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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 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 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 8, 2017

FILED IN: Engaged

This year has been the best! Though the best is yet to come and next year, 2018 is going to be spectacular. I love my all JGP couples, just like Ashley and Brandon. I swear we laughed all evening during through engagement shoot. You can tell how happy these two fun loving are around each […]

November 3, 2017

FILED IN: Engaged

If you’re the hopeless romantic like me then your probably a huge Nicholas Sparks fan. I love everything about his books and the movies too. I get so lost in them. Sparks is a North Carolina Native, all of his books are based in North Carolina, South Carolina or Georgia. “ The Longest Ride” was […]

October 25, 2017

FILED IN: Engaged

When a firefighter meets a nurse! It’s a fairytale romance. A couple weekends ago I traveled down to the small town of Clinton in the Eastern part of North Carolina. The only area in NC that has cotton fields. I’m obsessed with cotton fields because they are so dreamy to photograph in. I really enjoyed meeting […]

July 6, 2017

FILED IN: Engaged

Summer brings all the lush colors to this engagement session. Warmth and golden light sparkle across the land. Drew and Whitney stepped away from their busy lives to enjoy a couple of hours with me chasing the light in Westfield, North Carolina, where you have views of Sauratown Mountain, Moore’s Wall, and the Virginia mountain […]

June 2, 2017

FILED IN: Engaged

Engagement sessions like this one last night make me fall in love all over again with what I do. Hailey and Stratford’s engagement session took place at the charming little farm at her late Great-Grandmother’s home in Walnut Cove, NC. Locations like this mean the most to my couples. Soon Hailey and Stratford will start […]

May 23, 2017

I love any great love story and it was such a privilege to shoot Emily and Jacob engagement photos on Pilot Mountain, it’s so pretty during the Spring too. This is the location of where their proposal took place! Here’s how it happen…  “Jacob had been away traveling and I had a really rough week […]

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