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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 [...]
Monarch Butterfly Reserve at Michoacán, Mexico Monarch Butterfly Reserve at Michoacán, Mexico
  • Monarch Butterfly Reserve at Michoacán, Mexico

  • Ever since my first trip to Morelia, I was obsessed with the idea of returning to the state of Michoacán to see the Monarch butterfly reserves. When many people think of Mexico, they imagine Cabos San Lucas or the Riviera Maya. But Central Mexico actually has a rugged beauty full of landscapes, hist[...]
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[...]
Our Day Trip to Carolina Beach Our Day Trip to Carolina Beach
  • Our Day Trip to Carolina Beach

  • Josh and I have booked nearly 40 weddings for 2014. That amounts to a wedding nearly every weekend of this year. While we are super excited about that and love our jobs more than anything, we are trying to find balance with our free time by creating a mid-week "weekend" when we get the chance. This [...]
What We Love: Ethnic Weddings What We Love: Ethnic Weddings
  • What We Love: Ethnic Weddings

  • As people who love to travel and experience other cultures, Josh and I really enjoy photographing ethnic weddings. Already this year we photographed Femi and Mercy's Nigerian wedding in Angier and Ram and Belinda's Indian wedding in Chapel Hill almost back to back. And a couple years ago we photogra[...]