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I'm a hopeless romantic who finds great joy in creating and capturing connection and beauty wherever I go.

I'm Amy and I'm so happy you're here. This is a journal about my life as a photographer, mom, wife and friend. Stay a while and say hello!

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A Guide to Indian Weddings: Traditions and Culture

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Weddings

Indian and Hindu weddings are some of my most favorite events to capture. These multi-day wedding celebrations are so special. Today, I am sharing a guide to Indian weddings including the traditions and culture you need to know! Mehndi Party Before the wedding day, the bride traditionally gets beautiful henna designs placed on her hands […]

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The Top 5 Charlotte, North Carolina Wedding Venues

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Check out the top 5 Charlotte, North Carolina wedding venues in this post! 1. Duke Mansion Guest capacity: 150 guests I had to begin this post with the Duke Mansion! This historic venue was built in 1915 and the luxurious space is now available to book for your wedding. As a local photographer, I often […]

Backyard engagement party in Charlotte

How to Plan a Great Engagement Party (a wedding photographer’s guide)

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Engagements

When working with my wonderful couples, I often capture more than just the wedding. After all, there are so many pre-wedding events and to-dos! Once you get engaged, you probably want to take a moment to celebrate before planning your big day. An engagement party is the perfect opportunity to do so. There are still […]

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Romantic and Elegant Wedding at The Duke Mansion in North Carolina

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On this blog, I can’t wait to share this romantic and elegant wedding at The Duke Mansion in North Carolina with you!   Details First, let’s take a look at some of the details. When the couple is getting ready, I like to grab photos of items like the invitations and outfits. As a wedding […]

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Playful City Engagement Session in Charlotte

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Engagements

Today, you are joining me in my local city, Charlotte, North Carolina for an engagement session. This beautiful couple, Stacy and Taylor knew they wanted photos that truly captured their relationship. They wanted their engagement session to feel authentic to their personalities and not overly posed. Hearing this, of course, made my photographer heart sing! […]

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Creative and Modern Summer Bridal Session

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I cannot wait to share this bridal session with you! I met the bride, Julia, at her wedding venue for some pre-wedding photos. This is a great way to save time on your wedding day by capturing photos of your look earlier. Also, it offers more time for you to get creative during your shoot. […]

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Charleston Wedding Venue Highlight: Middleton Place

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Today I am sharing the details about one of my favorite historic Charleston wedding venues! Let’s take a look at this highlight of the Middleton Place venue together. The Location Middleton Place is located in Charleston, South Carolina, making this such a wonderful place for a destination wedding. There is so much to do in […]

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Joyful Charleston Wedding at Middleton Place

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Today we are traveling to Charleston, South Carolina for an absolutely breathtaking wedding. While I live in North Carolina, Charleston is one of my favorite places to photograph my clients at. Whether it is engagement sessions in the city or weddings at local venues, I love it all! This wedding took place at Middleton Place, […]

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8 Mother of the Bride Photography Ideas

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Your wedding is a wonderful time to spend with those you love. As Mother’s Day approaches, I can’t help but think of all of the heartful moments I capture on wedding days. The Mother of the Bride moments make the best gifts if you already have your wedding gallery. Put together your favorite photos from […]

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Boho Outdoor Going Away Party Inspiration

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Family

It is the time of year that many celebrations move outdoors. With the warm weather and longer daylight hours, this is an option that fits a variety of events. Today, I am so excited to share a going away party that I captured with you. This casual, backyard event featured boho details and some fun […]

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