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Springtime Engagement

Springtime Engagement   I just can’t get enough of these two! Monica and Bryon, you guys ROCKED it! This springtime engagement session at Charlotte, NC’s beloved Southend was wonderful! The weather was perfect and the sunset reflection on the building was stellar! I cannot wait to capture their wedding this fall! Our clients are the best!!!   \  

The Colors of Summer

The Colors of Summer   Ashley and Matt’s beautiful summer wedding took place at Baker Buffalo Vineyards under sunny skies and surrounded by family and friends. Ashley and Matt dated for over 10 years before saying I-do as husband and wife. Most of the details and all of the wedding guests gifts were hand-made by Ashley. 

Luke + Ashley

Luke + Ashley On September 28, 2013, Luke and Ashley began their new life together as husband and wife. The ceremony was held at the Vesuvius Vineyards, in Denver, NC. With a beautiful view of the property from the bridal suite, Ashley began her day with her friends and bridesmaids surrounding her as Pink Warrior Makeup Artistry made her look amazing! Ashley’s shoes dress and details were amazing and the wonderful old manor at the vineyard made a beautiful backdrop. The men, hanging […]

Lake Wylie Wedding

Lake Wylie Wedding Bliss   On May 31, 2014, Mark and Anna Davis said their I do’s at the Red Fez Club on Lake Wylie, SC. The weather was perfect, the sunset beautiful and the heart these two have for each other was truly a blessing to witness.

Ani + Tim at Carrigan Farms

Ani and Tim at Carrigan Farms   Ani & Tim’s springtime wedding at Carrigan Farms in Mooresville, NC (just north of Charlotte) was nothing short of amazing! Being in the midst of these two families and their amazing friends made for an unforgettable day of fun and excitement. I am so grateful to have been the wedding photographer behind the camera for this beautiful day! Pink Warrior Makeup Artistry is also seen here working their makeup magic!   Carrigan Farms Pink […]

Heather + Justus

Heather & Justus   From the moment I met Heather, when we got together for her amazingly gorgeous bridal portraits in Downtown Belmont, NC, I knew this wedding was going to be one to remember! I was right! Heather, her husband Justus, their family and amazing friends made for one magical evening of love, fun and excitement! The Vineyard in downtown Gastonia, NC, a truly remarkable wedding and event venue, held the ceremony and reception, as well as a spacious bridal suite for […]

Zack + Leah’s Elopement

Zack + Leah’s Elopement The dictionary defines elopement as: e·lope (ĭ-lōp′) a.To run away with a lover, especially with the intention of getting married. e·lope′ment n. I define it as a loving couple, who without any fanfare or fuss, wanted a simple ceremony with very few people to make an official declaration of their unending love for one another. Zach and Leah have been together for over 6 years and have two beautiful children. These guys are truly one of […]

Sankett + Deepika’s Engagement Photo Session

Sankett + Deepika’s Engagement Photo Session   It’s engagement season, and what better way to start than with a beautiful couple who are madly in love! Sankett and Deepika were super fun to work with and great to get to know. Their engagement session was shot in Charlotte, NC at Midtown Park and also in NoDa. The day was almost as cold as it was fun as this wonderful couple warmed our hearts this winter’s afternoon!  Don’t forget to share […]

A Magical Oak Ridge Farm Wedding!

A Magical Oak Ridge Farm Wedding! Jessica and Brian were married October 12, 2013 at the beautiful Oak Ridge Farm Bed & Breakfast. At The Heels Weddings and Events put together an amazing day for our couple and their guests. We began our day in the bridal suite with Pink Warrior Makeup Artistry making this already beautiful bride even more stunning with hair and makeup service. Angela really knows her stuff! The wedding dress was perfect and the Tom’s heels […]

Cinematic Wedding Video

Cinematic Wedding Video On September 7, I was given the opportunity to film the wedding of Kelsey & Matthew. Kelsey, along with her bridesmaids got ready at her parent’s house in South Charlotte, while Matthew was getting ready with the guys at a nearby hotel. Their breathtaking wedding and reception were held at the Dairy Barn in Fort Mill, SC. It was a great day for these two and their families as the vows and rings were exchanged and love and […]

Sarah and Giovanni

Sarah and Giovanni Sarah and Giovanni’s uptown Charlotte wedding was help on June 1, 2013. The ceremony was held at St. Peter’s Catholic Church and the reception was held at Roof With a View. Whiskey Warehouse served as a way stop between the early ceremony and the reception. Sarah planned and designed her entire wedding and the entire day went without a hitch, well, except the hitching that matters! :) The weather on this beautiful spring day could not have been better […]

The Wedding of Ryan and Chantele

The Wedding of Ryan and Chantele On October 05, 2013 Ryan and Chantele Hale began their new life together as husband and wife. The ceremony was held at the Coker Ranch, near Lancaster, SC. With a beautiful view of the property from the bridal suite, Chantele began her day with her mother and friends surrounding her as Pink Warrior Makeup Artistry did her makeup and her friend from work (both hairdressers) made her hair look amazing!  The men, camped out […]

The Laboratory Mill – Styled Wedding Shoot

The Laboratory Mill – Fairytale Styled Wedding Shoot I simply cannot get enough of this beautiful, fairytopia themed shoot, styled by Angela Bollinger with At The Heels Weddings and Events, that I was recently fortunate enough to get to photograph. The venue, The Laboratory Mill in Lincolnton, NC, was the stunning backdrop for this highly stylized and imaginative reception set-up. The breathtaking floral arrangements, provided by P.A. Reavis Designs – Floral & Event, could not have looked any better. Amy […]

