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Bridal Portraits in Wilmington, North Carolina

Bridal Portraits: the who, what, when and where?   Getting married is one of the most important days of your life! And oddly enough you only get to wear that wedding gown but one time. All the frills of the day and your only able to wear this gorgeous gown once! Along with the actual...

Maternity Photos- Wimington, North Carolina Maternity Photographer

I have to admit I never thought I would be photographing maternity. I started off with landscape then shifting to portrait, and specializing in weddings, and consequently falling in love with just portraits again. The gift of a portrait is truly priceless. And with that said there is not another gift that I can imagine...

Modern Headshots

Modern Headshots Your headshots are a representation of your brand. Whether your brand is clothing, jewelry, a doctor, etc, and or just you being yourself, it’s a chance for you to showcase yourself in a professional manner without losing your personality. When I shoot headshots, I will spend about an hour to two hours with...

Portraits- Prints and why you should be present in a selfie generation

Photography is our modern day storyteller. And the print is the beautiful result.  It’s the only thing you will probably own that will gather more value in the years you have it. It’ll tell a story, evoke feelings, and create a legacy for future generations. In a generation filled with selfie-takers, I think it’s important...

Mt. Pleasant, SC Wedding- Pepper Plantation

The first wedding of the season started off in Mount Pleasant, SC. It’s a little town in between the bustling southern city of Charleston, and the beach paradise of Isle of Palms. I had never ventured this way and was very excited to see what it was like. Aimee the bride, is a friend of...

Family Pet Portraits- Carolina Beach State Park

[Carolina Beach State Park Pet Family Portraits] As of late, I have been receiving a lot of inquires from past clients on family portraits. And this usually isn’t a style I get to photograph, but I am so glad because it allows me to re-visit with old friends! I got to reunite with old friends...

Christmas Photos in November in Wrightsville Beach

What started off as a really cold morning, ended up in some giggles with some friends. I got the opportunity to do a quick little shoot for Christmas photos for this lovely family, and so glad I got to spend time with their little Olive! She is precious and such a good girl for braving...

Brunswick Forest Family Portraits

Fall is here! And fall has definitely reached, Brunswick Forest here in Leland, NC. I got to photograph this special family this past weekend, and mother nature did not disappoint! We were lucky enough to get those pretty golds, and orange tones off the trees to accentuate this beautiful families personality and love for another....

Southport Community Center Wedding

Lauren and Daniel’s wedding was the last stop of my wedding season. The wedding started off in Oak Island and was to commence in Southport, NC at the Southport Community Center. We met Lauren and Daniel at a beach home they had rented out for family and themselves to get ready into. It was a...

Southport, NC senior shoot

[Southport, NC Senior Shoot] This year I definitely was in couple mode, but it was really nice to get back into my roots. I love the dynamic you get when you get to photograph one or two people, and I got the honor to shoot a gorgeous senior shoot in Southport, NC. I met Hannah...

Carolina Beach State Park Engagement shoot

Erica and Cameron’s engagement started off bright and early. We scheduled a sunrise session and the light was super fantastical! These two traveled from Sneads Ferry, NC to the Carolina Beach State Park. Cameron is a Marine and Erica is a doctor in training finishing up her schooling in Tennessee. She was down for the...

Destination Wedding at Grace Estate Winery-Crozet, VA

So, let me tell you a little about Cheryl and William’s wedding….  It was the perfect end to my summer weddings. I even got to visit somewhere I probably would have never thought of going to! Their wedding was a  gorgeous vineyard destination wedding! It was a South Florida, Virginia, New Jersey, all kinds of...

Farm Rustic Wedding Greensboro, NC Wedding Photographer

The day started off  by going through a few windy roads and finally ending up in what felt like a secret location. The weather was nothing but impressive. Temperatures were forecasted in the 90s and some predictions were calling for 100 degree weather. But, when true love is at stake, who cares about sweating right?...

Ashley and Andrew Brewer-Pinehurst, NC Wedding Photographer

[Pinehurst, NC Wedding] Our second location on the road map to weddings was Pinehurst, NC. I’m based in Wilmington and that has pretty much meant I am a destination wedding photographer.  We are located in a very small town, and there is a lot of photographers in the area. So, I actually don’t really have...

Floral arrangements weddings

There are so many choices and options when choosing your floral arrangements for your wedding day. You can definitely get overwhelmed and feel stressed over something that can truly be magical. Flowers are an important part of your wedding day. I know that a wedding can get expensive but there are different types and ways you...

Senior Photos- Wilmington NC Senior Photographer

Senior Photos 101 Back in my day senior photos were just yearbook images. Yes, I just said, “back in my day” =) But, seriously the options now a days are way more fun, and way more exciting and can be ultimately anything you want! Literally, any style you want to accomplish, the sky is the...

The season of Lent

Lent.. Today starts lent in the Catholic faith.  This time is usually associated with reflecting and growing as human beings.  I think this idea of lent is actually very relatable to anyone and everyone.  Spring Cleaning For example one term that comes to mind is spring cleaning.  We make space for new items as we say goodbye to...

Trying something new- Wilmington, NC Photographer

I have noticed as I have gotten older my thrill seeking section of my brain is almost non-exsistent. Ever feel that way? I remember when I was 16, I used to plot my escape route to another state. I graduated early and I couldn’t have graduated any more earlier than 16 to gain my independence. Let’s...

Specializing in portrait [ headshots, maternity, personal branding ] + Editorial/Commercial+ Senior Lifestyle photography in wilmington, nc

Southport/Oak Island, NC + myrtle beach, SC + charleston, Sc + Raleigh, Cary, NC, newport, RI & Amelia Island, Fl + Ormond beach, FL

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