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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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 The venue for this blue & white country chic wedding wasn’t your typical wedding venue. It was held at Morgan’s, grandparents property. When you arrive the first thing you see is this big two story white house, rustic barns, & sheds.  The girls got ready in the top half of the house, and you’ll never […]

Intimate Blue & White Country Chic Fall Wedding

Engagements and Weddings, Photography

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Wedding days are typically 8-10 hour work days with only a 10 minute break before the ceremony and 1 break to quickly eat before the dancing starts at the reception. So naturally I bring my backpack & fill it to the brim! Let me break down my top 5 must haves for wedding days.

My Top 5 Must Haves on Wedding Days
Top 5 Wedding Must Haves Blog Post

Engagements and Weddings

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Over the Labor Day weekend, my friend Ashley, and I set off on one last summer vacation! Her family usually takes this trip to Kure Beach, NC, & I’m so grateful they let me tag along. As we headed off to the coast on Friday evening, the sun begin to set behind the white, fluffy clouds, & all I could do was breathe a sigh of relief. You know that feeling? The one where you are leaving all your cares & worries behind, even if it’s just for a couple of days? Yeah. It was that kind of sigh.

Kure Beach Vacation Trip
Kure Beach, NC

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One of the best parts of being a wedding photographer, is getting to meet new people, and having the privilege to work with them later. I met Emily at Brianna & Bradley’s wedding last year, & the thing that stood out to me about Emily is, her joy & kindness. If her new sister-in-law was […]

Pilot Mountain State Park Maternity Session

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I hear a lot of conversation, and get talked at a lot about this topic since I am a wedding photographer. But I thought I would share with you, the reasons why I do think hiring a wedding photographer is an amazing idea. I don’t want you to regret anything about one of the most […]

Top 5 Reasons to Hire A Wedding Photographer

Engagements and Weddings, Photography

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I know weddings are a huge investment, and often times the most overlooked part is the wedding photography. Most people say they will just get images from their family & friends that share their iPhone photos with them. And the most common phrase that I hear from those who made that decision are, “I wish […]

I Didn’t Hire A Wedding Photographer

Engagements and Weddings

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Planning a wedding is hard work, and there are so many small, little details to work out. So you have good reason to be fearful of hiring a wedding photographer. Chances are you have read the horror stories of photographers not showing up, canceling at the last minute, etc. Well let me put you at […]

Top 5 Fears of Hiring A Wedding Photographer

Engagements and Weddings

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Do you ever wonder what someone does when they say, “I’m working.”? That’s exactly what I’m sharing with you, a behind the scenes look at my creative process. I’m giving you all access today. Are you ready? Good. Let’s dive on in. It may seem like photographers take images all. the. time. But actually it’s […]

Behind The Brand

Photography

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Oh friends. I love traveling, but let me tell you about my extreme dislike for traffic, and the I-95 in Richmond, Virginia. Traffic is buzzing around me, on a 6 lane highway, at about 80-85 miles per hour(For a small town girl……that feels like 100 to me). Then out of the blue, red lights everywhere. […]

Personal Life Update + Richmond, Virginia Trip

Life, Travels

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I’m super excited for this years’ sunflower mini-sessions at The Barn at Heritage Farm in Dobson, NC. You may remember the blog post from last year, if not here is the link to that blog post. I hosted sunflower mini’s at Dewberry Farms in Kernersville, & I opened up a last minute spot at The […]

2019 Sunflower Mini Sessions Dobson North Carolina

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