Amber Foster Smith Photography - Family Photographer in Holly springs

Organizing your own family for a portrait session can be a challenge, but trying to gather your extended family for a session…now that is a challenge! It doesn’t matter whether they are across the country or just across town, extended family sessions can be tricky to plan. But you know what?  I LOVE them! After…

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Since I was little Beth has always been my best friend. Some of my favorite memories were of the all-nighters that we would pull talking about what we thought our futures would look like. Typically these hopes and dreams were filled with us marrying our current boy crush but always included dreams of tiny babies.…

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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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Pregnant woman in long blue dress in field

The last time I was able to photograph the Palyok Family it was just Tarra, Dwight, and their five pups.  This time we are celebrating the newest addition to the Palyok Pack who has been lovingly nicknamed, Porkchop!  Often expecting mommas think that maternity sessions are just for mom, I always say it is a…

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family walking hand in hand on a dock

I have loved watching this little guy grow up in the last few years while photographing his family.  You can check out the Anderson’s family session last year here.  Of course, I can’t forget his first birthday and cake smash too!  This summer I had the pleasure to not only see the Anderson family again but…

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Amber Foster Smith Photography - Raleigh High School Senior Photographer

I absolutely love when one of my passions in my personal life can cross over with my love of photography.  Shelby’s senior session was just that. Every week I look forward to Sunday nights when I get to spend time with the high schoolers at my church’s youth group.  My church family poured so much…

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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: Raleigh Senior Portraits

A true Southern girl knows that in North Carolina summers we don’t sweat we glisten.  Well, let’s just say Emily stayed cool with barely a trace of a glisten while I was was a sweaty mess during her session!  Even in the middle of the summer, the JC Raulston Arboretum was, of course, stunning and…

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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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Amber Foster Smith Photography | Holly Springs Senior Photographer

Emily is one of those people who when you meet her you instantly feel like you have known each other for years and could easily be best friends for life.  This girl is constantly making me laugh, I mean every time around her she makes me laugh so hard my stomach actually aches.  Her silly…

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