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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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Today I am so excited to share with you a branding session I was apart of!! When Besty reached out to me, she had a vision in mind of what she wanted her branding photos to be. She wanted them to be true to life, warm, inviting, & have a lifestyle vibe to them. Since […]

Winston Salem Brand Photography | Ruby Thread Goods

Photography, Portraits

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Rainy days aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, but these days I embrace the rain instead of running from it as a photographer. If you saw my last post, I talked about what to do if it rains on your wedding day. While the circumstances aren’t as dire with a portrait session, & these are easier […]

What If It Rains? Portrit Session Edition

Photography, Portraits

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I am so excited to share with you this Reynolda Gardens maternity session today! If you’re new to the blog, I was blessed to be able to photograph Amanda & Chris’s engagement session & wedding. Now, we’re here, at Reynolda Gardens photographing their growing little family. This makes me so happy! Amanda told me she […]

Reynolda Gardens Maternity Session

Photography, Portraits

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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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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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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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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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My friend Morgan & I had spoken about doing a branding session for her new online boutique, Ivy Lou & Co. I have only ever done one other branding session before, but I wanted to work with her on this because I just adore this boutique! I love all the unique tops, comfy-cozy wear, custom […]

Mount Airy Branding Session Ivy Lou & Co

Photography, Portraits

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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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