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

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No location is more personal than your home. Homes are bursting with the unique personalities of everyone that lives there. Any photos that are taken in the home are just that much more meaningful because of it. That’s exactly how I felt while photographing this at home couples session. Every corner was filled with unique […]

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Consider a Staged Sparkler Exit for your Wedding | Wedding Planning Tips at hillarymuelleck.com

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Sparkler exits are so popular at weddings! If you are planning a wedding with sparklers, you definitely want to make sure your photographers capture that. As a photographer, one of the problems that I’ve seen my couples run into is making sure they have enough photography coverage to get the sparkler photos at the end […]

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How to Prepare for Newborn Photos

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  Your sweet little newborn is here and you want to preserve these memories forever, right?? Babies grow SO FAST, so make sure you get a newborn session scheduled asap after (or better yet BEFORE) they are born. But once it’s scheduled, how do you prepare for newborn photos? You can schedule a newborn session […]

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Intimate Wedding during COVID at Tanglewood Park Arboretum by Hillary Muelleck

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Caitlyn and Chris are one of the many engaged couples that originally planned on having their big wedding celebration earlier this year in 2020. However due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all of those Spring and early Summer celebrations got postponed. Even though their big wedding was moved to 2021, not even a pandemic could keep […]

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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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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.