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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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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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 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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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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The downtown Winston-Salem area was a hustle, & bustle of activity as lines of people eagerly waited outside the Stevens Center. (Broadway shows are back, baby!) Tourists were making their way downtown with their families, & locals made their way to places such as, Camino Bakery, to sit & catch up with friends. Which is […]

Downtown Winston-Salem Engagement Session

Engagements and Weddings, Portraits

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Every bride wants to have a stress free wedding experience right? I mean, this is the day you have been dreaming about since you were a little girl, & had the pretend wedding in your room with all your stuffed animals as your witnesses. It’s kind of a big deal. So it makes perfect sense […]

5 Ways To Have Less Stress While Wedding Planning

Engagements and Weddings, Photography

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On a Friday evening, I made my way down to Pilot Mountain, for an engagement session, for a long time friend Maria Alonso. Our friendship began way back in high school when we both worked at the same little fast food restaurant. As life became busier after high school & college, we both went our […]

Golden Hour Engagement Session in Pilot Mountain

Engagements and Weddings, Portraits

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