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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!

Life is an adventure {Personal}

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“Life is an adventure and I just want to live an adventure!” – Erin Brooks

This summer my best friend Erin and I went on an amazing 3 day trip to Denver, Colorado to see one of our favorite bands – The Avett Brothers – preform at Red Rocks Amphitheater. It was a trip of a lifetime!! We ate amazing food, sang our hearts out with the Avetts at Red Rocks 2 nights in a row, saw the beautiful sights of Denver, did a little shopping, relaxed, laughed a lot, talked about life and our goals for the future. I’m so thankful Erin planned this memorable trip. Today is her birthday so I thought I would make a little blog post about my best friend. Erin is such a beautiful, thoughtful, fun loving, kind hearted, intelligent woman. She is driven and successful. Music, Bella and purses make her world go round. Her smile, loud contagious laugh and vivacious personality light up any room or crowed she graces with her presence. I can’t even begin to tell you the fun, joy, tears and laughter we have shared over the years. I really could go on and but I’m not a writer and she is probably correcting my grammar as she reads this:)While we were driving through the mountains of Colorado we took a back round and stumbled upon these beautiful sights. I snapped a couple pictures of Erin at one of the pull offs and thought I would share some pic’s of my beautiful friend. When we got back into the car she said these words “Kelly, Life is an adventure and I just want to live an adventure!”

Erin – Happy Birthday my sweet friend!!! I love you to the moon and back and am so happy our paths crossed 14 years ago when we were randomly put together as roommates in college. Keep living your dream, attending concerts, traveling and living life to the fullest!! xoxoxo

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September 5, 2014 - 2:36 pm

Erin Brooks - Thanks girl! I wish we could have captured my death defying climb down to that rock ;)

Avery {Lake Norman Newborn Photographer}

 

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Meet beautiful Avery. So new to this world. So sweet and innocent. So incredibly precious. Avery is the first newborn I have photographed since my baby girl was born. It brought back so many memories! That excited feeling of knowing that your baby girl is FINALLY here after so many months of planning, waiting and wondering. Avery is such a lucky girl to have such proud, loving parents. She slept the entire session and loved having her picture taken.

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Sara + John – Lake Norman Engagement Session {Charlotte Wedding Photographer}

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OMG I absolutely adore this engagement session… the warm beautiful light, the sweet, fun, loving couple and the gorgeous sunset we had made for the perfect evening… oh and did I mention it was on Lake Norman, one of my favorite places to be when I’m not behind the camera. You might recognize Sara and John from their fall engagement session last year. Instead of a bridal session Sara wanted a fall AND summer engagement pictures and since I love engagement sessions I was totally up for it. We met out on the lake then went to Trump National where they are getting married next month. I had so many favorites from this session so sorry for the picture overload – Enjoy!

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Anna + Robert – Overmountain Vineyards Wedding

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I can’t say enough about this lovely couple and amazing wedding venue. When Anna contacted me and told me she was getting married at Overmountain Vineyards I was beyond excited. I absolutely LOVE outdoor weddings. There is just something about the sunlight shining on your face, breeze blowing through your hair and a pretty mountain view on a wedding day. Anna and Robby had just that, a beautiful summer, vineyard wedding. The laid back and chill setting was just my style. They had yard games for guests, drinks and appetizers passed around before the ceremony and huge Italian dinner. I couldn’t help but notice all happiness and love everyone shared while celebrating Anna and Robby. There was so much laughter, sweet personal touches, dancing and celebrating. I had so much fun documenting every moment and am so thankful I was such a big part of such a special day.

Congratulations Anna + Robby! I wish you both a lifetime filled with love and happiness! xo

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