about our mini sessions!!  Well, it’s not really a secret, just probably something a lot of people might not know!  I do mini sessions places other than Wake Forest!!!  I don’t do it all of the time though. There are a lot of details to make it work! This November […]

January 9, 2020

Apex Family Mini Sessions

+ Read More

This family doesn’t have to use a photographer near Wake Forest, but I’m so glad they do!!! They end up driving 45+ minutes for almost every session.  I’m so thankful they went with me as their photographer. I’m also so thankful they keep traveling so I can be apart of their growing family!! I’ve been […]

December 12, 2019

Audrey Kate

+ Read More

This sweet couple is also an AJDP wedding couple!  I love when there is cross over between weddings and family.  I had the privilege of working with this couple just 19 days before their wedding!!  Caitlin does updated pictures of her son every year for his birthday.  She didn’t want to skip this year even […]

December 3, 2019


+ Read More

Raleigh is kind of, sort of, barely starting to think about finally having some cooler fall weather!!! (even though it’s already the beginning of November haha) That has me very excited until about February when I refuse to crawl out from under blankets because I’m sick of being cold.  Now I’m blogging, thinking back to […]

November 7, 2019

Dylan & Carter • Family Mini Session in Wake Forest

+ Read More

I photograph a lot in the evening, so when I get a morning session I just swoon over how pretty the light is!!!!  I always wonder, “why don’t I do these more often?!” And then I remember that getting out of the house by 6:45am on a Saturday morning isn’t all that fun haha! This […]

October 24, 2019

Brittany & Andrew • Wake Forest Anniversary Photographer

+ Read More

Last week I wrote about a family who is one of the top three longest clients for AJDP.  This week you have another top 3 family!!!  Not only did A.J. shoot this couple’s wedding, but also her sister’s wedding!! Mixed in there we have done pregnancy announcements, maternity pictures, newborns for both their kids and […]

October 17, 2019

Extended Family Session • Wake Forest Family Photography

+ Read More

Seven years!!!! That’s how long this family has been with AJDP!! If we sat and thought there might be another family or two that rivals that, but these two are in the top three for sure!  Long before they had two adorable kids, Harry & Christine hired A.J. as their wedding photographer.  Little did they […]

October 10, 2019

Jason & Claire • Family Photographer in Wake Forest NC

+ Read More

Being a family photographer near Wake Forest gives me a lot of opportunities for mini sessions at different parks.  This fall I decided to travel some for an evening of mini sessions down to the NC State Capitol grounds!  It was so fun to photograph at this location.  There was a nice mix of buildings […]

October 8, 2019

Thomas & William

+ Read More

I was so excited to kick off my fall season as a family photographer near Raleigh at the beginning of September!!!! Unfortunately the weather was not on the same page. It was one of the hottest days I have ever shot on! Normally there is some breeze so being in the shade is bearable.  But […]

September 26, 2019

Graham & Hudson

+ Read More

Out of all of the sessions that I photograph, I think the sessions of the one year olds have to be the most dynamic! Every kid is at such different stages when they turn one. Some are new crawlers, others are taking their first steps and some have been walking for a few months!  I […]

September 5, 2019

Laney • 1 year old • Raleigh Family Session