Terrace at Cedar Hill Wedding in Charlotte, NC

Morgan and Gray described themselves as just the right kind of different, the kind that brings out the best in one another. Gray brings out her funny, quirky silly side and helps her relax, while Morgan pushes him to live up to his best self, whether it’s exams, work or at home. For their wedding […]

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Winter Wood’s Farm Wedding in Sparta, NC

Why did you choose your venue?It’s absolutely beautiful and I just love Christmas so it was perfect for us What advice would you have for other engaged couples as they plan their weddings?Stay calm and breathe! What are you most excited about for your big day?“Getting to share this special day with all of the […]

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Featured Charlotte Wedding Venue: Vanlandingham Estate, in Plaza Midwood

We’re so incredible excited about the renovations done at Vanlandingham. We photographed several amazing intimate weddings there in the past and we’re so happy Best Impressions has brought it back to life. It’s better than ever. While they are still completing the finishing touches, Kaitlyn with Best Impressions was kind enough to give us a […]

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Church Wedding in Morganton NC with Charlotte Wedding Photographers

How did the proposal go?Not as planned. The intent was to propose to Renea on a hike with a waterfall, but that day it rained. Because it rained we decided to do other things. We went to Hickory NC and watched a movie (The Hate You Give), then went to Mellow Mushroom to eat. We […]

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Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens Wedding in Charlotte, NC

Gabrielle and Jason really wanted their day to be epic and meaningful, filled with private moments with just the two of them to take it in, and plenty of quality time with their guest. They really just wanted everyone to have a good time… they were wildly successful. Their day was filled with sweet moments […]

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Adventurous Day-After Session in the mountains of Craggy Gardens – Blue ridge parkway, Asheville, NC

Courtney was concerned she “wouldn’t be as beautiful as the other brides in our galleries” – that she would get her photographs back and only focus on the parts of herself she doesn’t like. You see Courtney has been following our work for over 10 years! She loved how we photographed others, and told us […]

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Charlotte City Club Charlotte, NC Wedding: Ashley and Chris

Charlotte City Club Charlotte, NC Wedding: Ashley and Chris One year ago, Ashley and Chris were married at St. Gabriel Catholic Church and held their reception uptown at the goregous Charlotte City Club in Charlotte, NC. Their wedding was classic, traditional, and timelessly beautiful – much like Ashley! Some of our favorite wedding day highlights: Ashley […]

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Why You Should Do a First Look at Your Wedding

First looks If you follow this wedding blog,  (or BlueSky on facebook or me on instagram)  you know I love a First Look. I love the real/raw/ PRIVATE moments between a couple seeing each other on their wedding day alone. I love watching the groom stand alone and shifting his weight from foot to foot […]

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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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