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Kiss Me

“A kiss is a secret which takes the lips for the ear” ~ Cyrano de Bergerac It’s Valentine’s Day, and couples everywhere are scrambling to make special plans with each other to commemorate this occasion. Looking out our window, with snow on the ground and black ice just melting from last night, I’m grateful for love. … Read More …

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Fine Art Friday: The Carolina Coast

A little something new we’re going to try … each Friday we’ll share a photo that we’ve taken which has spoken some kind of inspiration into our lives and art – this week we’re going to one of our favorite places, the ocean along the Carolina coast. We’re calling it Fine Art Friday. “Live in … Read More …

‘L’ For the Way You Look at Me: Mary & Don

L is for the way you look at me O is for the only one I see V is very, very extraordinary E is even more than anyone that you adore ~ Michael Buble Love endures all things. Even the rain or major wind storms. When we left home the morning of Mary & Don’s wedding, … Read More …

Bohemian Wedding Inspiration – The Rebrand

“Natural beauty is everywhere, and it’s a love affair to search for it” When we began to think about the things we wanted our new brand to reflect, we wrote down a list of words that felt like it portrayed the emotion and feeling of the things that we love – and what inspires us. … Read More …

Hold On

“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other” ~ Audrey Hepburn Life has a way of tricking us sometimes … there’ll be smooth sailing, and then a rough patch of sea. One minute we’ll be partying, and the next there will be tears. One of the beautiful things about love is that … Read More …

Angus Barn Bridal Session: Mary

We do love an Angus Barn wedding, so we were thrilled when Mary wanted to have her bridal session there as well (she and Don got married there in January and we’ll be sharing some of our favorites from their wedding soon!). Plus we got to photograph in the historic wine cellar, which we hadn’t had the … Read More …

An Open Invitation for our Photographer Friends

“We’re on each other’s team.” That’s what we’ve been listening to lately – and if you haven’t heard the song Team yet from Lorde, well then by all means go and check it out here. As we began this year, one of the things we started thinking about is how few times photographers actually hang … Read More …

A Session Inspired by the 1920s: Nancy

‘Cause that was the real you running through the fields of gold wide open Standing in places no picture contains That was the real you, windows down, we could smell the mint fields crying Sing with the radio to a song we can’t name Hey brother we’re all learning to love again ~ Learning to … Read More …

Featured: Bohemian Inspired Wedding Shoot on Wedding Chicks

We were so excited to see the full exclusive feature on our bohemian styled wedding shoot (and the inspiration behind all of our recent rebranding) on Wedding Chicks this past week. The ladies at Wedding Chicks are always so sweet and supportive of what we do and featured this shoot beautifully. Thanks Amy & Jocey! … Read More …