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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

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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 […]

Engagement

May 23, 2019

Elegant & Rustic Farmhouse Engagement | Anna Catherine + Dillon

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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 […]

Engagement

May 13, 2019

Classic Southern Engagement in Raleigh | Kristen + Josh

Wilmington Wedding Photographer

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When spring visits North Carolina, it enters quickly and generously. Within just a few days of the official date of Spring, it felt like all the flowers and blooms came quickly to life. I knew that the JC Raulston Arboretum would be the perfect spot for Katelyn and Stephen’s Spring Garden Engagement in Raleigh. Just […]

Engagement

May 2, 2019

Spring Garden Engagement in Raleigh | Katelyn + Stephen

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Springtime has graced us with its presence, and I could not be more excited. I kicked off senior season with Naomie’s gorgeous spring time Raleigh senior session. It was warm, the sun was shining through the budding trees and the best news– springtime doesn’t have as many bugs. This sweet lady is a senior at […]

Senior

April 26, 2019

Spring Time Raleigh Senior Session | Naomie

Kure Beach Intimate Wedding

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I met Jayna and Nolan last year through a stylized engagement shoot at Fort Fisher and Kure Beach. You could instantly tell that they were full of genuine love and laughter. Their love is such a fun one– with both of them being beach lovers and members of the US Coast Guard. So, when Jayna […]

Wedding

February 10, 2019

Kure Beach Side Intimate Wedding | Jayna + Nolan

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Let’s talk about a beautifully cold, snowy day dedicated to two of the most fun people I’ve met! Kim and Brad said their I do’s in January amid the threat of snow, ice and freezing rain. The Barn at Valhalla was the perfect setting for this by the fire, cozy day. This snowy Chapel Hill […]

Wedding

January 12, 2019

Snowy Chapel Hill Wedding | Kim + Brad

Atlantic Beach Engagement Photographer

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There is nothing that I love more than an heirloom bridal gown. Something about vintage lace that our grandmothers wore is so dreamy, romantic and full of rich history. This dress is one of those incredible stories. I was beyond excited when I heard from one of my elementary school friends– Krista. Her and I […]

Bridal

October 16, 2018

Heirloom Bridal Gown with Lace | Bridal Session Krista

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What could be more romantic than a North Carolina mountain top proposal? Probably nothing in this world, except Logan and Austen’s entire love story. Logan has been a sweet friend of mine for a few years. She was a former senior of mine, and we kept in touch and worked on different modeling projects together. […]

Engagement

October 9, 2018

North Carolina Mountain Top Proposal Logan + Austen

NC Mountain Wedding Photographer
Savannah Engagement Photographer

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When one of your favorite places on earth is the beach, sometimes storms come and you worry about your home away from home. When the hurricane swept through Wilmington and Carolina Beach a few weeks ago, it felt like all of North Carolina held their breath, praying that the coast line and those who lived […]

Love Story

September 30, 2018

Oceanfront Carolina Beach Session Macy + TJ