Summerfield Farm Styled Shoot

When Carly mentioned a styled shoot to me at Summerfield Farms this Spring, I was ecstatic! I absolutely LOVE Summerfield Farm’s venue and I was so excited to get to shoot around the property! When she told me the team she had pulled together for this shoot, I was even

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The Shack

A few weekends ago we headed down to James’ families little house on the NC waterway “The Shack”. The Shack holds a special place in my heart. It was one of the first places that James and I ever hung out for an extended period of time, its absolutely beautiful,

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Hinkle Wedding

A few weekend’s ago we had the pleasure of capturing my dear friend Andrea’s wedding. My goal with a wedding is to capture photos and moments that will allow the bride to relive her wedding day! When I look back over these photos, I can feel the joy that this

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An Ode to Mamaw Troxler

Last week my Mamaw Troxler passed away at 89 years old. I wanted to write a few thoughts down that I learned from her death. Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His Saints. He was so gracious in showing us this. There is a peace

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Andrea’s Bridal Portraits

Hmm where do I start? I have known Andrea forever. Literally. We both grew up in Browns Summit and all of my best little kid memories have Andrea in them. Snow sledding on her parents farm. Learning how to put on (too much) eyeliner at our beloved church camp, Bonclarken.

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Dr. Eggleton

Last week I had the privilege of taking Dr. Eggleton’s graduation portriats at NC State University. I met Dr. Eggleton through my husband James. She teaches in the classroom next to him and is his mentor teacher. There are so many wonderful things that I could say about Dr. Eggleton,

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2017 Mom and Me Mini Session

I have been a mom now for 8 months and MAN what a job it is! The hardest, sweetest, and most important job I have ever had! This mother’s day all I could think about is how many wonderful women have loved me and influenced me over the years. They

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Katherine and Luke’s Engagement Party

When I arrived to shoot Katherine and Luke’s engagement party I had never met the couple, and had only exchanged a few emails back and forth with Katherine. I could tell immediately they were my kind of people. Easy going, full of laughs and joy, and always smiling. By the

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Tia Maternity Milkbath

I LOVE Tia’s milk-bath maternity session! Maybe it was the unbelievable flowers ( thanks Abba Design’s ) , or Tia’s natural radiant beauty, but this session made me a fan of milk baths! If you are wondering, “what in the world is a milk bath?!”, check out this Women’s day

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Patterson Family

You know when you meet someone and you just automatically really like them? That’s the way I felt when I first met Rachel while working at VF. She is the kindest, gentlest, and most caring person. The love of God is so evident in the way she lives her life.

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