The Confession That Started it All “He’s kinda cute!” Those three words, which should’ve been a secret, started something big and even led to a Charlotte engagement. They were out with friends, hanging out, and having a good time. Neither of them was looking for a relationship, but, when something is just right, what else […]

March 8, 2019

Romare Bearden Park: A Charlotte Engagement

Mama Knows Best A love story can start at any time. The beginning of this particular love story started as a typical spring day. Michelle got ready and went to work at the office where she’s a nurse. She took wonderful, loving care of her patients just as she always does. She smiled and chatted […]

February 28, 2019

A Charlotte Love Story: Michelle and JP

A Virginia Engagement Planning a proposal isn’t easy. The moment a man proposes to his soon-to-be wife is arguably one of the most important moments of their relationship, so you can imagine that when the girl almost ruins it, totally unintentionally though it may be, it’s a big deal! But, I’m getting ahead of myself. […]

February 19, 2019

Cameron and Grace’s Uptown Martinsville Engagement

A New Year! I’m always a little torn about how I really feel about this time of year. For one thing, I love change and think it’s a huge part of what makes life fun. But I also adore Christmas and am always a little sad to see that season end. Goal-setting and new beginnings are some […]

January 8, 2019

2018: A Year in Review

Kindergarten. A time for learning to read, counting to 100, coloring, pasting, and…meeting your future spouse? Falling in Love in Kindergarten He chased her around the playground. The shrieks of happy children playing filled the air. Her mom still has their first picture together. When she stole his red crayon he had no idea that one […]

November 29, 2018

Sarah and Luke’s Engagement at the Green

Hands down the best engagement story I heard this year came from Sally and Gabe, and I am so excited to share it today! An Engagement Story She had no idea it was coming. All she knew was that one minute all four of their children would be home that weekend, and the next all […]

November 20, 2018

A Charlotte Engagement: Sally and Gabe

An Exciting Engagement Penha and Andy went sky-diving together earlier this year. She thought it was “just” a fun date, but, right when the excitement should have been ending, Andy surprised her with the most exciting thing of all. He asked her to marry him, and, standing there in that field, parachutes barely unclipped, she […]

November 1, 2018

A Boone Engagement- Penha and Andy

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

I shared a couple of weeks ago my top 5 reasons I believe you should make taking engagement photos a priority. So, now what? I’ve convinced you that engagement portraits are a good idea, (and they absolutely are) but, of course, you want to love those images, too. If you look at them as nothing […]

May 9, 2018

How To Rock Your Engagement Sesh