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Brandon and Elizabeth’s Barn at Broadslab Distillery wedding in Benson, NC this past weekend was just GORGEOUS! With their sage green and lilac color palette, it truly had all the beautiful spring time vibes that I love! My favorite part of the day was seeing Brandon’s reaction as Elizabeth was walking down the aisle. These […]

BARN AT BROADSLAB DISTILLERY WEDDING BENSON, NC| BRANDON AND ELIZABETH

Barn at Broadslab Distillery, Raleigh, NC Wedding

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Because Matt and Caitlin wanted a classy but casual vibe for their engagement photos, we thought that downtown Raleigh would be the perfect spot for their engagement photos! Originally we hoped to get started at the Capitol building, however it was barricaded so we decided to hit up the surrounding areas and we weren’t at […]

DOWNTOWN RALEIGH ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS

Raleigh Engagement Photos

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Raleigh NC engagement session at the lake by Tierney Riggs Photography

Christian and Brianna’s lakeside Raleigh, NC engagement photos were absolutely perfect! It was one of the first sunny days after weeks of cold, dreary, rainy weather. It felt so nice to get outside in the sunshine and shoot an engagement session! Brianna and Christian both love being outdoors together, especially on the water, so we […]

LAKESIDE RALEIGH, NC ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS| CHRISTIAN AND BRIANNA

Raleigh Engagement Photos

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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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He popped the question, you said “Yes, of course!”, and now it’s time to start planning your Raleigh, NC engagement session! You probably have some many questions in your mind ranging from ,”Where should we take these photos?” to “What on earth do we wear?” I know that the hardest part of planning your wedding […]

HOW TO PREPARE FOR AN ENGAGEMENT SESSION

Raleigh Engagement Photos, Wedding Planning

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When Tina reached out to me this past fall about photographing her and Dan’s Highgrove Estate wedding outside of Raleigh, NC, I was so very excited! They’re actually friends with another one of my favorite TR Couples, and I could tell from the second we hopped on Zoom for Tina’s planning call that we would […]

SOUTHERN PINES, NC ENGAGEMENT SESSION| DAN AND TINA

Raleigh Engagement Photos

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Bridal sessions are one of my favorite Southern wedding traditions, and I can’t help but love them even more when they take place at the stunning Highgrove Estate in Fuquay-Varina, NC! Mallory was truly a vision in her stunning wedding dress from Carolina Bridal World! I had way too much fun placing the train on […]

RALEIGH BRIDAL PORTRAIT SESSION AT THE HIGHGROVE ESTATE| MALLORY

Highgrove Estate Wedding, Raleigh, NC Wedding

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Kaleigh & Preston celebrated their marriage on a gorgeous autumn day at the Old Lystra Inn in Chapel Hill, NC. Not only was their day filled with love, but with beautiful personalized details

OLD LYSTRA INN, CHAPEL HILL, NC WEDDING| PRESTON & KALEIGH

Chapel Hill, NC Wedding, Featured

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I loved hanging out with Jackson & Macie at Camino’s Bakery in Winston-Salem. We also enjoyed the beautiful fall foliage and architecture in Old Salem!

WINSTON-SALEM, NC ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS| JACKSON & MACIE

Winston-Salem Engagement Photos

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I am so glad that David and Chelsea chose to have their engagement session in Southport, NC. I cannot wait to photograph their wedding at the Sutherland!

SOUTHPORT, NC ENGAGEMENT SESSION| DAVID & CHELSEA

NC Engagement Photos, Uncategorized

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When Kylie & Kevin chose the NC Museum of Art in Raleigh for their engagement session, I was so excited! It’s one the prettiest location in Raleigh-Durham!

RALEIGH ENGAGEMENT SESSION AT THE NC MUSEUM OF ART| KYLIE AND KEVIN

Raleigh Engagement Photos

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When Devan & Christian reached out to me about being their wedding photographer for their wedding at the Highgrove Estate in Fuquay-Varina, NC I was excited!

HIGHGROVE ESTATE FUQUAY-VARINA, NC WEDDING| CHRISTIAN AND DEVAN

Highgrove Estate Wedding, Raleigh, NC Wedding

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Back in the summer on a hot July day, I met up with Devan at the Highgrove Estate for her bridal portrait session! She was absolutely stunning!

HIGHGROVE ESTATE FUQUAY-VARINA, NC BRIDAL PORTRAITS| DEVAN

Bridal Portraits, Highgrove Estate Wedding

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A MERRIMON-WYNNE HOUSE RALEIGH, NC ENGAGEMENT SESSION

When Simone reached out to me about shooting their Merrimon-Wynne wedding in Raleigh I was excited!

MERRIMON-WYNNE RALEIGH, NC ENGAGEMENT SESSION| CHRIS & SIMONE

Raleigh Engagement Photos

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Alex and Tessie had a beautiful autumn wedding at the Highgrove Estate in Fuquay Varina, NC. Because of COVID, their wedding was small and intimate, but still just as lovely!

| ALEX AND TESSIE

Highgrove Estate Wedding, Raleigh, NC Wedding

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Joanna and Matt had the sweetest Barn at Woodlake Meadows wedding this past Saturday. The fall like weather was crisp, the light was gorgeous, and the timeline was amazingly smooth! These two love the Lord so much, and their entire day was centered not only on their relationship with each other, but on their relationship […]

THE BARN AT WOODLAKE MEADOWS WEDDING, BEAR CREEK, NC| MATT & JOANNA

NC Wedding

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Ashton & Mallory’s Highgrove Estate wedding in Fuquay-Varina, NC was one for the books-especially with all the craziness 2020 has brought the wedding industry! It has been feeling SO good to get back behind the camera again!     These high school sweethearts had the most tender day that was filled with so many heart […]

SUMMER WEDDING AT THE HIGHGROVE ESTATE| ASHTON AND MALLORY

Highgrove Estate Wedding, Raleigh, NC Wedding

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Originally Kasey & Jake were supposed to have a microwedding in Raleigh, NC. However, COVID uprooted the plan & they eloped in Bluffton, SC instead!

OLD BLUFFTON INN, BLUFFTON, SOUTH CAROLINA ELOPEMENT| JAKE AND KASEY

Charleston, SC Wedding