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I'm Tierney! Wedding photographer, wife, mom to Oliver, and lover of all things southern. 

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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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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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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

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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

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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

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The autumn colors were really showing off just in time for Zach & Abby’s Cary, NC engagement session! I can’t wait for their wedding!

DOWNTOWN CARY, NC ENGAGEMENT SESSION| ZACH AND ABBY

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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