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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Before Covid, I honestly didn’t photograph too many maternity sessions. I think most people just hired me for my wedding work and then a newborn session every once in a while (because who can resist a tiny little cute baby??). But now that my weddings are all rescheduled, I’m doing maternity sessions right and left. […]

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I had been a photographer for 6 years and I was STILL STRUGGLING with keeping a consistent editing style. It’s so hard make photos all look cohesive when they are all from different times of day, different seasons, and different locations. Some looked a little too warm or cool, or a little too green or […]

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how to figure our your wedding photography timelines

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How much photography coverage do you actually need on your wedding day? Most traditional weddings usually need between 8 and 10 hours of photography coverage to get everything. But there are definitely some things to consider when thinking about your own wedding photography timeline: Are you wanting to do a first look (all photos before […]

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This Winmock Wedding in Winston Salem, North Carolina was photographed on a rainy day last spring. Winmock is a beautiful white barn venue with the most stunning interior. I love the wood design along the interior ceilings as well as the grounds surrounding the barn (perfect for bride and groom portraits). Check out my tips […]

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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.