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Yuliya + Vladamir | Rustic Raleigh Elopement Yuliya + Vladamir | Rustic Raleigh Elopement
  • Yuliya + Vladamir | Rustic Raleigh Elopement

  • Yuliya and Vladamir have tied the knot! These two started dating in Ukraine where Vladamir still lives and have been keeping their relationship long distance for the past four years. Yuliya has been living in the states to go to school for graphic design, and contacted me for some photographs when h[...]
Alisa + Ryan | Urban Rustic Raleigh Engagement Alisa + Ryan | Urban Rustic Raleigh Engagement
  • Alisa + Ryan | Urban Rustic Raleigh Engagement

  • Alisa and Ryan are so cute! These two got engaged while running a marathon in downtown Raleigh (yes- a marathon!) and are planning a wedding for next August. Ryan popped the question on mile 12 atop the Boylan Bridge. He carried the ring in his pocket the whole way through just waiting to propose- a[...]
Sarah + Brian | Durham Engagement Session Sarah + Brian | Durham Engagement Session
  • Sarah + Brian | Durham Engagement Session

  • I had soooo much fun shooting Sarah and Brian's engagement session! Sarah and Brian chose to do their session around downtown Durham. They are planning a wedding at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens next year and wanted to keep their session local. Its no secret that Shelley and I love the nitty gritty feel[...]
Michelle + Taylor | Durham Engagement at the Pit Michelle + Taylor | Durham Engagement at the Pit
  • Michelle + Taylor | Durham Engagement at the Pit

  • Michelle and Taylor are getting married!!! I have known Michelle from back when I still used to work as a nurse at Duke. We both worked in Cardiology and it was always great being able to chat on the days we worked together. In the time that I have known Michelle, she met Taylor, the two started dat[...]
Danielle + Ian | Holden Beach NC Wedding Danielle + Ian | Holden Beach NC Wedding
  • Danielle + Ian | Holden Beach NC Wedding

  • Danielle and Ian live in Minnesota and planned a destination wedding in Holden Beach, North Carolina. Their friends and family joined them, some even driving here, for a long weekend celebration. Even their dog came along! For having traveled so far, these two didn't spare any details when planning [...]
Brittany + Matt | Downtown Chicago Engagement Brittany + Matt | Downtown Chicago Engagement
  • Brittany + Matt | Downtown Chicago Engagement

  • This year, Josh and I finally had the chance to go home for Christmas. It was so great seeing our families and celebrating with them. On Christmas day, Josh and I went to his family's gathering where we stuffed ourselves and drank delicious spiked punch. It was wonderful to catch up with family memb[...]
Merritt + Damian | North Carolina Vintage Homestead Wedding Merritt + Damian | North Carolina Vintage Homestead Wedding
  • Merritt + Damian | North Carolina Vintage Homestead Wedding

  • Merritt and Damian's wedding was a combination of everything we love. It was unique, full of personality, and packed with beautiful and thoughtful touches. Merritt and Damian were married this December at the bride's historic family homestead in Elm City, NC, a tiny town about an hour outside of Ral[...]
Maggie + Jimmy | Elon Engagement Maggie + Jimmy | Elon Engagement
  • Maggie + Jimmy | Elon Engagement

  • Could Maggie and Jimmy be any more adorable?! These two met at Elon University where they shared a psychology class and have been inseparable ever since. Maggie heard about us when we photographed her sister’s wedding, and her sister heard about us when we photographed her friend’s wedding. It’s suc[...]