I was so excited to capture this classic and joyful Duke University engagement session! Shaily and Saurabh met a few years ago, just as they were both beginning the application process for various MBA programs. A few months later, they both individually made the decision to attend the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. […]

In preparing for our move to New York, there are a few southern traditions I am extremely sad to be leaving behind – chicken biscuits, monogrammed everything, sweet tea, pimento cheese, a generally slower pace of life, and the list goes on. But as a photographer, I am hopeful to carry on the southern tradition of […]

I can’t imagine a more beautiful combination of nature and glamour than in these lovely Eno River engagement session photos. Chloe and Ming chose the backdrop of Durham’s Eno River State Park to capture their love and I couldn’t have been more excited when Chloe stepped out of the car in that amazing dress! For […]

As we sipped on lavender lemonade in Scratch a few months back, I listened to Kathryn excitedly describe the plans for her upcoming wedding day. Inspired by her love of all things French, she had decided on blush and gold as her colors for the day. She detailed how she created the perfect wedding dress […]

A few weeks ago, I spent a warm summer evening with Cory, Paul, and their adorable Border Collie, Tater, exploring the walkways of the American Tobacco Campus in downtown Durham. They lead busy, busy lives – Cory as a nurse and Paul as a helicopter pilot in the Marines – and are even busier putting […]

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