Charlotte engagement photographer {Hayley and Justin} Carrigan Farms, NC

Hayley and Justin were referred to me by one of my past super sweet couples–it’s always such an honor when I’m referred! I’m super excited to photograph their oceanside wedding this November. In the meantime, we celebrated their love with a fun fall engagement session at the beautiful Carrigan Farms this past October.

Uptown engagement portraits- Mercedes and Curtis {Charlotte wedding photographers}

Mercedes and Curtis wanted to do their engagement session uptown Charlotte with a little skyline view. They’re getting married in May 2014!

Engagement Rings {Donald Haack Diamonds}

I recently spoke with Julie Haack of Donald Haack Diamonds in Charlotte about engagement rings. An engagement ring is a purchase you’ll treasure forever, so of course you want to get as much information as possible before making that very important decision. While visiting, I snapped a few photographs of some of my favorite diamond engagement rings in their inventory…I hope you enjoy them as much as I did!

NC engagement photographers {Leslie and Clif} snow engagement portraits

SNOW! Here in the Charlotte, NC area, we get really, really excited about it. If the ‘S word’ even gets mentioned in the weather report, we all seem to need to run out and stock up on eggs, milk and bread. (never mind the snow will probably be gone the next day! ;) )

Charlotte NC wedding photographer { Heather and Adam } engagement session

I’m so excited to share Heather and Adam’s engagement session–such a sweet couple! They will be getting married this June at a gorgeous family residence.

Rustic engagement session

I flew down to Shreveport, Louisiana late January for a photography workshop; I love reaching out and being inspired by other photographers and artists.

Charlotte photographer {Kaycie and Levi} Engagement portrait session uptown Charlotte

Kaycie and Levi relocated to Charlotte from Asheville, NC and plan a destination wedding in Jamaica! They were a super stylish couple and I loved photographing their uptown Charlotte engagement portrait session. We started by the Greenway before heading to uptown Charlotte for some skyline photos.

Charlotte engagement photographer {Samantha and Joe} Carolina Golf Club

Meet Samantha and Joe. Joe met Samantha because he needed a haircut and found himself in her salon…Joe had a gorgeous English accent and Samantha had a gorgeous smile. They fell in love and the rest is history.

Light painting engagement photo session {Brevard, NC} Erica and Jesse

? There were so many cool parts of Erica and Jesse’s engagement session in Brevard, NC, I just had to break their session up into a couple parts. First, we visited one of their favorite summer hangouts and hiked along a waterfall trail for some sweet and fun images. Then, we went over and caught a gorgeous sunset over the mountains in a gorgeous field of purple flowers and gorgeous green grass for some guitar playing, wine drinking, and a few photos with their sweet dog, Belle

SC Engagement Session {Nikki and Ben} Brakefield at Riverwalk

Nikki and Ben are getting married next summer at the super gorgeous new venue in Rock Hill, SC- Brakefield at Riverwalk. We met there to use the Riverwalk trail for their engagement session, and it was a perfect, gorgeous day. I can’t wait to photograph their wedding next September!

NC engagement photos {Erica and Jesse} Brevard, North Carolina

I?’m so excited to share Erica and Jesse’s engagement photos from the mountains of Brevard, North Carolina. We had so many gorgeous images, I’ve had to break their engagement session into a couple of blog posts…if you missed round one of their waterfall photos, you can see them at this link. ?I’m ridiculously excited to photograph their beautiful beach wedding in Wilmington, NC next year {planned by the amazing Events By Design, so of course all the details will be ridiculously gorgeous!}.

Engagement portraits {Erica and Jesse} Brevard, NC

? I loved photographing Erica and Jesse’s engagement session in Brevard, NC. They spend time there together every summer, so it was a natural location for their engagement portraits! The waterfalls were an amazing backdrop, and the setting sun was the perfect *almost ending to the day. There were so many gorgeous images from these two, I have to break them up into a couple of blogs, so here’s part one at the waterfalls.

Myrtle Beach engagement session {Heather and Justin} SC photographer

?Heather and Justin’s wedding is coming up sooo soon-September 22- at the Victorian Crow’s Nest-a gorgeous and charming Victorian wedding venue near Monroe, NC. I think they are the sweetest couple, and I’m so excited to be a part of their special day. When we were discussing options for their engagement session, they mentioned they spend a lot of time around Cherry Grove Beach in SC, so we synced up our schedules to be down there the same time so we could do some fun beach portraits.

NC Engagement Session {Lauren and Brandon}

Lauren and Brandon are getting married at The Dairy Barn in Fort Mill, South Carolina this December, so that was a natural spot for their fun, rustic engagement portrait session. The Dairy Barn has so much gorgeous land around, it’s a wonderful spot for fun and natural photographs.

wedding photographer north carolina {engagement portraits} Abbey and Caleb

I’m so excited about Abbey and Caleb’s wedding coming up this October. I drove up to meet them in Greensboro, NC where they are planning to live after their college graduations and wedding. I really enjoyed the sweet little downtown area of Greensboro!

Memorial Day giveaway

Sometimes, in the midst of the cookouts, parties, and time off work, we sometimes can forget the real meaning of Memorial Day and the sacrifices our armed forces make to defend the freedoms we enjoy.

So, this week, in honor of our armed forces, I want to give a little something back with two special contests–no voting, no craziness, just you and me and your story.

Engagement portrait session {Heather and Justin} Monroe, NC

I am so excited for Heather and Justin’s wedding coming up at The Victorian Crow’s Nest this September! I love working with happy people, and not only are Heather and Justin sweet as can be, their parents are equally as lovely. I know this will be a fun, full of laughter and love day, and I’m thrilled to be a part of it.

Engagement session {Mimi and Ben} Charlotte, NC

Mimi and Ben will be getting married soooooo soon on May 19–I’m so excited for them! Mimi is a total DIY bride, and she documents her projects on her blog – totally worth a look for lots of fun crafts and innovative DIY ideas for a wedding!

Engagement portraits {Amanda and Daniel} Young Harris, Georgia

Congratulations to Amanda and Daniel, who just got married last Friday! As promised, here is part two of their engagement portrait session in Georgia…

Engagement session {Amanda and Daniel} Young Harris, Georgia

Congratulations to Amanda and Daniel, who will be tying the knot tonight at the gorgeous Old Courthouse in downtown Decatur, Georgia.

Alison and Andrew {Engaged} Lake Norman, NC

I’m so excited to photograph Alison and Andrew’s wedding this April in Charlotte! They love the outdoors and camping, so Lake Norman State Park was a perfect location for their engagement portrait session…

Published {A Lowcountry Wedding & Heart Love Weddings}

It’s always exciting to have your work published, and I am super excited to share some wedding and engagement goodness featured by two of my favorite wedding blogs, A Lowcountry Wedding and Heart Love Weddings!

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Engagement portraits {Liane and Ryan} Charlotte, NC

What a wonderful engagement session, and how fabulous to to catch back up with someone I went to high school with {won’t say how many years ago that was! ;) }!

Engagement session {Mimi and Ben} Matthews, NC

I can’t help but mention how much it warms my heart to be published…whether on a blog, or in a magazine, but wow… when one of my clients says some lovely stuff about me and I just find it out of the blue… Super bonus! ;)

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