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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Multiple times in 2020 I had the honor of being able to step in and do engagement sessions for couples that weren’t able to travel home to get an engagement session done by their own wedding photographer. Macie and Eric were one of those couples. This Tanglewood Park Fall Engagement Session was done in October […]

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Newborn sessions have become some of my favorite sessions in 2020. When all my weddings postponed, I found that I had lots of time to dedicate to photos of tiny babies, in beautiful nurseries, with their loving families. This Circus Tent Inspired Newborn Session in Winston Salem was definitely at the top of that list […]

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So what is a bridal session anyways?? Bridal sessions were something I first heard about living in Utah. If you don’t know what they are, bridal sessions are sessions where the bride gets in her wedding gown, gets her hair and makeup done, has her florist prepare a bridal bouquet, and she gets a whole […]

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I was super excited when Raeleigh and Zander wanted to have their engagement session at a private farm near Charlotte, North Carolina. They had a personal connect to the farm and it’s owners which made it even better. There’s something about the open fields and soft evening sunlight and really sets an intimate and romantic […]

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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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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.