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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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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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Lindsay & Matt’s Carrboro and Baxter Barcade Engagement Session Lindsay & Matt’s first date was the Carrboro Music Festival, and when they were dating during their Chapel Hill days, they also frequented the pinball machines at the Baxter. So, even though their post-grad school careers have taken them to DC, they made the trip back […]


Barcade Engagement Session

May 1, 2019

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Kyle & Renee’s Movie Theater Engagement Session at the Alamo Drafthouse in Raleigh If you know me, you know a movie theater engagement session is 100% up my alley. Movies, vibrant colors, and cool lighting? Yes please! Thank you so much to the Alamo Drafthouse Raleigh for letting me shoot Kyle & Renee’s movie theater […]


Movie Theater Engagement Session

April 26, 2019

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Tricia & Brent’s downtown Durham engagement portraits I love Durham engagement sessions! Mostly because people who want Durham engagement sessions love Durham and are generally awesome humans. If you couldn’t tell from the image above, wherein Tricia & Brent show off their 3D glasses in front of the 3D mural outside of City Hall, Tricia […]


Downtown Durham Engagement Portraits

April 18, 2019

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Jenny & Alex’s Colorful Raleigh Engagement Session I love the City of Oaks and I love popping, saturated colors, so this colorful Raleigh engagement is the stuff my dreams are made of. I first met Jenny at Trophy on Maywood to hear about her and Alex’s wedding plans, and that’s when I learned they’d be […]


Colorful Raleigh Engagement Session

March 3, 2019

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Katy & Monica’s Chapel Hill Engagement Session Y’all already know how much I love doing Chapel Hill engagement photos, but what’s new is how much I loved spending time with these two amazing ladies. Katy & Monica, both physical therapists, are a perfect love story – they’ll be married in September and that marriage will […]


Chapel Hill Engagement

March 1, 2019

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Raleigh Wedding Photographers – our 2018! It’s still January y’all so I’m rolling this out in time, but there’s a reason it took most of the month for me to get this done: 2018 was our busiest year yet. We worked with dozens of couples and this is just a smattering of the images we sent […]

Engagements, Weddings

Raleigh Wedding Photogs – Year in Review

January 29, 2019

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Anthony & Samantha’s JC Raulston Arboretum Engagement Session All the laughter. That’s what we witnessed at this JC Raulston Arboretum session. Samantha & Anthony have a contagious great attitudes, so John & I had a blast creating their engagement photos. We met up the day before the triangle got blanketed with snow, so it was […]


JC Raulston Arboretum Engagement

December 14, 2018

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