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

Let’s talk about financial organization for small business owners and photographers. If we’re honest, I know that finances are NOT a fun thing to talk about. They’re just not. It’s not the flashy, fun side of business. But it’s important that you know what’s going on with your money as a small business owner. Our […]

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Today I’m sharing FIVE tips for marketing on Instagram as a wedding photographer. When I polled my audience (that’s you!) about what they wanted help with, marketing came up quite a bit. But… marketing is a pretty broad topic, so we narrowed it down to Instagram marketing. Instagram can be a GREAT place to connect with […]

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One of the most common questions I get is about HOW I became a wedding photographer while I was still in college. Today, I’m sharing about how I got my start as a wedding photographer including exactly what I did before I started taking my own clients. I also dive into how I successfully moved […]

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Ready to start booking more ideal clients? Today, I’m breaking down three easy to follow tips for wedding photographers so they can attract the clients they’ve always dreamed of working with! As a wedding photographer, what you do and say online will directly determine who wants to hire you. It’s really easy to make adjustments […]

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my pre-wedding questionnarie

This guide is for photographers! You’ll find every single question I ask my couples when prepping for their wedding day. Without that planning, no matter how good of a photographer you are, the wedding day is going to be a chaotic mess. Let's not let that happen!

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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.