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Hi! I'm Hope Ann! I'm wedding photographer based in North Carolina & I love long romantic walks to the taco truck, & ohhh yeaaahhh...I'm obsessed with sweet tea. 

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Congratulations!!! You’re engaged to the love of your life!!!! But now what? Where do you even begin in the wedding planning process?!?! First things, first, soak in this season. This season of engagement isn’t suppose to be a stressful one, but one of wonder, and joy, because you have found the one whom your soul […]

You’re Engaged!! Now What?

Engagements and Weddings

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Planning a wedding can be exciting…or extremely stressful. Let’s talk about some of the advantages of hiring a wedding planner for your big day! 1. They are knowledgeable about trends, vendors, floral arrangements, and more! Planners are essential if you’re putting together a wedding in a city where you don’t reside. But even if you’re […]

Why Hiring a Planner Is Essential for Your Wedding Day
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Photography

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Your wedding day. The day many women have dreamed about since childhood. This day is meant to be a celebration of two people who are in love. And with social media being so prevalent, this day can easily turn into one with unrealistically high expectations. Let’s talk about your day and why the only ‘likes’ […]

Social Media & Your Wedding

Engagements and Weddings

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Choosing the location of your wedding is a fun and exciting time during your planning journey! However, while it is exciting to visit different locations and scout out the ones that best fit you and your partner, it’s also important to be prepared that the vendor you choose could disappear.  In February 2020, Noah’s Event […]

Your Favorite Vendor Could Disappear

Engagements and Weddings

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I’m as single as a pringle, and you know what? I’m okay with that. I’ve learned over the years how to love & live my life as a single woman. Sure, it’s easy to get caught up in wanting to be with someone on Valentines Day, or any holiday for that matter. But I really […]

Single on Valentines Day?

Inspiration, Life

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Not only do I love blogging about all the sessions & weddings I do, but I also love blogging lifestyle, & personal posts too! Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, & maybe you’ve already gotten her everything she wanted for Christmas. So now what? Don’t worry. I’ve got you covered. Here are a few Valentine’s gift […]

Valentines Day Gifts For Her

Life

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I’ve done, Best of Portraits, and Best of Weddings if you would like to check those out. But, I am so excited about this last post in this series. People always want to know what’s it like to run your own business, or what really happens behind the scenes of sessions, & weddings. So during […]

Best of Hope Ann Behind the Scenes 2019

Engagements and Weddings, Photography

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I love what I do as a wedding photographer. Just getting to witness so many special moments throughout the wedding season……is…..just…….ahh! I can’t even put it into words. It’s just amazing. Just like with the last blog post, I had a hard time choosing which images to put in here. So I chose a mix […]

Best of Weddings 2019

Engagements and Weddings

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Can you believe it’s already 2020? Where in the world has 2019 gone? Seriously. I feel like 2019 went by so fast, and I haven’t had a lot of time to look back. So for the past few weeks I have been making myself take time off to rest, relax, & reflect. This is the […]

Best of Portraits 2019

Engagements and Weddings, Portraits

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The fall weather has finally arrived! And what better way to celebrate it’s arrival than by having a cozy, fall session on Pilot Mountain with my newest #hopeannbride. This session actually had to be re-scheduled due to my conflicting work schedules, but it couldn’t have turned out any more perfect! On the day we were […]

Pilot Mountain Cozy Fall Session
2 Family Fall Photos on Pilot Mountain

Engagements and Weddings, Portraits

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