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Jim + Brian | A Jewish Wedding at the Matthews House in Cary

In the fourteen years I’ve been shooting weddings fulltime, I’ve shot on my birthday six times.  ThinkView full post »

rebecca+eric: a wedding at the city club in downtown wilmington

Life is funny. Several years back, right around the beginning of the economic collapse, the wedding industry startedView full post »

Old Town Alexandria Wedding | Zoe + Kenyon [+Ben]

I can’t imagine a better way to wrap up the 2011 wedding season. Zoe and Kenyon had THAT wedding – the oneView full post »

Meera + Kedar | an Indian Wedding in Richmond, VA

Venue: Westover Plantation, Charles City, VA Coordination: McBride Events Catering: Nawab Band: Groovespot Flowers:View full post »

Jaya + Avi | an Indian Wedding at the Four Seasons in St Louis, MO

Sangeet Venue: Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel [website] Wedding Venue: Four Seasons Hotel St. LouisView full post »

katie+matt: a Wrightsville Beach wedding at Lumina Hall

Here’s the thing about Katie and Matt. You can’t not like them. You can try, but it’s just notView full post »

Loren + Adam | a Wedding at the Barker House in Edenton, NC

ceremony + reception: Barker House, Edenton NC catering: Montero’s, Elizabeth City NC florist:View full post »

kure beach wedding | sam+chris

It may be a statistical improbability that EVERY SINGLE COUPLE we work with is amazing, and I’m sure our readersView full post »

Dhruti + Andrew | an Indian-Taiwanese Fusion Wedding, Part Two

For the second half of Dhruti and Andrew’s two-part wedding weekend, we traveled to the tiny town of Nashville,View full post »

Amy+Neal: stars and guitars on the beach at the Oceanic in Wrightsville Beach NC

In our job we deal in superlatives. The wedding was amazing, the bride’s dress was the prettiest I’d everView full post »

Steph and Ian: A Downtown Wilmington Engagement Session

When we started planning Steph and Ian’s engagement session, Steph told us that they were into board games.  IView full post »

Rita + Leo | a Wedding at the Kitty Hawk Pier in the Outer Banks

What do you get when you take a naturally beautiful woman with an almost otherworldly calming presence about her…View full post »

Dhruti + Andrew | an Indian-Taiwanese Fusion Wedding, Part One

Dhruti and Andrew’s incredible weekend started, for us, at Dhruti’s parents’ home in Cary, with theView full post »

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’sView full post »

airlie gardens chapel wedding | jenny+kevin

I might have mentioned this before, in the post about their engagement session, or maybe the one about Jenny’sView full post »

USS Battleship North Carolina Wedding | Joanna+Nathan

Sometimes you get lucky. Sometimes one of your best friends in the world meets her soulmate, falls in love, and getsView full post »

engaged! jenny+kevin

So check it out.  Jenny and Kevin live in Hawaii.  Not like “Oh, we’re gonna try out the beach bum lifeView full post »

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 joinedView full post »

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 emptyView full post »

Beth and Mike: a downtown Wilmington engagement session

These guys are getting married 364 days after our wedding, in downtown Raleigh.  We originally were going to try for aView full post »

Sujan and Hersh: A Fort Fisher Engagement Session

The only thing Sujan and Hersh told us when we were planning their engagement session was that we had to stop byView full post »

Niti+Shan | An Indian Wedding at the Wilmington Convention Center

We are word and meaning, united. You are thought and I am sound. May the night be honey-sweet for us; may the morningView full post »

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 toView full post »

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 thankfulView full post »

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’tView full post »

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 inView full post »

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 beView full post »

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 thousandView full post »

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 millionView full post »

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.” ~EllaView full post »

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 IView full post »

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 amView full post »

Anna + Jim | a Wedding at the King’s Daughter’s Inn in Durham

LOVE: —  what a volume in a word, an ocean in a tear, A seventh heaven in a glance, a whirlwind in a sigh, TheView full post »

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 meView full post »