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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 […]

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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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Kaitlyn & Anthony’s Raleigh Warehouse District Engagement Session After this engagement session, I’m even more excited for John’s & my impending move to downtown Raleigh (if I haven’t talked to you recently, surprise! we’re moving to Raleigh). The Raleigh warehouse district has fully transformed in the last few years from empty buildings along the railroad […]


Raleigh Warehouse District Engagement Session

May 28, 2019

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Stephanie & Roscoe’s 21C Durham Wedding We’ve been to the 21C Durham several times now, but Stephanie & Roscoe’s was our first wedding there. It was AWESOME. These two are incredible. You may remember their fun smiles and loving personalities from their Chapel Hill engagement session. Well, they brought that same energy to their multicultural […]


21C Durham Wedding

May 27, 2019

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Engagement Session Hike with Bella (and Tricia & Brent, of course) You may remember Tricia & Brent from round one of engagement photos, during which we ran around downtown Durham finding all the color. Well, we had round two Monday morning and it was an engagement session hike, so Bella the dog could get her […]


Engagement Session Hike

May 22, 2019

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Wade & Jennifer’s Cotton Room Wedding We spent Saturday at the Cotton Room, which is one of my favorite venues in Durham. Jennifer & Wade’s wedding there was delightful! Jennifer got ready with her bridesmaids, her mom, her grandmother, and Wade’s mom in the newly redecorated Lucky Strike Suite, before heading up to the princess […]


Cotton Room – Durham, NC wedding venue

May 21, 2019

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