Historic Rosedale Plantation Wedding - David & Lindsey

Oh my goodness. What an honor it was to take part in Lindsey and David's wedding. They have such a beautiful respect and admiration for one another and the wedding day was a reflection of the commitment they share to be fully present and do this life together through ALL the good times and bad. Lindsey is also a ridiculously talented photographer herself, but she trusted me and allowed herself to be fully present for the day, soaking everything in - surrounded by everyone they hold near and dear. The ceremony held a beautiful intimacy and sacredness for how Lindsey and David want to start their marriage and life together, this included walking down the aisle together hand in hand. Lindsey looked absolutely stunning in her BHLDN dress and the Historic Rosedale Plantation in Charlotte was the perfect backdrop for a beautifully organic and romantic wedding location. Everyone then headed over to Unknown Brewery to celebrate and dance the night away. Also a big thank you to Julia Madden Sears for helping me capture the day! I've been sitting on this post attempting to narrow down so many beautiful and emotional moments that happened throughout the day - the love they have for one another and their family & friends is simply beautiful. My hope is that the images adequately portray the warmth and beauty that surrounded them as they vowed to always love, serve, and grow together through this beautiful (and messy) life. Love you guys! 

Columbus, Ohio Anniversary Session - Trevor & Kari

As I mentioned previously, I'm so excited to be sharing some of the sessions and weddings that this past year was so busy I never found the time to sit down and blog! It's one of my goals for 2017 and beyond to be better and more consistent in sharing - hopefully by creating a calendar schedule JUST for blogging. It's easier said than done, especially during the busy seasons and then the holidays always seem to hit, but I'm going to try! I have so many sweet couples and stories to share with you all. Kari and Trevor are talented photographers out of Columbus, Ohio! We met a few years ago when they were guests at a wedding and we've stayed in touch ever since. It's fun knowing when I go home to visit my parents, I can always give Kari a call to meet up and grab coffee in a city where I don't know many people! This particular visit we scheduled Anniversary pictures and their first official shoot with their sweet pup Remi! We explored so many fun places in the city of Columbus, talking about their relationship and marriage as we photographed. I gave them a ridiculous amount of images as there were just so many sweet moments that I couldn't stand being deleted forever, so it made choosing the following images that much harder! Kari also did a blog post so if you want to see even MORE from the session, go here! It's always an honor to be chosen to photograph fellow artists, thank you for spending the afternoon with me - I loved capturing your love! xo

Here's a few of my favs from our time together!

Biltmore Wedding - PJ & Courtenay

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Courtenay and PJ's wedding at the Biltmore could not have been a more perfect balance of romance, organic elegance, and personal (very emotional) exchanges. On a breezy and rainy day, Courteny and PJ said their vows at Lioncrest on Biltmore Estate. One of my favorite moments was when Courtenay met PJ on top of a hill in the forest on the grounds, they stood back to back reading letters they had written to each other before turning around for their first look. It was extremely emotional and perfectly intimate. The whole day felt completely comfortable and relaxed (even while dodging the rain), and they simply just soaked everything in. It was an honor to witness their love and capture these sweet moments and memories. A huge thanks to Julia for helping me document the day!

If you want to see even more from this gorgeous day, Courtenay and PJ's wedding was recently published on Grey Likes Weddings (such an honor!)

Other Vendor's For The Day!

Event Planner: Two Sweet Sparrows // Floral Designer: Floressence Flowers // Stationery: 7 Ton // Dress Designer: BHLDN // Reception Venue: Biltmore Asheville // Hair Stylist: Lola Salon & Gallery // Photo Booth Equipment: Shutterbooth // Officiant: Susie Greene // Ceremony Music: Asheville String Trio // Reception Music:  Remix Weddings // Hair: Lola Salon // Make-up: Zack Russell // Accommodations: Inn on Biltmore / Biltmore Village Hotel / Hampton Inn /Springhill Suites // Transportation (Couple): Elite Limo // Transportation for guests: Inn on Biltmore shuttle // Photobooth: Shutterbooth