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The Depth of My “Why”

I have always believed that we are each called to a purpose in life. For some, the knowledge of that purpose arrives early. For others, it’s discovered and molded over a series of challenges, with incredible achievements and deep pain. It is through our struggles that we gain strength, wisdom and direction. For as long […]

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Why Your Photo Album is Worth the Investment

The photograph remembers long after we have forgotten If you have worked with me, you know that the printed picture is at the heart of my work. That is because I know the true value of printed pictures – they are priceless. Printed pictures give you precious moments, forever captured in images that will live […]

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Answering Your FAQs – Part Two

Welcome back for part two of my Frequently Asked Questions! As I create this post, it is 30 degrees outside, something a bit unusual here along the coast. It seems like a great day to create the second part of this list and answer some more of your questions. Remember that part one can be […]

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Answering Your FAQs – Part One

This is a great time of year to answer some of those questions that often are asked when considering a photo session. The FAQ list is a long one, so I will break these FAQs up into different blog posts – this is part one! Whether it’s a Family Session, a Couples Session or a […]

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Welcome, 2024! Amazing Things Are Coming!

Happy, Happy New Year from coastal North Carolina! I hope this New Year finds each of you full of love, happiness and expectancy for the amazing things that are coming! I believe 2024 will be a year filled with unexpected blessings! This is the start of my first full year in North Carolina and I […]

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The Emotive Gift of a Photograph

For as long as I can remember, I have always been excited to look through old photo albums and pictures and imagine the lives the people in those photos lived. When asked where my love of photography comes from, I often will tell the story of finding old boxes of pictures and letters in my […]

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Digital Files vs. Printed Pictures – Which is Better?

Years ago when I was first beginning photography, digital files did not exist. Back then we had negatives. Yet, the desire was still the same. Back then clients wanted their negatives, just as they want digital files today. I was one of those people back when I got married…let’s just say that was some time […]

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An Evening with the Dale Family

Fall has arrived in my coastal North Carolina town but it looks a little different from the fall seasons up north! The leaves are just starting to turn here and the weather has been really nice. I set out looking for a beautiful spot that would give me some hints of a fall backdrop to […]

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A Family Session with Magical Lighting

“I am forever chasing light. Light turns the ordinary into the magical.” – Trent Parke Early weather forecasts for Mother’s Day were dismal. Cloudy with rain and chilly temps. Not the weather you want to have for an upcoming Family Session. We kept our date on the books but quickly started looking for a back […]

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Exciting News – Sage Willow Photography is Going Coastal!

Hello Friends! The day has finally arrived and I am able to share my exciting news with you all! We are packing up our home and our family and heading south in June! We have lived in PA the past seven years and we’ve shared some memorable milestones here. This small business of mine was […]

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