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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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One of the most frequently asked questions, and one of the first things (and more important things) that is discussed during a wedding photography consultation is: How many hours should I book my wedding photographer? This is a FANTASTIC question, and because every wedding is different….here are some things to consider: What do you want […]

Casey & Dyllon’s wedding at Beck Mountain Barn in Elizabethton, TN came together in an absolutely perfect way. The weather was exceptional and Beck Mountain Barn proved to be a beautiful location for a wedding. Casey & Dyllon met at a local church where they led worship together. Dyllon proposed at Elk River Falls while […]

For many couples planning a wedding, finding the right photographer is at the top of the list. And because it’s such a big decision, booking a photographer is a process that should not be rushed. This is the person that will be capturing every special moment of your big day so making sure that you […]

Cake Vendor: Nantucket Grill Caterer: Jack Touchberry with PapaJackPigPickin DJ: Jeremy with Ultra Mix Events Event Coordinator: Briana Norton Florist: Tammy Ruseel Makeup & Hair: Mina’s Studios Officiant: Father Bob Kaynor, of St. Stephen’s Epsicopal Church These flowers…and this dress! When one of the bridesmaids is an absolute riot….(PS: we had the privilege of photographing […]

Now that Casey & Dyllon are married, I can share a few of my favorites from Casey’s bridal session in Blowing Rock! Moses Cone makes such a wonderful location for photos – the scenery is just beautiful. Then, add one beautiful bride to the scenery and you get this!

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 […]