Epically Awesome Baby Emmett is Here- New Born Portraits- Durham NC

I waited patiently and quietly to hear that Emmett was here and as soon as I got the text, I did a little dance, because I literally couldn’t wait to meet this nugget! All of my clients are awesome people, but Dave and Sydney are so cool, that the combo of the two just has to be the coolest little dude on the planet. I drove out to their new home and capture this new family as they got to know each other and figure all this out together. I hope you all enjoy this day with this new family as much as I did!

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Hashtag: Fab Mom, Girl Dad- Fair Family Maternity- Downtown Durham NC- Nine19 Photography Raleigh NC

The Fair family is a group that I have been wanting to get pictures of FOR THE LONGEST TIME, so when Moya reached out about doing a Maternity session in our sister city of Durham NC (#DURM) I was all the way here for it! We headed downtown, freaked out over parking, and then made it happen! Moya and Corey have 3 girls and one on the way! Out numbered, Cory handles this group of strong ladies with style and grace. Also, I think he knows place, all five of them…he’s in the palm of their hands!

We had a blast exploring the city together and letting these beautiful kiddos steal the show! Moya is a fabulous momma to be, rocking her bump with flawless elegance. The girls obviously follow after their gorgeous mom’s lead and know how to #werk the camera.

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Majestic Mountain Diva-Maternity Session- Boone, NC- Sydney D.

Sydney + Dave brought their sweet pup all the way to Boone NC to meet me for a winter wonderland maternity session! While celebrating my oldest brother’s birthday at a snow tubing trip in the mountains, I offered Sydney + Dave an awesome snow session (it was supposed to throw down!) while we were there. I left Raleigh way early, met my brother in Greensboro, then we continued to the Boone area. There was a beautiful crusting of snow everywhere. But then we went tubbing. Unfortunately, when we got back, all the snow we had…melted. WHO CARES?! Sydney killed this session! She and Dave looked absolutely in love, Jenny is clearly excited to be a big sister, and Sydney was just breathtaking!

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Monica, Lorenzo, His Mini-Me, and Her Soon to Be- Sarah P. Duke Gardens- Durham NC

Monica and Lorenzo were welcoming their second child, a sweet baby girl, and wanted to celebrate with a stunning set of maternity portraits. We went out to Durham, North Carolina for her session and chose the Sarah P. Duke Gardens as the perfect location. Monica was glowing in her burgundy gown and set the tone for the entire session. We had so much fun and their son was the most entertaining 7 year old I have ever worked with! I hope you all enjoy their session and please leave them some love in the comment section!

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Beautiful Baby Benton- New Born Portraits- Clayton NC

The best part of my job is when I get to capture beautiful portraits of family! My sister in law is an amazing woman who juggles work and home life like a champ. She and her hubby, Chas, also makes some of the worlds most adorable children and I get to watch them grow and change into the worlds most amazing little people. When we found out that they decided to have another little nugget, I couldn't handle it. I literally started planning all of the portrait sessions, immediately and well we accomplished this one, haha. Everyone welcome to the planet, Benton Nicholas weighing in at 8lbs and 5oz. Enjoy these portraits and make sure you leave them some love in the comment section!

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Welcome to the World Athena Marie- North Carolina Women's Hospital- Chapel Hill NC

I don't think I can explain my excitement when I found out the day had come to finally meet Athena! This precious little girl was ready to make her appearance at North Carolina Women's Hospital in Chapel Hill NC and we were ready to meet her. Her mom and my closest friend Tina had been induced and feeling super confident about handling this labor. She called me and we talked for about an hour or so, she headed to the hospital and a few hours later, she texted me and told me to come! 

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Breathtaking Raleigh Beach Goddess- Jordan Lake, Apex NC- Nishelle B.

We went out the following Sunday morning and created the Jordan Lake Session 2.0. Nishelle literally looked like the goddess of motherly love and also a swimsuit super model all in one. The first thing she expressed was how unsure she was of posing, but as soon as I lifted my camera, she became fierce. I instantly was blown away by her confidence. She rocked this session and the portraits show! I hope you enjoy these portraits as much as I do...

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