Empowering every day women & men to look and feel their very best.

 It’s not your job to be photogenic or good in front of the camera.  

I will guide you and direct you every step of the way.


recent sessions

  • Fifth Year | Raleigh Family Photography

    Yes, this is the fifth year I have had the privilege to capture these beautiful smiles! You  may remember their fun portrait session from last year. I love this family s...

  • Raleigh Senior Portraits | Linnea Class of 2018

    This girl!  This photo shoot! One of my favorites to date 🙂  I knew this was going to be a fantastic photo shoot right away.  Linnea is so brilliant, and so talente...

  • Raleigh Head Shot Photographer | PrimeMD

    I asked frequently ‘do you photograph men’.  And the answer is yes! Dr. Joe Hummel came to the studio, with two of his staff, to update head shots for their ...

  • Raleigh RTP Head Shot Photographer | GSK

    Last month this group of incredible women came to my studio for what we’re calling ‘Portrait Palooza’! The initial contact was for a group photo –...

what clients are saying

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  • Gorgeous Holly came to the studio with her Mom & sister to celebrate Mom’s milestone bday with a portrait party✨
We captured beautiful family portraits full of sparkle & glam, and individual pictures as well.  Strong, captivating, stunning girl power✨
Now booking summer & fall portrait sessions.
Contact for more info!
Hair & Makeup Kristi @winkhairandmakeup .
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  • The month of May has been for the men...
Head shots in the studio today for the best & nicest orthodontist in Raleigh/Cary!  I may be partial, after all, my entire family has been seeing him for 10+ years. 
Dr. Brogden’s head shot has been the same on his website for longer than we’ve been seeing him , so glad to help update that today!
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  • “Taking an image, freezing a moment, reveals how rich reality truly is” Andes A.
Loved every moment of photographing Debbie, the beauty and artist of @fiftycentlovephoto ✨
Hair & makeup : Kristi @winkhairandmakeup .
Kathy Howard Portrait 
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  • A beautiful woman.  A beautiful soul.  Capturing the light that shines from your eyes, creating portraits to last a lifetime, and longer✨
I looooved photographing the amazing & inspiring Jennifer Martin, #girlboss extraordinary, Executive Director at #shoplocalraleigh and #greaterraleighmerchantsassociation , she does it all!⠀
Hair & make up artistry by Kristi @winkhairandmakeup .⠀
I would love to talk about how you want to be photographed.  Message me for a complimentary chat!⠀
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  • Shelly wanted me to capture branding photos for her marketing materials & website. 
She’s an amazing couples therapist & speaker, and wanted professional portraits to reflect her personality - we had a so much fun during her session✨
When was the last time you had photos taken of yourself & absolutely loved them, and the whole experience?
Contact me for complimentary consultation and availability 
HMUA @winkhairandmakeup .
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