Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.

When Wes texted me asking if I was available to photograph his proposal to Claire, I didn’t think it was actually going to happen. I legitimately asked him if I was being punked! I didn’t believe it until I saw the ring. I met Wes and Claire when they joined the small group that Mike […]

Wesley + Claire | Raleigh, NC Proposal

September 23, 2020

I met Sylvia in a small group at Grace Community Church back in 2013. We became roommates in 2014, but then Mike proposed to me so I moved out in 2015 so I could get married and move in with him instead! Sylvia is a bundle of JOY. Seriously, if you look up joy in […]

Sylvia + Zach | Brookside Gardens

November 8, 2019

I met Jon a few years ago when I was attending Grace Community Church in Fulton, MD. We were both on the leadership team for the Young Adults community there (which by the way, was the most special group of people I ever had the privilege of doing life with). I met Tania through Jon […]

Tania & Jonathan | Fells Point, MD

June 28, 2018

Mike and I met Alyssa + Tristan when they joined our small group a few months ago. These two have been so fun to get to know! Soon after arriving at JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University’s campus, we learned that Tristan did LOTS of research on engagement photos! Usually, we have to […]

Alyssa & Tristan | JC Raulston Arboretum Raleigh

May 17, 2018

It’s not every day that the surprise proposal you are photographing gets recorded by the local news! ABC 11’s Stephanie Lopez WTVD happened to be at UNC’s Old Well right before Chris asked Amberly to marry him! When I mentioned they’d be coming by, she stuck around to capture the moment. See the story (and a cameo […]

Chris & Amberly | Old Well Chapel Hill

March 20, 2018

When Mike and I first moved to Raleigh we, for lack of a better term, shopped around for a church to attend. When we were in our deciding process, we attending a Young Professionals gathering at The Summit Church. It was here that we met Megan. She became our first official friend in Raleigh! We […]

Megan & Wesley | Shelley Lake Raleigh

January 10, 2018

On October 4th I received an email from my contact form from Collette. She started by saying she loves my style and way of capturing a story–words any photographer would love to hear! When I asked her how she had heard about me, she said: Honestly, in unfortunately typical 2017 fashion, I have no idea […]

Collette & Patrick | Lafayette Village Raleigh

December 8, 2017

A few months ago I met with Sarah and her mom at a Panera in North Raleigh to discuss potentially capturing Sarah’s upcoming wedding to Eric. Whenever I do one of these meetings, one of the first things I ask is the story of how he proposed. I was in for quite the surprise when […]

Sarah & Eric | Raleigh Engagement

February 27, 2017

Since I’m new to Raleigh there are a lot of locations that I’ve never been to before. One of them was Historic Oak View Park. I always make it a point to show up early to a shoot, so I can scope it out a bit before my clients arrive. When I received a text […]

Amanda & Jason | Raleigh Engagement – Historic Oak View Park

June 30, 2016

When Mike and I arrived at JC Raulston Arboretum over by NC State and we fell in love with the place! We didn’t even have time to explore the entire area, as Jasmine & Chris would be arriving soon, and their session was only going to be half an hour. I was SO EXCITED when Jasmine […]

Jasmine & Chris | Raleigh Engagement

May 10, 2016