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Hi! I'm Hope Ann! I'm wedding & portrait photographer based in North Carolina. 

I am a bookworm, tea lover, fluent in Gilmore Girls, and hopeful romantic. 

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Lake Junaluska, North Carolina is an absolute dream during the leaf peeping season. This place holds a lot of special memories for Elise & Ethan. You may remember them from this blog post, Mount Airy Engagement Session. If you haven’t seen that one, go check that one out. You’ll want to read all about their […]

Lake Junaluska Elopement

Engagements and Weddings, Photography, Travels

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The Love Story Elise met Ethan in high school, and she admits she had a crush on him back then. After graduating high school & setting off for college, the two wouldn’t reconnect until after Elise moved back home. They finally got to go out on their first date, and Elise knew right then. This […]

Elise & Ethan | Mount Airy, NC Engagement Session

Engagements and Weddings, Photography

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Today I am so excited to share with you a branding session I was apart of!! When Besty reached out to me, she had a vision in mind of what she wanted her branding photos to be. She wanted them to be true to life, warm, inviting, & have a lifestyle vibe to them. Since […]

Winston Salem Brand Photography | Ruby Thread Goods

Photography, Portraits

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I’m so thrilled & honored to be able to photograph Keri & Rod’s engagement session & wedding in Pilot Mountain, NC. I had first met Keri through a sweet wedding planner friendof mine, Greta of Dogwood Wedding Group LLC., & we set up a time to chat. Well, not only did we end up talking […]

Pilot Mountain NC Engagement Session

Engagements and Weddings, Photography

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Congratulations!!! You’re engaged!! But now what? Where do you even begin??  You have one voice telling you to start here, another voice saying you should start there, & pretty soon you’re overwhelmed! Relax, take a deep breath with me. Ready? Breathe In. (1.2.3) And Out (1.2.3) Let’s take it step by step. 1. Just enjoy […]

I’m Engaged! Now What?
newly engaged couple popping confetti on Pilot Mountain

Engagements and Weddings, Photography

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Rainy days aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, but these days I embrace the rain instead of running from it as a photographer. If you saw my last post, I talked about what to do if it rains on your wedding day. While the circumstances aren’t as dire with a portrait session, & these are easier […]

What If It Rains? Portrit Session Edition

Photography, Portraits

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Our Charleston, South Carolina trip was a much needed vacay! Of course Murphy tried to intervene & the trip almost didn’t happen(Murphy being Murphy’s law, “Anything that can happen, will happen.”). We were suppose to arrive at our AirBnB in Folley Beach on Sunday (June 26th), but due to sickness & a broken off wisdom […]

Charleston, SC Vacation

Life, Photography, Travels

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For some this is a worst case scenario: a full on rainy day for their wedding. I do understand that you have a unique vision for your day, & rain just wasn’t apart of it. But could you embrace it on your wedding day? Can I teach you how to not let a rainy day […]

What If It Rains? Wedding Edition

Engagements and Weddings, Photography

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I am so excited to share with you this Reynolda Gardens maternity session today! If you’re new to the blog, I was blessed to be able to photograph Amanda & Chris’s engagement session & wedding. Now, we’re here, at Reynolda Gardens photographing their growing little family. This makes me so happy! Amanda told me she […]

Reynolda Gardens Maternity Session

Photography, Portraits

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This past Saturday just flew by us! Amanda & Hampton’s wedding day at WillStella Farms was a beautiful, fun-filled day. As soon as I walked into the bridal suite, everyone was smiling, & relaxing. I could tell this was going to be a chill, & relaxed day. The atmosphere remained so relaxed, even when an […]

WillStella Farms Wedding Kernersville NC

Engagements and Weddings

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