charlotte family photographer

I love these guys. We’ve been friends for years, and I’ve watched them go through some pretty horrendous trials, and they always face them together. I’m honored to know them and humbled to have their example of faith and strength.

Also, I asked Santa for their daughter’s haircolor for Christmas, but my letter must’ve gotten lost in the mail. LOVE.

Enjoy!

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To book your family session, call Emily at 704-615-1311. 

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destination wedding photographer

Bryon wanted to do something epic to surprise Monica for their first anniversary. McGee and I shot their gorgeous Miami botanical gardens wedding back in 2012, and we were THRILLED when Bryon asked us to fly out to shoot a surprise anniversary session for them. Monica and McGee and I have been friends for 14 years, so any chance we get to spend time together is a blessing!

For their session, we spent the day enjoying some of their favorite spots – we had cupcakes, went to the zoo, warmed up with lunch at a beer kitchen (!!), and went for a hike. It was perfect.

And – spoiler alert – they’re now expecting TWIN girls, due any day – so look for some cute twins pics soon. 🙂

Enjoy!

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Spots we hit:

Pink Moon Cupcake Bakery
Columbus Zoo
101 Beer Kitchen
O’Shaughnessy Dam
Leatherlips Monument 

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chattanooga wedding photography

Melissa and Adnan threw a beautiful wedding at one of my favorite NC venues – The Arbors in Cleveland. It’s only a short drive from Charlotte, but holds the charm of the mountains. Their families and friends are extremely important to them, and they were surrounded by Adnan’s family from Bosnia and all their friends. It was truly a joyful experience to be apart of; not even the pouring rain could dampen anyone’s spirits.

Check out their engagement session here.

Congratulations (again!) to a beautiful and fun couple. We love you guys!!

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Vendors:

Venue: The Arbors Events
Floral arts: Nectar
Catering and cake arts: The Compass Group
Band: The Randy McClellan Band
Bridal gown: Maggie Sottero
Bridesmaids’ gowns: Alfred Sung

 

To book a free consultation for your wedding, call Emily at 704-615-1311. 

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chattanooga north georgia lifestyle photography

I live in a three-ring circus. In our tiny, happy, ivy-covered house live 5 people, two cats, a dog, and a small colony of dust bunnies.  Our three energetic, mischievous boys have taken years off my life and added innumerable grey hairs to my collection, and I wouldn’t trade them for anything.

Life is busy; life is stressful; life is messy. But it’s the only one I’ve got, and I want to remember it the way it is. The way my precious family is now. The scraped knees, the wonder, the endless eyelashes on my babies, the mud puddles we find to play in.

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When I look back on my life, I want to have shelves full of timeless, simple albums bursting with the personality of my family. I want to see US. The us we were when we were just starting out, clueless and in love. The us we were the moment we met our first son for the first time. The us we are now, a little older and hopefully wiser, with three rambunctious boys building tree forts and reading adventure stories.

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I don’t want to have a computer drive of digital files, outdated and unreadable.

That’s why I’m passionate about getting tangible pictures into my clients’ hands. I believe every family needs a visual and tangible record of their story. I know in my own case, I want my kids to be surrounded by visual proof that they are loved, that they are part of something bigger than themselves, that they belong.

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This is way more than a job to me. So what do I do? I photograph life.

The stolen glances, the laughter, the tears, the caught breaths. The moments in between. I’m not interested in styling you up like someone you’re not and photographing you in unnatural environments or poses.

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To schedule your session or consultation, call Emily at 704-615-1311, or simply click here

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