Jordan + RJ | Southern Bride & Groom | Featured

A big thank you to Southern Bride Groom for featuring Jordan and RJ’s spring wedding. Jordan and RJ both have a very distinct style and embody classic elegance – which showed throughout their wedding – from the attire, the table linens to the decor – all was simple, clean and stylish.

A few of my personal favorites from Jordan and RJ’s wedding at The Sutherland  may be seen below, and also the full feature of their wedding with a little commentary from the bride and groom can be seen on the Southern Bride and Groom’s blog by clicking HERE.

Penny | Washington, DC | Newborn

Hard to believe this sweet little one is pushing four months old now! It is always such an honor hearing from past couples that they’re expecting…and being given the opportunity to capture their newest life’s joy. As I got to know them during their engagement and wedding day it was so clear that Becca Jane and Todd are madly in love and make such an amazing team – these two are the real deal, friends. Penny, you are one lucky little lady to have parents as awesome as the two of them! A few favorites of Miss Penny below from her session at just a few weeks old.
These lips. I die. I can’t even handle her cuteness!

Sara + Garrett | Outer Banks, NC | Wedding

Getting to know Sara and Garrett during their engagement was so much fun. Sara planned an amazingly gorgeous wedding – that took place at the Outer Banks of NC in Manteo – from simple details like her garter and shoes to the ribbon wands the guests waved to her gorgeous florals and custom made bow ties for the boys. Sarah’s sense of style and attention to detail was impeccable. Take a look at a few of my favorite moments from their big day.
I loved how Sara’s twin sister walked her down the aisle to give her away – one of the sweetest parts of the wedding! The Elizabethan Gardens is such a perfect and romantic place to have a wedding!

Blain & Matt | Charlotte, NC | Wedding

Wow! I am a good bit behind on blogging some favorites from my 2013 weddings. Excited to share these favorites from Blain and Matt’s Spring 2013 Wedding in Charlotte. It’s always such a joy to photograph at Charlotte City Club! Hands down these two are one of my sweetest, southern couples to date :)

Ellie | Winston-Salem, NC | Bridals

This past Saturday I had the pleasure of photographing Ellie and Adam’s gorgeous fall wedding designed by the amazing ladies at Rebecca Rose Events. This marked my last wedding of the year…just a week before Thanksgiving and I must say Ellie and Adam nailed it when they decided to serve Thanksgiving Dinner to their guests…IT WAS DELICIOUS! And made me so excited for Thanksgiving tomorrow :)

In October, I met up with Ellie and her mom to take a few bridal portraits at the always lovely Graylyn Estates in Winston-Salem, NC. Have a lovely Thanksgiving, friends! Congratulations Ellie and Adam! Check back soon for more from their wedding day!

Angela | Richmond, VA | Bridals

Angela and Matt said I do here in Richmond Saturday! We had the most perfect fall weather and a gorgeous event design by LK Events and Design. I am happy to finally share a few favorites of  Angela from her lovely bridal session at Maymont Gardens a few weeks ago. Angela, you were one gorgeous bride!! Looking forward to blogging their wedding images soon!

Amazing hair & make-up :: Avenue 42

Angela + Matt | Engaged | Richmond, VA

Happy November! With every month this year, it seems to have flown by faster and faster. I met with Angela and Matt earlier this summer for their engagement session and am so excited  to see them tie the knot tomorrow! As I type this and look out my window all I see  is damp trees and grey skies…but fast forward to tomorrow and they are predicting a beautiful fall day just in time for the celebration! Happy Friday, friends!

Classic Elegance | Magnolia Rouge Magazine | Published

Wow! This post is long overdue but I am excited to share images that were published in the July issue of Magnolia Rouge Magazine from this little labor of love between Hey Gorgeous Events and me.  It’s hard to believe that it has been over a year since we dreamed this up. With all the trends that come and go in the wedding industry we wanted to create something classic and elegant. We wanted everything from the florals, the bridal hair/make-up, the tables, etc to be timeless. While I’ll be the first to admit there are so many wedding styles that I am in love with, we all certainly know one size does not fit all. I can only imagine how overwhelming planning a wedding may be to a bride, who at the end of the day, wants her special day to exude classic elegance. We ultimately wanted the different bridal looks and simple details throughout the images to provide inspiration to all kinds of brides. A look at the spreads that were published in Magnolia Rough Magazine below :)

And a little peek at Rhi workin’ her magic the day of :)

A huge huge thank you and round of applause for our beautiful model! She was a rockstar!


And of course a huge thank you to all those who collaborated to make this happen!

Design and florals: Hey Gorgeous Events
Photography by Cyn Kain Photography
Gowns and accessories: The Gown Shop Ann Arbor
Cake and favors: Sweet Heather Anne
Hair styling: Jennifer Grace
Make up: Posh Studio
Rentals: Special Events Rental
Calligraphy: Molly Jacques

Isa + Enrique | Boston, MA | Engaged

I just got home from an amazing time photographing Isa and Enrique’s wedding in San Juan, Puerto Rico at the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel . Truly such an amazing event and so much love was shared throughout the evening. I can’t wait to share images from their wedding with you soon. I did however realize I never shared any images on the blog from their Boston engagement session, here are a few favorites :) These two are always smiling and laughing together which makes my job even more fun, as you’ll see below. It sure was hard to leave the warm sunshine and coast of San Juan yesterday after a few days of getting to know their families and enjoying the culture of Puerto Rico!
Congratulation Isa and Enrique! Thanks for having me there for your special day! I had such an amazing time getting to know you both and your families!