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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

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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 […]

Wedding

October 1, 2019

Elegant Southern Farm Wedding | Anna Catherine + Dillon

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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

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

Charleston Elopement Wedding

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A rooftop moment with a gorgeous bride and groom for a Downtown Asheville Wedding? Say no more, and scroll down to check out Sarah and Tyler’s wedding! Sarah is family, and I could not have been happier to have been a part of their wedding day. Sarah and Tyler met while running trails. He was […]

Wedding

September 7, 2018

Rooftop Downtown Asheville Wedding Sarah & Tyler

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If you’re able to turn one dream into a reality, then you’ve made it. That’s exactly what I thought to myself as the day of this Tybee Island Seaside Elopement came to a close. I thought “This is it. I’ve made it.” I had done something I’d always wanted to do. My soul lives and […]

Wedding

August 4, 2018

Tybee Island Seaside Elopement Chaliss & Joshua

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What if we lived every day was like a wedding? Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be surrounded by gorgeous flowers, white lace, a handsome husband looking his best and a constant party? Getting all done up every morning, spending time with our favorite girls, and then eating cake every night? Now, before you think I’ve […]

Wedding

August 3, 2018

Waterfront New Bern Wedding Kate & Joseph

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I met Sarah and Justin for coffee at a local Starbucks in Raleigh. This sweet couple met at NC State University and had fallen into a fairy tale love story. They told me about their Cotton Barn Winterville wedding that they had planned in May. I knew that this was going to be an absolutely […]

Wedding

June 26, 2018

Cotton Barn Winterville Wedding Sarah + Justin

Winterville North Carolina Wedding
Hilton Head Island Wedding

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I arrived to the most gorgeous Hilton Head Island beach home on Saturday morning. It looked like a plantation home mansion. White pillars, double brick winding staircases. Black rod iron. Palm trees. This house was just a few steps from the sand and ocean with a private pier that walked out onto the beach. Everyone […]

Wedding

May 22, 2018

Seafoam and Lace Hilton Head Island Wedding Amanda & Brian