Matthew + Wyatt : 1705 East Wedding

Amber Foster Smith Photography - Holly Springs, NC | Raleigh Wedding Photographer

With Matthew and Wyatt their connection was instantaneous.  Before ever meeting in person their casual conversations quickly turned into something deeper.  During their first date they both immediately knew their connection was unlike any other.  Wyatt says he knew right away by the way Matt looked into his eyes, which may have caused him to…

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Mary Britt + Jacob : Sneak Peek

When I first met Mary Britt and Jacob I knew their love for each other was something incredibly special. The way Mary Britt would smile and light up when she saw Jacob and the way he looks at her will make your heart melt! Their perfectly southern wedding at Magnolia Manor Plantation Bed & Breakfast…

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Brittany + Chris : Sneak Peek

Chris and Brittany’s wedding day may have started off with light rain sprinkles but the skies cleared just in time for their intimate ceremony on the water. With almost two years of preparation, Brittany’s parents turned their beach home on the sound into a beautiful venue to host their friends and family to share in…

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Leveille Family : Downtown Apex Family Session

Amber Foster Smith Photography - Apex Family Photographer

With each of my clients I always ask them to tell me about their family and what they love most about each other.  What makes you all unique?  I ask them things like, how do you want to remember this time in your life five or ten years down the road?  These answers help to…

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Annual Shoot and Share Photo Contest Results!

Amber Foster Smith Photography - Holly Springs Family Portrait Photographer

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, one of…

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Catherine + Glen : Sneak Peek

For anyone who knows Catherine and Glen you know that their love story is one of fate. These two are the definition of soul mates and through life’s tribulations they opened their hearts and found each other. At first it was the little things that drew them to each other. The similarities started as a…

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MiKayla : Grace Christian School Senior

Amber Foster Smith Photography - Raleigh High School Senior Photographer

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 wanted…

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Cottingham Family : Holly Springs Family Session

Amber Foster Smith Photography - Holly Springs Wedding and Family Portrait Photography Studio

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 Fall and we…

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