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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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