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Last week I got to share Elaina’s beautiful maternity pictures with you. (if you haven’t had a chance to read it, check it out here!) This week I get to share what all of that hard work brought her!!! Instead of a maternity photographer, I was able to play the role of Raleigh newborn photographer […]

May 11, 2017

Baby Wren • Raleigh Newborn Photographer

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This year has brought us three couples who are siblings of previous couples. It’s the most amazing compliment we receive! To be chosen after they’ve seen us in action and seen the final product we deliver…there’s seriously nothing better than that! Especially when it’s couples and families like this one! Besides the sincere honor of documenting […]

May 9, 2017

Tina & Jordan • Raleigh Wedding Photographer

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In all my years, I’ve never had a bride quite as excited about her wedding as Kristi! And I love it! She emails me almost weekly with ideas and questions or vendor recommendations. She’s constantly dreaming of all the fun things she can incorporate into her day…and her wedding isn’t until next June!!! So you […]

May 8, 2017

Asheville Engagement Photos on the Biltmore Estate

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This is one of my first blog posts that I’m writing myself so just wanted to say a quick HI!!!! I’m Carter Smith, A.J.’s younger sister, and family photographer for AJDP!! I joined the team last year. I have had so much fun meeting so many amazing families that grow to become friends!  One of the […]

May 4, 2017

Elaina & Becky • Wake Forest Maternity Photographer

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They got me. They got me good. Let me back up for a sec and give you the whole story. Last Friday on April 28th my sister turned 30. Growing up in our family, April was Carter’s birthday month. She could do no wrong, everything revolved around her for the ENTIRE MONTH. She grew out […]

May 3, 2017

My Surprise Baby Shower

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You know when you meet someone and you feel like you’ve known them forever? That’s the way it is with Christy. She is the sweetest person you will ever meet. Warm hearted with open arms for the biggest hugs. One of those people that you could spend hours with over coffee, just chatting the day […]

May 2, 2017

Christy Britt Designs • Raleigh Anniversary Photos

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Can we talk about how gorgeous Rachel was for her Wake Forest bridal portraits a few weeks ago? I’m pretty sure she was meant to wear this stunning lace backed wedding gown! Just look at her! Her hair, that gown and even her hand assembled babies breath bouquet. Everything about her as a bride is […]

May 1, 2017

Rachel • Wake Forest Bridal Portraits

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I’m wrapping up our posts from the fall…which means that the catch up game is almost done!!! Can I get a big loud YAY?!!!!! I wish I could fit in all the gorgeousness that Carter, Wake Forest maternity photographer, photographed last fall, but there just aren’t enough days in the week. Plus this baby is […]

April 28, 2017

Wake Forest Family & Maternity Photos

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Yesterday, I shared about a dream come true. Being asked to be part of a magazine editorial was nothing short of amazing. I’m still on cloud nine thinking back on this shoot. I shared in that post the actual spreads from the magazine, and today I’m so excited to share the images from the entire […]

April 25, 2017

The Southeastern Bride Magazine Editorial • Styled Shoot Images

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Since beginning my career, it’s been a dream to have a magazine editorial. For a magazine editor to reach out to me, and ask me to be part of their wedding magazine would be like: well, I might as well hang up my camera then because nothing could ever top that. Not that I don’t […]

April 24, 2017

The Southeastern Bride Magazine • Editorial Styled Shoot