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I love summer nights, quiet moments, genuine love, timeless stories, and the kind of dream clients who like to walk slow and stop to smell the Carolina Jasmine. If you're into photographs that feel as intentional as you are, you want your memories become history, and you'd like to make a new friends in the process, keep scrolling-- I can't wait to meet you. 

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Victoria and her sweet boys joined me for a morning lakeside motherhood session. I was SO happy that they had a morning full of play. One thing I love about Motherhood Sessions is the chance to photograph mamas and their babies doing what they do naturally– playing, exploring, laughing, snuggling, being a family. Zion and […]


September 30, 2020

Lakeside Motherhood Session | Victoria, Zion & Oakley


There is no greater love I know than that of a mama’s love for her little. I introduced motherhood portraits a few ago, and these photographs are quickly becoming close to my heart. Life is a story compiled of thousands of tiny moments. these tiny moments are fleeting. We can’t hold on to them and […]


August 19, 2020

Breathtakingly Wholesome Atlantic Beach Motherhood Portraits


When I first talked to Jenny on the phone, I knew she was my kind of person. The sweetest most bubbly voice told me about her and her new hubby’s want for portraits with their family. And, the best part? Puppies! Jenny and Danny had recently eloped at Middleton Plantation in Charleston. They wanted their […]

Elopement, Uncategorized, Wedding

November 2, 2019

Lowcountry Elopement at Old Sheldon Church Ruins | Jenny + Danny


When Ashton first reached out about booking her bridal session, I knew she was a beautiful soul. She was in the midst of post-surgery and was still excited about planning this bridal session. She told me about her gorgeous illusion lace gown and the farmhouse venue– Lockamy Plantation. Her dress and the venue were a […]


October 30, 2019

Sun-soaked Farmhouse Bridal Session at Lockamy | Ashton


When I met Kristen, her sweet spirit and charm were apparent from the beginning. I know I’ve shared with you guys how bridal sessions are hands down my favorite sessions. There’s just something about a bride to be putting her gown on before the big day, getting to know her dress with zero wedding day […]


October 17, 2019

Sleek Lace Bridal Session at Water’s Edge | Kristen


Anna Catherine and Dillon are the serious goal couple. During their engagement session, I was able to hang out and get to know these two before their big day. Anna Catherine’s love for horses is so apparent– and even shown through on their wedding day. Dillon is so sweet and supportive of her love and […]


October 1, 2019

Elegant Southern Farm Wedding | Anna Catherine + Dillon


Our annual senior model team trip was a huge success! These sweet ladies joined me for a Carolina Beach Senior Session, and we enjoyed every minute of it. It was Memorial Day weekend, and it truly felt like the welcome to summer we’ve all been so desperately waiting for. We hung out around the pier […]


June 13, 2019

Carolina Beach | Senior Model Team


I am so excited to be sharing with you all the most gorgeous romantic southern bridal session! Anna Catherine and Dillon tied the knot this past Friday, and I can finally share her bridal session with you all. It takes so much patience to have hung onto all these images without sharing a single one. […]

Bridal, Wedding

May 28, 2019

Romantic Southern Bridal Session | Anna Catherine


Anna Catherine and Dillon tie the knot tomorrow, and I could not be more excited! I knew from the first time I met with this gorgeous bride to be for our coffee consultation, that her and I were going to be the best of friends. Anna Catherine’s style is elegant, southern and everything a photographer’s […]


May 23, 2019

Elegant & Rustic Farmhouse Engagement | Anna Catherine + Dillon


Kristen and Josh are hands down one of the sweetest couples I’ve photographed. Their classic southern engagement session in Raleigh was so gorgeous once underway. We had a few hiccups along the way before their session, but they were so patient and kind. It was so apparent that their love story is an honest and […]


May 13, 2019

Classic Southern Engagement in Raleigh | Kristen + Josh