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gosh, i’ve been waiting to share these with you for what seems like so long!!!! i had the pleasure of capturing summer’s bridal session and it was everything i could have hoped for in the beautiful elizabethan gardens in manteo, nc! the weather was perfect, the location was amazing, and the light was divine too […]

summer bridal session | manteo, nc

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breaking joy podcast with sharon hundley

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photography nightmares in this episode, i’m sharing all about common nightmares photographers have before events and the stories that go with them. be sure to read the show notes too because i’m also giving away a special gift that can help you overcome lighting struggles—one of the most popular nightmares photographers have! Click here to […]

episode 49 | photography nightmares

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we love being able to capture the friendships and sweet family moments that happen when you vacation together here in the outer banks. we had such a fun session with four families who were vacationing together – they wanted a session to capture their friendship and individual family photos, and we couldn’t have been more […]

friends on vacation together | nags head, nc

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i had the honor of photographing Katie + Mike’s wedding years ago and she’s been on our photography team for gosh… 5-6 years now… and i’ve watched her become an incredible mama (insert all the feels here) — i LOVE her to the moon and am so thankful i’ve been able to share these years […]

erlwein family OBX | nags head, nc

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love sessions

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associate emily met elice + ryan in downtown norfolk — and she said… “oh my goshhhh y’all – I can’t even. these two are just PERFECT together! those sweet glances… adorable giggles.. how they just moved the same way. i can’t describe it – but these two are so freaking adorable!” thank y’all for walking […]

associate session: elice + ryan engagement | norfolk, va

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i met brian + sue ann at sunset for a ‘mini session’ in one of their favorite places — or so sue ann thought… little did she know… brian had a surprise for her and he’d been planning it for a veryyyy long time!!! insert all the happy tears and #allthefeels

brian + sue ann surprise proposal | bodie lighthouse, nags head, nc

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lindsey + michael know how to love hard AND play hard. the entire team (both photo + film) had an absolute blast celebrating with these two and their friends and family! their day was full of sweet beautiful moments and ridiculously fun ones! be sure to stay tuned at the end of the blog for […]

associate wedding: lindsey + michael | manteo, nc

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associate emy met up with morgan + dylan at the beautiful chippokes plantation state park for their engagement session. the sunset glow was perfect and they all had SO much fun together! morgan texted emy afterwards saying how much fun they had together – and that is always our number one goal for engagement sessions.. […]

associate session: morgan + dylan engagement | surry, va

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let me remind you that i’m not a fan of surprises when they happen to me… but when jake reached out about a surprise he had planned, i was SO excited! i have known april + jake for several years and getting to witness this moment between them made my heart happy. the plan was […]

april + jake surprise proposal | oregon inlet, north carolina

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Smithfield Virginia Wedding Photography

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My team debriefs after every wedding.  It is a chance to reflect on the day, identify the highs and lows, and consider any areas of improvement.  (Spoiler alert:  I always think there are areas of improvement.) And in our debrief, Associate Emily and the girls had countless amazing moments from Maggie and Micheal’s Smithfield Wedding.  The […]

associate wedding: maggie + micheal | smithfield, va

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