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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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Heidi & Keith’s Downtown Durham Engagement Session I first met Heidi & Keith at The Love Party Wedding Expo in August, and then when John & I met them for beers at The Glass Jug, we knew these two were our type of couple. They love Durham, from all the delicious coffee to the hometown […]


Downtown Durham Engagement

November 14, 2018

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Laura & Charlie’s North Carolina Fall Engagement Session Spoiler alert: kitties at the end of the post! Laura & Charlie wanted to incorporate fall colors into their engagement session and I think we nailed it! We met at Lake Crabtree Park earlier this week, and even though the colors have seemed late in coming this […]


North Carolina Fall Engagement Photos

November 9, 2018

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Stephanie & Roscoe’s Nerdy Chapel Hill Engagement Session I love Chapel Hill engagement photos, I love the opportunity to play in the rain, I love nerdy things, and I love cats, so this was a pretty great way to spend an engagement session. Roscoe & Stephanie live in Chapel Hill while Stephanie works in her […]


Chapel Hill Engagement – Geek Love!

November 7, 2018

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Holly & Jonathan’s NC State Fair Engagement Session Holly saw the NC State Fair photos we did with Sarah & Josh last year (btw those two get married in 2 days!!!!!), and when she and Jonathan were wandering the fairgrounds this past weekend she decided she wanted some midway engagement photos as well and reached […]


NC State Fair Engagement Photos

October 19, 2018

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Caitlin & Juan (& Levi) at the Grove at McCormick Farms I’m blowing up the blog this week with Tara & Mike and then Carly & Nick and now these two, but what can I say, it was a busy weekend. We met Caitlin & Juan at their wedding venue, McCormick Farms, for a quick walkthrough […]


The Grove at McCormick Farms – Engagement Session

October 16, 2018

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<3 Elyssa and John


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