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Thomas, Tara & Benny, Greenville NC

i always have a great time with this bunch. thomas, tara & benny aren’t afraid to be themselves, which makes for fun & relaxed photos. we walked around ecu’s campus together laughing the whole way.

Abbott 1 Year, Greenville NC

i love photographing babies at the one year mark… especially when i’ve met them as newborns. this was my second session with this sweet family. abbott stole my heart both times. he is a such a happy, sweet boy… and he wins for cutest cake smash! if you’re curious, here is his

Emily – Eastern NC Bridal Portraits

emily & staton were married last week at yankee hall. i’m excited to finally share a few of emily’s bridal portraits. she was glowing on her wedding day!  

Meghan & Ryan – Washington NC Engagement Portraits

meghan & ryan will be married later this year. in order to get to know them a little better, we enjoyed a stroll around downtown little washington for their engagement session. we laughed a lot, had really had a nice time, and made some lovely casual portraits together. we’re looking

Welcoming James Cash – Greenville NC Newborn Photographer

this was one of those, once in a lifetime moments, and certainly one i won’t soon forget. capturing milestones like this is an honor & a privilege and a responsibility that i don’t take lightly. with tears in my eyes, i was proud to capture eden meeting her new brother for the

Rachel & Adam – Wrightsville Beach NC Engagement Session

we made our first beach trip of 2015 a few weeks ago to photograph rachel & adam’s engagement session. we were lucky to have a beautiful, sunny day at wrightsville beach. while their wedding is planned for greenville, rachel & adam live in wilmington, so this was the perfect setting

Kylie, Jeremy & Eden – Greenville NC Maternity Photographer

this sweet family of three is soon to be a family of four! they are expecting a precious baby boy soon and we are so happy to be documenting this exciting time for them.

Camilla & JP – Durham NC Engagement Session

we met camilla & jp in durham last month a few days after an ice storm had come through. the ground was clear in greenville, so we were surprised to find that the duke gardens were still covered in ice. it made for a beautiful backdrop for our photos, even if it did make for tricky walking. as

Addie Ruth is One – Greenville NC Infant Photographer

it has been such a pleasure to watch sweet addie grow over the past year! she is so precious and her parents quite obviously adore her. we had a great session together celebrating her upcoming birthday.

Sarah & Jordan – New Bern NC Engagement Photographer

sarah & jordan will be married in new bern this summer! we had a lovely afternoon with them a few months back during their engagement session. they are super sweet together and we’re looking forward to their wedding in july!

Wavey Q is Two!!

i’m not sure how it’s possible that two years have gone by… but yet, i can no longer remember what life was like without her. happy birthday to our sweet waverly quinn!! we love you so, so much!

Crawford family – Eastern NC Family Photographer

another fall session that i couldn’t let slip by without a feature on the blog! i always have such a wonderful time with this family and they are so photogenic. we had a beautiful afternoon with gorgeous light when we shot these at one of my favorite venues, longstraw farms, in ayden. jace

Kaitlyn & Trevor – New Bern NC Engagement Portraits

it was a cold, windy day in new bern when we photographed kaitlyn & trevor’s engagement portraits! they were such good sports about the weather & did not complain once. i kid you not, the wind took my breath away when we were on the water. and somehow, they smiled & snuggled

Quinn – Greenville NC Newborn Photographer

as the christmas lights might suggest, this session is from december, but too sweet not to share, even if it is almost valentine’s day! miss quinn was about 1 month old. she was wide-eyed and curious for most of our time together, but as you can see, we did get a few precious shots of her

Kayla & Tyler – Eastern NC Engagement Portraits

i’ve been excited to share this engagement session for quite some time! we met up with kayla & tyler back in november for this session and had the most beautiful light working in our favor that day. it was chilly, but the sun was shining and fall sunlight is most definitely my favorite

Katie – New Bern NC Bridal Portraits

this beautiful bride became a “mrs” almost 4 months ago already! i’m still catching up on blogging, as you can see, but katie has had her gorgeous bridal portraits for quite some time now. we shot this session on a very hot, humid day in august. she was such a good sport as we

Whichard family – Emerald Isle NC Family Photographer

this beach session goes back to september, but it is so pretty that i had to share it! {better late than never!} i have known this family for many years & it’s always wonderful to get them in front of my camera. they made the drive to emerald isle for beach pictures only for the rain to

Savannah – Eastern NC Senior Portrait Photographer

this beautiful senior came from goldsboro for a session with me! we met at the park, back in november, while the leaves were still colorful & pretty. this was such a fun session for me… i love to see senior’s styles & personality. savannah is so sweet & smiley – a

Henry – Wilson NC Newborn Photographer

sweet little henry {and his adoring parents} were such a joy to meet! they welcomed me into their home and we chatted while henry snoozed. he awoke shortly for a quick meal & a couple photos with his eyes open, then went back into his cozy sleep. he was a perfect little subject for me at just

November Mini’s – Greenville NC Family Photographer

as anyone who follows us knows, we offer fall mini sessions every year. these are typically held on one or two particular weekends and they tend to book quickly! i try to offer a different location each year, so that my regular clients aren’t photographed in the same location as the previous

Jett – Eastern NC Family Photographer

no doubt this little guy was one of my cutest subjects this past fall! jett is so precious and of course full of energy & fun! we had a great time together at the farm and i look forward to seeing him & his family again this year!

