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

Hey everyone! I’m a wedding photographer and I’ve been shooting weddings for 7 years now. Other then my about me page on my website, I’ve never actually written out my story of who I am, where I came from, and what lead me to shooting weddings! My Background I grew up in the dry desert […]

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  The weather on your wedding day is calling for rain. This is not what you had planned, but you can’t change the weather, so what should be your next steps?? Rainy wedding days can be a huge downer if you aren’t prepared for them, but fear not because rainy days can still be beautiful! […]

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Carolyn and Rob hosted their intimate weekday wedding on a warm summer day. As Carolyn got ready at her house, I photographed all her details. Rebecca Rose Events styled all Carolyn’s paper products for photos, while I gathered the bridal details. While we were busy with details, Casey from The Parlour styled the brides hair […]

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How a wedding planner can directly affect your photos.. for the better!

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Having a planner for your wedding can make a huge impact on your photography outcome. And just to be clear, a venue coordinator is not a planner… As a photographer, I always discuss with my couples a timeline specifically for photography in addition to all aspects of the day that directly affect photos. But there […]

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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.