Photographing Courtney and Kyle’s wedding in Fort Mill, SC was nothing but enjoyable. It was a gloriously chilly fall day, everyone was was filled with joy, and to top it off, I had Danielle (Danielle West Photography), one of my best friends and partner in crime with me as well! You may remember the bride and groom from their love and latte filled coffee shop engagement shoot from this past summer. When I asked Courtney to share some words about their day, this was her response: the best part of the day was seeing Kyle at the end of the aisle – I had been so nervous all morning, but when I saw him for the first time, the nervousness went away. I knew that this was the moment I’d been waiting for, and I couldn’t be more blessed.

Courtney and Kyle, thank you for inviting me to be part of your special day. It was truly an honor to witness your vows and capture the first moments of you becoming husband and wife. Love you both and wish you guys a lifetime of love!


Tom and I absolutely adore the Sendler family. Incredibly generous, kind-hearted, hilarious, selfless…it’s literally impossible to not love them. Shawn is a LifeGroup pastor at Forest Hill (an amazing church here in Charlotte) and Heather works (alongside the joyful and energetic Kym Hankerson) at Couture Portraits. Their ridiculously adorable children, Baylor and Addison, are little bundles of laughter and love. Their giggles and abounding spirits literally kept me smiling so much my cheeks hurt. :)

Sendlers, we love you guys! Thank you so much for your warmth, joy, and sharing some family time with us!

Ridiculously adorable, right?!


Check out those dimples. SO cute.

Baylor’s face…love this boy. :)

Liam and Colin were such a joy to photograph!  It was so refreshing to see these two brothers get along so well and simply enjoy being boys. Colin, the oldest, is already such a good big brother to Liam – you can just tell these boys will continue to grow up as best buds.  :)  Their parents, Dr. Lonnie and Molly, own an amazing practice, LifeSpring Chiropractic, up in Huntersville, NC.  Tom and I thoroughly appreciated the time we were able to spend with the Bagwell family and truly hope to  have some more quality time together soon. :)