Awards | Fearless Photographers | Battleship Engagement Session

  Confession. I am ridiculously competitive. Not so much with other people but definitely with myself. I set impossible goals (never shoot the same image twice), am impossibly hard on myself, and strive to one up myself with every shoot. So this morning, when I won another Fearless Award, I launched straight over the moon. Happy Valentines Day to me!!!! Fearless Photographers is a unique photography directory of more than 3000...

Just Fine to Fine Art | Why Editing Matters | 2 Day Lightroom Editing Workshop | Black Mountain, NC | Feb 26-27

Editing matters. It will take your work from not only good but to jaw dropping. With programs like Lightroom and the knowledge on how powerful the tools really are, opening things in Photoshop can be the rarity rather than the necessity. Every image in this post was edited ONLY in Lightroom. What are the things that separate one artist from another? In large part, it’s their vision and their craft....

wedding rings sit in moss with Wonder Lake , Denali National Park AL in background

Love Notes | How to Tell Your Love Story Through The Wedding Details You Choose

How many hours have you spent planning your wedding details? Have you thought about what they are going to look like? How about what story they are trying to tell? Wait!?! Did you even realize that the details you choose can tell your story to your guests? Imagine an air force wedding where instead of showering you with petals, people throw paper airplanes at you as come into your reception.  Or...

Scottish bride with flowing cape and kilted groom stand beneath orange trees.

Romilly and Adam Are Married | Melville Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland

I met Romilly when I was shooting her sister, Tasmin’s, September wedding in Asheville. I instantly bonded with both of these beautiful and vivacious women. And when Romilly asked me if I would be interested in photographing her October wedding in…wait for it…Scotland, how could I say no? Photographing the weddings of these two sweet English sisters within months of each other and on two separate continents was a joy....