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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!

Ashton and Nick NC Museum of Art Engagement Photos

April 5, 2023

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When Ashton and Nick reached out to me looking for a wedding photographer I was so excited! A family friend recommended me to them after I photographed their family in the fall. I am so glad that she reached out because if their engagement session is any indication – their wedding and their marriage are […]

raleigh engagement photo locations

March 1, 2023

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Newly engaged? Well you are in the RIGHT place! Welcome to the Ultimate guide to Raleigh Engagement Photo Locations! I’m Amanda and I’m a Raleigh engagement and wedding photographer! I serve excited and enthusiastic couples with an elegant and elevated wedding photography experience! Today I’m sharing all the best engagement photo locations in Raleigh along […]


February 28, 2023

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Raleigh Engagement Session I am so excited to introduce one of my June couples on the blog today! Veronica and Scott are getting married in June at the Angus Barn in Raleigh and I am stoked! The weather in North Carolina has been super favorable for the end of February. The 80 degree days have […]

Ashleigh and James downtown clayton nc engagement session

December 12, 2022

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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 […]

dorothea dix park engagement session

August 23, 2022

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Jolene and Ben I am sooooo excited to share Jolene and Ben’s Dorothea Dix Park Engagement Session on the blog today! I have to admit I was not giving the Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh a fair shake. For the past couple of years I have only been up to the park in Raleigh for […]

Engagement Session

July 30, 2022

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Zebulon Engagement Session | Little River Park Rebecca and Brendan I am OBSESSED with this Zebulon Engagement Session. I stumbled upon Little River Park in Zebulon while scouting locations that were in between my location and Rebecca and Brendan’s and boy – did I SCORE. Rebecca told me she really wanted to embrace that romantic, […]

Greensboro arboretum engagement session with couple

July 22, 2022

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Michelle & Micah | Engagement Session Greensboro Arboretum Engagement Session I clearly have a thing for a Greensboro Arboretum Engagement Session. I am SO excited to share Michelle and Micah’s engagement session on the blog today! This session may be my current favorite gallery (okay you got me – every gallery is my current favorite […]

what to wear for engagement photos

July 7, 2022

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One of the biggest hurdles to planning any kind of photo session is figuring out what to wear. It feels like there is a lot of pressure to figure out what to wear for engagement photos especially! The majority of my couples are not models by trade (though they could be – am I right?). […]

Ciera and Justin Engagment Session at the Greensboro Arboretum

April 13, 2022

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Ciera & Justin | Engagement Session These two are getting married in October at Gray Stone Pines and I am SO excited that I get to photograph their big day! Ciera and Justin met at work and have been together for the better part of SIX years! I loved having the opportunity to meet them […]

Kaitlyn getting a piggy back ride from her fiancé James at Bass Lake Park engagement session

November 16, 2021

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Kaitlyn & James This shoot is so special to me because it was the first engagement portrait session I ever booked! Bass Lake Park in Holly Springs is one of my favorite Wake County engagement session spots! There is so much variety when you choose a Bass Lake Park engagement session! I spent the last […]