Harlem Renaissance – RoShel Events

Harlem Renaissance Styled Wedding Shoot – RoShel Events I had a blast filming this inspiration shoot designed by RoShel Events! Impressions Bridal and Prom – Gowns A lasting impression by Simply Elegant – Tuxedo The Bead Lady – Jewelry Pink Petunia -Flowers Bistro Catering Bridal Flavors – Paper Queens Sweets – Dessert Table Sky’s the limit Custom Cakes Be Saucy – Hairstylist Lucy B. MakeUp Artistry The Linen Loft The Piedmont Renaissance Center Casey Hendrickson Photography Models: Bee Cook, Breezy […]

Sile and Thierry’s Wedding Ceremony

Sile and Thierry’s Wedding Ceremony Every wedding is different.  Each one has its own life – its own rhythm.  We have been involved in so many beautiful unions and are blessed by every one of them.  That did not end with Sile and Thierry – as a matter of fact – the rhythm of this wedding was one that made everyone dance… Sile and Thierry, originally from Togo, West Africa, had many friends and family travel from Africa, France, and […]

Cheers to Angie and Glenn!

Cheers to Angie and Glenn! The wedding of Angie and Glenn Griffin was anything but typical!  They are also one of the sweetest couples we have had the pleasure of meeting!  Angie and Glenn knew each other back in high school and by a wonderful stroke of fate were re-introduced to so they could fall in love and have their very AWESOME wedding!  Angie and Glenn are a laid back, easy-going couple and one of their favorite places is the Catawba […]

How to Choose your Wedding Photograher (Or how NOT to!)

How to Choose your Wedding Photograher (Or how NOT to!)   The next in our series of “Top Tens”!  We realize there are hundreds if not thousands of articles on how to choose your perfect wedding photographer (or any other photographer for that matter!)  So we wanted to give you some things NOT to do when trying to choose the person photographing your special day! Don’t choose Uncle Bob or Aunt Judy to spare their feelings!  We understand that friends […]

Wedding Venue Re-Mix!

Wedding Venue Re-Mix! A few years ago I was given the opportunity to photograph a wedding at the beautiful Woodmill Winery for Justin and Ruth. Two great people with whom I  became instant friends! Just a little shy of  6 months ago, Ruth gave birth to Charlie.. One of the cutest babies I have ever had the pleasure of photographing! He was so calm and serene. He was all smiles and never fussed even once through a 2 hour-long, outdoor […]

10 Tips For Great Engagement Photos

10 Tips For Great Engagement Photos The first topic in our “Top Ten” Series will deal with how to have GREAT Engagement Photos!  These are the photos that announce to the world that you are engaged to the love of your life!  You know the photos where the girl is gently laying her head on her fiance’s  shoulder in front of a plain back ground with extremely soft lighting – pretty right?  Yes of course they are!! But do they tell a […]

Jerrica and Sam

Jerrica and Sam It was the perfect day for a Spring Wedding at Oak Ridge Farm Bed & Breakfast located in Mooresville near Charlotte, NC.  The sun was shining, the flowers were in bloom, the stage was set – and most importantly the bride was glowing.   Jerrica gently tucked a piece of hair back into place, checked herself in the mirror one last time and made her way down the stairs where she would begin the walk toward her […]

Dana and Jay

Dana and Jay It isn’t everyday that we get to witness the pinnacle of a love story so great that it is almost unbelievable.   A love story that has the ups and downs, years of waiting and wondering, and then finally ends in a most beautiful beginning.  We were honored enough to be at the wedding of two very special people who had this love story – Dana and Jay. Dana and Jay are both Air Force Retirees.  They […]

Details People! Details!

Details People! Details! As you look through the photos of the many photographers you are trying to choose from for your wedding day you may fall in love with all the amazing bridal photographs.  Her hair, her wedding dress, her jewelry and the beautiful glow she has while marrying the love of her life.  There are photos of mom, the cake being cut, kids dancing but what you don’t see are the photos that need to be there but are […]

Gothic Wedding Shoot

Gothic Wedding Shoot What a great styled shoot! A few weeks ago we were invited by Heather Guthrie with At The Heels Weddings and Events to photograph this goth inspired session at the breathtaking Ivy Place, near Lancaster, SC. It was an absolute pleasure to work with all of the professionals there including PA Reavis Designs, Creative Solutions, Knipt Salon, Aubre’s Bridal, Pink Warrior Makeup Artist, Wow Factor Cakes, and of course, At The Heels and the wonderful staff of […]

Always Better Late than Never

Always Better Late than Never We had such a great opportunity to help a girl out with her Bridal Portraits. Sounds very plain – lots of people get Bridal Portraits. However, most get them before the wedding…not several months later! This is the story of Mitzi and Thomas – sweet lovebirds who were planning a full wedding but then duty called. Thomas had to deploy overseas. So they opted to get married in a slightly quicker fashion. However, Mitzi still […]

Destination – Maui!

Destination – Maui! Lauren and Josh’s wedding was AMAZING! I got to spend a week with the two beautiful families in Maui, Hawaii, documenting the entire trip and getting to know the couple like family. The ceremony was held on Big Beach and the reception was held at the Seawatch Restaurant.  We attended a luau in the town of Lahaina, swam in natural pools at the base of waterfalls, traveled the road to Hana, and visited the Garden of Eden. […]

Mark and Katrina King

Mark and Katrina’s Wedding at Owl’s Eye Vineyard Owl’s Eye Vineyard is a wonderful venue for weddings, receptions, or any event really. The Ceremony, being outside offered a sweeping view of the surrounding vineyard as well as the foot hills of the North Carolina Mountains. The vines were full of grapes and being a late spring wedding, the fields were lush and green. What a blessing it was photograph this lovely place with people who were equally as wonderful, Mark […]