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

How to Be More Productive as a Business Owner Being not just efficient but EFFECTIVE in your planning is essential! We’ve all had those days as business owners where it feels like we’re just spinning our wheels – stuck in the editing, the culling, the shooting. It’s hard to always feel like we’ve had super […]

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How I Quarterly Plan My Goals and Schedule as a Business Owner It’s May, which means I’m a month into my Q2 planning for my business. Quarterly (and annual!) planning in a business is important and imperative when setting goals. I like quarterly planning because it’s way easier to break down how to actually achieve […]

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How to Streamline Your Wedding Photography Workflows Ready to make your workflows even more streamlined and efficient? In this video I’m sharing tips on how to do just that. When you have streamlined workflows, you save time and can make more money – not to mention, have more time to do what you love. Remember, […]

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How to Calculate Your Wedding Photography Packages When you first start your business, one of the hardest things (in my opinion) is to decide how to price yourself. Personally, I was so confused about how to structure my wedding photography package pricing when I first started out. Everything felt really overwhelming and like I was […]

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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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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.