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Charlotte Wedding Photography Ideas

It’s the most precious time of your life- capture it! Finding the perfect Charlotte wedding photography location for your engagement session can be hard. Let me help you choose from the many beautiful places Charlotte has to offer. Some locations require fees to enter, but you’ll find unique and quiet moments away from the crowds.

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Engagements

Uptown Charlotte Engagement Session | Keri + Joshua

As soon as Keri told me her vision for their uptown Charlotte engagement session, I was excited! Keri said she wanted the first half of her session to have a classy and sophisticated bar vibe and the second half to have a fun elopement feel. I think we pulled it off! We met up at […]

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Catawba Falls Wedding | Madeline and Brad

Madeline described her wedding at Catawba Falls as southern elegance, and it turned out to be the most beautiful day! Even though we had a tiny bit of rain early on in the day, the clouds parted and the sun gave us some soft golden light! Catawba Falls Wedding Madeline and Brad chose to not […]

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10 Unique and Creative Wedding Send-Off Ideas

Whether it’s the end of your ceremony or the end of the reception, you can make your wedding send-off or exit unique and fun! Every year I see more brides come up with fun themes and ideas to make their exits unique to the couple and their wedding. A question brides often ask is, “what […]

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Claire + Matthew | Spring Wedding in Monroe NC

When I met Claire she told me “I am really easy-going and laid back”. She was right! From their fun engagement session to their Spring wedding, Claire was so happy and just so ready to be Matthew’s wife! When I walked into the getting-ready room, Claire had her details ready. As I started to photograph […]

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Shumate Family Session

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 […]

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Celina + Bryce

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 […]

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Palmer Family Session

Yesterday I had the pleasure of photographing, not only a sweet friend, but a fellow photographer. I’m not going to lie and say I wasn’t nervous, because it’s always a little nerve wracking when you shoot around someone who understands photography; but she couldn’t have been any sweeter! I first heard about Erika and her […]

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