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You and your fiancé are SO excited to have your engagement session with us, but maybe the two of you are wondering how to use your engagement photos afterwards? Here are some creative ideas that may help! SAVE THE DATES As we discussed previously, the images you use for your save the dates can really […]

HOW TO USE YOUR ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS

Raleigh Engagement Photos, Wedding Planning

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The weather is turning (slightly) cooler, and the leaves are starting to take on shades of red, orange, and yellow. Fall is certainly in the air! As a newlywed couple, I remember it being a little overwhelming trying to come up with traditions that we wanted to establish as our own unique couple. So today, […]

FALL TRADITIONS FOR COUPLES!

Personal, Wedding Planning

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One question that Christopher and I get asked periodically is, “What is the point of engagement photos?” So let’s dive right in and discuss! TO GET COMFORTABLE Most of our TR Couples haven’t had professional photos made together before, and that’s ok! By having an engagement session, you’re able to get some practice in front […]

WHAT IS THE POINT OF ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS?

Raleigh Engagement Photos, Wedding Planning

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HOW I GOT STARTED AS A WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER When I was a senior in college, I was planning a wedding of my own. During that time, one of my favorite parts of planning was scrolling through Facebook and The Knot and looking at wedding photographers work. Even after we had booked our photographers, I would […]

HOW I BECAME A WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

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Over the years, one of the most common questions Christopher and I have received is how to prepare for your engagement photos. There’s a lot of careful thought and planning that goes into your engagement session, and we want to help simplify that process for you! When you book Christopher and I for your wedding, […]

HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS

Raleigh Engagement Photos, Wedding Planning

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A COUPLE CELEBRATING THEIR ENGAGEMENT AT THE MERRIMON-WYNNE HOUSE IN RALEIGH, NC

MERRIMON-WYNNE HOUSE, RALEIGH, NC PHOTOGRAPHY| PRESTON AND FARRA

Merrimon-Wynne House, Raleigh, NC Wedding

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When Christopher and I first met TJ and Jennifer on Zoom, we could tell right away that they were super kind and genuine. We seriously had a blast getting to meet these two for their garden engagement session in Raleigh, NC. Not to mention, I absolutely adored Jennifer’s pink smocked dress! How perfect for the […]

A GARDEN ENGAGEMENT SESSION IN RALEIGH| TJ AND JENNIFER

Raleigh Engagement Photos, Uncategorized, WRAL Azalea Gardens

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UNC WEDDING PLANS When Chandler came over to my house for her wedding consultation to discuss us photographing her and Daniel’s UNC wedding at the Highgrove Estate outside of Raleigh, NC, we clicked instantly! Daniel is in the military and was away, so he wasn’t able to be there for the consult. However, after hearing […]

UNC WEDDING | CHAPEL HILL WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY| DANIEL AND CHANDLER

Chapel Hill, NC Wedding, Highgrove Estate Wedding

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I absolutely love shooting Raleigh bridal portraits! Not only do you get the opportunity to get more practice in front of the camera before your big day, but you also get to put on your pretty wedding dress! Your Raleigh bridal portrait session is also an excellent time to schedule your hair and makeup trial […]

RALEIGH BRIDAL PORTRAITS| CHANDLER

Highgrove Estate Wedding, Raleigh, NC Wedding, Uncategorized

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The Wedding Zach and Abby had the most beautiful summertime 1705 East wedding in Raleigh, NC! The ladies started the day off getting ready at the prettiest AirBnb while the gentlemen got ready at a nearby Marriott! The moments captured during the getting ready time were some of my favorites of the day! From the […]

1705 EAST WEDDING, RALEIGH, NC| ZACH AND ABBY

Raleigh, NC Wedding

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Macie and I had been following each other on Instagram for awhile when we reached out about needing Winston-Salem wedding photography. I had seen that she and Jackson had recently gotten engaged and was so very excited for them! Jackson put so much thought into his proposal to Macie. It was seriously the sweetest! The […]

WINSTON-SALEM WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY| MACIE AND JACKSON

Winston-Salem Wedding Photography

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Last summer, we hopped on a Zoom call and talked with Chris and Simone about photographing their Merrimon-Wynne House wedding. From that first call, I knew we would get along great! They live in Nashville, but were planning a Merrimon-Wynne House wedding here in Raleigh for July 4th of this year! We knew that would […]

MERRIMON-WYNNE HOUSE WEDDING IN RALEIGH, NC| CHRIS AND SIMONE

Merrimon-Wynne House, Raleigh, NC Wedding

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I am SO glad I was finally able to meet Haley and Matthew for their summer engagement session in Raleigh! We were supposed to do this session a little earlier in the year, however due to a family situation Haley had to reschedule. But man, I say it was worth the wait because these two […]

