Wedding at Friends Farm

A bucolic wedding set amidst the gorgeous surroundings of Friends Farm!                                                                                                   …

MattWedding at Friends Farm

Outer Banks bicycle trip-tracing NC’s boundary islands

June 14-16th, 2013: we took three days to travel 130 miles up and down the Outer Banks, traveling from north of Duck down south to the tip of Ocracoke.  The longest day was the second, compiling 65 miles of riding from Kitty Hawk to Hatteras, traveling through the Pea Island Refuge, the imposing Bonner bridge that spans the enormous Oregon …

MattOuter Banks bicycle trip-tracing NC’s boundary islands

Rachel’s graduation


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Katie’s maternity shots


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  Angkor Wat, Cambodia     Sakura cherry bloom, Kyoto, Japan     The Great Wall at Jinshanling     Nam Song river, Laos     Oahu, Hawaii     Ancient petroglyphs, Big Island, Hawaii     Big Island, Hawaii     Raleigh, NC     Mt. Tamalpius, Northern California     Preah Vihear temple, Cambodia     Lantern festival, southern …


Images of Italy

Water fountain in Pompeii         The Streets of Rome St. Peter’s Basilica The Spanish Steps in late Summer Colosseum, Rome Riomaggiore, western Italian coast Wheat fields The floor of the Colosseum Garden doorway, Florence Flowers after the rain

MattImages of Italy

Justin and Aaron in DC

Portraits and house shots in Washington, D.C.                                                                                    

MattJustin and Aaron in DC

Oahu, the Gathering Place

Outside the glitzy stretches of Waikiki, the majestic island of Oahu unfolds from the dense, gritty urban populace of Honolulu to the rich nature of the North Shore, home of famous surfers in the winter months. I should have known it was a smart move to leave the rental terms to Sean Casey, who emerged with a Chrysler 200 convertible …

MattOahu, the Gathering Place

Hawai’i, the Big Island

One of the most impressive things I learned about Hawai’i was that the entire chain of islands is the result of one single volcanic vent in the earth, stretching 300 miles across the Pacific. At one point, lava emerges to create new land (Hawai’i, the Big Island, is geologically the newest land mass on the planet), and ocean currents drag …

MattHawai’i, the Big Island

Waikiki Beach

The first thing most people see in the Hawaiian Islands is the Vegas-like atmosphere of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head. Nestled in the crescent bay, the warm blue waves distract from the chain hotels and ABC stores of the coast. It’s a good place to get your bearings before heading farther afield. The next stop after this will be Kaua’i, …

MattWaikiki Beach

Michelle Obama in Raleigh

Michelle Obama visited downtown Raleigh on Wednesday, August 1st, to speak about the president’s reelection campaign.                                                                                         …

MattMichelle Obama in Raleigh

The First Lady in downtown Raleigh

  The pictures from this event will be up sometime over the course of the next week.  Prices, for professionally produced, archival-quality prints, which include shipping, are as follows: 5 x 7: $55 8 x 10: $75 11 x 14: $95 20 x 30: $150 Full digital usage and file in RAW format: $90 Orders may be remitted to, or …

MattThe First Lady in downtown Raleigh