Destination Wedding Guide: Italy’s Amalfi Coast

If you’re looking for THE destination wedding location of locations…The Amalfi Coast in Italy is it!  Nestled south of Naples on the Sorrentine Peninsula, this coastline is one of the most breathtaking places in the entire world!  It’s where towering cliffs meet the sea, blue skies and sunshine dominate and the scent of lemons drift […]


Sneak Peek: Bailey & Zach’s Finger Lakes Wedding

I have been photographing weddings for so long that I no longer worry about the weather.  It is rare that I check the weather prior to the day before a wedding.  I used to check it for 10 days leading up to the event, and worry and worry about rain.  Something changed along the line, […]


Sneak Peek: Lindsey & Cullen’s Highlands Wedding

My good weather luck continues…storms were all around us in the mountains of western North Carolina but not a drop fell on Lindsey & Cullen’s beautiful day!  So much goodness from this wedding including the vineyard ceremony, Lindsey’s gorgeous gown, Cullen’s stylish suit and the love of this sweet couple and their family & friends.  […]

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Sneak Peek: Hillary & Richard at Glen Ella Springs Inn

The day started with torrential downpours, but quickly transformed into sunny skies when the bride & groom came outside, then ended with dancing beneath the moonlight.  I’m going to credit the rain stopping to Hillary & Richard and the incredible love that they share – it is contagious!  This was the third wedding within their […]

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Destination Wedding Guide: Gasparilla Island, Florida

GASPARILLA ISLAND The first time I traveled to Gasparilla Island for a wedding I was shocked that it isn’t more well-known throughout the country.  It is a true gem on the gulf coast of Florida that everyone should experience once.  The 7 mile long island is very small and sits between Naples and Sarasota.  It’s […]

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