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Engagement

January 18, 2019

Fall Engagement Photography | Raleigh NC | Madison & Clay

The 4th time is a charm….atleast that’s the way it went down for this snuggly outdoor engagement session.  The crazy weather here in Raleigh NC has a mind of its own & made Sam & I reschedule this engagement session not 1, not 2, not 3, but 4 times!!!….gah!!!! Snow…rain…fog!!!  Luckily, the beautiful spring day […]

Engagement

April 16, 2018

Spring Outdoor Adventure Engagement Photo Session in Raleigh | Photographers in Raleigh | Sam & Will

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This engagement session will turn you into a believer of destiny.  Sarah & Aaron decided to do their engagement session on NC State’s Campus….not because they met there, but because they didn’t meet there. It wasn’t until a few years later when Sarah & Aaron met at work that they realized they went to the […]

Engagement

December 4, 2017

Downtown Raleigh Engagment Session | NC state campus | Sarah & Aaron

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    This couple…………having a really hard time finding words to describe how fun and absolutely wonderful this engagement session was!!!  From the moment Heather & I started talking about their engagement session I knew it was going to be stunning.  Heather is an avid horse lover and regularly volunteers at the stables to get […]

Engagement

December 2, 2017

Hillsborough Engagement Photographer | Ride the Sky Stables | Heather & Brandon

Engagement

October 4, 2017

Raulston Arboretum | Raleigh-Chapel Hill-Durham Engagement Photographer- Erin & Baxter

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The best 4th of July engagement session ever!

Engagement

July 4, 2017

Raleigh Engagement Photographer | Haley & Evan

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Soooooo…..I am in love with this location! It is definitley at the top of my favorite’s list here in Raleigh for photo session locations. It has it all, forests, fields, lakes, and rock formations…and of course the stunning mountain overlook that makes you feel like you are somewhere in western North Carolina. Who knew an […]

Engagement

May 1, 2017

Occoneechee Mountain Engagement Photos | Raleigh NC | Beth & Beck

What a fun engagment session with Nicole and Kyle! They have a love story right out of a romantic comedy….they met at a bus stop at NC state, reconnected several years later and fell in love!  Most romantic story ever!  I can’t wait for their unique downtown raleigh wedding at the Architect coming up in […]

Engagement, Location

May 29, 2016

NC State | Raleigh Engagement Photographer | Nicole & Kyle

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Playful engagment sessions like these make my heart skip a beat! I love that Chelsea & CJ chose the Annie Wilkerson Nature Preserve for their photos. I am a bit of a modern day hippy and a hopeless romantic, so an outdoor, boho style location combined with a lovey dovey engagement session make my heart […]

Engagement, Location

December 1, 2015

Outdoor Engagement Photos at Annie Wilkerson Nature Preserve | Raleigh Durham Wedding & Engagement Photographer | Chelsea & CJ

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Engagement

August 2, 2015

North Carolina Botanical Gardens Engagement Photos | Raleigh Chapel Hill Wedding Photographer | Jennifer & Ivan

Engagement, Location

August 2, 2015

Eno River Engagement Session | Raleigh Durham Wedding Photographer | Chris & Lindsay

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I had the absolute best time exploring Jordan Lake with Melissa & Jeff! They are such a sweet couple and I loved their adventurous spirit 🙂 I was beyond thrilled when Melissa told me she wanted to do a lake engagment session and use tea lights! I love incorporating natural elements in all my images, […]

Engagement, Location

July 24, 2015

Jordan Lake Engagement Photos | Raleigh Durham Engagement Photographer | Melissa & Jeff

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