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Adam proposed to Desiree at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, so these two are clearly awesome. For their engagement session earlier this year, we spent a drizzly day at Umstead Park and the Raleigh Arboretum. Here are some of my favorites: They are full of such great expression. I can’t wait for their wedding […]

Engagements, Portraits

Adam & Desiree’s Raleigh Engagement Session

March 16, 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

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I met this beautiful lady at the gym. We are both in love with The Ballet Burn – a class that uses ballet movements, cardio, and core exercises to whip us into shape. Aside from being a fun gym buddy and a great model, Colleen is whip smart. She works as an engineer for John […]


Colleen’s Downtown Durham Photoshoot

November 5, 2014

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Charlotte Elizabeth is a so adorable y’all. We did her 9 month-old pictures last month and had a blast. Charlotte is such a happy baby. I think there were only three pictures where she wasn’t laughing or smiling. She handled the outfit and pose changes like a professional. (Side note: Charlotte’s mom Heather could totally […]


Family & baby portraits: Charlotte Elizabeth

November 3, 2014

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<3 Elyssa and John


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