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I love naps, belly laughs, genuine love, and fresh air. My dream clients  are always down for an adventure, and taking the off-beaten path. If you're into images that make you remember the moment, the way you felt during this season of your life, and want your memories to last. Keep scrolling, We can't wait to meet you. 

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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, […]

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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 […]

Cassidy & Bobby   Cassidy and Bobby Have been married a decade. They never had the dream wedding they have always wanted. So with some help from some amazing friends (vendors!) we pulled it off! The Providence Cotton Mill is an open air venue. It has openings where windows used to be from floor to […]

Ashlyn & Morty   OH MY GOSH guys! This wedding was amazing. I met this client a little over a year ago, and let me tell you- we all became fast friends. I was so excited to be able to capture their big day. Their wedding was at The Crossing at Hollar Mill in Hickory […]

Charlotte Wedding Photographer

Annea & Jordan Annea and Jordan hired me to tell their love story what seems like forever ago! Their big day was at The Laboratory Mill in Lincolnton North Carolina. This venue is beautiful! Its bright red, with a industrial look. It sits upon the South Fork Trail- and has the most breath taking little […]

Sarah & Dustin Sarah and Dustin got married at the beautiful Laboratory Mills in Lincolton North Carolina. The day was made perfect with tacos and QUESO. Yes, I said QUESO! Let me be clear for a minute,  any time tacos or queso is mentioned in real life, I am game. Their day was made perfect […]

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