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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

Amanda & Jason’s WRAL Azalea Garden Wedding was featured on Bustld Triangle in their Weddings Like Yours section! This is our first feature on Bustld and we are incredibly excited and overjoyed that they wanted to share Amanda & Jason’s story! If you can’t remember all that happened (as it was over a year ago!), check […]

A&A Featured on Bustld!

July 26, 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

When I emailed Collette to follow-up with her after her initial inquiry into wedding photography, I received quite possibly the best response I have ever had the privilege to read. I asked her to give me more details on her and Patrick’s big day, and this is how she responded: Our wedding day is going […]

Collette & Patrick | Sacred Heart Cathedral // Holiday Inn Downtown Raleigh

January 3, 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

AG1 Photography is now Amy and Archer Photography. As you may or may not know, AG1 Photography started back in 2011 right after I graduated from Ithaca College. To make a long story short, a nickname of mine in college was AGinsbe1 (the username I had for my school email). When I started taking photo […]

Introducing Amy & Archer Photography!

June 28, 2017

Amanda & Jason’s beautiful and budget friendly WRAL Azalea Gardens wedding was my first wedding of 2017! This wedding was the PERFECT way to break into wedding season! First of all, you could not have asked for more perfect weather! It was sunny and warm without being too hot and humid. The garden was in […]

Amanda & Jason | WRAL Azalea Gardens Wedding

April 28, 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

Back in January Elizabeth from Elizabeth’s Events put together a winter wedding styled shoot! Part of this shoot involved using a STUNNING blue Jaclyn Jordan New York gown and shooting out in the woods! These beautiful blue, white, gray, and sparkly details remind me how BEAUTIFUL a winter wedding can be! The backdrop for this […]

Winter Styled Wedding | Oxford, NC | Part 2

February 24, 2017

Last month I participated in a styled shoot put together by Elizabeth’s Events at Carlee Farm in Oxford, NC. This shoot was really more like two different shoots in one! Today I’m sharing images from Part 1 of the shoot, which featured a beautiful gown by Gretchen Anderson of Edith-Elan. This is the Rosalyn gown […]

Winter Styled Wedding | Oxford, NC | Part 1

February 18, 2017