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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

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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 place to be than at the Country Club of NC with Hannah & Jason. Watching the two […]

April 20, 2017

Hannah & Jason • Country Club of NC Wedding

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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 Kyle has and I love that! They’ve watched us grow up and supported us every […]

April 19, 2017

Raleigh NC Extended Family Portrait Session

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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 to commemorate their first home together. I think they thought it was kind of a crazy […]

April 17, 2017

Lindsey & John • Indoor Lifestyle Engagement Session

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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 family for a long time, and I kind of sort of wanted floral […]

April 13, 2017

Ada’s Big Girl Room

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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 gown to the sparkly Kate Spade Shoes. All the way into the coastal inspired reception decor complete […]

April 7, 2017

Katherine & Caleb • Bakery 105 Wilmington Wedding

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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 having kids, we realized that little ones really can’t handle much more than 25ish minutes. They can focus long […]

April 6, 2017

Spring Mini Sessions • Wake Forest Family Photographer

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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 the desert, is completely different than here in North Carolina. For one, the light is […]

April 5, 2017

Arizona Photographer • Desert Wedding Inspiration

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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, but that’s just the way it is! Dogs have a way of doing that, especially […]

April 3, 2017

Lauren & Will • Raleigh Engagement Photos