• Biking the American Tobacco Trail to Durham

  • Shelley and I spend a lot of time on our bikes. In fact, our earliest days together were spent riding for hours along the pairie path near our hometown of Winfield, Illinois. And we've owned just about every kind of bike over the years including road bikes, folding bikes, mountain bikes, and even a take apart tandem wh [...]
  • Awards | Fearless Photographers

  • Shelley is a Fearless Photographer!!! Her photograph from Ram and Belinda's colorful Hindu-Christian wedding was accepted by Fearless Photographers and given the prestigious Fearless Award. Fearless Photographers is an organization supporting wedding photographers who are bold enough to think outside the box and captur [...]
  • Featured| Eco Brides Wedding Blog

  • We are so proud to announce that Sarah and Caleb's beautiful wedding has been featured on Eco Brides! Sarah and Caleb were married this summer at the perfectly rustic Hodgin Valley Farm in Greensboro, NC. Hodgin Valley Farm is a working farm complete with horses, cows, guinea hens, goats, you name it. The venue also wo [...]
  • Exploring Louisiana Swamps and Plantations

  • Josh and I did a lot of walking and exploring during our time in New Orleans. Most of our time was spent in the city, but we did take a couple days to explore the areas outside of New Orleans. New Orleans is surrounded by marsh and swamp land and being the outdoor lovers that we are, we felt compelled to explore these [...]
  • Kay + Dan | Outdoor Filipino Wedding

  • Photographing Kay and Dan's wedding was a true adventure! These two braved an hour long deluge just before their ceremony, and when the rain finally cleared, Kay met Dan at the alter on a horse drawn carriage. Despite the earlier weather, Kay and Dan opted for an outdoor ceremony at the groom's family property on Odyss [...]
  • Fun Times in New Orleans

  • August was a very busy month for Josh and I at Hartman Outdoor Photography. Our weekends were packed full of weddings and we were getting ready to start our fall busy season. However, being the crazy travel gluttons that we are, we figured it was no reason not to plan a trip to New Orleans. Josh had planned to fly out [...]
  • Our Upstate New York Camping Trip

  • In late July, Josh and I flew to upstate New York to photograph Kristen and Anthony's wedding. We were so excited to photograph this adorable couple and looked forward to exploring this part of the northeast. The wedding took place just outside of Rochester, but we planned a four day vacation afterward in the Adirondac [...]
  • Including Your Pet on the Wedding Day

  • Anyone who looks through our website or Facebook page knows that we are in love with our pets. Josh and I have a very sweet tiny orange tabby named Myrtle and a peppy Cairn Terrier named Migo. Migo goes everywhere with us- backpacking, camping, canoeing, even flying on planes. We are working on this with Myrtle too- on [...]
  • Caitlin + Mino | Southern Pines Wedding

  • Caitlin and Mino are just about the sweetest people we have ever met. Caitlin is an elementary school art teacher and Mino is a chef and restaurant owner. They both are from New York state but live in Southern Pines North Carolina, located about an hour outside of Raleigh. For their wedding, Caitlin and Mino opted for [...]