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Kreativ Summit, Orlando, FL Heya, your favorite Raleigh Wedding Photographers went to the Kreativ Summit last month and it was awesome! I’m a firm believer in continuing education and finding new sources of inspiration and guidance, and this conference did not let me down. Kreativ featured some of the best photographers in the game, many […]

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Kreativ Summit | Raleigh Wedding Photographers

February 13, 2020

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Rebecca & Ashley’s Disney World Engagement Photos You guys from now on, I’m only shooting Disney World engagement photos. It’s combining my favorite things. Okay, I’m not actually limiting myself to that, especially because we live in North Carolina, but I *am* at Disney World a lot, so hit me up!  My sister Rebecca, & […]


Disney World Engagement Photos

February 9, 2020

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Natalie’s NC State Grad Portraits I’m behind on blogging this NC State Grad session, considering this lovely lady graduated just before Christmas, but I wanted to share regardless. I really love grad sessions, since it’s such a fun period of life – you’re celebrating a huge accomplishment, and you don’t really have to think about […]


NC State Grad Portraits – Natalie

January 13, 2020

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Jessica & Eric’s New Year’s Eve Wedding at the Stockroom We rang in the new decade with Eric & Jessica and their amazing friends and family, celebrating their wedding in downtown Raleigh at the Stockroom. Everyone had a great time, and *almost* everyone made it to midnight! I particularly like New Year’s Eve weddings because […]


New Year’s Eve Wedding at the Stockroom

January 3, 2020

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Josh & Lisa’s Raleigh Engagement Session The smiling lady you see up there was a bridesmaid in Claire & Greg’s wedding last fall. In 2020 we get to hang out with her and Josh again for their own wedding! I love when members of previous wedding parties reach out to us about their own nuptials. […]


Raleigh Engagement Photos – Lisa & Josh

December 11, 2019

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Andrew & Nic’s University Presbyterian Church Intimate Wedding The last wedding of my epic 12-in-a-row fall was a short and sweet, intimate same-sex wedding ceremony for Andrew & Nic at University Presbyterian Church in Chapel Hill. Even though Saturday was a little cold, and grey clouds hovered over Chapel Hill all day, the rain held […]


Same-Sex Wedding in Chapel Hill

November 18, 2019

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Allegra & Joe’s Raleigh Engagement Session Continuing our tradition of photographing UNC Law grads, I hung out with Joe & Allegra for Raleigh engagement photos on Sunday. We started at their house, which is GORGEOUS, so we could get puppy photos! (Yes, their dog is a full grown adult dog, but still PUPPY!) While in […]


Raleigh Engagement Photos

November 12, 2019

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Renee & Kyle’s Melrose Knitting Mill Wedding Do you remember these two from their awesome movie theater engagement session? Well I got to hang out with them again on Friday for their even more awesome wedding at Melrose Knitting Mill. From Kyle’s custom wedding band to their reception kicks to children hoarding microwave popcorn, this […]


Melrose Knitting Mill Wedding

November 11, 2019

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Matt & Lindsay’s Intimate Durham Backyard Wedding These two had quite the adventure of wedding planning. Since they booked us, they’ve had 3 or 4 different venues in various stages of finalization, but ultimately settled on a Durham backyard wedding at a beautiful AirBNB. And an intimate backyard wedding was the perfect fit for their […]


Durham Backyard Wedding

November 4, 2019

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Heidi & Keith’s Raleigh Maternity Portraits Do you remember Heidi & Keith from when Wool E. Bull crashed their first look at their wedding? Well they’ve got a little Bulls fan on the way! They’ll have a baby by Christmas. Woo!!! We did some Raleigh maternity portraits this past weekend at the NC Museum of […]


Raleigh Maternity Portraits

November 1, 2019

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