little lyla kate

little lyla kate

Welcome to the world, Miss Lyla Kate Stephens! I’ve been dying to try out some of my new baby props and Lyla was such a good little sport! {all she needed was a meal and she passed out perfectly! haha} I love LOVE Rachel’s expressions above… pure excitement! She’s such a proud mom, and rightly so! Congrats to Rachel and Dan on your new family! See more of Lyla’s newborn shoot here.

Maggie: 4 Months

It’s been so fun to watch little Maggie Ward grow! Her 4-month photos were squeezed in between a few tornados… just long enough to grab a few shots along a great old barn and field close by. View more of Maggie’s session here.

Engaged: Lyndsay + Alan

Super fun weekend for a super fun couple. I’ve been looking forward to this engagement session ever since Lyndsay tracked me down for their wedding in June… in upstate New York! (woohoo!) I was so excited that she wanted to do their engagements in Wilmington, NC. So, after squeezing in a state wide tour–visiting some buddies in Durham and Chapel Hill, and a day or so relaxing on the beach (I have a really hard job)–we finally got down to… Read more »

Engaged: Ashley + Matt

Finally getting to post some of my shoots from a few weeks ago… I had such a fun day with these guys… and so excited Matt brought his two children along for a few family shots, too! Congrats to both of you on your upcoming wedding, this weekend! View Ashley & Matt’s sweet slideshow here. hmm… can you tell I love this wall? coming soon… again and again. can’t get enough!

Drum roll please….

Welcome to the new byShea blog! {insert applause here!} I know it’s been awhile since my last post, and I’m pumped to finally show why! I’ve been dying to work on a fancy new blog (among a new website and hundreds of other things), but until now, just haven’t had the time! I’m excited (and admittedly a tiny bit nervous) to announce that I’m now a full time photographer! whew… Getting kicked out of the “day job nest” was a… Read more »