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I'm Alyssa, a NC based wedding and senior photographer who is crazy about storytelling (and my cat). Grab a snack and get comfy! It's time to check out my past work, photography education, and travel adventures!

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Ebony and Bendrick’s wedding was an absolute dream! When I first arrived at the Carolina Barn, I was just blown away by how pretty everything was. Her planner Debbie (of Debbie Bender Design) did an absolutely amazing job with all the decor.  The day was filled with so much love and so many cute moments. […]

Ebony + Bendrick | Carolina Barn Wedding

So if you remember Michelle and Kenzie’s engagement session (click here to see it) Then you know they were one of the sweetest and most adorable couples I’ve had. I’m so glad that I was able to shoot their wedding! It was 10 times more heartfelt and cute (if you can believe that!) then their […]

Michelle + Kenzie An Early Fall Outdoor Wedding

This beautiful church wedding was the kick-off to my fall 2019 wedding season and it was such a great way to start off! Josh and Oriana are two of the sweetest people! They are kind, understanding, and full of love for both their friends and family. During their wedding, I saw so many people come […]

Josh + Oriana | A NC Church Wedding

Candace + Jacob | Spruce Pine Lodge| Bahama, NC | North Carolina Based Wedding Photographer With gorgeous trees and rustic decor, Candace and Jacob’s wedding at the Spruce Pine Lodge was a dream. Their first look was so incredibly sweet. The emotions were so real y’all! I admit that I often get a little teary […]

Candace + Jacob’s Wedding

Nancy + James Southern Wedding | The Merrimon-Wynne House | Raleigh, NC | North Carolina Based Wedding Photographer There is almost nothing more North Carolina then a white southern mansion wedding (other than barbeque). This gorgeous southern winter wedding was so fun to photograph! The Merrimon-Wayne house in Raleigh North Carolina was a beautiful backdrop […]

A Classic Southern Mansion Wedding

Bride and groom kiss |The Merrimon-Wynne House | Alyssa Joyce photography

Jessica + Jake | NOAH’S Event Venue | Chesapeake, VA | North Carolina Based Wedding Photographer Winter weddings seem to be getting more popular, and I’m actually pretty excited about that! Luckily, southern winters are often mild so this Virginia wedding gave me all the wonderful winter feels without the absolute freezing cold! Jessica and […]

A Winter Wedding In Virginia


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Alyssa is an international wedding and portrait photographer based in North Carolina