Jake & Morgans Loray Mills Wedding: Charlotte Wedding Photographers

Morgan and Jake’s wedding day was a beautiful, fun and relaxing day.  From the moment we arrived you could tell that Jake and Morgan were both so full of smiles and excitement.  Enjoy a few of our favorites from the day…. Cake: Susan’s Creations Caterer: Family Catering Service,

Welcome Ezra Charles

We are so thrilled to welcome this little fella to our family!  Below are a few favorite “newborn” photos we snapped of him in the two weeks of having him home.  Make sure you scroll to the end to view our little lifestyle newborn video. If you missed it, you can check out my birth

The Birth Story of Ezra Charles

Finally after nearly 7 weeks Ive managed to write this out…. Here is a collection of what I can remember as well as a few cell phone/camera pics. On Monday, May 8th, I decided to try to infamous labor inducing pizza at Hawthorne’s. This pizza has been on the news reporting to induce the

Kelly + Scott’s Ivy Pace Engagement: Charlotte Wedding Photographers

We met Scott and Kelly on a beautiful fall day at the Ivy Place for their engagement session.  Its our first time shooting there and I fell in love.  It’s such a beautiful venue/property.   Scott and Kelly were so fun to photograph and we are really looking forward to their fall wedding!

Chloe + Johnny’s Beautiful Loray Mills Wedding

What a beautiful wedding.  We have been looking forward to Chloe + Johnny’s wedding since we first met them and shot their engagement session.  They are such a fun, genuine and sweet couple.   I hope you enjoyed a few of our favorites throughout the day…full gallery coming soon.  

Sara + Eric’s beautiful Yacht Sunset Session

We had a great time exploring and documenting this sweet couple at the Peninsula Yacht Club.   Not only was it a beautiful location and a beautiful couple but the light was amazing.  We even got a chance to use the clubs old wood boat for a few photos.  As you can see,  Sara and Eric also had some

Gillian + Brian’s Wedding: Byron’s at Southend

Gillian and Brian had such a beautiful wedding at Byron’s at South End.    This was our first time shooting at Byron’s and it was so beautiful.  The little courtyard was quaint, peaceful and beautiful….not to mention the charm of the little alley.  We look forward to shooting here

Pregnancy Update for Baby Ezra

I haven’t really shared much on our blog or social media about our pregnancy thus far, so I thought I’d recap now that I’m almost done (better late than never right?).  After dreaming and praying for another little Duffey for nearly 2 years we were thrilled to finally expand our

Baby Ezra Duffey- 35 Weeks

We found a beautiful yellow field of canola flowers and embraced the opportunity.  Here are a few images Paul snapped of me and Pierson at 35 weeks pregnant.

Day trip to Asheville

We took a small day trip to Asheville a few weeks ago.  Paul had to pick something up and I’d been craving doughnuts from Holes my WHOLE pregnancy, so we made a little outing out of it.  Seriously, if you haven’t had a doughnut from Hole Doughnuts you should go (now or next time you

Ashlann + John’s Engagement: Charlotte Wedding Photographers

Ashlann and John are getting married this summer and we can’t wait to celebrate and capture their big day!  We had such a great time with them on their session.  The entertained me while I asked them to put their feet in the freezing cold water and trusted that it would be worth it. I know

Best Day Ever Studios- Charlotte NC Photographer

These two beauties are the brains behind Best Day Ever Studios.   Kat and Laureen are both so fun and absolutely easy to work with!  If you are looking for a day of coordinator or a planner for your wedding day, give them a call!  You will not be disappointed.  You can see in these photos how much

Chloe + Johnny Engagement Session: Charlotte NC Wedding Photographers

We had the absolute best time photographing Chloe and Johnny for their engagement session.   We spent some time smelling the flowers, trying to catch butterflies, and twirling in the sunset.  These two have the most special kind of love.  A love that is pure and so genuine…so what better day

Morgan + Jacob’s Engagement: NC Wedding Photographers

We had a great time exploring Latta Plantation with Morgan and Jacob during their engagement session.  They have two very sweet and cuddly dogs together and so of course we had to include them in the session.  We are looking forward to their summer wedding this year.

Bethany + T.J. Wedding: NC Wedding Photographers

A handful of our favorite moments from Bethany and T.J.’s beautiful Summer wedding. Venue: Preston Woodall House Hair & Makeup: Sunshine Makeup and Tans

Baby Lydia’s Newborn Video

Last year I had the privilege of assisting a fellow photographer on a few different portrait sessions and that is when I met this wonderful family.  Their oldest daughter Jovie had been diagnosed with an untreatable & inoperable brain tumor.  We went to document their sweet little girl at the

Gillian + Brian’s Engagement: Charlotte Wedding Photographers

We had a great time with Gillian, Brian and their sweet dog Hayla.  We met at the Historic Beaver Dam for their engagement session and spent some time walking, chatting and dancing in the sunlight.   We are excited for their spring wedding this year.

