Epic Events · OBX Events

2nd Annual OBX Shred Fest 2017, Featuring The Pharcyde

May 20, 2017, 2nd annual Dare2Care OBX Shred Fest. Located at the Outer Banks Event Site in Nags Head, North Carolina overlooking Pamlico Sound. Shred Fest is an annual fundraiser for Dare2Care OBX, founded By Lisa Brickhouse Davis. Building awareness for Veterans and encourages inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities within the Outer… Continue reading 2nd Annual OBX Shred Fest 2017, Featuring The Pharcyde

Lifestyle · Maternity

Maternity Portraits at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Buxton, North Carolina

On May 6, 2017 I met Austin and Gabriella at the Old Lighthouse Beach to capture their maternity session. After the storms that rolled through the island the day before, clouds rolled in providing us with a perfect sunset backdrop. Their love story is quite sweet. The first time Gabbie ever laid eyes on Austin… Continue reading Maternity Portraits at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Buxton, North Carolina

Fishing · Fishing Hatteras Island

Mothers Day 2017, 493 Pound Blue Marlin caught by Longer Days Sportfishing Charters.

Happy Mother’s Day! Today a 493 pound Blue Marlin was brought into Teach’s Lair Marina by Captain Tom Randall and Mate Hunter Hicks from Longer Days Sportfishing Charters.  It has been over a decade since a fish that large was brought back to Teach’s Lair Marina.  The fish died during the fight they brought it… Continue reading Mothers Day 2017, 493 Pound Blue Marlin caught by Longer Days Sportfishing Charters.

Engagement · Love · Sunset · Wedding Anniversary

Avon Pier 40th Wedding Anniversary Celebration

April 26, 2017 I met Loretta and Denis at the Avon Fishing Pier. After rescheduling three times earlier in the week due to heavy winds and rain, we finally had a perfect island evening with a romantic sunset ending at Avon Harbor. Denis and Loretta traveled all the way from Ontario to celebrate their 40th… Continue reading Avon Pier 40th Wedding Anniversary Celebration

Fishing · Fishing Hatteras Island · Local Island Business'

Longer Days Sportfishing Charters, a day in the life of a Mate offshore.

Sunday April 30, 2017 I was invited by my friend Hunter Hicks to capture a day in his life as a mate on an offshore charter boat.  Captain Tom Randall did an awesome job putting the guys on some fish! You could really tell both Captain and mate have extensive knowledge and really love what… Continue reading Longer Days Sportfishing Charters, a day in the life of a Mate offshore.

Lifestyle · Local Island Business' · OBX Events

Hollow Daze Surf Designs, Local Hatteras Island Business

I headed north on April 18 to Salvo to visit Christina Deneka of Hollow Daze Surf Designs. Ocean breezes blowing, I climbed a spiral staircase up to the ocean-view studio where Christina creates world-class artisan soap and other goodies. “The breathtaking natural beauty of the Outer Banks in general and Hatteras Island in particular inspires… Continue reading Hollow Daze Surf Designs, Local Hatteras Island Business

Family Portraits · Lifestyle

Outer Banks Family Sunset Portraits, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC

On April 17, 2017 I met the VanAlphen family at their ocean front home in Avon just before sunset.  Their entire family traveled from New York to celebrate Easter weekend on Cape Hatteras National Seashore.  This was their first family portrait with their entire family. I was honored to have been asked to capture them… Continue reading Outer Banks Family Sunset Portraits, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC