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We have been waiting for this day since December 2020 and it’s finally here! Aly and Joel are just one of those couples that you can’t help but love being around. They’re so welcoming, making witty jokes, and totally in love with each other.  I love their go with the flow attitudes and how every […]

Spring Wedding At The Farm At 42 in Selma, NC | Alyson and Joel


April 24, 2022

We are back, baby!!! I am so thankful to be back in my wedding season and kicking it off with Kate and Matt. I met Kate a few years ago when she was a bridesmaid for another Dakota Hersey couple and I was so excited to be able to serve her on her own big […]

Spring Wedding at Melrose Knitting Mill, Downtown Raleigh, NC | Kate and Matt


March 24, 2022

It’s Matt and Kate’s wedding day! I am so excited to capture them saying “yes” to each other – but we started with their engagement photos at Fort Fisher. Kate and Matt are so cute because they love to be silly and play with each other. I love the way they smile at each other! […]

Engagement Photos At Fort Fisher, NC | Kate and Matt


March 19, 2022

Next up for my brand features…Brooke’s Fresh Cut Flower Farm!! Brooke is a powerhouse. A wonder woman. She literally does it all…but this shoot focused primarily on her flower farm where she grows fields of fresh flowers and offers an array of products and services from bouquets in local stores to wedding floral designs.  When […]

Creating Realistic and Meaningful Brand Photos | Brooke’s Flower Farm


March 10, 2022

It is no secret that physical albums are very special to me. There is nothing like flipping through the pages and seeing your photos large and in print, giving each image it’s own moment to be enjoyed. You can’t get that through scrolling through a gallery or seeing it in a Facebook album. That only […]

Featured Wedding Album Design: Casey and Kyle


March 9, 2022

You may remember Grace and Brandon from their sentimental waterfront fall wedding in late November, and they are back on the blog today! While I kept up with my commitment to blogging my weddings I wasn’t as diligent with engagements so I will be catching you up on my 2022 couples and sharing a few […]

Engagement Photos at Goose Creek State Park in Washington, NC | Grace and Brandon


March 3, 2022

One of my favorite bridal sessions of all time, with one of my favorite brides. Caroline is absolutely stunning and I love her elegant style. You may remember her from her and Ryan’s gorgeous wedding last August at Melrose Knitting Mill in downtown Raleigh, NC. They were a COVID couple so we had to wait […]

Bridal Portraits at Melrose Knitting Mill | Caroline Chandler Boyden

Bridal Portraits, Weddings

February 22, 2022

I am so excited to start this new blog series recapping the work I’ve done with my brand clients! These will be a little different than the normal session recaps because, well, brand sessions ARE different.  While the end result are still photos, the purpose of brand photoshoots is to create images that will drive […]

Creating Personalized Content For Service Offerings With Bridal Barre


February 16, 2022