SUMMER ENGAGEMENT SESSION IN RALEIGH |MATTHEW AND HALEY

Raleigh Engagement Photos, WRAL Azalea Gardens

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Jordan and Matt were impeccable for their engagement photos in Raleigh. They knew they wanted to shoot their engagement photos outdoors in a garden setting. We ended up deciding that they blue and pink hydrangeas at the WRAL Azalea gardens would make for a gorgeous backdrop for their engagement session! I love how dreamy the […]

ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS IN RALEIGH| MATT AND JORDAN

Raleigh Engagement Photos, WRAL Azalea Gardens

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When Dan and Tina, approached me about needing Fuquay-Varina wedding photography for their June wedding at the Highgrove Estate I was so thrilled. These two are just the sweetest, and they’re friends with another one of my TR Couples! Even though we had to deal with a tropical storm, their wedding day did not at […]

FUQUAY-VARINA WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY AT THE HIGHGROVE ESTATE| DAN AND TINA

Highgrove Estate Wedding, Raleigh, NC Wedding

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When Chelsea and David approached me about photographing their summer wedding at The Sutherland Estate and Gardens I was so excited! These two have such joyful personalities that truly emulate the TR Couple. They also have such a fascinating love story! David and Chelsea met in Raleigh when Chelsea hired David. A few months down […]

THE SUTHERLAND ESTATE AND GARDENS| WAKE FOREST WEDDING

Raleigh, NC Wedding, The Sutherland

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Maybe I’m a little partial since she is one of my brides, but I think Chelsea’s bridal portraits in Raleigh, NC turned out beautifully! With a gorgeous backdrop like The Sutherland in Wake Forest, NC how could they not? If there are three words to describe Chelsea as a bride they would be radiant, joyful, […]

BRIDAL PORTRAITS IN RALEIGH, NC AT THE SUTHERLAND

Bridal Portraits, The Sutherland

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Kevin and Kylie celebrated their The Sutherland Wake Forest wedding and it was STUNNING! From the florals to the mild spring weather to the sage green color palate everything was perfect for their celebration! Some of my favorite moments of the day took place during the getting ready portion of the day. I loved when […]

THE SUTHERLAND, WAKE FOREST, NC WEDDING| KEVIN AND KYLIE

Featured, Raleigh, NC Wedding, The Sutherland

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We recently had the chance to meet Hunter and Brittany for their engagement photos at The Sutherland! This is also where they’ll be getting married in spring of 2022, and I can’t wait to be back! These two met in college and were friends for several years. Now, Hunter likes to encourage other guys that […]

ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS AT THE SUTHERLAND, WAKE FOREST, NC| HUNTER AND BRITTANY

Raleigh Engagement Photos, The Sutherland

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Hey, sweet bride! If you are newly engaged, Congrats! This is the most amazing season! Make sure you soak it all in, because as cliche as it sounds, it truly does fly by! I can hardly believe it’s already been 5 years since I was planning my wedding to Christopher- it truly feels just like […]

WHY YOU SHOULD INVEST IN YOUR DREAM RALEIGH, NC WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

Wedding Planning

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One set of pictures that our TR brides ALWAYS adore are their bridal detail shots. You spend months and months making decisions about these details, and to see them all come together in beautiful photographs that you can look at over and over again is always super special! I love these shots because they set […]

HOW TO PREP YOUR BRIDAL DETAILS FOR YOUR RALEIGH, NC WEDDING

Wedding Planning

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One of the most common questions I get when a couple is preparing for their engagement session is, “What do I wear for my engagement session?” I know coming up with outfits can seem so overwhelming so please allow me to help simplify the process for you! 1. Dress it up! Wear that fabulous evening […]

WHAT TO WEAR FOR YOUR RALEIGH, NC ENGAGEMENT SESSION

Raleigh Engagement Photos, Wedding Planning

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Jonathan and Sherri had such a sweet Oakland Farm wedding day! The weather was gorgeous, and it was the perfect fall day! These two met when playing on online game in 2006. They got engaged while having a cookout in their backyard. As far as their wedding day goes, I loved their first look! It […]

Oakland Farm Wedding

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Want to know the perfect recipe for engagement photos in downtown Raleigh? All you need is a cute couple, a well-mannered fur baby, and a husband-wife wedding photography team who knows how to make you feel comfortable in front of the camera! If you have those things, you will be good to go! All that […]

ENGAGMENT PHOTOS IN DOWNTOWN RALEIGH| JENNIFER AND ANDREW

Raleigh Engagement Photos

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When Christian and Olivia reached out to me and Christopher about photographing their Little Herb House wedding in Raleigh, NC we were so thrilled! We had actually met them when we photographed their close friend’s wedding (shoutout to Josh and Emily)! This is a friend group who is tight knit and KNOWS how to have […]

LITTLE HERB HOUSE WEDDING RALEIGH, NC| CHRISTIAN AND OLIVIA

Raleigh, NC Wedding