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I'm Amanda and I am a Raleigh wedding photographer!  I serve excited and enthusiastic couples with an elegant and elevated wedding photography experience! This is where I share sneak peeks from my latest weddings, engagements, and sessions! Check out my Raleigh wedding photography blog to view my latest weddings, engagements, styled shoots, tips, venues, and more!

Downtown Clayton NC Engagement

Ashleigh and James engagement session in downtown clayton nc

Say hey to the latest and greatest AGP couple – Ashleigh and James! I am so so excited to share their engagement session on the blog! Their downtown Clayton NC engagement session is hands down one of my favorites! We got drinks, strolled around on a beautiful evening, and captured some really genuine laughs. Who knew I was so funny?

Ashleigh & James – Downtown Clayton NC

For their engagement session in downtown Clayton NC Ashleigh and James wanted to take me to their old stomping grounds! I was so excited to bring their origin story to life. They had their first few dates (and subsequently many more) at Clayton’s own First Street Tavern. I absolutely love love the vibe of our whole afternoon together. The laughs are abundant and genuine – it brings me a whole lot of joy to share them!

Ashleigh and James met through their mutual profession in education when James was just starting out as a beginning teacher in 2014. He was fortunate enough to have an observer as awesome as Ashleigh and by 2021 – he was ready for the year of no regrets. While he never officially asked Ashleigh to be his girlfriend – he simply and intimately asked her to be his wife in October of this year. I love how focused they are on the simple, intimate, and seemingly ordinary things that make up magical everyday moments.

I can’t wait to celebrate their wedding in October 2023 at the Firehouse in Goldsboro! So without making you wait any longer – look how cute these are!

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December 12, 2022

  1. […] Ashleigh and James were so much fun to work with and I am so so excited for their wedding in October 2023! We met up at their favorite local bar in downtown Clayton NC and had a blast! I love that they shared their cherished first-date spot with me. Be sure the check out their full story on the blog! […]

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