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Kristen and Shane’s wedding was my first one of the year and I could not have picked a better way to kick off my 2021 wedding season. I first met Kristen when she sent me a DM on Instagram. her message said,  “I am in love with your work and your cute personality”.  She went […]

Kristen + Shane | Columbia South Carolina Wedding

February 9, 2021

Weddings

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Katie and Seth’s wedding at Tuscan Ridge in Oakboro had, quite possibly, the most gorgeous weather. Even though it was November, it felt like a perfect spring day. I had been looking forward to their wedding for over a year! Their engagement session showed me that they were such a warm and loving couple, and […]

Katie + Seth |Oakboro Wedding at Tuscan Ridge

November 21, 2020

Weddings

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Ciara and Drew’s Wedding at Legacy Stables in Winston Salem is one that I won’t soon forget. Every wedding has special moments that really stay with me, and this one had me in tears. Ciara knew she wanted to have a first look with her dad, what she didn’t know is that HE had planned […]

Ciara + Drew | Winston Salem Wedding at Legacy Stables and Events

November 11, 2020

Weddings

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I am so excited to share this sweet wedding on the blog! When Rachael first reached out to me I was so excited to get to know her and Jonathan better. I just had a sense that I would love them, and I was right! I shot their engagement session and learned so much about […]

Rachael and Jonathan | Intimate Fall Wedding

October 13, 2020

Weddings

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I know I say that every session is special, but this one really is. I first met Katlyn at a wedding seven years ago, when she introduced herself and said she followed me on instagram, and loved my daughter. I was shocked because it was the first time someone had ever “recognized me” from social […]

Shumate Family Session

September 17, 2020

Families

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I had never met Rachael and Jonathan before their engagement session, but I just KNEW I would love them. Do you ever read an email, and think “I really like this person already?!” That is exactly how I felt about Rachael after her she contacted me about her October wedding at The Carriker Cottage . […]

Rachael & Jonathan | Engagement

August 31, 2020

Engagements

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This maternity session was never supposed to happen! Kelci is one of my best friends, and when she told me she was pregnant I was so excited but quickly saddened when I remembered she lived over 500 miles away. For weeks leading up to Kelci’s shower we talked about how sad we were that I […]

Kelci & Jake’s Maternity Session | Dublin, OH

August 25, 2020

Maternity

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If you follow me on instagram you know that I said if weddings had names, Celina and Bryce’s wedding would be called the flower wedding, and you will see why! I have had the pleasure of knowing Celina for quite a while since we went to the same church, so when I was asked to […]

Celina + Bryce

August 6, 2020

Weddings

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Summer weddings are some of my favorites, but in North Carolina they can be tricky. It seems like rain is always in the forecast, and Brittany and Caleb’s wedding was no different. We made plans for showers, but were pleasantly surprised with clear skies…until the very end of the day! Even though tiny weddings are […]

Brittany + Caleb

July 30, 2020

Weddings

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I am so excited about this DIY because it’s for both brides and photographers. Velvet ring boxes are very popular in wedding detail photos, and for good reason! Not only are they beautiful, they make your rings stand out and look amazing in photos. I have a few that I keep in my styling kit, […]

How to customize a velvet ring box

May 9, 2020

DIY

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