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Our Trip To Spain Our Trip To Spain
  • Our Trip To Spain

  • After a few days in Granada, Josh and I headed down to Tangier for our trip to Morocco. We got around entirely by public transportation and the bus schedules and routes in Spain are extensive. As we rode into town, we could see Africa across the Mediterranean. It was so exciting! We took a ferry acr[...]
Getting the Best Dance Shots Getting the Best Dance Shots
  • Getting the Best Dance Shots

  • Ask any guest about their favorite part of the wedding day and they will probably say its the reception. Wedding receptions are a lot of fun to photograph too! With so many cool venues in the Raleigh area, we love to incorporate the space and ambiance in our reception photos. And of course things re[...]
Merritt & Damian | Engaged Merritt & Damian | Engaged
  • Merritt & Damian | Engaged

  • For Merritt and Damian's engagement session, I headed out to Elm City NC to meet these two love birds on Merritt's family homestead. Elm City is located just outside of Wilson, about an hour away from Raleigh. It's a very rural area, full of open fields and riverscapes. Merritt and Damian chose to h[...]
Photographing Your Beautiful Ring Photographing Your Beautiful Ring
  • Photographing Your Beautiful Ring

  • I (Shelley) absolutely love taking pictures of wedding rings! I really enjoy macro photography, so being able to use my macro lens during a wedding is a fun treat. I especially like to place the engagement ring or wedding bands in a flower or hanging from a branch. Macro shots of multiple items can [...]
What We Love: Newlywed Portraits What We Love: Newlywed Portraits
  • What We Love: Newlywed Portraits

  • If there was only one piece of advice that Josh and I could give to our brides and grooms for their wedding day, it would be to make sure you make time for a short newlywed couples session. Typically these take about 20-30 minutes and are done around sunset at a location on or close to your wedding [...]
Photography Hike with the Hartmans Photography Hike with the Hartmans
  • Photography Hike with the Hartmans

  • Shelley and I love hiking with our little dog Migo and taking pictures of all the beautiful things we see together. Raleigh and the surrounding areas are full of great parks and greenways, and we have had so much fun exploring this area since we moved here.  We especially love it when we can share t[...]
Belinda + Ram | Hindu-Christian Wedding Video Belinda + Ram | Hindu-Christian Wedding Video
  • Belinda + Ram | Hindu-Christian Wedding Video

  • Some of you may have already seen the blog post we did from this wedding. We just love all the color, culture, and happiness that we were able to photograph. Ram and Belinda were married at Snipes Farm Retreat in Chapel Hill this April. The venue is a rustic barn located about 30 minutes outside of [...]
Matthew + Allie | Wedding at NC State University Club in Raleigh Matthew + Allie | Wedding at NC State University Club in Raleigh
  • Matthew + Allie | Wedding at NC State University Club in Raleigh

  • Last weekend we had the wonderful opportunity to photograph Allie and Matthews's beautiful wedding at the NC State University Club in Raleigh . Allie and Matthew live in Santa Barbara, but both went to NC State, so it made sense to celebrate their union there. Allie and her bridesmaids started out g[...]