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Sam and Mason’s gorgeous and elegant black tie Raleigh Union Station wedding last Saturday was beyond a dream! These two are so easy and joyful to photograph and as they are just effortless with each other. Sam and Mason wanted to start off their day with a very private first look and vow reading just […]

Celina and Brett’s wedding is an event that is near and dear to our hearts. We mentioned it briefly in their engagement session blog article, but Celina is a dear friend of mine (Sara) and Angie, Celina’s mother, is someone who (during high school) was always like another mama in my life. After photographing Angie’s […]

I, Michelle, love the time I get to spend with Sara. One of the things I love is how she creates her charcuterie boards. They are always like a masterpiece! When we were asked to review a few of the boards at groovy guy gifts my immediate thought was that I could get to spend […]

We’re so excited to bring to you a little look into Liliana’s sunshine filled Coker Arboretum senior session on UNC campus! Coker isn’t unfamiliar to us and we love going back year after year. This year we went right as the flowers were starting to bloom and the sunshine hit the arboretum just at the […]

Ellie’s downtown Burlington and The Blend Coffee Shop springtime senior session was one for the books! We had a blast spending our evening with her walking around downtown Burlington hitting all of her favorite spots. After knowing Ellie for years, it really was so special to photograph this gorgeous gals senior photos! And we truly […]

It’s time for another business showcase of JoAnne’s White Orange Candle Company Branding Session at the Graham Mill in downtown Graham NC. This powerhouse of a woman is starting her own candle company, just as many other did, after the pandemic began. She found her love and focus into the details as she loves all […]

It’s so exciting for Sara and I to have couples, who we have met at weddings/other sessions, to come back around for us to serve them! That’s our story with Sam and Mason. 🙂 We met Sam at Hannah and Cameron’s wedding (back in 2020!) when he was Hannah’s man of honor. We truly just […]

Keenan and Don’s elegant winter wedding at Paramount Event Venue was such a wonderful way to start off our 2022 year!! Ever since their engagement session (back in May 2021) we have been so ready to celebrate these two + it was beyond a perfect day! While the weather decided to give us a beautiful […]

It is so strange that we are already in a new year – three weeks in – and getting settled now with saying “2022” instead of “2021”. The plan was to have this post go live in the first week of January with a ton of other content all ready to share in the following […]

Our second round of mini sessions from is now here to be shared with you! While it’s taken us a little while to share it with you, here, on the blog – our clients got their session within a week of us taking their photos! And let’s just say that while doing these minis the […]


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