5 Things Your Wedding Photographer Really Wants to Tell You (Charlotte Wedding Photographer’s Guide to the Best Wedding Images)

Weddings. Oh, this ‘beautiful mess’ we have the honor of preserving.
Adrenaline and the scent of blooms fill the air. Tension mixed with peaceful calm. Joy mixed with the sadness of the reminder of loved ones no longer there to join.
Beautifully, perfectly imperfect. And…if you do it right. It happens just. once.

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B. Wed! Cassandra & Brian's Cabarete, Dominican Republic Wedding (Charlotte Wedding Photographer Weds in Domincan Republic)

Charlotte, NC , BlueSky Studios owner and lead photographer Cassandra Bradley married on long-time boyfriend, Brian Bradley on May 5, 2012 in an intimate cliff-side wedding held at a private villa in Cabarete, Dominican Republic.
Guests all wore neutral hues of white, cream, blush and platinum.
Cigar roller
Candle wall
Sugar flower magnolia cake
market lights over pool

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BlueSky Introduces our new Lead Photographer! (and ends annoyingly vague fabebook posts:-)

With all of our recent growth at BlueSky (combined with expansion into a new subset of the wedding industry.  To be announced soon as well…) it was time to have someone I could count on as a true partner. (and put an end to the annoying vague  facebook posts:-) After over a year of searching  […]

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Mundane Monday…? (Charlotte, NC Lifestyle Child and Family Photographer)

Can I be honest? TODAY. …I am tired.  I am bit crabby.  …It has been a ‘dreary’ Monday with major computer issues slowing down my already-behind-workflow after coming off of  a pretty craptastic weekend. With a week prior of indoors, unhealthy food and the loss of a dear friends father leading to cancelled vacation plans.  […]

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OUR reahearsal Dinner: The Castle Club Cabarete, Domican Republic

a rainy wedding rehearsal dinner in the mountains of the Dominican Republic hosted at The Castle Club in Cabarete, Dominican republic photographed by Trevor Dayley Photgraphy and BlueSky Studios in Charlotte, NC

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Engaged! Dawn & Jodie's LKN Engagement Session (Lake House Engagement Session Charlotte, NC)

When brain-storming with Dawn on a meaningful idea for their engagement session we touched on places and things they loved together. Travel, wine, outdoors…many of the ‘usual suspects’:-) However, with Dawn living in a different city from Jodie until after the wedding and having to really carve out time.  And,  when they do get to […]

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B. Wed: Beth & John (An Fabulous Okatie, SC low-country wedding by BlueSKy Studios, Charlotte, NC)

Happy Wedding Wednesday! Though not a ‘true Southerner’ being born and raised in the very-cloudy and cold Cleveland, OH…my heart belongs to the South. This Okatie, SC wedding of Beth & John was the epitome of low-country grace and and charm.  Friends and family gathered for an intimate ceremony overlooking the water.  Spanish moss gently […]

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Engaged! Bridget +Dan: A BlueSky Studios Spring Engagment Session Charlotte, NC

Spring in Charlotte, NC is beyond fabulous.  Warm, radiant and just plain gorgeous….(which also happens to describe our bridey-to-be, Bridgette and her laid-back and fab fiancee’, Dan.) We had selected Elizebeth Avenue as  they were looking for an Uptown vibe…  Bridge arrived on the scene surprisingly  girlie-girl’ed  in the sweetest white dress with floral accents.  […]

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It really was a 'Great Gatsby…' (BlueSky stylized photo session at Queens University, Charlotte, NC)

Around here. Emotion is everything.   Capturing what is meaningful and fleeting is what we adore and pride ourselves in delivering for our clients.  A set of images  that do not ring “authentic, meaningful and beautiful….”  Well, its just is not ‘our thing.’  (for example, in our imagery, we tend to stay way from highly ‘stylized’ […]

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Rachel & Dan: Engaged! (An Elizabeth Avenue/Charlotte, NC Engagement Session)

We laughed. Then we laughed some more.  From gawking construction workers ‘admiring’ Rachel’s red-hot-pants to the many, many awesome facial expressions Dan likes to make:-) (see link below for the session outtakes that are just too-too good!). We adore photographing engagement photo sessions.   Just a few more weeks until their Morehead Inn wedding…can not […]

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