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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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We had the perfect weather for a wedding this past Saturday at The Barn at Granite Ridge Farms for Amanda & Chris’ big day! It’s so hard to believe that literally a year ago we had just done their fall engagement session. Man, time really does fly! But today I want to drop you in […]

The Barn at Granite Ridge Farms Wedding

Engagements and Weddings, Photography

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Your wedding day is a major milestone in your life, & that’s why I’m going to help you choose your perfect wedding venue. There are a few things to consider while you are planning where your perfect wedding venue will be. Decide on how big your wedding is: Different wedding venues accomidate different size wedding […]

How to Choose Your Perfect Wedding Venue

Big Bridal Party dressed in blue standing in front of a beautiful greenery covered arbhor

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Meagan & Luke’s River Creek Lodge summer wedding was such a fun time! I’ve known Meagan & Luke for roughly 2-3 years now. The first time I ever met them was during a round of sunflower mini-sessions, & they were just so sweet & welcoming! So of course when I got the message that they […]

River Creek Lodge Summer Wedding

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This will forever be one of my favorite bridal sessions! Reynold Gardens in Wake Forest is stunning! I’ve done several sessions down here, but this was my first ever bridal at this location. It was during the spring, so the flowers were fresh in bloom, and in all colors. I usually get to a session […]

Bridal Session at Reynolda Gardens-Wake Forest

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Madeline & Jared’s Donnaha Valley Farm Wedding in June 2020 was so much fun! As you freshly remember we were in the thick of COVID-19, and as most brides Madeline had her dream wedding already planned before 2020. We spent alot of time talking about the wedding, what to do if the venue needed to […]

Donnaha Valley Farm Wedding

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I absoutely love when my couples choose to do a first look! For those that don’t know, a first look is when the bride & groom choose to see each other before the ceremony. So why should you consider a first look? 1. You can finish all bride & groom, & bridal part photos before […]

Why You Should Consider A First Look

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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?

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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

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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

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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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