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  • Hi there!

    Thanks so much for taking the time to check out my blog! Here you can learn a little about me, my style and find some of my most recent work.

    I live in Charlotte, NC and specialize in lifestyle & wedding photography.

    I fell in love with photography when I was in high school but didn't follow my dream of becoming a photographer until I graduated college. My husband bought me a "fancy" camera right after we were married and I couldn't put it down. Through my adorable nieces and nephews, families, children and couples in love I found my passion of telling stories through pictures and producing artistic pictures that make you feel.

    I am a huge fan of natural light. While shooting, I try to capture the true emotions that are shared between my subjects when they are just being themselves and forget they are being photographed. I love capturing the real natural moments, to me, that's what makes a beautiful photograph.

    When I'm not behind the lens you can find me enjoying life with my baby girl and handsome hubby, walking my sweet pups {Otis the pug and Ziggy the beagle}, traveling to a sandy beach or snow covered mountain side and spending quality time with friends and family. I love to laugh and try to see the good in every situation.

    I'm so excited that you have stopped by, and I truly hope that that our paths cross soon. I would love to hear from you, so if you are interested in booking a photo shoot or a wedding please fill out the contact info - can't wait to meet you!

Courtney + Thomas | Bulow Plantation Wedding

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Last month I traveled to Charleston, SC to photograph Courtney + Thomas’s lovely wedding at Bulow Plantation. I absolutely LOVE Charleston so when Courtney and Thomas booked me for their wedding I was so excited because I knew it was going to be beautiful. The morning of their wedding day there were thunderstorms but luckily the rain stopped in time for their outdoor ceremony.  The ceremony was held overlooking a marsh – it was so peaceful. After dinner the Blue Dogs got the dance floor moving. Everyone danced and celebrated late into the evening. Courtney and Thomas couldn’t have asked for a more perfect wedding day!

Courtney + Tomas – I wish you both a lifetime filled with lots of love and happiness! Thank you so much for asking me to be a part for your special day – xoxo

Huge thanks to Meredith-June Photography for second shooting!

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May 19, 2015 - 1:25 am

Kasey - These are fantastic!! Such a beautiful wedding and a beautiful couple!!! Kelly you are so talented!

Megan + Banks | Mint Museum Uptown Wedding

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Megan and Banks are such a sweet, unique couple. They were married last month at Myers Park Methodist Church and had their reception at the Mint Museum Uptown. I absolutely loved photographing this beautiful wedding. At the reception the band PUNCH had the dance floor packed the entire evening – if you haven’t heard of them you should check them out! Everyone had the best time and celebrated into the night. Sir Purr even made an appearance!

Congratulations Megan + Banks! I wish you both a lifetime filled with lots of love and happiness!! xoxo

Here are some of my favorites from their beautiful day.

VENDOR LOVE:

Photographer: Grace Hill Photography

Second Shooter: Meredith-June Photography

Wedding Coordinator: Lily Bee’s Events & Floral

Flowers: Lily Bee’s Events & Floral

Band: The Band Punch

Caterer: Best Impressions Catering

Cake: Ella Celestial Cakes

Reception: The Mint Museum Uptown

Ceremony: Myers Park Methodist Church

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Katie + Dan | Johnson Carriage House Wedding

 

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Last year was such an amazing year. I was blessed with so many lovely couples and families and worked with some really talented vendors. My last wedding of 2014 was really special… The wedding was held at Johnson Carriage House in Mooresville, NC. This wedding was filled with so many personal touches and pretty details. The flowers were absolutely stunning and the couple, well they were pretty much a match made in heaven. Katie and Dan are such a sweet, fun loving, beautiful couple. Katie has a heart of gold, seriously, she is so thoughtful and such a happy person. She was literally glowing on her wedding day. Dan is such a nice, laid back guy. They compliment each other so well and are so in love. I could go on and on about this gorgeous wedding and couple but I’ll just let the pictures speak for themselves… Huge thanks to my second shooter Meredith!!

VENDOR LOVE

Wedding Planner: Heidi Crowder Wedding Design

Florist: Willow Branch Flowers and Design

Hair & Makeup: Sweet Southern Glam

Venue: Johnson Carriage House

Caterer: Queen City Catering

Bakery: SweetCakes Bakery

DJ: Split Second Sound

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Lauren + Steve | Charlotte Wedding Photographer

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Meet Lauren + Steve… I absolutely LOVE these two!! So down to earth, so in love and such a beautiful couple. Lauren is so gorgeous and has an infectious smile. She and Steve were naturals in front of the camera which made my job so easy. They wanted their fur baby, Sadie, there for a couple pictures. She is ADORABLE and was definitely excited when it was her turn for pictures! Lauren’s family owns this amazing piece of land with older buildings and big old oak tress, it’s definitely my style so I was in heaven when I arrived and saw it for the first time. The light here was so dreamy!! I’m so excited for their wedding at Carrigan Farms in August! Here are some of my favorite from our evening together.

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March 24, 2015 - 2:48 am

Julia - Beautiful!

Meredith + Travis | Charlotte Wedding Photographer

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I loved being a part of Meredith and Travis’s wedding day for so many reasons…. These two are truly, madly, deeply in love and that, in it’s self, makes my heart happy. They could not wait to be married and start their life together as husband and wife. Travis was deployed for about 13 months of their relationship. While he was gone Meredith wrote him letters (that she never sent) and decided to give them to Travis on their wedding day. He read the first letter right before their first look…. it was probably one of my favorite moments of their wedding day. Meredith was such a stunning bride. I absolutely love her. She is such a sweet, talented friend and I’m so blessed to have her in my life. I’m so thankful Meredith chose me to be her wedding photographer. I loved being a part of their wedding! Huge thanks to Kasey Loftin for helping me capture the day with me.

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March 4, 2015 - 4:37 pm

Holly Huskins - Absolutely gorgeous!! These pictures are amazing!!

March 4, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Amy Merritt - Looking through these was such a joy! The love felt throughout the day was captured beautifully.