As Rachel walked down the aisle to meet Justin she beamed with joy and excitement. He wiped away a tear as her father held her tight and gave his baby girl one last kiss on the cheek. They joined hands and walked up to the alter as two people anxious to be joined together as…

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man proposing to a woman

All Amber wanted for her birthday was a portrait session with Daryl to document their relationship and their love for one another.  So sweet right?! What she didn’t know or even dream of is that Daryl would take that one birthday wish and make it into a day she will never forget.  About twenty minutes…

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Engaged couple hugging at Free Expression Tunnel

Settling on the perfect location for your engagement session can be tricky but for Whitney and London, it was easy!  For several years these two have spent countless hours working hard towards earning their degrees from NC State University.  London graduated with his MBA last summer and Whitney walked across the stage to receive her…

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

Over the years I’ve explored so many places in Downtown Raleigh but there is one particular area that I always love coming back to.  When Rachel and Justin loved the idea of an urban and a natural location for their engagement session, I knew the exact place.  This particular side of downtown had been closed…

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

Remember back to when I shared Matthew and Wyatt’s Wedding at 1705 East on our blog?  This summer Forever Bridal reached out to me and fell in love with their story and wanted to share it with their readers as well!  My favorite part of the feature was when they asked both Matt and Wyatt…

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

I can hardly believe that Sarah and Corey’s wedding weekend is already here!  This weekend their closest friends and family will be gathering together to celebrate in the mountains of North Carolina in Banner Elk.  It only seems perfectly fitting as they love spending time outdoors together and of course with their puppy Bailey!  The…

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

Remember back to when I shared Mary Britt and Jacob’s Wedding at Magnolia Manor?  This summer Forever Bridal reached out to me and fell in love with their story and wanted to share it with their readers as well!  My favorite part of the feature was when they asked both Mary Britt and Jacob if…

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- Amber Foster Smith Photography - Engagement Photography in Holly Springs

Have you known someone who met “The One” and instantly fell in love and knew that they were meant to be together forever?  I do and it was me when I met my bestie!  Haha, I gotcha!  Somehow we as two awkward middle school girls connected over silly things like boys, our love of shopping…

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Here in the Carolinas bridal portraits are a typically a family tradition that some brides can not wait to capture!  On the other hand, many brides don’t quite see the hype.  Trust me, I completely see it both ways.  As a photographer I love them because it allows me to spend more one-on-one time with…

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

When it comes to planning a wedding couples will design their entire day around what their version of the perfect wedding day is.  Over the years I’ve photographed many weddings and each and everyone of them have been unlike any other.  Some brides may have chosen the same colors and some even the same venue…

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