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I left Asheville and 12 hours later made it to the corn fields of central Illinois. The place I called my home for 20 years growing up. Ohhhh it's SO NICE to be home! Especially during harvest time when the fields of corn + soybeans take on a golden color. Perfect for Callie + Nate's engagement photos! We started at Taco Bell (Callie's favorite place in the world) and then ended at her dad's 40 acre property. A place I loved visiting growing up because it meant bonfires, golf carts and running around the woods. Literally a paradise! Nate ships off to Poland shortly and these photos were bittersweet as his deployment is in the near future. I a ... READ MORE
  The moment he saw Lindsay walking down the stair he started to cry. A cry that radiated joy and overwhelming love for his bride. Lindsay + Joe have a strong faith in God. This showed in their words of affirmation for each other and their love of God. They danced and celebrated under the mountains of Table Rock State Park, SC (the very mountain top Joe proposed to Lindsay on). At the end of the night, the closing prayers of Joe and Lindsay's mother reminded everyone how special this day was. How love had brought these two beautiful souls together and how God was going to shape the rest of their lives together. Lots of beautiful tears ... READ MORE
Lake Lure was warm and sunny on Kristina & Monica's wedding. The lake was clear and people were swimming and paddle boarding over the water. Their 13 year old Saint Bernard dog was with Kristina as she walked towards her first look with Monica. They welcomed family and close friends to watch their ceremony on the river.  READ MORE
Loralei Inn hosted the sweet elopement of Rebecca + Ben. Rebecca's immediate family witnessed the intimate ceremony. The mountains were the backdrop and love was the main event. Lots of love and happy vibes filled the ceremony and the day. Having family shower you with love can make all the difference.  READ MORE
Pretty Place Chapel is a dream location. You would never know this gem is a quick jump into South Carolina. This couple showed me their love for each other and their beautiful faith. I loved capturing the magic. Enjoy the views and if you have never been before...GO! Pretty Place Chapel gives amazing sunrise and sunset location shots. Just take a look! READ MORE
Lauren and Chris were married in Asheville at Highland Brewery. That is so Asheville of them! The brewery was a perfect setting to express the love they have for one another. The rooftop had amazing views of the surrounding mountains to snap couples shots after the wedding while the production line inside the brewery was stunning for the first look. What a beautiful day in January for a wedding and the first song by The Avett brothers "January Wedding" had me singing and chocked up all at the same time. READ MORE