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Cotton Company Wedding Photography Liz and Mark met at work 13 years ago and began dating 8 years ago. 2 years ago they bought a house, and this year they decided to tie the knot! They kept it simple with four people in their wedding party total, and it was so special that Mark’s two […]

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Chapel Hill Family Photographer I got to do a senior portrait session for Annie back in September, and I was so glad when her mom asked if I could do a session for their family as well! It’s a little tougher finding a time to shoot with a family with older kids like this…everyone has […]

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North Carolina Museum of Art Engagement Photography Faith and Benjamin are so sweet and fun! I’ve known Faith for several years, both through church and through Stephen’s summer drama camps. I don’t remember many specific roles, but I remember loving her portrayal of Cosette from Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables a few years ago. I know […]

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November 2017 Goals This October has been nuts! We had a youth retreat the first weekend, went to the state fair the second weekend, I had a wedding the third weekend, and then I photographed a conference at Southeastern last weekend. In between I’ve shot and edited 8 mini sessions, and done several other family […]

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Triangle Family Photographer Tonya called me a few weeks ago and asked if it would be possible to do a family session soon at Joyner park. I love shooting at Joyner and I love meeting new friends, but my schedule has been CRAZY the last few weeks. I wasn’t sure how soon I could get […]

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Mill Bridge Nature Park Family Photography This is one of the other special families that I’ve had the privilege of photographing for many years in a row. I think the first year we did pictures was the year both of our families moved to Wake Forest, 2013. Joshua had just been born (he’s 4 now!) and we […]

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Southeastern Campus Family Session Last December I met Carrie and Owen to spend 10 minutes taking photos on this very campus. I think it was a photo for their Christmas card, but it was more than that. It was a photo announcing that they were expecting their first child! I love being a part of […]

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American Tobacco Family Photography I thought I recognized this sweet family when we met for our session, but I wasn’t sure and I couldn’t quite place them. We got to talking and they said they were new to the area so I thought they must have just reminded me of another family. But then they […]

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