Here you will find a glimpse of my crazy fun life as a wedding photographer, mom + wife, and dreamer! We are all about magical moments and every day little joys.

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As the holidays are slowly creeping up on us I felt this would be the perfect time to speak to new entrepreneurs and photographers. Maybe you have been in business for years and the mom guilt or the burnout thoughts have entered into your head. I’ve seen so many fall mini session postings and know […]


I am so excited to be posting this romantic, stunning, and inspiring stylized shoot! Taylor and Wes were the perfect models and since I was already booked for their wedding day what better to get them in front of my camera beforehand! The Bradford opened their doors to us and what a beautiful venue we […]


Oh how I loved this engagement session! Amy and Michael were total pros in front of the camera, not to mention I was in love with Amy’s outfits from the moment I saw them! We started off downtown Raleigh and slowly made our way through Dorthea Dix Park. While driving around I stumbled across a […]


Rob and I knew Heidi and Jason would be two special people when we met them. The way they both love Taylor and the love they have for life makes this job feel not like a job at all. We got to witness the sweetest ceremony and we thank them for that.  We loved every single vendor from […]


Gahhhhh, it is here and it is live!!! We were expecting the site to go live in November, but it ended up live last week. I went a bit crazy at first scrambling to get everything on track and am now happy to say it is ready to go and cannot wait for everyone to see […]


This one has been a long time coming and it’s finally here! My sister Amber and her fiance John tied the knot at the most beautiful venue in Wilmington and had the most stunning details I have seen in a while! A hurricane came through the day before and we were definitely all on pins […]


I was so excited when I heard Laura got engaged!!! Rob and I shot her sister Jessi’s wedding last year and fell in love with this sweet family!!! I was able to head back to Oxford for Laura and Wills engagement session and loved every second of it! We started in downtown Oxford and walked […]


Liz and Joe came all the way from Washington DC for their engagement session and to top it off just in time for the day after Hurricane Matthew! We knew there was no rescheduling this one so we chose the cutest little downtown area to start at… none other than Downtown Apex! Thank goodness for […]


Oh how Rob and I love shooting in Wilmington…..there is no better backdrop than that of the beach or the riverwalk. It is just the cutest location and the sunsets are to die for! Meg and Rob are two of the sweetest people on the planet and we absolutely loved everything about this wedding!   […]


Oh Colleen and Tyler you stole our hearts from the first time we met you! Sometimes you meet people and you know they will have an impact on you for a very longtime….that is Colleen and Tyler! What a sweet sweet couple and their families were just the same! Their wedding day was beautiful. The […]

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