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6 tips for a stress free wedding day

Tips, Wedding Planning

Your wedding day doesn’t have to be stressful. Read my top ideas to help your special day go smoothly. 

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Newland/Linville, North Carolina

A Mountain View for your wedding day

Appalachian View offers a gorgeous display of Grandfather Mountain on one side of the venue. The other side provides beautiful sunsets to create a perfect backdrop for the ending of your wedding day.  

A group of bridesmaids and groomsmen posing for a photo captured by a skilled western North Carolina wedding photographer.

Mountaintop Wedding | Altamont, NC

  Venue: Anna and Michael created a beautiful mountaintop wedding on Michael’s property in Altamont, NC. They cleared the land, graded, seeded grass, put up tents, built the arbor, platforms, and entry doors…it was definitely a

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Great Gatsby Wedding Party | Jonesborough TN

Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Fats Waller I know for certainThe one I loveI’m through with flirtin’It’s just you I’m thinkin’ ofAin’t misbehavin’I’m savin’ my love for you Experiencing this event was like going back in time to

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A bride and groom pose for a photo in front of a floral backdrop, captured by a western North Carolina wedding photographer.

Sunsphere Wedding Shoot | Knoxville, TN

Stayin’ alive, stayin’ alive, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, stayin’ aliiiiiiiii-iiiiii-iiiiii-iiiive…. Thinking of having a theme for your wedding day? This shoot featured 1970s disco in a modern icon, the Sunsphere in Knoxville, TN. It was created

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Western North Carolina wedding photographer capturing beautiful moments with words.

The Wedding Planning Glossary

The world of wedding planning is a blast to dive into, but it’s also full of new terminology that many couples may not know. Your vendors, venue and wedding planner (if you have one) will likely

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Rodney as a boy

meet Rodney

Wedding & Portrait Photographer, Speech Therapist (I know, right?!) and Proud New Uncle

Fueled by equal parts sci-fi and music, I spend my days capturing the kinds of images that make you stop, smile, and ask time to please slow down. Your story…your love… is beautiful and I can’t wait to capture this in images you will treasure for years to come. 

I believe in Jesus, church, and family. In real moments and heartfelt conversations on the front porch. In the kinds of images that remind you of the joy that can be found in the simplest of moments together.

Btw,  wasn’t I a cute little fella? 🙂 

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know where to start planning your wedding

There is a LOT to juggle when planning your wedding day. It is sometimes hard to know where to start. 

Knowing the steps to take and what to expect as you plan your wedding photography can help alleviate a lot of stress for you and your fiancé. 

know where to start WEDDING DAY PLANNING GUIDE

Prep checklists, timelines, First Looks…