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Lindsey and I first met during our time studying Early Childhood Education at the University of South Carolina. I was so excited when she asked me about photographing her wedding. I had the pleasure of photographing Lindsey’s senior pictures our last year of college, so I loved the idea of capturing another big milestone for […]

Mr. and Mrs. Katiyar | Stone River

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About an hour drive outside of Charlotte, you’ll find Il Bella Gardens. This venue is nestled between agricultural land in Albemarle, NC. After converting the property into a wedding venue for their daughter, the owners decided to open up the space to others who are engaged to keep the celebrations going. The gardens and wooded […]

Mr. and Mrs. Reed | Il Bella Gardens

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I often hear stories of people feeling defeated after months and/or years of using dating apps. While they often prove successful, most people’s testimonies are of painful first dates and discouragement before they finally cross the finish line. When talking about how she met Sean, Allison described getting closer and closer to giving up on […]

Mr. and Mrs. Brady | Byron’s South End

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After meeting Matt for the first time as a client, Jana quickly felt a connection to him and his warm personality. About six months into their working partnership, she realized she had really begun to develop feelings for him. After the conclusion of their companies working together, Jana reached out to Matt on LinkedIn, and […]

Jana and Matt | Charlotte, NC

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I could write a thirteen page long essay and still not have had enough space to talk about the incredible humans that are Whitney and Danny. Whitney and several of my good friends were in a sorority together at Clemson University, so we first met in passing several years ago. Flash forward to her engagement […]

Mr. and Mrs. Jaklin | Belfair

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When I had my first phone call with Katy and Ruan, I remember being struck by how much they considered each other’s thoughts throughout our conversation. Katy was constantly asking Ruan to weigh in, and Ruan was asking if Katy had any other questions or comments to bring to my attention. When I met them […]

Mr. and Mrs. Botelho | The Collector’s Room by Beau Monde

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Last fall, Kyle, Emily, and I put a date on the calendar to talk through where we should do their engagement session. It was really important that their photos felt true to them and reflected each of their personalities. Originally, we had brainstormed spending part of our time in downtown Asheville, then heading to the […]

Emily and Kyle | Craggy Gardens, NC

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As artists, we all have fellow creatives in the field who inspire us both with their work, but also their drive and mission. For me, that artist is Perry Vaile. I have followed Perry on Instagram for years and to say her work is breathtaking is an understatement. Perry celebrates all things color and vibrant; […]

Kaleidoscope of Kodak | A Perry Vaile Styled Shoot

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In spring of 2021, one of my favorite photographers posted that she was attended The Hybrid Collective in Park City, Utah in September. For those who may not be familiar, The Hybrid Collective is a conference that celebrates film and digital photographers and brings our community together to learn and collaborate. After looking over the […]

Park City and Salt Lake

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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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