12-05-2016

Fall Wedding at Langtree Plantation : Mooresville, NC | Roberto & Laura

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Whew, y’all! It’s been a while…the blessing of having a very busy business also means that you have little time to do other things, so my blog doesn’t see nearly as much love as I’d like to give it. So now that I’m done with this years’ weddings and sessions, I can devote the upcoming winter months to catching up!

This was a lovely fall wedding from 2015 that took place at the historic Langtree Plantation. Laura & Roberto were a beautiful couple, and had one of my favorite wedding ceremonies to date; the intimacy and worship with family and friends made my soul happy. We had our first session together for their engagement photos, and it was then that I knew how wonderful it was going to be to work with them. They informed me of how important their faith and relationships with Christ were, and how they wanted their marriage to be based upon those things. This made my heart full, as it was something we had in common. Please enjoy a sneak peek into their wedding day! It was beautiful indeed.
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Laura chose to do a first look with her dad…too sweet!

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07-02-2016

Hightower Hall : Bridal Session | Historic Brattonsville, SC

I think the pictures speak for themselves in describing the beauty of this rainy day bridal session. Katherine is a beautiful woman, and add the backdrop of Hightower Hall, and you get stunning results. Please enjoy this sneak peek into her session!

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12-24-2015

McGill Rose Garden Wedding : Charlotte, NC | Daniel & Sara

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Meet Daniel & Sara. I had the pleasure of capturing their sweet backyard wedding at McGill Rose Garden in Charlotte, NC. Unfortunately, the rain had plans of its own, but that didn’t ruin the fun or beauty of the day. The rain has a way of bringing out the vibrance of color in the trees and flowers that the sunshine just can’t do, so it always makes for beautiful photos. Daniel & Sara didn’t allow the rain to ruin their excitement for marrying their best friend that day. By far one of the most relaxed couples I have ever worked with. Thank you both for trusting me with your photos. Enjoy a sneak peek into Daniel & Sara’s wedding!

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The canvas below was painted by the guests. Daniel & Sara later hung it in their home as a memory from their wedding day!
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Vendor Love – Flowers: Nectar Floral Boutique

09-28-2015

The Quarry at Carrigan Farms Wedding : Mooresville, NC | Matt & Alison

Matt & Alison got hitched at the beautiful rock quarry at Carrigan Farms in Mooresville, NC. The ceremony location is nestled on a small beach area that overlooks the quarry; simply stunning! The bride, Alison (Ali Marie Events), actually designed a lot of the beautiful details; make sure to check out her page if you need a planner or designer for an upcoming event! Enjoy a walk-through of their special day!

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Funny story below: This WAS the box in which the unity candle was lit, and accidentally left lit after the ceremony. It was later discovered during the reception when someone noticed it had gone up in flames! R.I.P. unity candle box!
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Vendor Love: Venue – Carrigan Farms | Cake – Karen’s Cakes | DJ – Spintastic Sounds | Florals – Willow Branch Flowers & Design | Formal Wear – Classic Bride & Formals | Second Shooter – Amber McDowell Photography

09-24-2015

Southern Wedding with Vintage Charm : Charlotte NC Wedding Photographer | Rock Hill, SC

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Today’s blog post is a Southern styled wedding shoot I photographed earlier this year. The planner & designer for this shoot (Ashley with Magnolia Events) was inspired by photographs of her grandmother’s wedding day, which are displayed in her office. “Looking at these photos made me wonder what my grandmother’s wedding might look like today,” she said.

As you can see below, this elegant southern wedding shoot was a perfect balance of classic-southern with a contemporary, romantic flair. In the South, there are so many special details that can be incorporated into a wedding, and many of them translate through generations. The shoot took place at a Southern estate – Hutchison Estate at Arrowhead Dairy Farm – and the design incorporated many traditions of the South, including a Bible bouquet, vintage tins which served as flower vases, toile, homemade moon pies, bottled Coca-Cola, cake pulls, lace and silhouettes. Lush with vibrant flowers, this design is perfect for any bride who wants to have a charming southern wedding with a contemporary twist.

I absolutely loved this team of vendors and am thrilled with the way everything turned out. Find all vendor information and web links at the bottom of this post. Enjoy a peek!

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Awesome vendors who participated: Photography – Alisha Rudd Photography | Planning & Design – Magnolia Events | Venue – Hutchison Estate | Florals – What’s Up Buttercup | Bridal Gown – Pixton Bridal | Tuxedo – The Tuxedo Shoppe | Wedding Cake – Cheesecake Etc. | Desserts – Queen’s Sweets | Hair & Makeup – Madison Kennington with Mahalo Salon | Rentals – Ribald Farms Florist & Nursery | Invitations – Dry Ink Designs | Calligraphy – Contemporary Calligraphy by Fabulous Fancy Pants | Models – Courtney Spencer & Paul Schott

12-29-2014

Now Booking Weddings for 2015!

Know someone who was recently engaged over the holidays? Please refer my business! Now booking for 2015.

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10-13-2014

Brittany Bridal Session : Hightower Hall | Historic Brattonsville, SC

Despite the absolutely gloomy weather that day, I fell in love with this bridal session. Hightower Hall, a part of historic Brattonsville, is an absolutely stunning venue. I am excited to announce that some of Brittany’s bridal images will be featured soon! Stay tuned for a future post announcing who the publishers are. 🙂 In the meantime, here are some of her gorgeous bridal photos!

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06-18-2014

Jonny + Adrianne : Married! Lake Wylie Wedding Photographer | Clover, SC

Introducing the new Mr. and Mrs. Knight! This couple’s love is infectious, and capturing that love on their special day was a privilege. Jonny & Adrianne were married in an intimate backyard ceremony on Lake Wylie with close friends and family, and continued their celebration with more friends at their neighborhood marina. The weather was beautiful, the night was full of laughs, fun and dancing, and ended with a sparkler exit! Enjoy some highlights from their day!

Did you get a chance to view A & J’s engagement session? If not, check it out here.

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06-13-2014

Matthew + Nidia: Married! Alabama Wedding Photographer | Cullman, AL

Introducing the new Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Brown. Matt is my cousin and I was thrilled when he asked if I would be willing to capture his day. They were married at Abbey Church in Cullman, AL. Nidia, you are beautiful and I am so happy to have you as a part of our family. Can’t wait to see you guys again! Xoxo

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06-02-2014

Peggi + Rick : Married! Lake Norman Wedding Photographer | Lake Norman, NC

This was such a sweet, intimate backyard wedding. We could not have asked for better weather; the day was gorgeous! (And that sunset? LOVELY!) Enjoy some images from Peggi and Rick’s special day!

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