Smiling with Savvy

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Fatma + Kayden Styled Shoot – WeddingJuly, 2021 Fatma and Kayden laughed as they spun in each other’s arms. Her gorgeous vintage-inspired dress swirled around her, as the rose petals fluttered in the breeze. Everything was absolutely perfect—even Jane Austen would have been jealous of this setting. It was held in an enchanted rose garden […]

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Cecilia + Ethan Engagement SessionMarch, 2022 I knew this session was going to be off the charts as soon as Cecilia and Ethan suggested taking their engagement photos in the same spot where they got engaged. Ethan knew what he was doing when he chose this spot, because the the beautiful Raleigh skyline and gorgeous […]

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Noel + Kyle Maternity SessionMarch, 2022 Last weekend I was honored to plan Noel’s bay-bee (bee themed) shower with her and her family to celebrate her upcoming little. And, as a bonus, after the shower I had the wonderful opportunity to photograph these two dear friends as they eagerly wait to grow their little family. […]

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Rheanna + Jackson Engagement SessionFebruary, 2022 We started our fun uptown Charlotte engagement session at Romare Bearden Park. Despite threats of rain throughout the week, it was a beautiful February day that only got better as we went along! Located right in the heart of the city, this park is extremely photogenic. With Charlotte’s beautiful […]

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Mairi + David Engagement SessionFebruary, 2022 Mairi and David both had the same demanding summer job being door to door salesmen. Despite their long hours in the sun each day, they would stay up late with each other almost every night, talking until the wee hours of the morning. One night, during movie night, Mairi […]

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Celeste + Brian Wedding – Styled ShootNovember, 2021 It felt like Celeste and Brian were able to recreate their wedding day at this beautiful pastel shoot thrown by Sarah Layne at Magnolia Grove. Brian was so patient as Celeste dressed in all her bridal gear and had her makeup done by Savanah Norman. His patience […]

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Courtney + Andrew Wedding – Styled ShootDecember, 2021 Of course there are a million things you could say about a wedding day. Every story is different, every couple is their own special variant of the ‘perfect couple’. But today, I’m here to tell you about the perfect wedding day for Courtney and Andrew. Planning the […]