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Rebecca + Chris | a Wedding at the Cardinal Club in Downtown Raleigh

What a sweet day, in one of the more elegant venues we’ve had the good fortune to photograph.  Mike and I lovedRead more »

Katie + Zane | a Wedding at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences

“Home – is where I want to be But I guess I’m already there” ~Talking Heads When MikeRead more »

Connie + Sean | a Wedding on Ocean Isle

“We’d throw stones into the sea There were no others there Just you and me” ~Colin Hay This is theRead more »

Tiana + James | a Wedding at The City Club in Downtown Wilmington

“The world will pardon my mush ‘Cause I’ve got a crush, my baby, on you.” ~EllaRead more »

Meg + Prem | an Indian Wedding at the Atrium in Downtown Wilmington

“If it’s the beaches If it’s the beaches’ sands you want, then you will have them IfRead more »

Jaclyn + Greg | a Wedding in Downtown Wilmington

“Then put your little hand in mine There ain’t no hill or mountain we can’t climb Babe I got youRead more »

Courtney + Eric | a Wedding at Poplar Grove in Wilmington, NC

“Everything about that day was perfect and I’m so happy to have these pictures to remind me how lucky I amRead more »

Sarah + David | a Wedding in Columbia, SC

“An aerial display by the firefly brigade Dancing to tunes no one knew In twilight time, dream with meRead more »

Beth + Mike | A Wedding in Downtown Raleigh

“And all along I believed I would find you Time has brought your heart to me I have loved you for a thousandRead more »

our kid raves about us (a guest post by Ellie)

  Hi, I’m Ellie, also known as Miss Bean, Bean bop, Bean Machine, Butter Bean, Bean Butt, Butter Boo,Read more »

Andrea + Jason | a Wedding in Charleston, SC

“And where was I before the day that I first saw your lovely face? Now I see it every day. And I know that I am IRead more »

Ashley, Jerry, and Madelynn | a Family Session in St. Louis

A new family, in their new home, and we’re the lucky photographers who knew the right people to land such a sweetRead more »

Julie + Jake | a Wedding at Cobblestone Hall in Raleigh, NC

“I just wanted to say thank you for perfectly capturing our wedding day! We love the pictures and are so thankfulRead more »

Priya + Mike | an Indian Wedding at the Renaissance Grand in St. Louis

You’ve taken the light from the sky high above You’ve captured the blue from the violets emptyRead more »

Lesley + Jon | a Reunion (couples session) in St. Louis

Lesley and Jon were married in September of 2008, down at Debordieu Colony in Coastal South Carolina.  I (Charo) wasRead more »

Genevieve + Shravan | a Wedding in Raleigh, part II

And while taking the last seventh step, they promise to be truthful and trustworthy to each other and pledge to beRead more »

Genevieve + Shravan | a Wedding in Raleigh, Part I

“Only once in every life Someone just like you appears Is there any greater thrill No never in a millionRead more »

Sujan + Hersh | a Wedding at the Marriott City Center in Raleigh

“Charo and Mike are fantastic, professional and fun to be around. The pictures are phenomenal and don’tRead more »

Stephanie + Ian | a Wedding at Elkin Creek Vineyard in Elkin, NC

“It seems to me that the best relationships, the ones that last, are frequently the ones that are rooted inRead more »

Jessica + Dave | a Wedding on Bald Head Island, NC

“Oh my gosh!  Amazing!  Soooo many favorites… I am very happy.  Thank you, thank you!! so very exciting toRead more »

Regan + Max | a Wedding in Apex, NC

“Now we will feel no rain.” On what might have been the hottest day of 2013, Regan, Max, and Whitley joinedRead more »

Jill + Lee +Sage + Taylor + Dean | a Family Session in Wake Forest

Jill and Lee were married over Memorial Day weekend in 2003, down on Oak Island, NC (years before I started blogging orRead more »

ten years and (at least) eleven cameraphones…

Here’s a ceremony photo from a wedding I shot in 2003. Hmmm… something seems off.  Help me out,Read more »

Vivian + Juan | an Engagement Session at Duke University

Vivian and Juan are getting married next February, way across the Pacific in Quezon City, Philippines (Juan’sRead more »