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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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What to Do With Your Wedding Photos: A Photographer’s Guide

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You have your wedding photos, now you are wondering what to do with them? I’m sharing some ideas for you today along with some important tips. Keep reading for a professional photographer’s guide on what exactly to do with your wedding photos.  When You Receive Your Gallery A few months after your wedding, you will […]

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Creative Spring Wedding Stationery Ideas

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If you are anything like me, you absolutely love the details involved in your wedding planning journey. At least, the design details! Your wedding stationery is often the first piece to start visualizing your big day. Your guests receive their invitations in the mail and are gifted with a glimpse of what your wedding will […]

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City Engagement Session in Charleston, South Carolina

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Engagements

While I live closest to Charlotte, I love to travel for my amazing clients! Today, I am so excited to bring you to the historic city of Charleston for a city engagement session. This couple adventured through the city and all of the unique photography locations it has to offer. They even brought their pup […]

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Fun & Romantic Washington, DC Courthouse Elopement 

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Newly engaged and thinking about an elopement? If you are considering this popular option but worry that it won’t be as romantic or exciting as a standard wedding, I’m here to ease your mind! I captured this fun and romantic elopement in Washington, DC filled with spring colors, laughter, dancing, and champagne. Intimate celebrations really […]

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6 Tips to Feel Comfortable and Confident for Your Wedding Photos

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On this blog, I am going over 6 tips to feel comfortable and confident for your wedding photos! Get to Know Your Photographer Make it a priority to get to know your photographer so that you will feel more comfortable when it is time to capture those photos. As a photographer, I love getting to […]

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How to Decorate for Your Winter Wedding

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If you are planning a wedding during the cooler months, you might be wondering how to decorate for it. As a wedding photographer, I have gathered some inspiration for you from my past clients! You can create a wedding design that feels true to the season without including holiday themes. Today we are going over […]

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Elegant Winter Wedding at The Omni Grove Park Inn

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Every season, I try to bring you some beautiful wedding inspiration. This winter wedding at The Omni Grove Park Inn truly encompasses the season. A crisp white color palette with hints of sage green and silver set the tone for this elegant design. The Omni Grove Park Inn is a luxury hotel in Asheville, North […]

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A Photographer’s Guide to a Winter Engagement Session

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Engagements

Today I am sharing my guide as a photographer to your winter engagement session! Let’s begin.   Keep the Holidays in Mind The winter season means the holidays are approaching! Be sure to be mindful of when and where you schedule your engagement session. There might be local events that could clash with your photos. […]

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Peach and Sage Wedding at Quail Hollow Country Club in Charlotte

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I recently went back to one of my favorite Charlotte venues, Quail Hollow to capture a wedding! The dreamy peach and sage colors for this celebration were so timeless. Especially for the cooler months, this color palette fits the current and upcoming seasons without needing to stick to the typical moody tones. For those who […]

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10 Common Wedding Photography Terms (that you need to know!)

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With wedding planning comes an influx of professional terminology to learn. As an engaged couple, you probably want to feel as informed as possible when reviewing vendor contracts and participating in meetings about your special day. Your wedding photography is a major aspect of your wedding. So, I am sharing the 10 common wedding photography […]

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