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On this snowy day (one of our only for the winter) I had the most amazing Charlotte engagement session! Yes, it was freezing, but McGill Rose Garden did not disappoint! We started off our session with a glass of wine from Rosie’s Wine Garden which is nestled inside of McGill Rose Garden. It is a […]

Mcgill Rose Garden engagement

Uptown Charlotte is the best spot for engagement sessions! When Katie mentioned their love of the Charlotte skyline I was all in! Literally so much to see and do. I love when my couples want to incorporate their hometown in their sessions. We started their session off at a cute little wine bar in the […]

uptown charlotte engagement session

How is this affecting small business owners? First, we must realize that small business owners are certainly at their most stressed out time. (myself included) It may be due to people not dining out, getting their nails done, having photo sessions, artists selling work, shopping, events, bar crawling. Truthfully, Covid-19 is catastrophic to us. Yes, […]

Charlotte Wedding photographer

Bridal sessions are much loved southern tradition. I myself, have a huge life-size photo from my bridal session hanging in my Mother’s home. Displaying them on the wedding day is a must for most of my brides. Honestly, who doesn’t want an excuse before their wedding day to dress up and flaunt their dress (that […]

Bridal Session Charlotte NC

Michaela and Nick decided to do an engagement session close by their home, before they have their elopement in Asheville NC . The day of the session it was calling for serious rain! We were lucky enough to start a bit early. We headed to one of my favorite spots to shoot- Downtown Gastonia! The […]

Having an engagement session soon? Here are 5  tips to make it easy peasey! Who doesn’t need tips for their engagement session? I mean, its not like we do these everyday! What vibe do you want for your scenery? Do you love greenery and earthy tones, are you more of a city skyline person, mountains, […]

Charlotte Engagement session engagement session what to wear

I had so much fun photographing this couple and their craft beer engagement session! We started at the Summit Beer shop in Mt Holly North Carolina. We had a few drinks (of course I had an IPA) We had about a thirty minute session inside of the shop, and continued outside to get more of […]

Craft Beer Engagement

Winter is my favorite time of the year for sessions. It sounds crazy, but something about the weather and the light coming in from the trees is just perfect. It’s so still, and just cozy. I was so excited when one of my brides decided to do their engagement session during winter! I am obsessed […]

Charlotte Engagement

Couples sessions, Engagement sessions, Anniversary sessions do not have to be NORMAL. They can be fun, candid, and artsy. I always talk to my clients before hand to see how artistic they want to get, and luckily for me this couple had no PROBLEM at all getting funky with me! While I love to get […]

Charlotte Engagement session

Emily & Preston Morning Glory Farms Monroe NC Such a beautiful cold day for a November Wedding. This venue did not disappoint! Morning Glory Farms has so many locations for photos! This first look was what dreams were made of! It also gives the bride and groom so many more photos of the day, because […]

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