• “Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving.

    What you have caught on film is captured forever…
    It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” — Aaron Siskind

the Oldhams

I LOVE this family.  I went to college with Mallory and was able to photograph her engagement, wedding, and both of her babies so far.  I love watching their love multiply.  Our taste is so similar

St. Patricks Day

We couldn’t resist with our red headed little Irish FINN.  Happy St. Patricks Day.  And if you see little Finn, don’t pinch 😉  

Starla Photography REOPENS in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Hey guys! I’m happy to say that I am reopening Starla Photography in Tuscaloosa, Alabama after much needed “time off”. If you are wondering why I took time off, CLICK HERE to read a blog post from a

Katie and Brandon’s wedding #iDOherty

Who says rain on your wedding day is a bad thing?   It can make MAGIC happen!  

Big news for the HOLLS

We have some BIG NEWS…. THE HOLLS ARE MOVING TO TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA Okay – I know you are all in shock. Here’s the story of the past couple of months – I’ll try to hit the high points.

Grey and Gibson newborn twins

Grey and Gibson were born 8 lbs 1 oz and 8 lbs 12 oz and 20.5 inches long!!  Can we all say ROCKSTAR momma!!!   They were so squishy and perfect. Special thanks to Samantha Brown for the Carriage and

Danea Grisham senior session

I’ve never laughed so much during a session.  Danea and her mom are hilarious.  And we had a bonus – Abbie Lunsford (a senior of ours from last year) came too!!  Danea is such a great

Monica and Shawn Wall wedding

Congratulations to the “newlyWALLs”  – Monica and Shawn – Your wedding was SO fun.  They were surrounded by friends and family dressed in green, navy, and hints of gold.  This

Paige Pipkin senior session

Is there ANY sport this girl can’t do?!   LOVE the photo with all of her sports gear!  The other half of our session got rained out so I’ll add more when we shoot the second half of her

Deffenbaugh family session

It’s been a while since I’ve done a family session (that wasn’t during a newborn session).  I was so excited with  Ashley Deffenbaugh booked a family limited session.  Our limited

Jacob Shelton senior session

This JCS senior’s ideas for his session were right in my wheelhouse.  I’m not sure if you guys know this but I have a Bachelor of Arts in theatre.  I was so excited to take my love for

Patton Carothers senior session

Patton had us laughing and I loved his laugh.  He’s so smart and good with remembering dates.  We discovered that he and Ian are both born in September and me and his little sister, Lily, are

Kate Brumley’s senior session

Look pretty • Play Dirty     is her motto!  Kate was a total rockstar cowgirl.  She’s the true star – I was just the lucky one who got to photograph her special thanks to Karl Snider for

Mary Madelyn’s senior session

MMM was a JOY to photograph!! She was such a NATURAL in front of the camera!! I could NEVER be that good.

Tucker Burton’s senior session

Here’s a sneak peek to a few of the sports photos from Tucker’s session.

Deacon Hamilton’s newborn session

A “rainbow baby” is a baby that is born following a miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death or infant loss.In the real world, a beautiful and bright rainbow follows a storm and gives hope of things

Katie and Brandon are engaged!!!

I met Katie back in 2011 when she chose me to photograph her high school senior pictures!! A few years later she became my summer intern and became my forever friend!  I remember when she and Brandon

Family Limited Sessions

July 23rd, 2016 Hey guys!! I know several of you have asked for a family session this summer so here ya go.  I haven’t nailed down the EXACT location yet – they may just be backyard ones

SENIOR MINIS – July 18th

We are SO EXCITED to announce High School Senior MINIS We are almost booked up with full senior sessions through September so we’ve decided to offer senior mini sessions.  We will have

Scarlett and sunflowers

One of THE BEST things about my job is the friendships that come from my clients.  I met Kierstin 3 years ago at Tanner’s newborn session and my life has never been the same.  Everyone should

Will Linam Senior Session Sneak Peek

I cannot say enough great things about this family!! I photographed his sister’s senior pictures and now it’s Will’s turn.  I love seniors that are up for anything.  I had an idea

Minis July 9th

We decided to offer some pop up backyard minis!! Perfect for kiddos.  We will do family limited sessions in two weeks. When: THIS Saturday, July 9th from 5-8PM. Price$150. 20 minutes Location: Starla

Emma Guthrie’s senior session

Q. Where do you attend High School? A. JCS Q. Do you play any sports? A. Soccer Q. Whats your favorite color? A. Red Q. Do you have a vehicle? what is it? A. Kia Sorento Q. If we

Hattie’s newborn session sneak peeks

What a GREAT family!! Hattie Lynn has 3 older siblings that all wanted to hold her and love on her.  Such a loved baby girl.

Molly Barnes senior session sneak peeks

A few years ago, I photographed Morgan (Molly’s big sister) and I was SO EXCITED when April (Molly’s mom) called for Molly’s senior session.  I just wish there were more Barnes

Sara Cate is six months

Isn’t she beautiful?!  She looks like a porcelain doll.  I photographed her parents’ engagements and wedding as well as her 3 month photos.  She’s now six months and sitting up and

Alexis Davidson senior session

Alexis’ mom is my sister-in-law’s bff. I’m so glad they chose ME for Alexis’ senior session!! We did so many cool things tonight!  And… some funny things like…

Hadley Hill newborn sneak peek

Have I mentioned how much I LOVE it when parents request outdoor newborn sessions?!  Her mommy and daddy are both big outdoors people and love hunting.  Her daddy is also a lineman.  I LOVE how these


Five years ago I met Emily and Jonathan when they were expecting their twin boys!!  I remember taking a video of those boys kicking like crazy in her belly.  Jonathan is also the man we call if a

Kate Hanna’s newborn session

I love when parents come into the studio and there’s no denying that they are completely madly in love with their newest family member.  Kate Hanna is very loved and so pretty!

Landree’s newborn session

Here’s a sneak peek into Landree’s session.  I can’t believe Lennox is now a big brother!! They are both SO adorable!  

Olivia’s senior sneak peek

Olivia is a sweet, pretty, unique high school senior who loves the 1950’s, stories, fairytales, and more!  So we used her interests to create a custom session! Special thanks to: Brooks