Madison & Chris – Snow Hill NC Engagement Photographer

this gorgeous, fall engagement session took place on a lovely piece of private property in snow hill! this is also where madison & chris will be married in the spring. having seen all this beautiful land ahead of the wedding, i am so excited for their day! not to mention, they are a great

Sophia & Alexandra – Eastern NC Portrait Photographer

these beautiful girls were wonderful to meet & photograph back in november. it was a chilly, windy day, but they modeled like pros and did great. i love the soft colors & location of this session…

Avery – Eastern NC Bridal Portraits

avery was a beautiful bride this past fall! she was married in october at longstraw farms, which is where we did her bridal portraits as well. {if you’d like to see the highlights from her wedding day, you can view the blog post here.} i’ll be seeing her & jordan again this week

Emily & Staton – Eastern NC Engagement Portraits

i love how well emily & staton compliment each other. in just the couple hours we spent with them during their engagement session, it was clear they are a perfect match. their sweet pup, ellie, was so happy to be included & was the perfect little model! we started our session at

Jenna & Brandon – New Bern NC Wedding Film

happy new year! we’re excited to start the year off with a new highlight film! this was from our last wedding of 2014. jenna & brandon’s wedding in new bern was a special day & we are so thankful to have shared in it. hope you enjoy! jenna + brandon from Elizabeth Cayton

Jenna & Brandon – New Bern NC Wedding Photographer

it was a beautiful fall day that jenna & brandon were married! when i initially met with them to discuss their plans, one thing that really struck me was how in tune they were with each other. they were both involved in the planning of their day & they were both really excited. they

Ariana – Greenville NC Newborn Photographer

i met this precious girl last weekend. she was 9 days fresh and a ball of love! i got to cuddle her a bit and loved every second. i’ve been anxiously awaiting her arrival after meeting her sweet parents back in october for their maternity session. it is always a treat to capture families

Morris Family – Greenville NC Family Photographer

another session from my busy month of october! blogging had mostly been put aside for a couple months, so that i could focus my energy on shooting and delivering. now that things are slowing down to a more steady pace, i’m happy to share more! i met the morris family out at the farm on a

Jenna & Brandon – Greenville NC Engagement Photographer

i’ve been busy editing jenna & brandon’s wedding photos – only to realize that i never shared their engagement pics with the internet! so before i prepare a long post of their wedding, i wanted to share a few of the casual engagement portraits we did back in october. we had a

Ryder & Colton – Eastern NC Family Photographer

when you combine christmas, jammies, and one sweet family, what you get is perfectly wonderful! i had such a nice morning at their home. it was relaxed, casual & fun. exactly what a sunday morning family session should be. little ryder is now six months old, which is one of my favorite baby

Cottingham Family – Greenville NC – Family Portrait Photographer

it’s always a pleasure meeting new families & this one was especially sweet! we had a great time together. their little man, luke, was the perfect model. at just 18 months old, he sure knew how to put on the charm!  

Montessori Mini’s – Longstraw Farms – Eastern NC Family Photographer

back in october, i hosted a day of mini sessions which benefitted my son’s school, greenville montessori school. all session fees were donated in an effort to help raise money for their outdoor learning area. the plans for it are amazing & i was happy to contribute to the fundraising

Avery & Jordan – Longstraw Farms – Eastern NC Wedding Photographer

we were so happy to have shared in avery & jordan’s beautiful day! they were married at one of our favorite venues – longstraw farms in ayden! it was an overcast fall day, but no rain, which made for lovely even light and perfect temperatures. the tented reception was beautifully

Avery & Jordan – Highlight Film – Eastern NC Wedding Films

avery + jordan from Elizabeth Cayton Photography on Vimeo.

Katie & Todd – Tryon Palace – New Bern NC Wedding Photographer

we’re happy to be sharing some favorites from katie & todd’s beautiful tryon palace wedding! it was a lovely day for this outdoor ceremony and the gardens provide such a lovely backdrop for portraits. pair that with a wonderful couple who has such an amazing group of family &