Christopher & Tierney | A Classic Downtown Cary Portrait Session

Happy Monday friends! I'm so excited to be sharing Christopher and Tierney's portrait session with you today! I met these two back in April for lunch and I knew immediately that we clicked. We chatted about our growing businesses and how nice it was to be able to connect with people who share your passion. Time has flown by since that lunch date and our planned session came just in time for the hottest day we've had in North Carolina this year!

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The Groom's Guide

Yesterday I asked newly engaged brides if they had any questions that I could write a post about that would help them as they pursue planning for their big day. Well, while I was brainstorming I thought that this post for grooms might be a good place to start. More often than not, the wedding day turns into the BRIDE'S day and the groom doesn't get too much attention. I think there is a stigma that grooms don't really want to be involved in the process and yes, sometimes that's true. But it's not all the time.

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Calling All Questions | Bridal Edition

Happy Monday! Today I thought it would be a good idea to get to know a little more about what I can do for you newly engaged brides! If you look through my "For Brides" category here on the blog, you'll see that I love writing topics that help my couples have a great wedding photography experience. Today I wanted to open the floor to any questions anyone has or may be curious about when it comes to weddings!

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Weekend Wrap Up | Sarah P. Duke Gardens at Duke University

Ever since I moved to Raleigh people have been telling me how beautiful Duke University is so last Friday I decided to go and check it out for myself. They were right. Not only the gardens are beautiful but so is the campus! I went to KEAN in NJ and although it was a nice looking school.. it ain't got nothing on Duke. It kind of looks like someone hired a Scottish architect in the gothic era to design it. It's really incredible

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The Wedding Timeline | The First Look and Romantic Portraits

If you've never heard of a First Look before, the simple answer is that it's when the groom see's the bride before the ceremony and they have a few moments to themselves to let it sink in that they're about to get married. It's been seen as non-traditional but it really is becoming a new tradition! The number one reason I recommend having a first look is because it allows for the couple to have intimate time with each other.

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