I'm Ami


I’m 32 years old, living in South Carolina with my boyfriend of 5 years, Jason, and our chocolate lab, Miller. I started my relationship with photography when I was 19, but didn’t have my first semi-professional camera until 21. I loved to practice on my friends and dogs; anyone that was willing (which probably didn’t include the dogs). I was living on the beach in North Carolina at the time and always had great scenery for backdrops. Some of those photos are still my favorites I’ve ever taken. 

I actually took a break from photography while I was in the Air Force; I even sold my camera and lenses. I still loved looking through other people’s work and hoped I’d find my way back to it again. It wasn’t until 6 years later n 2018 that I did. 

Since then I’ve honed in on what I truly enjoy and love to document. I said for years it would be a dream to combine photography and travel, so I focused on hospitality photography for restaurants, hotels, & destinations,  never looking back. 

To me, travel isn’t just scenery. If we break it down to counterparts it includes where we stay, what we eat, what we do, & people we meet. All of which are probably much different compared to our day to day at home. Each counterpart has amazing people behind the scenes working to make our travel experience a good one. Whether it’s a restaurant’s team perfecting menu details and flavor pairings, a hotel staff making sure we’re comfortable and relaxed, or a travel agency perfectly coordinating an early dinner after an adventurous day exploring. It takes a lot of hard working individuals to make our experiences memorable.

It includes the traditions of a people and culture, routines, & way of life. We can’t document travel without acknowledging & embracing these valuable pieces of the journey.

they are incredibly kind people as well as extremely talented photographers and we would highly recommend them.

amelia + paul

I spent my childhood in rural Virginia and the mountains of East Tennessee before experiencing many other parts of the world. 

The places and cultures I’ve experienced in my early years are what have inspired my love for documenting them now. I am a firm believer in expanding our horizons by seeking enrichment outside of our comfort zones and familiar places. 

My travels have taken me to the rainforests of Costa Rica, waking up at 5am to the sounds of birds, frogs, & howler monkeys. I’ve chatted it up with D-Day veterans in a London pub the same day I was chased by a swan in Hyde Park. I’ve walked the cobblestone streets of Rome and had tiramisu in what’s probably the world’s smallest restaurant. I’ve dodged scooters in the Marrakech medina and watched the sun set over sand dunes. 

I find a little of what feels like home in each place, somehow or another. No where has ever felt foreign and I’ve never felt out of place. 

Images that tell a story. Videography that transports. An immersion through visual art that intrigues viewers. If this sounds like what you’re looking for, you’re in the right place. 

I am grateful to call this my job, working with the many talented visionaries in the hospitality and travel industry to inspire people to seek new experiences through food, travel, and destinations. Get ready to bring your vision to life, elevate your brand, & attract clientele.


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