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 Theme Days and Time Blocking Have Changed My Work Schedule and Productivity I thrive on organization and batching my time as a small business owner. It helps me to feel more in control and more productive each day. About two years ago I started using theme days and time batching to help me feel […]

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3 Ways to Incorporate Video on Your Website as a Wedding Photographer Video content can be overwhelming but it’s so important to connect with your ideal client – and it’s a really important marketing tool right now. As photographers, I think some of us are more reluctant to add this content to their website. It’s […]

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How to Create a Wedding Timeline in Honeybook for Your Couples As a wedding photographer, one of the most important things I can do for my couples is to create their wedding day timeline. After I get the Pre-Wedding Questionnaire back from my couples, I create a photography timeline in Honeybook – my CRM of […]

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Tips for More Authentic Poses for Couples Being a wedding photographer means that I’m working with couples every day – photographing their engagement session or wedding portraits. The one thing I never want is for my couples to feel uncomfortable with posing. Because, when they’re uncomfortable, it shows in the portraits. Instead, I want to […]

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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.