Hannah & Jason • Country Club of NC Wedding

December 10th is a special date to us. It’s the anniversary of our very first date, and we got to celebrate 16 years together at one of the loveliest winter weddings ever! We couldn’t have imagined a better

Raleigh NC Extended Family Portrait Session

If you ask me what my favorite session of Carter’s is, I’ll say this extended family portrait session every time. Part of it is because I just love this family. They’ve been a part of my life as long as

Lindsey & John • Indoor Lifestyle Engagement Session

Lindsey and John came to me with this idea they’d been rolling around in their heads. They were soon to be moving out of their current apartment, and wanted to know if we could take some lifestyle engagement portraits

Ada’s Big Girl Room

Finishing up Ada’s big girl room has been the most amazing project! I want to move in there myself!!! I went into it having no clue what I wanted. All I knew was we had this vintage bed frame that’s been in my

Katherine & Caleb • Bakery 105 Wilmington Wedding

Looking back over the pictures from this Wilmington wedding last fall, made me remember how much I love this day! Katherine has such style, and it reflected in every inch of her wedding. From her stunning ruffled wedding

Spring Mini Sessions • Wake Forest Family Photographer

Did you know that here at AJDP, we actually offer mini sessions in Wake Forest year round?! It’s something we started offering last year, when we brought Carter on as our team family photographer. With both of us

Arizona Photographer • Desert Wedding Inspiration

Maybe one day I’ll get to add Arizona Photographer to my resume for real, for now I’m happy with getting to shoot in the desert a little for United 2016! Shooting on the western side of the country, especially in

Lauren & Will • Raleigh Engagement Photos

I am loving these Raleigh engagement photos so much. How can I not when there’s a dog named Taco?! I mean seriously. Lauren and Will are pretty cute themselves, but TACO!! He kind of steals the show. Sorry you two,

Darling Wedding Workshop Recap

Coming off of a Darling Wedding Workshop, is always the most amazing feeling. It’s so much more than a photography workshop. It’s hard to put into words the experience that is Darling. This most recent one was

Toddlers & Teenagers • Wake Forest Family Photographer

This post is one of my favorites from Carter’s first fall season as a Wake Forest family photographer! I love these pictures so much because they’re two totally different types of families. One with toddler aged

Anna Mobley & Chris • Biltmore Forest Country Club Wedding

If you’ve never met a true Southern Belle, let me introduce you to epitome of one: Anna Mobley. She is the most genuine human being with the sweetest heart that you will ever, ever meet. Her concern and love for those

The Dunlaps Do Iceland

Last fall we took the most whirlwind of a trip to Iceland with my mom and her husband. Right smack dab in the middle of wedding season. I was newly pregnant and extremely exhausted. It was crazy and amazing at the same

Amanda & Robert • Raleigh Maternity Photographer

Oh how I love watching this family grow. I was privileged to photograph their wedding a few years ago, but my sister has been the one to document their family growing. From announcing this sweet girl on the way last summer

Caitlin & Mike • The Sutherland Wedding

Out of all the things that can go wrong on a wedding day, the one thing you never expect is a hurricane. Especially on October 8th. Raleigh weddings are supposed to, and typically do, have gorgeous weather without a drop of

Hannah & Andrew • NC Engagement Photos

This couple. These dogs. Those flower crowns. Do I even need to say more? I could stop right there and this blog post would be complete. But you know I can’t do that, you know I have to write more about them! I mean