“Being a full time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs… since the payment is pure love” – Mildred B. Vermont I was referred to this particular client from another photographer who was unavailable at the time. She wanted a glamour styled shoot of herself and with her son in a studio… within a week. So I asked to chat […]

Mother’s Day

Congratulations! You’re getting married! You have the date and the venue all lined up, now your next step is choosing a photographer. You chose a few, based on their style and portfolio, but how do pick the right one for your special day? Engagement sessions are so important in this aspect. The photographer is able to get to know […]

Preparing for your Engagement Shoot

“Everything happens for a reason” I had planned this shoot for months. I talked with the ladies at Southern Bride about my vision and they helped select the dress and tux that would best fit the style I was going for. I had scheduled with Bella Collina my time slot and I had created a roadmap of how best to use my […]

High Fashion Stylized Bridal Shoot

Did you know that no two snowflakes are the same?  I grew up in the South my whole life. And anytime it snows in the South, the city shuts down. Doesn’t matter if it’s an inch or a foot, everything closes. I loved snow days as a child, I mean who doesn’t? Snowball fights, sledding, building […]


A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for” – Unknown   Anyone who has ever been a first time parent knows how challenging it is to adjust to a new baby around the house. The hours start to run together. Chores become […]

Grow with Me

Taking a deep breath, he dropped to one knee. Her back was turned; she was checking the chicken. He cleared his throat and she turned. He started his well-rehearsed speech, but before he could get a couple sentences out, she interrupted him. “Can I say yes now?” A huge grin spread across his face. He jumped […]

Royal Wedding

I am excited to introduce Kaylie and Colby, the first class of 2019 and senior representatives of Ledford High School. Both were a delight to work with and I can’t wait for the rest of our sessions throughout the year! Fall is just around the corner and is a perfect time for senior portraits. Not […]

Senior Representatives

Photographer: Maria Sollecito Dress: Songbirds Bridal, Formal & Consignments Hair & Makeup: Jade Griffin Suit: Black Tie Formals Flowers: Daly Floral Designs Models: April Whiting & Rayshawn Parker Venue: Proximity Hotel Planner: Byrd Nest Events and Design LLC Stationary & Signage: Branded by Bernel Hors d’oeuvres: Triton Catering & Creations, LLC  

Stylized Shoot at Proximity