Why does professional photography cost more? | Wilmington NC Wedding and Family Photographer

I believe in the importance of photography. Lets look at the root word of photography… PHOTOGRAPH. By definition: photograph  (ˈfəʊtəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf)  — n 1. Often shortened to: photo  an image of an object, person, scene, etc, in the form of a print or slide recorded by a camera on photosensitive material Read that middle part again… ‘in the form of a print or slide’…. Which means a photo is tangible! We hold them, pass them around to show friends and family, we hang them on our wall and put them …

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Evan is 6 months old! | Wilmington NC Child and Family Photographer

My sweet little nephew turned 6 months old last month. My sister and her family were down for Memorial Day weekend so we took him to the park to do a little mini session. I just LOVE the way these turned out! He is such a happy baby!

lesleyEvan is 6 months old! | Wilmington NC Child and Family Photographer

Jen and Kel’s Wedding | Wilmington NC Wedding Photography

Their wedding is finally posted! Jen and Kel got married in the beautiful Downtown Wilmington right on the waterfront! Jen and Kel are so much fun! They like to have a good time and that is exactly what their wedding was!

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Nicolette and Dylan’s Garden Wedding | Wilmington NC Wedding Photographer

  Nicolette and Dylan got married on a gorgeous day in April at the beautiful Airlie Gardens. The weather could not have been more wonderful! After the ceremony a reception followed at the very chic 128 South in downtown Wilmington NC. 

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Juliet’s Senior Portraits | Wilmington NC Senior Portraits

  When Juliet came to me she told me she wanted to surprise her parents with a graduation gift. She wanted to get her senior photos done.  Juliet graduated from UNCW on Saturady, May 10th! Congratulations Juliet and the rest of the 2014 graduates!   I always encourage college students to get photos taken their senior year! Like Juliet’s idea, …

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Olivia’s First Year | Wilmington NC Family Photographer

So, if you’ve read my blog before you know how much I stress the importance of capturing every stage in your child’s life. So many people spend a crazy amount of money on the latest fashion or newest technology but when it comes to reserving their families memories they don’t want to spend the money. Photography is an investment, 50 …

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Jennifer’s Bridal Portraits | Wilmington NC Wedding Photographer

I am so excited to share Jen’s Bridal portraits with you! They are just dripping with gorgeousness! We were going to take her portraits at the Arboretum however the day we decided to, the Arboretum closed early due to the plant sale. So a friend of Jen’s let us borrow her gorgeous garden. It was absolutely perfect!

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Jen and Kel’s Wedding Teasers | Wilmington NC Wedding Photography

I had the honor of photographing Jen and Kel’s wedding this weekend. They are so stinkin’ cute! Just be around them for ten minutes and you know how much they love each other. It is incredible! They make it so easy to be a wedding photographer. Below is some of my favorites from their wedding on Saturday. Stay tuned for Jen’s …

lesleyJen and Kel’s Wedding Teasers | Wilmington NC Wedding Photography