Rustic Dinner at The Bradford

I don’t know how this happened. I’m usually more on top of things than this. How have I not blogged last year’s styled rustic dinner from the workshop I hosted? And how have I not noticed that until NOW?!!

Olivia & Joseph • NC Boho Engagement Session

Next year is the year of photographing siblings. Right now, our first three scheduled weddings in 2017 are siblings of our favorite couples!!! The best kind of weddings. Being wedding photographers gives us the unique

Adeline Pearl • 2 Year Portraits

Today is our sweet little girl’s 2nd birthday!!!! These last two years have been nothing but amazing with her. She made us a family. She completed our little world. Year two is my favorite age yet, and watching her

Motherhood Session with Three Sons

I’ve been waiting my whole career for a mom to show up in a sequin gown, and Carter gets one in the first few weeks of hers! When this sweet mom emailed to tell us her plan, we could hardly contain our excitement!

A Collection of Personal Photos Taken on the Fuji x100t

Last year, as a thirtieth birthday present to myself, I bought a new camera. I know, I know, shocking right. A photography buying a camera. This one was different though. It’s a pocket camera! I’ve had the

Mandy & Tyler • Raleigh Family Portraits

Do you know what makes these Raleigh family portraits complete? Boomer, the family dog. If you’ve followed along with our photo journey, you know that I love me a puppy. Especially one as cute and cuddly as Boomer!

Cason Riley • 6 Month Family Portraits

How is my sweet little nephew 6, almost 7, months old? Where in the world has this year gone?!! Wasn’t I just waiting for him to arrive and photographing is newborn portraits last week? Time, it’s ok with me if

Thomas • Wake Forest Family Photographer

Carter is very, very, very quickly becoming an amazing Wake Forest family photographer. I don’t know why I’m shocked she’s caught on this quickly! She’s always been able to learn things this fast! I

Tina & Jordan • Chapel Hill Engagement Photos

Oh how I loved photographing these two. I’m struggling to find words to describe how much I enjoyed my time with them. We talked way more than we actually took photos, which is the sign of a good engagement session in

Ada Fun • Family Lifestyle Session

As most of you know, my sister recently joined the AJDP team as a family photographer (if you missed the big announcement, you can read about it here). She’s been rocking it during her training, grasping the concepts

Melissa & Chad • Rose Hill Plantation Wedding

We wrapped up our spring wedding season in the best way: at one of our favorite venues with a super sweet couple. It’s always bittersweet coming to the end of a wedding season. On one hand, I’m happy to have my

Paxton • Wake Forest Family Portraits

Sweet little Paxton is ONE!!! Some years just fly by, and this has certainly been one of them. I am in disbelief that it’s been a year since photographing his newborn portraits. He was so brand new and tiny then, and

Jenna & Justin • Raleigh Family Photographer • Maternity Portraits

There is nothing more beautiful than a mom-to-be. It’s a rare and brief period in a woman’s life, and one that I think is so important to capture through images. It truly is a miracle! Photographing their

Greenhouse Picker Sisters • Vintage Rentals Warehouse Grand Opening

Oh how I love these ladies. My friendship with them has bloomed over the past year, a friendship for which I am so thankful. They’ve gone from vendors who we work with occasionally to my industry bff’s!

Erin & John Aaron • Melrose Knitting Mill Wedding

This one is personal. This one is family. Two sentences in and the tears are already flowing! I have such a soft spot in my heart for our family. Not a single day goes by where I don’t say thanks for the amazing