Category Archives: engagements

Lesley and Jon were married in September of 2008, down at Debordieu Colony in Coastal South Carolina.  I (Charo) was lucky enough to photograph their wedding day… luckier still to have reunited with them in a totally different state, five years later, for some new photos (and beers and Thai food).  These are two of […]

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Vivian and Juan are getting married next February, way across the Pacific in Quezon City, Philippines (Juan’s home), and in Taipei, Taiwan (Vivian’s home). Sadly, we won’t be photographing their crazy week of celebration across two countries, but we feel fortunate enough to have had a few hours with them, wandering around their beloved Duke […]

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The only thing Sujan and Hersh told us when we were planning their engagement session was that we had to stop by Britt’s Donuts.  They weren’t driving all the way down to Wilmington without a stop on the Carolina Beach Boardwalk for some hot, delicious, flaky, fluffy, mildly sweet disks of heaven.  So, we started […]

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These guys are getting married 364 days after our wedding, in downtown Raleigh.  We originally were going to try for a first anniversary getaway, maybe to the mountains or something.  Then Beth and Mike happened, and we realized how much more fun it’ll be shooting their wedding than driving to the mountains. We’ll probably still […]

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Julie and Jake are getting married this December at the Cobblestones in downtown Raleigh.  They have this magical wedding evening planned, with gorgeous lighting and an absolutely picture-perfect charming downtown scene to surround them on their wedding day… I am really looking forward to this one!  Also, in my experience, every couple that picks a […]

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When we started planning Steph and Ian’s engagement session, Steph told us that they were into board games.  I was like “Cool!  I like board games too!”  Monopoly, Scrabble, Clue… all super fun times! Yeah, they’re not playing Scrabble.  I don’t even know what these games are, honestly, but I think I’d need about 20 […]

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So check it out.  Jenny and Kevin live in Hawaii.  Not like “Oh, we’re gonna try out the beach bum life for a few months”… they LIVE and WORK in Hawaii.  For years now. I’ll say this: having lived in both Hawaii and Wilmington NC, you’d be surprised at how similar the two are.  Now, […]

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  So check this out.  Dhruti and Andrew are getting married in June, in a tiny town near Rocky Mount, NC.  They’re having a traditional Indian wedding, but they’re also infusing some Chinese elements as well, in honor of Andrew’s heritage – so there will be an Indian baraat… with a Chinese dragon dance.  An […]

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  I first met Lauren when she contacted me about shooting her wedding this July on the Cape Fear River. Yes, that’s right – they’re getting married on the Cape Fear River in July.  The hot kind of July.  Mid-summer.  River.  It may be a bit warm out that day What I loved most about […]

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(continued from parts one and two) …part three.  We made it, y’all!  This is the last post I’m writing about this engagement session.  I know, I know, I went a little overboard.  Couldn’t help myself , I’m crazy about this shoot and this couple. So, right… we left Greenfield Lake, and headed down toward Wrightsville […]

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