couple holding newborn baby

I always say one of my favorite parts of being a photographer is watching families grow and being there to document their journey.  The Garner family is no different!  I have loved being there from Catherine and Glen’s engagement, wedding and now the arrival of Baby Eloise!  “For this child, I have prayed & the…

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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 - 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 - 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: 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 | 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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Amber Foster Smith Photography - Holly Springs Family Photography

Tiny fingers, tiny toes, and tiny tutus make my heart go pitter-patter!  The Behrle Family joined me at the always gorgeous JC Raulston Arboretum for their family session this Fall.  Momma picked out the perfect combination of jewel tones to dress the family which always look great this time of year.  Paired with lots of…

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a couple laughing and feeing dogs dog treats

As a fur momma, my pups mean everything to me and are dearly loved members of our family. When Tarra called me with the horrible news that their pup Smokey had just received some bad results from the vet my heart broke for them. She and her husband Dwight wanted to capture their family all…

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Amber Foster Smith Photography - Raleigh Family Photographer

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 pumpkin pie cupcakes for weeks!…

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