lifestyle + documentary photography

custom keepsakes

based in Charlottesville, VA // available for adventures



Families + Newborn


We had such a wonderful experience with Leah! She worked with us to select the perfect location for our photos, and her easy-going and professional personality set us at ease during the shoot (even with a very wild dog and 1 year old)! The slideshow she sent was so wonderful that I must have watched it through 15 times! We know we will treasure these photos for a long time, and it was so worthwhile working with her.
— Rebecca


Meet Leah

> hopelessly nostalgic goofball who's obsessed with story-telling.

> shares a charming Charlottesville home with 1 handsome hero, a 3 year old explosion of giggles, and a canine tornado named Bourbon.

> professional s'more maker

My mission is to spread gratitude, joy, and love through genuine photos and stories. And I plan to do it as long as I’m able.

Behind the scenes

I'm your photographer, but I'm also your champion.

I'm one of the first to meet your day-old baby, the one who captures that mischievous grin your toddler makes when she's trying to steal cookies from the pantry, and the one who freezes the look of love in your husband's eyes as he sees you two kids and 10 years after 'I do.'  

I put my soul into this work because I believe that photos are our means for telling stories that matter - true ones. I aim to create photos that help you build a family legacy and communicate your values. Photos that celebrate the people you care about, exactly how they are in all their quirks and personality. Photos that honor honesty and connection, that bring joy into your home, and help you stay rooted in what matters most - each other.


Harvard Medicine Magazine : Spring 2018 Issue

Magic Hour Foundation Photographer

Make-A-Wish Virginia Photographer

Shoot and Share Awards: Top 100

Trail Living Neighborhood Magazine Photographer

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Featured ON THE BLOG

*feature video by Zack Allen Films