I believe there is beauty that GOD creates when a man and woman join together in marriage. 

My goal is to provide high quality wedding photography to you with a servant’s heart…to capture your day as it unfolds…to help you create your first family heirloom together-your wedding album.

I began capturing images on film at a very early age, first with a Mickey Mouse camera and later with Kodak Discman cameras! My dad bought a Canon SLR when my sister was born in 1987…I was 13 at the time.  The limited amount of images on a roll of film encouraged me to observe the beauty in the world and the people around me prior to clicking the shutter.

I love Jesus. Lord of the Rings. Spider-Man. Star Wars. Dr. Who. Italian food. Aquariums. My family. My dog, Ebbie. But enough about me. I want to know you. LIFE….with it’s ups and downs, your life, your story…these are beautiful things. I can’t wait to create images to show that!

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As a creative, I find BEAUTY in the details.

I was born and raised in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. I graduated with Master of Arts Degrees in Communication Disorders and K-12 Reading Education from Appalachian State University. 

Since then, I’ve served children and families in Head Start, daycares, pre-k classrooms, elementary, middle and high schools. I have extensive training and experience working with children and adults with varied abilities. 

My love for photography continues to be a way for me to try to capture a fraction of God’s beauty in our lives and in the world. 

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

Before getting engaged, I saw Rodney’s beautiful work. When I started planning my wedding, I knew immediately he was the one I wanted to capture our special day.

Our pictures were everything I had hoped for. Rodney is so pleasant to work with and always has a smile on his face. When looking through my wedding album, I was so excited to see the precious pictures of things he captured that I had completely forgotten about, but were such important parts of our wedding. I would highly recommend Rodney to anyone!

Kiley and Thomas DELLINGER

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DISCOVER THE MAN BEHIND THE LENSE 

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I am a Christian and believe in the Word of God.

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I love to travel. Roswell, New Mexico

Carlsbad, New Mexico

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Love me some Elvis music! Graceland. Memphis, TN

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Redwood Forest. Northern California.

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BRIDES MAGAZING
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THE HEART

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The first time my dad saw my mom, they were in elementary school. They started dating when he was in the military in the spring of 1970 and were married that September.

My parents have always been a beautiful example of Christian love and marriage. 2020 marks their 50th anniversary. And what has been their favorite thing to do recently? To look through their photo albums. Photos remind us of the love we have for each other, of fun times, sad times, and the connection that makes us family.

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