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Portraits | Bridals | Boudoir

Portraits | Bridals | Boudoir

It's All You, Bay-beee

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Meet your personal hype-woman

Hey, I'm Skylar!

I'm a Birmingham, Alabama bridal, boudoir and portrait photographer who is a girl's girl through and through. I LOVE portraits because you are able to express who you truly are through your location and outfit! From lifestyle portraits to boudoir, and everything in between, I am here to hype you up and give you all the confidence in the world!

More About Me


As a professionally trained photographer, storyteller, and editor, there is not anyone you should trust more. When you choose me to document you as you are, expect to love your photos so much that you are left with all the confidence in the world!

Through intentional prompting and framing, I illustrate the inner-workings of your personality for you to refer back to for years to come. My approach is simple: you have fun being yourself, and I'll document it with visual artistry and purpose.

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If you've made it here, you've been doing your photographer research (you rock)! Based off what you're looking for in a photographer, if you believe I could best serve you, inquire with me to receive my Price Guide. When you want to move forward, grab a spot on my calendar and we will chat all things details and onboarding!

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This is the easy part! I'll send you a customized portal that will house your contract and invoice containing a personalized interest-free payment plan. To secure your date, pay the deposit and sign the contract by the designated date.

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In the months leading up to your portrait session, we will work on location ideas and outfits! Please lean on me and pick my brain during the planning process! I am here to help.



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session day!

The day is finally here!! We are going to have so much fun! Nerves are totally normal, so don't stress it if you find yourself a bit nervous. Remember that you're in great hands and I do my absolute best to make you feel your most confident.

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Within 2 weeks of your session, I will deliver your professionally edited photos in a custom digital gallery containing high resolution images that you are free to post, share, send and print from.

Then, be thrilled that you invested in the photographer that you did, and reference your photos for all of eternity.

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As a photographer, referrals are an enormous part of fueling my business. If you feel inclined to do so, please leave me a review on Google, Facebook, The Knot, or Wedding Wire!!

Later down the road, if you want me to document your wedding, I'd be so thrilled to since we are already friends!



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Bring me on your adventure

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for an epic session!

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Get 10% off your session & discounted travel expenses!

Discounted Travel Locations

Houston, TX | Austin, TX
Jacksonville, FL | St. Augustine, FL
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how many photos do I receive in my gallery?
Unlike most wedding photographers, I do not put a limit on my deliverables. You do not pay extra for anything! I estimate about 100 professionally edited images per hour.
How long does it take to receive the final edited photos?
I understand the anticipation of seeing your final photos. My editing process typically takes 2 weeks, depending on the volume of images and the complexity of editing required. I prioritize quality and attention to detail to deliver exceptional images that exceed your expectations.
how much experience do you have?
I am a professionally trained photographer, editor and storyteller whom was lead by some of the greatest individuals in the photography industry. I have 9 years of experience in the photography industry!
what sets you apart from other photographers
Many photographers in the industry approach weddings as a day to create "their" photos. I protest that narrative with everything in me. I tell the story of the best day of your life from an unbiased perspective and an artistic approach. Think of me as a fly on the wall the day of.
What primary photographic style do you identify with?
I identify as a documentarian style photographer with an editorial twist, complimented by my timeless, true to color editing style.

Let's do this thing!

Please fill out the contact form to the best of your ability and I will get back to you as soon as possible! I cannot wait to hear all about your love story.