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lauren and andrew married  |  june 6. 2015  |  raleigh. nc

yall know i love me some smilers!  and these two Could Not stop smiling all day long!  if you were anywhere close to them you could Clearly see how much love they have for each other!  the ability to make each other laugh and smile will aid monumentally in dealing with the tough parts of life.  another thing that was abundantly clear was how wonderful both of their families are!  each set of parents have gotten to enjoy watching all their children work hard and become very successful!  it was an honor to get to be a part of their day and to work with lauren and andrew and their families and friends!

and thank you to jennifer haygood for stepping in for an hour so i could go watch my oldest child graduate from high school!

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venues:  st francis of assasi church & the city club  |  hair and makeup:  parlor dry bar  |  flowers:  MEWS designs

food:  the city club  |  cake:  cinda’s creative cakes  |  band:  the michael clark band

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so many more weddings to blog from april and may!  they will be going up soon since i’m rocking this new blogging app!

katie and john married  |  baltimore, maryland

so god works in crazy ways sometimes but he definitely put richie and i into katie and johns life for some crazy reason and i’m so glad he did cause i LOVE these two!  they contacted us to do their engagement session, which we did, but weren’t planning on using us for their wedding, but then they did and thru the process we because katiejohnaddicts.  their wedding day in baltimore was so THEM.   then katie ran over her wedding shoes like a week before her wedding and john melted his tux shirt the morning on his wedding, and neither thing disrupted anything…  life just went on.  life has thrown so much at these two yet from their support for each other they have pressed on.  and thats how it should be.  marry your best friend and you have a true partner for all the ups And downs.  now onto their day….  it was a good one.  : )


venue:  mt washington mill dye house, baltimore maryland  |  coordinator:  elizabeth fitzpatrick  |  hair & makeup:  wendy vogelberger

florist:  connie fitzpatrick  |  caterer & cake:  copper kitchen  | videographer: ethan wise  link to video |  band: infusion

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and if you want to see their video, click here!  ethan and shannen did a great job!  and i star in this several times so thats cool.

a few weeks before her wedding, just as the weather was starting to warm up and everything was greening up, i met brittany and her sister and mom at meredith’s campus to do a bridal session for her!  brittany is just the sweetest person!  i Loved working with her!  so easy to be around and so easy to photograph!  below are some of my favorites from her session!

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brittany and brian married  |  raleigh. north carolina

2015-06-02_0001.jpgvenues:  jones chapel, meredith college, and north hills club, raleigh

planner:  C&D events, becca and dana (LOVE them!)  |  hair & makeup:  salon blu  |  flowers:  fresh affairs

cake:  cinda’s creative cakes  |  band:  soul expressions  |  food:  north hills club

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