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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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We met Christian & Olivia through one of our past couples from last year, and we have enjoyed getting to know them more! Due to COVID, we have had to postpone their Jordan Lake engagement session twice already, but I suppose the third time is the charm. Actually, thanks to my weather app, we ended […]

RALEIGH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER| JORDAN LAKE ENGAGEMENT SESSION| CHRISTIAN AND OLIVIA

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It just so happened that Daniel and Chandler’s UNC-Chapel Hill engagement session fell on the hottest day of the year! However, that didn’t stop us from getting some beautiful images that represent this season of their life! We chose to do engagement pictures here, because this where their love story began! They met freshman year […]

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL, NC ENGAGEMENT SESSION| DANIEL AND CHANDLER

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