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The two best ingredients for an oh so romantic engagement session? A super in love couple, and ocean waves. Hannah and Christian’s Topsail Island oceanside engagement session definitely checked those two boxes off. You’d have never guessed that there was a little chill in the air with how these two marched right through the best […]

Engagement

February 26, 2021

Topsail Island Oceanside Engagement | Hannah & Christian

Topsail Island Wedding Photographer

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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 […]

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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 […]

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May 2, 2019

Spring Garden Engagement in Raleigh | Katelyn + Stephen

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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
Rainbow Row Charleston Engagement

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Imagine this. A springtime engagement in Charleston. The sun is bright and warm, and the entire city smells like one giant Jasmine flower. There’s blooms everywhere. The Battery is to the right of you and you can hear the waves crashing and smell the sea breeze. Bright colors from the houses catch your eye, and […]

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May 25, 2018

Springtime Engagement in Charleston Hannah & Reid

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Que favorite beach session of 2018 so far! Jayna and Nolan are the most fun and sweetest couple! These two met while stationed in the Coast Guard at Carolina Beach. After a few months of dating, they knew this was something amazing meant to last. Nolan proposed, and the rest of the story is full […]

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January 21, 2018

Kure Beach Engagement | Jayna + Nolan

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Possibly my favorite engagement session to date! Sarah and Justin both met at NC State while students. These two are the sweetest! Justin proposed on campus and of course Sarah said yes! We hiked all around campus and man, did that remind me that I’m no longer a student. That walk was breathtaking. Literally. I […]

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November 28, 2017

NC State Engagement | Sarah + Justin

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Allison and Sean are the most amazing high school sweet hearts. These two are tying the knot after years of knowing that they were meant to be. These two brought their newest family member, Beaux- the cutest lab mix puppy you’ll ever see. And yes, he is sporting a bowtie. If that doesn’t melt your […]

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October 15, 2017

Kenly Cotton Field Engagement Session | Allison + Sean

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Logan and Austen met during a college information weekend and talked and texted for about a month before their first official date. They went ice skating in Downtown Raleigh on New Year’s Eve and from that first night, they knew they had something special. Ice skating on New Year’s Eve has now become a special tradition […]

Engagement

September 23, 2017

Styled Campfire Engagement Session | Logan + Austen