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When Amy reached out to me over Instagram asking if I was available to shoot their engagement session I did a little snooping on her Insta and got very excited. Why? Because this girl had so much in common with me 😂  Mainly in the loving Disney department! The biggest thing I noticed and loved […]

Amy + Amanda | Concord Engagement Session

I’m so excited to share this Downtown Cary NC Engagement Session today! A little about this sweet couple. Nick proposed to Anne at Jordan Lake where his cousin was taking photos of them. (So smart to hide the proposal during a photoshoot!) Nick then got down on one knee and of course, Anne said yes! […]

Anne + Nick | Downtown Cary Engagement Session | NC Wedding Photographer

When Sarah contacted me saying she wanted to have me shoot her engagement session I was super excited! We decided that downtown Fayetteville would be the perfect spot! We were then able to choose a date and everything was going to plan until a combination of rain and COVID-19 happened.  The day we chose would […]

Sarah and Jacob A Downtown Fayetteville Engagement Session

This Southern Pines engagement session is one of my favorites so far! I’m a little biased though because this session was with my college roomie and her now fiance! Tyler and Carolina met in college and after watching them together we (the other roomies) thought that they would be really cute together.  It took the […]

Tyler + Carolina | Southern Pines Engagement

Ok, so I have never laughed so much and had so much fun during an engagement session ever. Tony and Rebecca were the absolute cutest and funniest together! I’ve been excited about this NC engagement session for a while! Why? because when I first met Rebecca she said she wanted to have her cats featured […]

Rebecca + Tony NC Engagement Session

Ok, so this is a session I’ve looked forward to since Takira decided to let me shoot her wedding! When she told me where she was thinking of doing the pictures I got so excited because I absolutely love a good downtown engagement session! Mainly because, city landscapes + beautiful sunlight = a very happy […]

A Downtown Raleigh Engagement Session

Michelle + Kenzie | A Downtown Engagement | Greensboro NC | North Carolina Based Wedding Photographer  Ok, so when Kenzie and Michelle told me they wanted to do their engagement session in downtown Greensboro NC I knew IMMEDIATELY where I wanted to take them! Greensboro is such a beautiful city and I was super excited […]

A Downtown Greensboro Engagement

Greensboro NC | LGBT Wedding

Josh + Oriana | JC Raulston Arboretum Engagement Session| Raleigh, NC| North Carolina Based Wedding Photographer Originally this engagement session was going to have a totally different vibe. We were aiming for a total city look in downtown Raleigh NC. However, the City of Raleigh had a different idea. When we got downtown there were […]

Engagement session at JC Raulston Arboretum

Engagement session Raleigh NC

Candace + Jacob | Duke Gardens | Durham, NC| North Carolina Based Wedding Photographer When Candace told me she wanted to include her dog in the engagement session, I was so excited! I absolutely LOVE dogs. And when she told me she wanted to go to Duke Gardens for their engagement session, I was almost […]

A Sunny Duke Gardens Engagement

Duke Gardens engagement session

Salena + Mike | The Catlett Farm on the Cape Fear | Fayetteville, NC| North Carolina Based Wedding Photographer When Salena told me she wanted to do her engagement session at her wedding venue, I was so excited! Her venue is at the Catlett Farm here in NC. And who doesn’t love to go chill […]

A Romantic Farm Engagement Session

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