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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!

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 […]

Add a professional wedding album to your wedding photography collection!

February 8, 2023

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I say this to my couples all the time: “Print your Photos! Order a Professional Wedding Album!” I’m so passionate about having tangible photo memories you can touch! Imagine this: The dust has settled. The flowers have died. You ate all the cake and carefully stored a big chunk in your freezer to enjoy on […]

Wedding Photographer in Raleigh

February 8, 2023

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Planning a wedding in the Raleigh area and need a photographer to capture the perfect shots? Well look no further! Just kidding – I want to set you up for success in finding the best fit for your wedding day. That may be me – but there are some things all couples should consider when […]

bride getting ready

January 23, 2023

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When it comes to choosing the right wedding photography coverage and crafting your wedding photography timeline there are a lot of questions that pop up! One of the most common questions my couples ask is this: Getting Ready Photos : Do you need them? Let me tell you one thing right off the bat – […]

Bridal portrait planning how much wedding photography coverage do you really need?

July 26, 2022

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When designing the perfect wedding photography package one of the biggest questions I get is “How many hours of wedding photography do you really need?” It can be overwhelming to review package after package looking for the best coverage, the best value, and the best experience. I have some great tips and questions to consider […]

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?). […]

bride taps groom's shoulder for first look at wedding

July 6, 2022

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When it comes to your wedding day there is one thing that I seem to hear from my couples over and over. That trend is the wish for more TIME. The day you have been anticipating for months or even years is only 24 hours long! One minute you’re getting your hair and makeup done […]

Elegant wedding reception

July 5, 2022

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Planning your dream wedding entails a lot of juggling, coordinating, communicating, and small details that bring the big day all together. With all the moving parts – I am here to offer you my insight on a photography-friendly wedding timeline with two 8 hour wedding photography timeline samples. I’m Amanda and I am a Raleigh […]

June 7, 2022

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When it comes to wedding planning, checklists can be your greatest friend! But – do you have one for you bridal details? You don’t have to think of everything – I have your ultimate bridal details checklist and all the answers to your biggest detail questions! When I do a final gallery scroll of a […]