Jennifer + Nick: A Classically Southern Engagement...
Jennifer is an old friend of mine from the Charleston days. We have both since moved from that lovely southern spot, me to Raleigh and she to Washington, DC. Wanting to highlight her and her fiance’s southern traditional roots, they decided on the Thomas Walton Manor and Gardens in Laurinburg, NC as the backdrop for their classically Southern engagement photo session. A National Historic...
Grace + Daniel: Trash the Dress Session
When I first met Grace, she had lots of ideas for her wedding but one in particular she knew she wanted for sure! She talked about doing a “Trash the Dress” Session right after the wedding. These photo shoots have become popular in the last few years…trashing the dress symbolizes that the bride will never need another wedding dress because she is with the love of her life for...
Grace+Daniel: A Charming Beach Wedding
Grace and Daniel were married this past Friday at the beautiful Fort Fisher Beach area on the South end of Kure Beach, NC. I have a special affinity for this area..for it is where my hubby and I tied the knot last year. The wedding symbolized the couples beautiful and joyful love. There was no fussy decor…just family, friends and simply handmade decor. Why mess with the perfection that...
Grace+Daniel: A Whimsical Wilmington Engagement...
Grace and Daniel have a love story like no other. Grace, in Veterinary School in Missouri and Daniel, a soldier about to be deployed overseas, couldn’t wait to be each other’s forever. Even though they have and will continue to have a long distance realationship for a couple of years, their love for each other is palpable. Not only are they some of the nicest and down to earth people...
Confident Kate: A Downtown Photo Session
When Kate asked me to take some professional head shots for her I was very excited. She was open to trying some fun downtown Raleigh spots for the shoot. We shot at City Market, on Fayetteville Street, and in front of the many vintage brick buildings around the City. Kate works for a downtown marketing company and wanted photos to show her confident, urban and fun sensibilities…I think we...
Enjoying my last weekend off for a while…Weddings, engagements, portraits and Clemson football are in my future!
Vestique.com Photo Shoot Sneak Peek
Want to be the “Queen of the Tailgate?” If so, Vestique.com is the place for you. This online clothing boutique carries the most stylish dresses & accessories, among other things, perfect for the Fall football season. I was lucky enough to be a part of their Fall Gameday Collection photoshoot. We shot the photos at NC State’s Carter Finley Stadium to give the photos that...
Cousins Unite: A Charleston Portrait Session
This photo shoot was such a blast for me. Not only were the girls gorgeous, but they had so much personality. I only hope I was able to capture a percentage of their liveliness in the photos! I also got to travel back to my home, the Lowcountry of South Carolina. Not too shabby! These photos were taken on Isle of Palms, SC in July.
My Love: Forrest
I could not do what I do without the help and support of my hubby, Forrest. He is there for almost every shoot, and is my backbone. This is my favorite photo of him :)
Bridal Portrait Sessions: Geni + Courtney
Here is little collage of two of my favorite brides. So beautiful!!
Sarah + Jen: A Raleigh Portrait Session
I think we have a professional model on our hands with Sarah (left)! She was striking pose after pose…and Jen didn’t have to do much to look beautiful. I loved these two…so much fun to photograph. We shot these in Moore Square in downtown Raleigh on a hot July day!
Sisters in Red: A Raleigh Portrait Session
These two little girls looked like porcelain dolls. So beautiful! They couldn’t take a bad picture. We shot these in Moore Square in downtown Raleigh.
Lovely Lily: A Raleigh Portrait Session
Lily was a blast to photograph. She definitely kept me on my toes! She wanted to stay in the tree…so I just went with it :) We did the portrait session in downtown Raleigh at Moore Square. Here are a couple of shots from the shoot… Keep climbin Lily!
A Sweet South Raleigh Wedding: Diana + Nate
On a hot, hot summer day in May, two best friends from early childhood finally said “I Do!” I was lucky enough to be invited to capture the day! From the flowers to the rings, everything was beautiful. The rain didn’t get in the way of this special day. Most gorgeous was the love story between the couple. Nate and Diana met in high school. After a long broken road, they...
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Portraits of Love: A Photographic Art Exhibit
When Julie Livingston was growing up in Charleston, SC, she always dreamed of someday of having a job in which she could be creative and make people smile. Today, she get to to just that. Julie now owns her own wedding and portrait photography business based in Raleigh, NC and gets to make brides and grooms smile every time they look at the special memories she captured for them on their wedding...