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Welcome to the blog! In addition to our wedding gallery, portrait gallery, and gallery of couples (engagement sessions), you can see more of our recent wedding photography, engagement photography, and portrait photography work in Banner Elk, Blowing Rock, Boone, Hickory, and other areas here, on the blog.

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I love when people coming into the area to visit and vacation choose to have portraits made. We have such beautiful surroundings in the High Country of North Carolina! Hiring a photographer to create some beautiful images during a visit to Banner Elk, Boone, or Blowing Rock is a worthwhile investment.

Frances & Rob had a gorgeous wedding at The Blowing Rock (in Blowing Rock, NC, of course). There was nothing but rain up until the day of the wedding, leaving us with a beautifully clear day. Ceremony Venue: The Blowing Rock Florist: Shady Grove Gardens Cake & Desserts: Ugga Mugga Bakery Officiant: High Country Ministers […]

Lisa & Steve had a lovely elopement at The Banner Elk Winery. The Banner Elk Winery is  such a beautiful setting for an elopement – and the winery makes it so easy with their all-inclusive packages! Officiant: Rev. Alice Teal

I had the privilege of photographing this beautiful student at Appalachian State University recently. Taylor could be a model, I’m convinced. She wanted to have portraits made as a gift to her mother. I can’t think of a more thoughtful gift! Here are a few of my favorites:

When it comes to family picture day, a lot of stress is typically associated with days leading up to the session, but there is also stress on the day OF the session and sometimes, during the session! Here are some tips: Find the outfits you want everyone to wear in advance and set them aside […]

Trust is the key ingredient to any relationship and this is true for the relationship you have with your wedding photographer. There’s a reason you chose them to capture the most important day of your life (hopefully it’s because you LOVE their work). While you may have a vision of how you want some of […]

I can’t even tell you how happy I was to be able to provide portraits for Barbara and Tom during their visit to the area. They were married at Banner Elk Winery in October of 2015. There was uncooperative weather and they didn’t get the opportunity to have the kind of wedding photos they wanted […]

Debbie & Glenn had an intimate wedding at their house on Beech Mountain. It was touch and go with the weather that morning, but everything cleared up beautifully in time for the ceremony! OFFICIANT: High Country Ministers CAKE ARTIST: Ugga Mugga Bakery When family can’t make it and are several states away, technology comes to […]

Spring Mini-Sessions

Don’t miss out on a chance for beautiful portraits at a fantastic price. These mini-sessions will be held in Blowing Rock and there is limited space. Call or email soon to reserve your portrait session!

Banner Elk Portraits

Banner Elk Photographer

It was an absolutely pleasure to photograph this couple with their beautiful, super-fluffy, soft, and very friendly dog. Here are a few of my favorites: