• Hartmans Visit the City of Fes, Morocco

  • It's hard to believe that it has already been almost two years since we went on this trip. Morocco had such an impact on me, and I still think about this place nearly every single day. Centrally located within the country, the city of Fes is rich with culture and tradition. Every morning we woke to the sounds of Fajr a [...]
  • Helpful Tips for Your Engagement Session

  •   For most people, an engagement session is the first time that a person will experience a full on professional portrait session. Sometimes, people get a little bit nervous beforehand, and that is totally normal. My engagement sessions are fun, and exciting, and I like to make people laugh. You will probabl [...]
  • Wandering Through Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Oh Vancouver, you have stolen my heart! I've never been to a city quite like it. I went to Vancouver this January for an epic photo shoot with the Raleigh-based company Celtic Complexion to promote their new cosmetics line. The owner of the company, Jennifer, and I flew in together, and as we drove downtown from the ai [...]
  • Serenity in Squamish, British Columbia

  • This place is just unreal! Giant mountains, towering trees, low hanging clouds, eclectic little buildings, and crystal clear waters. I'm finding myself a bit obsessed with the town of Squamish. I first came out to Canada to visit Vancouver with my friend Jennifer Waller to do a shoot for her makeup and skin care line, [...]
  • Editorial | Celtic Complexion Makeup

  • Variety is the spice of life. Most of Raleigh knows Josh and I as one of the area's busiest wedding photographers, but did you know that we also do family photography and freelance work on the side? One particular project that speaks to my heart is the work that I have done for Jennifer Waller, CEO and founder of Celti [...]
  • 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 such an honor when our [...]
  • Feature | The Lovely Find

  • What an honor it is to have our work featured on the Lovely Find! Vivian and Collin's wedding this summer was so beautiful and full of color that we aren't surprised that it was picked up by one of our favorite blogs. Vivian's mom began folding these 1,000 colorful Chinese paper cranes as soon as she got engaged. They [...]