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Caitlin & Juan’s Wedding at The Carolina Barn at McCormick Farms Do you remember these two from their engagement session with their precious puppy and the cows? Well, we were back at McCormick Farms on Saturday for their wedding at The Carolina Barn and it was an amazing day. Make sure to read all the […]


The Carolina Barn at McCormick Farms Wedding

September 17, 2019

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Katy & Monica’s Chapel Hill Wedding Katy & Monica tied the knot Sunday surrounded by friends and family at one of their friend’s houses, and it was a perfect Chapel Hill wedding day, with Carolina Blue skies, love, laughter, and even a few tears. You may remember these ladies from their engagement session (also in […]


Private Estate Chapel Hill Wedding

September 3, 2019

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Roaring with Megan Allen of Studio 22 Photography Y’all. Last week was one of the most awesome of my life. Four planes (eeek), a new state, a hotel with a corgi theme (!), a dozen strangers that are now friends, and dipping my toes into my now inevitable switch from Nikon to Sony. All of […]

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ROAR Workshop

August 26, 2019

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Andie & Joshua’s St. Thomas More & The Cookery wedding Andie & Josh are filmmakers in love (check out their movie Luke & Jo), and the beauty and calm with which their wedding day, held at St. Thomas More and The Cookery, came together was a testament to their creativity, organization, and mutual support. They […]


The Cookery – Durham Wedding

August 5, 2019

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Jacky & Ashton’s Raleigh Sunflower Maternity Portraits Jacky & Ashton are about to be a family of 3! We met at the Raleigh sunflower fields at Dorothea Dix Park for maternity portraits yesterday and they brought some great energy. I think their smiles were just as big as on their wedding day a couple years […]

Maternity, Portraits

Raleigh Sunflower Maternity Portraits

August 2, 2019

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Katie & Jack’s Hope Valley Country Club Wedding Y’all. Katie & Jack’s wedding was our last one of the spring season and they sent us into summer with some heat. Everything from getting ready to the bubble exit was at the Hope Valley Country Club, where the bride’s dads are members, and it was the […]


Hope Valley Country Club Wedding

June 24, 2019

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Lauren & Dean’s Forest Hall Wedding Lauren & Dean were married at Pittsboro Presbyterian Church on Saturday, with their reception at Forest Hall at Chatham Mills. Everything from mimosas in pajamas straight through sparklers was perfect, and everyone had giant smiles on all day. The couple’s personal vows in particular had me grinning. They’ve known […]


Forest Hall at Chatham Mills – Pittsboro Wedding

June 17, 2019

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Jeremy & Alexa’s Rainy Wedding at Merry Hill The weather forecast for Jeremy & Alexa’s wedding on Saturday looked terrible all week, and I think just about everyone was prepared for a full on rainy wedding, and the day definitely started that way. It was raining so hard as we were driving into Mebane that […]


Rainy wedding with a side of sunshine

June 10, 2019

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Rita & Laura’s Gatlinburg Mansion Wedding We first met Laura & Rita at another mountain wedding, that of Laura’s brother Jon to his now wife Alicia. You might remember their night under the stars, or maybe you remember Laura & Rita’s Durham engagement session. The wedding at Gatlinburg Mansion was another epic success. The weather […]


Gatlinburg Mansion Wedding

June 3, 2019

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Kim & Andy’s engagement session at the Meadows Raleigh I’ve been pretty in love with the Meadows Raleigh since Dale & Jake first told me about it when I met with them in the summer of 2017. At the time, the Meadows was a brand new venue, but since then the Meadows has gotten even […]


The Meadows Raleigh Engagement Session

May 29, 2019

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