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I have a little hometown girl pride in this sweet little venue, Firefly Gardens. I grew up in Midlothian and my childhood home is actually only 10 minutes from this beautiful venue! It’s kind of hard to believe a town with pastures full of cows and horses and a fairly large, and maybe not so […]

Bridal Education

Venue Review | Firefly Gardens

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As a photographer, you’re responsible for so many things that make up an image. The composition, the lighting, the color balance, focus, non-distracting background, clean foreground, is the subject posed in a flattering way, how is their expression, is the angle going to distort them in some way, are they comfortable in front of the […]

Personal

Cherish the Moment

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Nearly every weekend I photograph the birth of a new beginning. Two lovers bond their souls together and begin a new life. However, it is not often that I photograph the end of a life. It is a two sided coin, as one life begins, another ends. The end and the beginning. But both bear […]

Personal

Letting the Last Page Fall

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I can’t explain the warmth in Payton’s presence or the extreme amount of joy in┬áher smile or how infectious her personality is. You can only feel those things by knowing her, which I have had the privilege of and hopefully you will get a taste of through these images.

Portraits

Payton Barnes