Adventurous Engagement Session Craggy Gardens in the Blue Ridge parkway – Asheville, NC

Anna and Shawn are the type of couple that can do anything together and have fun. They also love the outdoors, (hiking and camping especially). So we knew an adventurous session in the mountains would be right up their alley. ⁠ How did you meet?“Anna’s close friend needed a place to live for a few […]


Couple bringing dog to engagement session

What to bring to your engagement session?

Now that you know why an engagement session may be important to you, possible Charlotte, NC engagement session locations (that will be both meaningful and beautiful) as well as how the right clothing can pull it all together— lets chat on the day of your session and WHAT TO BRING AND WHAT TO LEAVE AT HOME: […]


Glamorous couple outfits for engagement session

What to wear for your engagement session

What to wear for your engagement session GOAL: CAPTURE YOUR PERSONALITIES/CONNECTION (AND WHAT YOU WEAR PLAYS A PART IN THIS.) Though your story/your personalities/your connection is what we focus on during our engagement session planning. We have also learned after a decade of photographing—clothing that you feel yourself in, that you love, and feel comfortable to move/connect […]


Unique couples engagement photographs

Do I even need an engagement session?

Today we answer the biggest questions since the one in which you replied ‘yes!’  😆 Do I need an engagement photography session at all? AND How to get my soon-be-spouse excited,  if so. ANSWER:  We believe engagement sessions can be just valuable as your wedding photography experience and should be celebrated as a completely independently—not simply another ‘to do’ to rush through on […]


Engagement session with Charlotte skyline

Best Locations for your Charlotte Engagement Session

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: The go-to question always seems to be ‘What location is best for our Charlotte engagement session?’  First—deep breath.  We have you covered.  Along with our Pinterest boards and blog posts featuring everything from the lovely shores of Lake Norman, Uptown Charlotte rooftops, or prowling the streets of Plaza Midwood—there  are so many amazing Charlotte locations […]


Uptown Charlotte Engagement Photos (Foundation for the Carolinas)

One my my favorite views of the city is from the rooftop of Foundation for the Carolinas. (if you are unfamiliar, FFTC has a gorgeous event space called 200 N. Tryon and boasts an urban sculpture garden and several places to step out and peep some of the finest views of the city. About 25% of my wedding of my wedding clients elected to have their wedding at this gorgeous and glamorous space last year.)


Charlotte Halloween Engagement Party: Caitlin & David

Charlotte Halloween Engagement Party: Caitlin & David     They had me at … ‘skeleton bride and groom.’  😉 Caitlin and David live in my (fabulous) neighborhood of Plaza Midwood.  So a short walk down Belvedere allowed me to join in the fun provided by the “Winter Street Crew” to celebrate their recent engagement…in all-out […]


Lake Norman Sunset Engagement Photos

Today is the day this sunset-loving bride will marry her groom in an outdoor ceremony at a gorgeous French Manor (Champagne Manor) surrounds but friends, family..and grape vines. (Her favorite)
Kendra and Jason–I wish you a day of joy, timelines that flow like water and partly cloudy skies so we can have a gorgeous sunset:-)


VanLandingham Estate Engagement Session

From beer pong partners to husband and wife….Morgan and Matt are getting married today!


Charlotte Rooftop Engagement Photography Session (Ashton Southend Luxury Apartments)

For Rachel and Jordan’s engagement session we chose their own apartment complex complete with a gorgeous rooftop pool. (Since the rooftop is a place they go to relax and unwind together.) We took a bit more of an editorial approach to their images as it just suited theses two Southend-dwelling urbanites so well.