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My job as a photographer introduces me to a lot of people and sometimes clients wind up being friends. Mattie and Sean hold such a special place in my heart. I first met Mattie for tacos back in 2019 and we got to know each other over chips and salsa. I was instantly struck by […]

The Weingarten-Pardy Wedding | The Vanlandingham Estate

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This past fall I found myself in the east side of the state pretty often. This Saturday in September was spent in Fayetteville, North Carolina at Cape Fear Botanical Gardens. Blair and Khalil are some of the kindest people I’ve ever met and this whole day was a reflection of their calm demeanor. We kicked […]

Mr. and Mrs. Purley | Cape Fear Botanical Garden

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My fall busy season kicked off celebrating Ely and Garrett in Durham, North Carolina. These Duke alumni turned Florida residents returned to their alma mater to celebrate their I Dos on a warm day in September. They got ready with their families at the Washington Duke Inn, where they got to take in special moments […]

Mr. and Mrs. Bredenkamp | Sarah Duke Gardens

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A summer wedding in the pavilion. When I photographed Carrie and Cam’s engagement photos back in December of 2020, I quickly learned they were Rock Hill celebrities. Every corner we turned on the main street, someone was calling their name and waving them down to say hello. You could feel the love the community had […]

Mr. and Mrs. Pike | The Watershed Pavilion

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It’s no secret by now that the pandemic has changed the game for weddings. Jenny and Jeff were initially supposed to get married in the summer of 2020. You may remember my post about their micro-wedding ceremony in Raleigh on their original wedding date and how we had thought the rest of their big day […]

Mr. and Mrs. Zumaris | JC Raulston Arboretum

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I’ve had the pleasure of knowing the Paschal family for several years now. Lindsey and I met in college through both our major in education and our sorority, and quickly formed a long-lasting friendship. Over time I began to meet other members of Lindsey’s family, including her younger sister Allison. The first time I met […]

Mr. and Mrs. Underwood | The Willcox

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In December of 2019 I was second shooting a wedding for Lindsey and Adam with my dear friend Sydney.  I remember loving how detailed Lindsey was in her design and how incredibly kind her family was.  Well flash forward a year later, and you can imagine my excitement when I get an inquiry for an […]

Mr. and Mrs. Hines | Walnut Hill Acres

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One of the things I have most looked forward to with this year’s weddings is all the new venues I’ve gotten to explore. Nestled on a 112 acre tree farm near Lake Norman, The Arbors Events offers a Napa Valley feel while never leaving North Carolina.  The property is covered in gorgeous florals, twinkling lights, […]

Mr. and Mrs. Caldwell | The Arbors Events

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Meaghan and Tyler hold a really special place in my heart.  After rescheduling their Wisconsin wedding celebrations multiple times due to Covid, they decided to have a destination elopement with their immediate families.  That led them to Asheville and the beautiful Chestoa View Overlook off of the Blue Ridge Parkway.  Meaghan’s story about their reschedules […]

Mr. and Mrs. Federspill | Chestoa View Overlook

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Let me tell y’all about Hannah and Matt.  This April day had the most perfect weather and I had the best time exploring a venue that was new to me.  If you’re not familiar with Tipsy Goat Estate, this house’s bricks date back to the pre-Civil War era and the back of the house still […]

Mr. and Mrs. Forster | Tipsy Goat Estate

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