The ceremony was under two rows of towering crape myrtles at the entrance, and the cocktail hour and reception were held around the barn while the guests played yard games and enjoyed a candlelit dinner.

intimate mountain wedding

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at Hawkesdene in North Carolina

The wedding day is easy. You have a beautiful wedding gown and a nice tux all planned out. But engagement photos have so many options for outfits and you might not know what’s going to look good on camera.

What to wear

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for your engagement session

This North Carolina Modern Barn Wedding at Board and Batten was inspired by the venue itself! It highlights herringbone walls, a huge double-sided stone fireplace, and a stunning bridal suite that would make any bride feel gorgeous! 

modern barn wedding

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at Board & Batten Events

The guest bathroom reveal is here! I’ve been working on this room for about 5 weeks and I’m so glad it finally reached the finish line. I haven’t posted a room reveal since my living room reveal last year, and with being stuck at home during covid quarantine, this little bathroom seemed like the perfect […]

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I’ve never been one to offer mini sessions. I felt like only the family photographers did mini sessions, and since I photographed mostly weddings and sometimes families, maybe no one would be interested in a mini session from me! So last year I did a thing… I secretly offered mini sessions in both the spring […]

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Robert and Alistaire are both from the Northeast, but made their way down to North Carolina so Alistaire could get her doctorate. In their free time, they love spending time with their sweet rescue pitbull, Gracie. They also love to all go down to the horse ranch to ride and take care of their beautiful […]

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There is so much camera equipment out there and it can be very overwhelming, especially when you are a wedding photographer! A wedding day moves so quickly and you have to be prepared for whatever comes next, and have the skill and the equipment to get the best photos in any situation. Although there is […]

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GRAB YOUR GUIDE

Wondering how much photography coverage you need on your wedding day? Whether you are having a first look or a traditional aisle reveal, a ceremony at your venue or a nearby church, I’ve got a timeline! Look through 4 different options to give you the most optimal photography coverage on your wedding, while still allowing you to enjoy your day with friends and family.

Ideal Photography Timelines for your Wedding Day

hillary muelleck

I’m a film and digital photographer who’s going to tell your wedding story with a mix of artistry and real life. You’ll receive photographs that resemble timeless paintings you’ll want to hang in your home forever, but also capture the real feeling of the day! With me as your photographer, you’ll truly be able to be present at your wedding, and have comfort knowing that through your photos, you’ll be able to RELIVE every moment again and again for the rest of your lives!

When I’m not photographing dreamy weddings, you can usually find me refinishing antique furniture, taking spontaneous road trips with my husband, reading fantasy fiction novels (currently in the middle of the Outlander series), or working at my home office with a seasonal candle burning in the corner. 

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Grab Your Guide

A lot of moving pieces go into planning a wedding day timeline and I know it can be overwhelming! Grab my free guide to plan the perfect timeline for your day.