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Erin & Kevin – Smithfield, NC Wedding Photographer

we had a wonderful time capturing erin & kevin’s joyful wedding day! they were married in their hometown of smithfield, surrounded by many supportive and loving family & friends. their ceremony was held at erin’s family’s church, first presbyterian, with a reception that followed at the farm in nearby selma. it was a beautiful day & we are so happy to have shared it with them. congratulations erin & kevin!!

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Patsy Plyler Davis - So beautiful.

Anastasia & Kris – Greenville NC Maternity Photographer

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how cute are these two?! they are anxiously awaiting their little girl’s arrival. anastasia is a former ecu cheerleader, so we started our session at the stadium before making our way over to campus. i had a great time with them & i’m looking forward to seeing them again when their little lady arrives!

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Tracy Lee Hopkins - Great pics Anastasia Socie! I can’t wait to meet your little girl!!!

Tyson Reid – Greenville NC Birth Photography

i’ve been wanting to share a few photos from this beautiful evening for weeks now, but time has been lacking around here lately. i had the absolute privilege of capturing a birth and watching a loving couple welcome a precious new life to become a family of three. it’s simply incredible to walk in to a room full of people you’ve never met and be welcomed so graciously and then to share something so intimate & special. i am blessed by my profession in many ways & it often takes my breath away and brings tears to my eyes when sharing in others most joyous & important moments. this was most definitely one of those times. it was an honor to have captured these memories for kelley & jordan. with her permission, i’m happy to share a small glimpse into tyson reid’s birth in september…

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it seems there is so much mystery with birth photography, so i like to share to give others a feel for how special it is. there is so much more to a birth than the actual event – all of which is important to document & capture, but certainly puts a lot of pressure {usually on dad} to remember to photograph it all. and that’s where i’m happy to come in to relieve dad of one duty, so that he can focus on this amazing experience. i’m there as a “fly on the wall” simply capturing the moments as they unfold and providing a perspective that includes both mom & dad as well as baby. for those unsure of wanting full birth coverage, i also offer hospital visits, where i come to the recovery room once everyone is settled and resting. email for more details if you’re curious about birth photography and/or hospital visits.

welcome to the world sweet tyson! congratulations to kelley & jordan. thank you for asking me to share in this beautiful day with you!

Mary Tyson - Kelly is our niece thank you for sharing they are a sweet couple

Mary Cooper Raitano - I always have happy and joyful tears when I see your beautiful work! xoxo

Erin – Smithfield, NC Bridal Portraits

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erin was a gorgeous bride the last weekend of september. we were happy to have been along for the ride on her & kevin’s wedding day and i can’t wait to share photos soon! in the mean time, here are a few of erin’s beautiful bridal portraits, which were done at her horse barn, so that her favorite guy {other than kevin} could be included!;)

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Fiquet Bailey Swain - Love!!!!!

Alice Cunningham Leatherman - Stunning!

Rebecca Daughtery Kuszmaul - Erin you are so beautiful!

Brittany Mitchell - These are sooo good!!! Love the ones with your horse! Beautiful!

Sharon Ligon - Oh, Beautiful! Love these!

Barbara Salmon Santo - Beautiful, Erin and the horse!Thank you for sharing. Congrats to the happy couple and families!