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Church of the Good Shepherd Cashiers NC Wedding | Rachel + Linzy

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20 Nov 2014

Rachel and Linzy’s wedding in Cashiers, North Carolina was the perfect way to end our wedding “busy season.” With the ceremony held at the historic Church of the Good Shepherd, and their parent’s summer home just a short drive away, it was an intimate celebration with just their closest family and friends attending. Naturally, being up in the mountains we totally took advantage of the beautiful scenery. With the absolutely stunning High Hampton Inn just across the road, we stopped over just before sunset to capture some incredible portraits of the two of them. Guests gathered back at their parent’s home for plenty of excellent food and dancing. It all ended with a beautiful sparkler laced exit as they sped away in the back of a BMW convertible.

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Thanks again for having us guys!!

Ceremony: The Church of the Good Shepherd
Portrait Location: High Hampton Inn
Reception: Private Residence – Cashiers, NC
Cake: Creative Pastries
Dress: The Bridal Path
Catering: Rosewood Catering
Music: The Chuck Cortney Band

Fall Morning Engagement Shoot | Katie + Brett

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19 Nov 2014

I always love to hear about what my couples do for a living. We’ve had plenty of nurses, engineers, doctors, students, and a few teachers here and there. But with close to 200 weddings photographed, I don’t think I’ve ever done a wedding for someone that is a wine distributor (past couples, correct me if I’m wrong!). It was fascinating to hear how wine gets from wineries all over the world, to a distributor, to a local store, and eventually into my glass at dinner. Of course we talked about how Deb and I make wine, and would love to eventually sell it someday. In between all the discussion we had a great time running around snapping some beautiful shots on a beautiful morning right in the middle of peak fall colors.

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Can’t wait to shoot the wedding guys!

Stunning Fall Engagement Session | Christi + Nick

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18 Nov 2014

You know it’s a small world when someone contacts you, and after talking for awhile, you find out that you actually went to the same high school… 800+ miles away! When Deb and I were meeting with Christi and Nick to chat about photographing their wedding next year, it dawned on us that Kristi was from Albany, NY, and not only that, but the same exact area of Albany that Debra was from! They actually passed each other in the hallways during High School!

They had made the journey down to the beautiful south just a few years after we did, had fallen in love (with Greenville & each other), and are now getting married! The shoot couldn’t have gone any better. We met up on an absolutely stunning fall day to capture their engagement photos, chat about how awesome Greenville is, and share some drinks at Grill Marks in a city we both fell in love with.

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Thanks again for such a fun session! Can’t wait for the wedding!

Embassy Suites Crabtree Raleigh Wedding | Jennifer + Jeff

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13 Nov 2014

People always ask me what the common thread is between all my weddings. And to be completely honest, there really isn’t one. Well I guess their is one, they all really care about and value photography.

I remember when Jennifer called me up earlier this year hoping, just hoping, I wouldn’t be already booked for her date. The truth is, if she had called a week earlier the answer would have been “sorry…” but we had just had a (rare) cancellation the day before. Free Saturday’s in the middle of prime wedding season are hard to come by unless you plan at least a year in advance, but she was lucky enough to grab a day right in the prime of the fall leaves. So out to Raleigh we went to capture her beautiful wedding at the Embassy Suites in the Crabtree area. Although it was a cold day, they were still adventurous enough to head outside so we could take advantage of all the beautiful fall leaves. Check it out:

 

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Thanks again for having us guys! From the little time we have spent together we can tell you are an incredible match and we wish you all the best in the future!

Ceremony & Reception: Embassy Suites Raleigh – Crabtree
Cake: Simply Cake
DJ: Crystal Magic

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