Cliff diving // Portrait lifestyle Photography Memphis Tn

Arkansas is one of my favorite places to visit.  It is such a beautiful state with many wonderful places to enjoy the outdoors.  Heber Springs has great cliffs for diving.  On this particular day there were more kids than I have ever seen before.  Lots of crazy energy as they encouraged each other to have the confidence to jump.

Mertwins // Children Portrait Photography Memphis Tn

I would be a mermaid fair;
I would sing to myself the whole of the day;
With a comb of pearl I would comb my hair;
And still as I comb’d I would sing and say,
Who is it loves me? who loves not me?
I would comb my hair till my ringlets would fall
Low adown, low adown,
From under my starry sea-bud crown
Low adown and around,
And I should look like a fountain of gold
Springing alone
With a shrill inner sound,
Over the throne
In the midst of the hall;
Till that great sea-snake under the sea
From his coiled sleeps in the central deeps
Would slowly trail himself sevenfold
Round the hall where I sate, and look in at the gate
With his large calm eyes for the love of me.
And all the mermen under the sea
Would feel their immortality
Die in their hearts for the love of me.

~ Alfred Tennyson


My little girls just love the water, so I decided why not let them be mermaids? <3

For Karen

I was lucky enough to meet a wonderful woman named Karen.

The sweetest heart, just happy on the farm.

With her passing I wanted to revisit the images I had the pleasure of taking last summer.

Here is her life with her three loves.

Ed, Lilian, and the farm.





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The Importance of Family // Newborn Family Lifestyle Photography Memphis Tn

Lovely little family session.  There is nothing like having a new baby in the home.  This adorable fella was so good having his photo taken, and his puppy buddy Brody just had to get in on the action too! So sweet   <3