Raleigh Photographer

"This is what I like about photographs.  They're proof that once, even if just for a heartbeat, everything was perfect."


Raleigh / Durham / Cary North Carolina and surrounding areas

Hi friends, I'm Kelly

Your Raleigh Fine Art Photographer

I am your lover of all things photography, art, flowers, sunsets, pretty dresses....oh the pretty dresses, dancing and all of the fun in between.

I enjoy my days filled with my family, four beautiful children and my high school sweetheart.  If I am not behind my desk editing and chatting with my clients, I will be behind the wheel of my Kia Carnival running kids all over Durham, Wake and even Grandville counties for school and sports activities.

Come see what keeps me ticking most days, I can hardly wait to meet you and learn more about what you and your family want from your experience with me!


As featured working with Janie and Jack, Nordstrom's, Nuna, Kohl's and many more couture companies, I am your Raleigh, Durham, and surrounding areas family photographer.  I work often with both big, and small clothing companies.  My work has been featured in multiple magazines including Brand Model Magazine, This Magazine, Voyage Raleigh Magazine, Canvas Rebel, and more.  I bring my expertise and understanding of what big brands want and need, together with what families crave, to every session I curate.  I love to take an intricate mix of light, color, details, and life, here and now.  That is what it is all about.  We crave the memories.  We need the legacy.  We want that heritage.  Let me show you how to preserve your family life to look back on and reminisce years from now.

Words from Clients, and Some from
Famed Photographers . . . . both Present and Past

"We had a really nice, and relaxing session with Kelly.  It was so fun, and the pictures turned out more beautiful than we ever expected.  It's a lifetime experience for us." ~Kim

"Kelly is hands down the best photographer. she is extremely personable and makes the experience feel very laid back all while paying incredibly close attention to every detail. My daughter felt like a true princess and these moments captured will be something our family cherishes for many years." ~Emily

"Photography is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world." "A photograph is the pause button of life."

"It's not just a photograph. It's about capturing a beautiful moment."

"One day all your children will have is pictures of you. Make sure you're in them. No matter what your hair looks like, you make up or your body, they won't care about any of that, they'll just want to see you. Do it for them."

"My family and I have enjoyed working with Kelly over the past several years. Our photos always turn out beautifully and are true works of art....I'm always happy! She takes the time to make sure that she understands the aesthetic..and that you understand hers. She is warm, caring, and a true professional!" ~Nicole

"Working withKelly is always an amazing experience!  She is helpful, kind, professional & incredibly talented.  She always creates pure magic in her photos of my family!  Kelly always brings my visions to life & her photos capture precious memories we will cherish forever." ~Samantha

"This is what I like about photographs. They're proof that once, even if just for a heartbeat, everything was perfect."

"Photography is not about cameras, gadgets and gismos. Photography is about photographers. A camera didn't make a great picture anymore than a typewriter wrote a great novel."

"My family and I traveled from Florida to North Carolina so we could have a session with Kelly. It was completely worth it. We had a great time, and the images that Kelly delivered are stunning. Truly art that will be treasured for a lifetime! Looking forward to the next time!" ~Ashley

"The colors are so beautiful and vibrant and the photos are exquisite and very artistic." ~Jenna "Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured on film is captured forever ... It remembers little things long after you have forgotten everything."

"Kelly has been able to capture the most special moments for my family and children. It's priceless being able to see children grow and to have high quality photos to cherish forever. Her photo are always worth the investment, and her ability to work with client to meet their individual needs is unmatched. If you are looking to savor your most special moments forever, look no further."

"As photographers, we use the lens to tell stories, and it is a beautiful privilege and powerful tool to capture amazing moments that would otherwise go unnoticed."