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January 11, 2018

I finally got to meet up with Bethany and Tyler in Whiteville, North Carolina while they were in town for the holidays. It wasn’t my first time visiting this small town. The downtown streets and buildings, the Madison House, and Bethany’s aunt’s backyard was the perfect sitting for their engagement session. Whiteville is Bethany’s hometown […]

January 8, 2018

I’m gonna be very honest. I have a sweet spot for birth stories!! After doing a hand full of these I just can’t get over the raw emotion of seeing someone you care about become a parent! In the earlier morning on January 4th, while snow covered the grounds in Raleigh, NC at UNC Rex […]

December 29, 2017

FILED IN: Engaged, Engagement

About two months ago I was heading to a park on the Blue Ridge Parkway. My GPS completely failed me, and I lost all cell service. I was lost and never reached my destination. I knew I was in a town called Traphill. Somewhere I had never been before, and probably wasn’t going to return. […]

December 16, 2017

FILED IN: Engaged

During the most magical time of the year, this part of North Carolina actually saw snow in December! Casey who moved to Raleigh about three years ago from Florida experienced real snow for her engagement photos. They are perfect! This cold Sunday evening had perfect lighting and fields of white snow. Casey and James are […]

December 12, 2017

FILED IN: Engagement

I am still speechless over these images. Everything is absolutely perfect! The location, Summerfield Farms in Summerfield, North Carolina. Over 600 acres of gravel roads, rolling hills, tall trees and one beautiful white barn. The couple, Afton and Ryan, who are a pure joy to be around. Insert heart eyes for Afton’s burgundy marionette maxi […]

December 2, 2017

Taylor and John are engaged!!! There session right before Thanksgiving was awesome! The location is her uncle’s farm which is a new wedding venue in Surry County called The Front Porch! It’s offers the perfect ceremony site with tall Carolina pines and Pilot Mountain. June can’t come soon enough for these two! Congratulations Taylor and […]

November 28, 2017

FILED IN: Anniversary

If you’ve been married for 1 year or 2 years, even 50 years, anniversary photos are some of my favorite photos! Always document and celebrate the love you share periodically. Corie and Clayton took me off roading to the top of Cedar Mountain in Mayodan, NC. From that view you can see the town of […]

November 23, 2017

FILED IN: Fresh 24

Two years ago exactly and the day before Thanksgiving, I was there when John and Jessica got engaged! So much has changed since then and this year, today I met Charlize Lynn. Born on November 21, 2017 at 2:43pm weighing 7lbs and 8oz, 19 inches long. Oh and I love surprises. Miss Charlize surprised us […]

November 18, 2017

FILED IN: Engaged

Sara & Kyle are engaged! I am so excited to have these two as a JGP couple. After a couple of fails involving GPS and weather, their third attempt for engagement photos was magical. Hah things happen!! I adore clients that are so sweet, kind and patient! Sara and Kyle met at North Carolina State […]

November 13, 2017

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