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Last week I wrote about a family who is one of the top three longest clients for AJDP.  This week you have another top 3 family!!!  Not only did A.J. shoot this couple’s wedding, but also her sister’s wedding!! Mixed in there we have done pregnancy announcements, maternity pictures, newborns for both their kids and […]

October 17, 2019

Extended Family Session • Wake Forest Family Photography

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Seven years!!!! That’s how long this family has been with AJDP!! If we sat and thought there might be another family or two that rivals that, but these two are in the top three for sure!  Long before they had two adorable kids, Harry & Christine hired A.J. as their wedding photographer.  Little did they […]

October 10, 2019

Jason & Claire • Family Photographer in Wake Forest NC

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Being a family photographer near Wake Forest gives me a lot of opportunities for mini sessions at different parks.  This fall I decided to travel some for an evening of mini sessions down to the NC State Capitol grounds!  It was so fun to photograph at this location.  There was a nice mix of buildings […]

October 8, 2019

Thomas & William

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EEK! I’ve been sitting on these for MONTHS!! Waiting for them to be featured, and am so excited that I can finally share these!! First off, definitely go check out the beautiful feature on A Coastal Bride! They did such a beautiful job of laying out the editorial feature and really sharing the feel for […]

October 2, 2019

2019 Photography Workshop’s Styled Shoot

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I was so excited to kick off my fall season as a family photographer near Raleigh at the beginning of September!!!! Unfortunately the weather was not on the same page. It was one of the hottest days I have ever shot on! Normally there is some breeze so being in the shade is bearable.  But […]

September 26, 2019

Graham & Hudson

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There’s just something about engagement pictures that makes me and my camera so happy. Emma & Nick’s Raleigh engagement pictures are exactly why I love doing engagement sessions for my couples! These two are so in love and so adorable together. I was smiling the whole time behind my camera, and I hope these pictures […]

September 25, 2019

Emma & Nick • Engagement

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You know how we always say we feel like part of your family? That photographing all of you is so much more than taking your pictures. It’s stepping into your lives in a very special way. We mean every single word of that in more ways than we can even express. Some people get it […]

September 19, 2019


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I love, love, love doing Wake Forest Newborn Photography. Photographing newborn babies and their families on film in a lifestyle format is one of my most favorite things! There’s so much happiness and joy that surrounds new life. Yes, there’s exhaustion and emotions too, but the love that is in these homes can be felt! […]

September 12, 2019


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Head over heels in love with this Wakefield Barn Wedding. It’s complete summer wedding perfection. From the all white barn ceremony to the bride’s stunning gown and the beautiful florals all around. This wedding is every bride’s wedding day dreams come true. Weddings like this one are my favorites. Julia is a sister of a […]

September 11, 2019

Julia & Cody

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Out of all of the sessions that I photograph, I think the sessions of the one year olds have to be the most dynamic! Every kid is at such different stages when they turn one. Some are new crawlers, others are taking their first steps and some have been walking for a few months!  I […]

September 5, 2019

Laney • 1 year old • Raleigh Family Session