Published: High Country Wedding Guide

Amie and Dave’s Wedding was certainly a favorite of ours.  We fell in love with their venue (Brown Mountain Beach Resort), their simplistic plans and personalized decor while focusing on family friends (and AMAZING food)….and of course their laid back and genuine relationship was icing

Tipsy Goat Estate- Fall Harvest Styled Wedding Shoot

I love the memories and conversations to be had around a big farm table over Thanksgiving feast. I had been dreaming up a outdoor farm dinner styled shoot and contacted my good friends at Best Day Ever Studios to make it all come to life. We went straight to the classics when gathering inspiration

Baby Lucy’s Lifestyle Newborn Session

I had such a great time with the sweet family at their in home lifestyle newborn session.  Their two girls are so sweet and I already can tell will be great friends through childhood and beyond.   Enjoy a few of my favorites from my time with them.

Amie + David’s Brown Mountain Beach Resort Wedding North Carolina

Amie and David’s wedding day was really a weekend celebration. They rented out the entire venue so their closest friends and family could bunker up in all the cabins Brown Mountain Beach Resort had to offer. They were surrounded by so many people who traveled in to celebrate with them. They

Amy + Elton: Will you Bee my Wife Styled Shoot-Surprise Proposal

Amy and Elton are the sweetest couple….sweet as honey!  A fellow photographer, Jennifer Beeson, wanted to get together to do a styled shoot so she could connect with some local vendors.  When brainstorming on what we could do, Elton expressed to Jen that he wanted to propose to Amy.  That

Katie + Gavin’s Ballantyne Country Club Wedding

Katie and Gavin are seriously some of THE sweetest clients we’ve worked with.  They are both so easy going, madly in love and kind.  There really wasn’t a single time I saw Katie that she wasn’t beaming with the most beautiful smile.   Their dancing shots were some of my

Brooke + Charlie’s Charlotte, NC Wedding

Im pretty behind on blogging… but in attempts to get caught up, here are a handful of favorites from Brooke and Charlie’s wedding day.

Mason Newborn Session: Charlotte, NC

I had a great time documenting this sweet little boy, Mason.  Enjoy some of my favorites from our session together.

Lily’s Newborn Session

We had a great time documenting sweet little Lily at just 6 days old.  She was the adorable and you can tell she is so loved.  The little quilt you see was made by her grandma and each patch has a meaning.  I have a weak spots for quilts so I just LOVE that..  Enjoy some of our favorites from this

Sarah + Reed’s Colonel Beatty Park Wedding: Charlotte Wedding Photographers

When I was in 6th grade I received the greatest of friendship that I at the time had no clue would be with me for so many years.  Here we are…..21 years later and Sarah is still one of the most treasured people in my life.  We have experienced many life changes together and shared countless

Nate Turns 3: Family Horse Farm Session

I truly look forward to photographing this family every year…You can look back at some of their previous sessions here, here and here.   Nate is so much fun and always so cheerful.  Here are some of my favorites from their session on the horse farm. ^Because walking backwards is the cool thing

Brooke + Charlie’s Peach Tree Engagement: Fort Mill, SC

Brooke & Charlie will wed this weekend and we were able to get together this past weekend for an engagement session before their big day.  The weather turned out to be beautiful and the peach tree farm in Fort Mill, SC created a beautiful backdrop to their session.  There is no denying the

Spring Mini Sessions: Charlotte, NC

We are offering Spring Mini Sessions!!  They will be held on March 19th this year at the beautiful blooming peach trees in Fort Mill, SC (pictured below).  Cost is $200 and includes 2o minutes of photography and 10 images available for download.  If interested in booking a timeslot send me an email

Erika + Tyler’s UNC Chapel Hill Engagement Session

We met Erika when she was a bridesmaid at a previous wedding.  I had a great time photographing them at  the UNC Chapel Hill campus where they met…. it is so beautiful there.  I especially loved the Coker Arboretum and the Bell Tower.   We finished up on the football field since Tyler use to play

Our Leather Wedding Albums

We absolutely love our wedding albums.  The thick lay flat pages are so beautiful!  Our clients get to choose from a wide variety of genuine italian leather covers.   Also available are the perfect little mini replicas for parents or grandparents.

Home Office

We finally finished up our office the other week and its the first time I’ve had a desk in nearly a year.  To say that I am excited would be an understatement.  We looked for a desk to buy for quite sometime but in the space we were wanting it to go we couldn’t find a desk the right

Clark Family: Charlotte NC Family Photographer

It was a very frigid morning the day of our session.  Baby Airlee wasn’t too amused with the photo session at first…but we still managed to get a handful of great smiles and cuddle moments.  She has the cutest little giggle and prettiest little eyes.  Enjoy a few of my favorites of her and

Freshly Hatched: Miles’ Hospital Session

Oh I love the way little newborns are when they are brand brand new….freshly hatched (HA!).  Little ones change so much over the first month but those first few days… there’s nothing like it.  I love how small they are, how wrinkly their skin is, how plump they look…the list goes on.  I was

Peindl Family: Charlotte, NC Family Photographer

I always get excited to document a family the second, third, fourth time around.  It so fun to see these little ones grow each year and get to know them.  Little miss Lily and her parents are one of those families.  How adorable is she?  I had a great time exploring amongst the fields with her and