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Halle got some cool Oak & Eden whiskey and wanted to do a cool photoshoot at a bar. I found a bar in our local town and they let us use their bar before they opened for the day. We did some cool video and pictures with the whiskey and it was a lot of fun getting […]

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Halle | Oak & Eden | Taylorsville NC

2 cowgirls doing a cheers with glasses

I was needing some content to use for some upcoming social media post and Katie was glad to volunteer.  She is so cool and so funny and a ton of fun to work with.  We did some quick pictures and a few videos because it was freezing and she was a trooper. It was fun […]

Equine

Katie | Cowgirl Lifestyle Session | Taylorsville NC

Cowgirl looking to the right in chaps and winter coat

DeAndria came out to the farm for a parachute dress photoshoot.  She loves horses and wanted to do one of these sessions so we got Gus and headed out to the top of the mountain at sunset and got some amazing parachute dress pictures. While she was here she also wanted to do a few […]

Equine

DeAndria | Parachute Dress Session | Taylorsville NC

DeAndria in parachute dress with dress flowing out

Day 3 we started the morning with a sunrise photoshoot at 6AM with Lyndsey and an old corvette under this gorgeous tree with the mountains surrounding us.  It was more than amazing and when I say Lyndsey is a freak of nature when it comes to modeling.  She knocked this one out of the park. […]

Farm Session

LMP Workshop | Sunrise Session | Santa Inez California

model walking away with dress flowing

Day 2 of the workshop we went up into the hills of Santa Inez to a gorgeous ranch with mountain views and stunning sunsets.  California really does have some amazing sunsets.  Lauren was able to get some of the most amazing gowns. With the sunset, the models, the horses and everything, it was more than […]

Equine

LMP Workshop | Equine Beach Photoshoot | Santa Inez California

model in red dress riding Andalusian

I had seen people attending the LMP Workshop by Lauren Mauve Photography and I was really excited to go because the scenery was breathtaking.  I had never been to California so I was excited to see the west coast for the first time.  Flying into Santa Barbara was absolutely stunning.   The first day of the […]

Equine

LMP Workshop | Equine Beach Photoshoot | Santa Barbara California

model in pink dress riding rearing horse on the beach

Heather from 555 Photography and I took a trip to the beach to do an equine beach photoshoot with Danielle and her sweet horses. We got up at the but crack of dawn to catch the sunrise, and it was totally worth it.   We started with a few dresses and Danielle was amazing. The last part […]

Equine

Danielle | Equine Beach Photography | Carolina Beach NC

cowgirl in blue dress with horse walking from the ocean

Heather is an equine and barrel race photographer over 555 Photography.  I love getting to hang out with her and her family because we always have a blast.  I give her a lot of crap and she puts up with all of mine so it works out mutually. We got to spend the afternoon at […]

Farm Session

Heather | 555 Photography | Pink Hill NC

family with their 3 horses

Katie did our family pictures and she was absolutely amazing! I try to get our family pictures done about once a year, so we can keep up with how fast Lyza is growing.  She is a pistol. You have about a ten minute window to keep her focused, before she is gone. Between a toddler, […]

Farm Session

Loudermilks | Fall Family Farm Session | Taylorsville NC

Family of 3 with horses

Katie Whalen is an amazing family and wedding photographer in Statesville, NC and I was so excited to meet up with them and do their family pictures.  I love working with other photographers because it’s so nice having friends in the industry to refer clients to and have someone to talk to when you need […]

Farm Session

Whalen Family | Fall Family Farm Session | Taylorsville NC

whalen family

Fall on Ellendale Farms is absolutely stunning.  This venue is tucked in the corner of the foothills in Taylorsville, North Carolina.  It is an old operating dairy farm that was converted into a wedding venue a few years ago.  The old barn is jaw dropping when you first walk in and the original silos are still standing as […]

Couples

Ellendale Farms | Fall | Taylorsville NC

EE wedding venue

Emily + Elias tied the knot at the gorgeous Rex Allen Theater on the perfect fall day! The Rex Allen Theater is absolutely gorgeous.  It has gorgeous old barns and mountain views.  It’s an absolutely gorgeous place to have a fall wedding. Emily + Elias are such a fun couple and their wedding day was perfect.  The […]

Couples

Emily + Elias | Fall Wedding | Rex Allen Theater – Hickory NC

 When Kendra asked me to do her maternity pictures I was so excited! I knew they were going to be epic but I didn’t know how epic they would really be. The field we used had stunning views of the mountains and the sunset just lit up the sky. We started out with some simple maternity […]

Western Lifestyle

Kendra + Oliver | Western Maternity Session | Taylorsville NC

mama with horse in white dress at sunset

The Childers family is always so much fun! There is never a dull moment and we are always cracking up.  We did their family session on their farm and it is absolutely gorgeous! The sunsets are amazing!  Here are a few previews from their session!

Farm Session

Childers Family | Farm Session | Taylorsville NC

entire family with mountain behind them

I absolutely love working with other photographers and Ashlyn is amazing working with other models.  We decided to blend together and hold a workshop together here on our farm.   We had 5 models and 5 photographers and Halle was able to do everyone’s hair that was modeling so they were gorgeous.  We had an absolute […]

Western Lifestyle

Photography/Model Workshop | Taylorsville NC

all models from workshop in dresses

Adam + Bambi’s wedding was so much fun.  It was literally one of my favorite weddings.  It was in a big horse barn, with bluegrass music, horses and good food. Everything came together perfectly for their beautiful day! Here are a few previews from their wedding day!

Couples

Adam + Bambi | Fall Farm Wedding | Taylorsville NC

bride and groom first dance

It was so much fun meeting the Powell Family.  They came out to the farm for a family session.  It was the perfect fall day for pictures because everything was absolutely beautiful. We did a few of the pictures out on the mountain at sunset and the rest of them up around the barn with […]

Farm Session

Powell Family | Farm Session | Taylorsville NC

family walking with brother being swung into the air

Andrew and Kimmie have the cutest little boy, Benjamen. We had so much fun trying to get him to smile. He is definitely the center of their world! It was the perfect fall day for family pictures and we had an absolute blast! Here are a few previews from their session!

Farm Session

Johnson Family | Farm Session | Taylorsville NC

mom standing with dad while he holds baby up

Andrew and Kimmie have the cutest little boy, Benjamen. We had so much fun trying to get him to smile. He is definitely the center of their world! It was the perfect fall day for family pictures and we had an absolute blast! Here are a few previews from their session!

Farm Session

Johnson Family | Farm Session | Taylorsville NC

mom standing with dad while he holds baby up

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