First things first, Lauren is the most beautiful bride. I love her classic, southern style. It’s so elegant – just like her!
Lauren’s mom and sister also joined for her bridals and I loved getting to spend some time with them prior to the wedding day. They are just the sweetest!!!
When we were choosing locations, Lauren wanted a garden location since her wedding would take place in her home church and local golf course. I love when we are able to use locations that are different from the wedding day so you have a variety of looks!
We knew we wanted some colorful flowers and in my searching I found the WRAL Azalea Gardens in Raleigh, NC. I had never used the gardens before and they are smaller but WOW! I loved the hydrangeas, the light, and the vignettes throughout the gardens. This is the perfect example of how we can take a spot that looks unsuspecting from the road and turn it into something gorgeous.
If you want to see more of Lauren as a bride, here is her Highland Country Club wedding in Fayetteville, NC 🙂
I’m Dakota, a Wilmington, NC-based photographer Helping engaged couples feel comfortable in front of the camera and creative businesses grow with purposeful brand imagery.
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