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Victoria’s Raleigh bridal portraits I promised these when I shared Victoria & Bryant’s wedding last month, and here they finally are! The stunning Victoria’s Raleigh bridal portraits. This was my first time shooting anything at the Hall & Gardens at Landmark and I was devastated to see that they’ve closed in the few months since […]

Raleigh bridal portraits at the Hall and Gardens at Landmark

Portraits, Weddings

Raleigh Bridal Portraits – Victoria

January 19, 2021

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Kate & Mike’s Durham Anniversary Portraits They’re celebrating 10 years y’all!!! Hey!! The world still exists out there. But it is a little weird. I had a socially distanced portrait session in downtown Durham this weekend with my friends Kate & Mike of MKM Photography to commemorate their 10 year wedding anniversary. They looked awesome […]

Couple poses for portrait with the downtown Durham skyline and a deep blue sky behind them


Downtown Durham Anniversary Portraits

May 19, 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 […]

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NC State Grad Portraits – Natalie

January 13, 2020

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Sierra’s NC State Graduation Portraits It’s almost time for NC State Graduation (and UNC & Duke & everywhere for that matter), which means the campus is crawling with seniors in red robes getting their grad photo sessions done. Sierra & I were no exception Monday afternoon. We started at the Bell Tower in perfect weather […]

NC State Graduation Portraits at the Bell Tower


NC State Graduation Portraits

April 24, 2019

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Raleigh Branding Session for Sane Jane Who needs some help getting organized? If you raised your hand, you need to connect with the star of this branding session, Lynda Rothman. Lynda owns Sane Jane, a professional organizing company based in Raleigh. I met this amazing lady through a networking group, and I’m so glad I […]

Sane Jane Branding Session - Raleigh Branding Photographer


Raleigh Branding Session

March 3, 2019

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Annalise’s Haywood Hall Bridal Portraits I’m working on the layout for Annalise and Stephen’s wedding album and it reminded me how stunning Annalise is in her dress. We captured these bridal portraits in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina at Haywood Hall and Gardens. This is really one of my favorite places to photograph in Raleigh and […]

Portraits, Weddings

Downtown Raleigh Bridal Portraits

October 20, 2016

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Lace and Frank’s wedding was yesterday and we can’t wait to share those photos. In the meantime, it’s safe to share the bridal portraits we made of Lace a few weeks ago. These portraits were taken at Haywood Hall which is a historic home in downtown Raleigh and where the couple’s amazing reception was last […]

Lace in Lace - Lace's bridal portraits

Portraits, Weddings

Raleigh Bridal Portraits – Haywood Hall

April 24, 2016

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This couple was one of the winners of our holiday engagement session giveaway, and we couldn’t have wished for better clients. Annalise & Stephen are complete sweethearts who are also very sweet on one another. They are a pair of attorneys who met in law school at UNC-Chapel Hill (just like John and I), but […]

Engagements, Portraits

Chapel Hill Engagement – Annalise & Stephen

March 18, 2016

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I shot a beautiful bridal portrait session in Wilmington recently and had the most wonderful time hanging out with some other photographers and Kristen, our model for the shoot. Bridal sessions are a great way to get some beautiful and unique images in your dress that you may not have time for on the wedding […]

Portraits, Weddings

Wilmington Bridal Session

April 11, 2015

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John and I really wanted to get some shooting in this weekend. The weather here in Durham was beautiful and we were due for a great sunset on Sunday afternoon. We planned to just go get some cityscapes, but my wedding dress seemed a little lonely so I brought it along and spent part of the afternoon […]

Portraits, Weddings

Durham Bridal Portraits

November 10, 2014