Elizabeth Cayton Photography » Eastern NC Portrait and Wedding Photographer

Karen & Joel – Washington, NC

what a wonderful time we’ve had with karen & joel! they have been such a pleasure to work with over the past year and i’m a little sad to be wrapping up their wedding this week {as crazy as that sounds}! karen & joel are two of the nicest people you could ever meet. since my initial meeting with them, to their engagement & bridal sessions, and then finally the wedding day – each step was full of excitement & joy. their wedding ceremony was held at the second baptist church in little washington with a reception to follow at the civic center. for mid-july the weather was pleasant, which was a welcome surprise. congratulations karen & joel! wishing you both the best!

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Debbie Wiggins - Elizabeth Cayton. Beautiful pictures

Catherine & Ciara – Greenville, NC

i’m not sure too many words are needed for this post as the cuteness pretty much speaks for itself! i’ve included way more photos than i typically share from a portrait session because they are all too sweet. i love photographing kids at play, where they’re in their element & just being themselves. this is one of my favorite sessions to date.

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Dayla & Caden – Greenville, NC

 

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it’s always a pleasure to see kids & families again – especially these two. i had a lot of fun with dayla & caden in just a quick 20 minutes time for a mini session last week! their mom was thinking ahead & scheduled some updated photos just before school starts again. i couldn’t believe how much these two had grown & how many teeth caden has lost! i love the missing front tooth – makes him all the more handsome and will be a sweet reminder to look back on in a few years. dayla is starting middle school this year and is looking so grown up.

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Colton & Ryder – Greenville, NC

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i have been photographing colton for 2-3 years now and he’s one of my favorite little dudes to hang out with! he is so fun to talk to, full of smiles & of course he’s as cute as can be. we always have a good time together. i was really happy when his mom invited me over to photograph him in his new role of “big brother” and to meet his sweet baby brother, ryder. colton was so gentle & caring with him. it was really precious to see colton growing into this new role. ryder was around 8-9 weeks when we did the session and he was totally laid back & went with the flow. i hope these two become lifelong buddies – you certainly can tell they are brothers. i couldn’t believe how much ryder looks like his big bro!

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while mom was feeding the baby, colton & i were having serious conversations about starting kindergarten & the best super heros….

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and of course we were playing with teenage mutant ninja turtles too!

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Mackenzie Vehlies Artuso - Thank you Elizabeth!! You always do such a great job!! I absolutely love these pictures ! Thank you !!

Amy Wall Rucker - Love these. So sweet.

Sherry Pate Wallace - Great pictures! They look just like you, Mack!

Lisa Artuso Stafford - Oh May Goodness WOW I will show Grandmama Artuso tomorrow I love all these pictures

Lisa Artuso Stafford - Grandmama Artuso loves these … especially 2 pictures going up from the bottom # 2 and # 3 from the bottom. One of Ryder by himself and one of the boys together

Emily & Bryan – Wilmington, NC

i met bryan & his family 4 years ago when i photographed his sister lindsay’s wedding. i walked away from that wedding knowing they were a fun, very tight knit family and with a promise from bryan of “i’ll keep you in mind when it’s my turn… one day!” (if i’m not mistaken, i don’t think he knew emily at that point, but i do think it was shortly there after that they met.) to be honest, i hear that all the time at weddings, so i take it with a grain of salt. but obviously, bryan made good on his promise & i was really excited to celebrate another special milestone with this very special family. and of course getting to meet emily & seeing their love and happiness and how they fit together was such a treat.

bryan & emily were married in wilmington at the brooklyn arts center on july 5th. their patriotic theme was the perfect compliment for not only the holiday weekend, but also for bryan, who is a marine. jeremy and i were honored to share in this lovely day! congratulations emily & bryan!

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Nancy - Mary and Kieth, what a wonderful celebration of love and life.
Your family is a testimony to all that is good. Peace and Love to All.
Nancy Scarola

Keith Raitano - Beautiful…

Cathy Heinlein - These pictures are so beautiful, they made me cry! Congratulations!

Suzanne Mignone - Absolutely Beautiful !!!

Julie Hailparn Ginns - Great pictures. Congratulations.

Barb Davis - What a beautiful couple and fabulous occasion! Love you both!!!

Monica Romo Flores - Love the pictures!!!

Frank Cardamone - all the best Keith to you and your beautiful family…really like your style….pictures were a treasure…