On Saturday April 14th we had the greatest time capturing, following are some images showing all the colors and decor which welcome the 2018 spring season at The Islander Hotel & Resort in Emerald Isle, North Carolina. The resort was the location for Emerald Isle Realty's "Spring Soirée" - which is held to celebrate the busy season ahead and to recognize their team's great efforts to make every summer a wonderful season for guests who frequent the area.
Rehearsal Dinner : // - A rehearsal dinner is a pre-wedding ceremony in North American tradition, usually held after the wedding rehearsal and the night before the wedding ceremony. The guests generally include the married-to-be couple and others who form the wedding party. [Internet Source~]
From a photographers perspective, it is important these are covered and we do offer the service - Depending on the situation/agreement we would cover the wedding rehearsal -
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When you book any of our standard wedding collections, we offer a complimentary engagement session - We feel it is important to get to know you once you choose us to capture your day and what better way to do it! Scheduling your engagement session is easy - But, first we have some advice to be ready the day of your session... As you have started doing your research on what to wear for your own Engagement Session. you may come across, the 'Oh, so-cringe-worthy' and 'awkward
Chelsea and Brandon are two young free spirits - They love simple adventures, picnics, coffee and the beautiful South Florida weather - This past year school and work drove them to move to the area and as they celebrated a milestone by having a couple's session in their two most favorite neighborhoods, doing one of their favorite things: being together just laughing,
It is a simple life for these two and truly unscripted for them, they are so happy and in-love, they enjoy t
Miami, South Florida is not only where I have grown up, but also it is an amazing place with many hidden treasures filled with history and nature that make a wonderful backdrop for great images.
These are the images from our session with Danielle and Marc.
Danielle and Marc, are Florida natives and have been dating for about 3 years, and all happily changed last October while traveling to Napa, CA where Marc proposed to Danielle while on vacation. This extraordinary pair
Vizcaya has been one of my most favorite spots while growing up in Miami.
Every time I am in town and pass by for a short visit, like seeing an old friend! I have through the years attended parties, functions and wedding events there, I can tell you... It is magical! Not only, I have always been fascinated with its influential history - Learning how James Deering defined the waterfront villa that for the past 100 plus years has shaped the many aspects of architecture, class,
We were excited to close the year with Tara and Gray, who had decided to get married back in the summer time, however they opted to have a more formal shindig near the end of November to celebrate their union with family and friends at Naylor Hall in Roswell, GA
This was not the standard wedding timeline - It was so unique, Gray wore a kilt from ( AtlantaKilts.com ) that had been made specially for him - since he has Scottish heritage. Tara wore the customary wedding gown,
Something magical about planning and designing a shoot that stylized - Especially one that involves darker colors along with Pink and Ivories - A Black and Pink Shoot!
About 'Styled and Editorial' shoots, these are created to provide ideas for our brides to start planning - and help them to see how trends can influence the mood for their day and reveal a bit of originality in their details.
During September and in between weddings / clients - We teamed up with a few of o
Jerrye Gordon Events, brought vendors to collaborate together for a BoHo shoot vision. The designer wanted to show the beauty of a summer late afternoon at the Octagon house - [ Now an event venue located in the mouth of the Oak White River in Swansboro, NC] A little history on the event site: This 150-year-old "Octagon House" sits on property that was originally granted by King George III to Thomas Lee in 1713. This land was once an Indian camping ground - evidenced by shell
Enchanted with this location in New Bern, NC - Isaac Taylor Gardens [The urban mansion was built in 1792 for Isaac Taylor, a successful merchant, ancestor of folk singer, James Taylor] and is located in historic downtown New Bern on Craven Street - This premium venue includes a bridal suite, catering kitchen, and outdoor bar area with a stage for entertainment. The vision for this editorial shoot was born when Jean Lloyd, owner of Blush Boutique in New Bern, NC had an idea t
We could not have imagined that the beginning of the 2017 year would have been celebrating with these two amazing souls and their friends at one of their favorite neighborhood gastro-pubs in Costa Mesa, CA.
Jonelle and David - They have shared life and been together for a very long time and in 2016 David decided to propose while taking a 'casual' stroll along the Newport Beach Boardwalk not far from home for Valentine's day -
There is sweet history in all details - fr
Erin and William said ‘I Do’ in a beautiful ceremony in the gorgeous gardens at The Watson House in Emerald Isle, North Carolina. When the love birds first met, it was instant chemistry. As time passed by, there were outings, dinners and other trips slowly building a beautiful romance. They both share similar passions and exciting careers and love to share moments filled with great adventure.
Having the opportunity to meet and interact with William and Erin for over a year,
Our couples are nothing but extraordinary - I believe, that every wedding is different and all couples are different - They all share one common thing tho, LOVE!
After meeting Jerad and Andrea, we just knew that little 'I-have-to-work-with-them' emotion kicked in and so it was - We planned our times for engagement session and we had the chance to spend time with both of them - Andrea is sweet and goes with the flow - Jerad, is definitely her knight in shining armor... They
I was so excited to have received the inquiry for a wedding in April at Airlie Gardens. we have been dying to shoot at this venue, unfortunately all past inquiries we have been booked... So this time, it was easy to say yes, the wedding would be on a weekday.
So simple and sweet, Eric met Paula about 3 years ago and then falling in-love and enjoying life, it didn't take long Eric to propose and for Paula to accept!
Paula has the two most adorable girls a mother could as