Gretchen + Mike: A Little Country, A Little City, A Lot of Love

Last weekend Ryan and I had the pleasure of joining Gretchen and Mike to capture them joining not just their hands, but their lives in a simple, but elegant ceremony at the Rand-Bryan house in Garner, NC. Gretchen¬†was a very laid back bride, happy to sip champagne and reminisce with her hilarious and supportive bridesmaids…

The Bridal Suite: Making the Most Out of Your Getting Ready Shots

As the female counterpart to this duo, I have the pleasure of joining the brides for anywhere from 1-4 hours prior to their big debut to capture the exquisite and often hilarious combination of joy, anxiety, nervousness, and general frenzied moments leading up to the ceremony. A lot of brides in almost singular focus of…

Nikki + Dave’s Engagement

Nikki & Dave were able to travel down to Oak Island from their busy lives in Raleigh, NC to meet us on Oak Island, NC for an early morning beach engagement session. It was a beautiful morning with fantastic light to capture this engaging couple and their adorable dog. The pier had a spattering of…

Kelly + Aaron’s Engagement

Ryan and I had the pleasure of meeting Kelly & Aaron at Durham, NC’s American Tobacco District for their engagement session last weekend. Even though it was a sweltering summer day in North Carolina and a few intermittent rain showers, we had a fantastic session and a great time getting to know this beautiful couple….