Author archives: Amber

  • Annual Shoot and Share Photo Contest Results!

  • One of the most daunting aspects of being a photographer is putting your images out there and finding out what people truly think of your work.  The idea of someone not loving a portrait I poured my heart and soul into, well it's terrifying.  Yet, at the same time I tell my students all the time, on[...]
  • MiKayla : Grace Christian School Senior

  • Senior year of high school is one of the most exciting times in life and is filled with so many memories.  With each senior session I strive to capture what it is that truly makes them unique.  Often a big part is choosing the right location and wardrobe.  While planning out MiKayla's session we wan[...]
  • Cottingham Family : Holly Springs Family Session

  • Happy New Year!  Now that the holidays have passed we can finally start sharing some of our favorite Fall family sessions.  Why do we wait until January?  Because no one likes to ruin the surprise and anticipation of holiday cards!  This year the Cottingham family squeezed in right at the end of Fal[...]
  • Morgan + Chelsea : Grand Marquise Ballroom Wedding

  • Their love began as a simple crush while the two were in high school. As their friends retell the story, Chelsea may have not have been nearly as interested as her place on the track team as she was watching her teammate who is now her soul mate. Morgan and Chelsea's wedding day was absolutely beaut[...]
  • Vanderweide Family : Raleigh Fall Family Session

  • The cool air is finally here and the changing leaves can't be to far behind.  It's finally Fall and one of my favorite times of the year!!  I've already brought out my sweaters and boots and may have enjoyed one or two Pumpkin Spice Lattes...and made pumpkin muffins...and may have been craving pumpk[...]
  • Casey + Dan Engagement : Raleigh Wedding Photographer

  • When I first met Casey and Dan their smiles and their love for one another was contagious!  I instantly knew after spending quite a bit of time during our consultation and on the phone with Casey that we were the perfect fit.  I am so thrilled to be capturing not only their wedding day but engagemen[...]
  • Fresh 48 Hospital Newborn Session : Baby Stella

  • Every time I walk into a fresh 48 session my heart overflows with joy.  As a mother I know the amazing and yes, very overwhelming feelings of bringing a baby into this world.  You carry a tiny life inside you and feel their every movement for months on end.  Then in a split second you hear that cry [...]