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

featured blog post

VIEW the post

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

featured blog post

VIEW the post

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

featured blog post

VIEW the post

at Board & Batten Events

filed in

Having proposals photographed have become a very popular thing! It’s so fun looking at the photos afterwards and seeing all the emotions and each others reactions. Personally, that’s my favorite part! But planning a surprise marriage proposal for your significant other can pretty nerve-racking. There is so much to think about! One thing I can […]

VIEW THE POST

My website got a new face! I had been chatting with one of my photographer friends for MONTHS about needing an updated site. Something that felt more like me. Finally over Black Friday weekend, we made a pact to start working on it. The goal was to have my new site ready for the new […]

VIEW THE POST

2019 definitely involved a lot of changes for my business behind the scenes! For one, it was my first full year living in North Carolina. In 2018, I moved to North Carolina in the middle of the year, so my busy season involved a lot of traveling back up north for weddings and sessions. This […]

VIEW THE POST

filed in

The bride and I met at a bookclub soon after I moved to North Carolina, and I’m so glad we did! I originally wasn’t planning on making the meeting but hurried because I knew it was good for me to get out and meet people in my new town! Soon after meeting sweet Sammi, I […]

VIEW THE POST

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. 

ALL ABOUT HILLARY

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.