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Is your life looking a little bit like this? You: “Oh my gosh!!! We’re ENGAGED!!!” Your BFF: “YASSS! Where are you getting your engagement photos done at?!” You: 😳😳😳 Girl. I’ve got you. Here are some questions to get your thinking juices flowing — Where did you get engaged? Where is your favorite spot to go as […]

Engagement, Planning

May 3, 2017

How to pick your Engagement Session Location

Sometimes, as a wedding photographer you get one of those couples that make the world stop whenever they look at each. Sometimes, you’re lucky enough to get to witness the not so perfect moments and you get a glimpse into their future and see that whatever happens, wherever life takes them, they’re going to be […]


May 1, 2017

Ronnie + Rachel | A Rainy Day Tallulah Falls Engagement Session

This past weekend I had the opportunity to hang out on the campus of North Carolina State University with this super fun bunch of girls! We had been planning their senior photos for a couple months now and not even the threat of rain could hold us back — which ended up not even happening! These girls […]


April 25, 2017

NC State Seniors – Class of 2017 | Raleigh, North Carolina

You guys. Have you heard about the Starbucks limited time Unicorn Frappuccino’s? Ummm. Pretty much the best marketing idea, ever. Let me enlighten you, just in case — The following is what results when you’ve got a unicorn loving little girl and a momma with a hardcore love of Starbucks. I give you… Amelia and the […]


April 20, 2017

Unicorn Frappuccinos + Amelia the Unicorn

Nick and April were married in June of 2010 and were super excited to get in front of the camera for some new photos this past weekend!! I absolutely ADORED getting to meet these two love birds and loved watching April’s sheer joy as she ran through the forest in her fairy tale wedding dress <3 […]

bride + groom

April 12, 2017

Wedding Photographer Charlotte | Nick + April | Anniversary Session

Wedding Photographer Charlotte, NC | Wedding Photographers Charlotte Frankie and Kristin Frankie + Kristin’s engagement session was a real treat this past weekend! These adventurers knew about two gorgeous waterfalls hiding in North Georgia and man oh man, were they worth the drive (and hike!). We started off on a more popular path in Rabun […]


April 5, 2017

Wedding Photographer Charlotte, NC | Frankie + Kristin — Engaged!

Girl. I see you over there watching Photoshop tutorials trying to figure out it you can save some money by designing your own Invitations/Programs/RSVP’s/Save-the-dates/etc. Let me liberate your free time!! Canva.com is going to be your new bestie! You can make super professional designs in under 5 minutes. Not the creative type? Don’t worry, they’ve […]


March 3, 2017

Canva Online Design Tool | Planning | Charlotte Wedding Photographer

First of all, Congratulations!! You have found the love of your life and are planning to spend the rest of your lives together!!! Nothing could be more exciting!!! When you are finally able to peel yourself away from staring at that sparkly rock on your finger, it’s time to start (or continue!) putting your wedding […]

Planning, Wedding

March 1, 2017

You’re Engaged! Now What? | Wedding Planning | High Country Wedding Photographer, Charlotte Wedding Photographer

Florence was unbelievable. The architecture was even more beautiful than Rome, if that’s even possible. We had no agenda here so we rented bikes and got to pretend like we were locals and see sooooo much of the city we couldn’t have seen otherwise. The churches alone were breathtaking, it’s so crazy to think about […]


January 27, 2017

Florence, Italy | Destination Wedding Photographer

Saying yes to the dress is only the beginning of this beautiful gown’s part of your wedding day! I always take photos of your dress where you’re getting ready but if it’s possible, I love taking photos of your dress outside and at your ceremony location! My favorite dress shots this past year were when I […]

Top 10, Wedding

January 9, 2017

Top 10 Wedding Dress Photos | Atlanta Wedding Photographer, Raleigh Wedding Photographer

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