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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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These are the images you dream about on your wedding day right? Those glowy, dreamy sunset photos. The ones you have been pinning to your Pinterest board & dreaming about since the day you got engaged. Yeahhhh……you know what I’m talking about. I’m going to share with you all the benefits of having those photos […]

Benefits of Sunset Photos On Your Wedding Day
Husband & Wife taking sunset wedding photos

Engagements and Weddings, Photography

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What happens when two people who love books get together? They turn it into a bookish photo shoot! I knew Brittany was a reader just like me. I would often see her post, in her stories, on Instagram about her current reads. Naturally, I asked to see if she’d be interested in this bookish photo […]

Mount Airy North Carolina Bookish Photo Shoot

Inspiration, Photography, Portraits

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Having a second photographer is a non-negotiable in my book. I have a second photographer worked into my wedding day collection. Why? Because I couldn’t capture all the moving parts of a wedding day without one. I’ve had a second shooter(Olivia with Olivia Shay Photography) that’s been with me for a few years now, and […]

Why A Second Photographer Is Valueable For Your Wedding Day

Engagements and Weddings, Photography

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I actually provide both of these for my clients, a healthy mix of posed and lifestyle images. I mean, why just pick one when you can do both right? Lifestyle images are images that don’t seem rigid, or stiff. They have an air of movement, or have that feeling of being a fly on the […]

Posed or Lifestyle Portraits- Which Do You Prefer?

Photography, Portraits

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My friend Tiffany, of Humble Jade Co. had a specific vision for this downtown Greensboro styled elopement. That vision: To break down the industry standards for weddings. To showcase how fun & intimate your real wedding can be. That you don’t always have to go with the trends to have a beautiful, meaningful wedding. Naturally, […]

Downtown Greensboro Elopement Shoot

Engagements and Weddings, Photography

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The question I get asked frequently is, “What should I wear, or what should I bring with me to my portrait shoot?” Since I’ve already answered this question, “What Should I Wear?” Today I’ll be diving into, “What Should I Bring with Me?” Whenever I’m working with a portrait session client I send out a […]

What Should I Bring To A Portrait Session

Photography, Portraits

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I am just in love with in-home portrait sessions, and for Julia & Luke’s life these images will provide even more joyful memories to look back on. Their home, in Mount Airy, NC, in these images is their very first home, & one that they built! Pretty awesome right? It’s such a cute little house, […]

Julia & Luke Mount Airy NC In-Home Session

Photography, Portraits

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Where to invest for wedding flowers? That is the question. Well, to know where to invest for your wedding flowers, you need to ask yourself a few questions such as: What is my budget? Is the florist even available for my wedding date? How long will it take to design the wedding flowers I want? […]

Tips for Wedding Flowers

Engagements and Weddings

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The number one question I get asked all the time after my clients book any portrait session with me is, “What should I wear?” So I thought I would do a post & breakdown how to choose your outfit for the next portrait session. If you’re my client then you already get exclusive access to […]

How to Choose An Outfit for a Portrait Session

Portraits

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I’m so excited for you to read about Amanda & Hampton’s story & their Old Salem engagement session!! 🙂 Amanda actually has some history with this beautiful, charming, historic place. She grew up going to church here, & one of her favorite things to do after church was to go out front, and pump water […]

Amanda & Hampton Old Salem Engagement Session

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