Where it All Began Brandi and Wesley met when they both ended up working in the same Walmart’s Loss Prevention department. After working together for about a year, they decided to start dating, and, from there things progressed naturally. On her 30th birthday, they went on a hike to Triple Falls, NC. She had no […]

October 24, 2018

Wesley and Brandi’s Fall Mountain Elopement

The Why The day Husband and I married was one of the best and most important days of our lives. I hadn’t begun my own wedding photography business at that point, and it was honestly something I knew nothing about at the time. As a result we didn’t assign much of our budget to hiring […]

October 4, 2018

The ALP Wedding Experience

Liz and Thomas are high school sweethearts. After graduation, he joined the military, and she went to college, but, even with many, many miles between them, they managed to keep their connection strong. They love one another, and they made protecting that relationship a priority even through the stresses of long distance, working for a […]

October 3, 2018

Liz and Thomas’ Uptown Engagement

Hurricane Florence brought a wet and windy weekend to  Charlotte a couple of weeks ago, but that didn’t stop Aubrey and Te’Darryl from having a beautiful wedding in the midst of it. They’ve known each other since their freshman year of college, and several things were completely obvious to me based solely on their day: […]

September 27, 2018

Aubrey and Te’Darryl’s Hurricane Wedding

When it comes to wedding planning, you probably already have TONS of inspo to get you through. When you hear love songs on the radio maybe you add them to your list of potential first dance songs for your wedding, but, here comes the tricky part: finding a first dance song that hasn’t been played […]

September 20, 2018

25 Unique First Dance Song Ideas For Your Wedding

True love stories are always the most romantic; that’s why I am so excited to share Steve and Gaby’s love story with you today followed by some of my favorite wedding photography from their gorgeous day!! Sunday April 5, 2015 started like any other. Gabriela had just started working as a cashier at a store […]

August 30, 2018

Steve and Gaby: The Wedding

Several weeks ago I reached out to a few wedding venues in the Charlotte area to see if there was anything I could do for them. I was so excited when Sydney from Ritchie Hill reached out offering a tour and a chance to meet their team! We set up a day that worked, and […]

June 14, 2018

Vendor Spotlight: Ritchie Hill

The time has come to talk about dollars. Money. Budgets. Weddings in Charlotte cost an average of $30,000. If you move a little further north to Cornelius that average goes up to closer to $40,000. But what if that’s not your budget? Or, even if it is, how do you spread that out to cover […]

June 7, 2018

Wedding Budget Breakdown: What Are All The Things?

I recently got to tour one of the coolest wedding venues I’ve ever seen. Uptown Indigo is located in Shelby, North Carolina, less than an hour outside of Charlotte; their tagline is “Modern Elegance. Historic Charm.” and I cannot tell you how perfectly those four words describe this awesome spot. The building itself dates back to […]

May 25, 2018

Vendor Spotlight: Uptown Indigo

Your man just popped the question, and you said yes. You’re wearing that beautiful, sparkly diamond. You’ve set a date, picked a venue, and maybe you’ve even started hunting for the perfect dress. In an effort to cross something else off your long to-do list you pour yourself a cup of coffee, open your laptop, […]

May 17, 2018

This Week’s Tip: Photographer Choosing 101


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