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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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When Brooke and Orion reached out to us in September 2019 in regards to Chapel Hill wedding photography, we had no idea what was in store for the year ahead! We thought these two would be having a full blown wedding celebration in May 2020, but as well know that didn’t quite pan out. These […]

CHAPEL HILL WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY| ORION AND BROOKE

Chapel Hill, 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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Christian and Brianna had an exciting Raleigh wedding at the Highgrove Estate recently! I say exciting simply because that was the overall emotion of the day. Christian and Brianna hadn’t been able to see a lot of their friends and family recently due to the COVID pandemic, so the joy on their day was through […]

RALEIGH WEDDING AT HIGHGROVE ESTATE

Highgrove Estate Wedding, Raleigh, NC Wedding

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Scott and Becca had an amazing Raleigh barn wedding experience over at Shady Wagon Farm in New Hill, NC earlier this month. To say this day was long awaited is an understatement. Scott and Becca were my first couple to have their wedding affected by the coronavirus pandemic last year. Literally, Wake County shut down […]

RALEIGH BARN WEDDING AT SHADY WAGON FARM| SCOTT AND BECCA

Raleigh, NC Wedding, Shady Wagon Farm

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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

Raleigh NC engagement session at the lake by Tierney Riggs Photography

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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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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

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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