AWARD WINNING NORTH CAROLINA BASED PHOTOGRAPHER
AWARD WINNING NORTH CAROLINA BASED PHOTOGRAPHER

Blog

"Photography is the story I fail to put into words."

-Destin Sparks

The Latest Steps in Our Journey
  • Monochrome Is Magic for Modeling Portfolios

    When you’re building a modeling portfolio, diversity is important. However, first and foremost, the portfolio should be built on shots that showcase the model’s face and body with varying expressions, angles, and a broad range of skilled poses. Keeping garments and color schemes simple, but fashion-forward can go a long way in eliminating distractions and … Continue reading Monochrome Is Magic for Modeling Portfolios

  • Outdoor Portraits That Pop

    Outdoor portraits don't have to be boring. Let's work together to make them pop!

  • How Much Should My Wedding Photography Cost?

    Photography prices explained in simple terms.

  • Selfie Sunday, Nevie Style

    So, I’ve decided I’m going to start doing my selfie Sundays again. It was something I did when Instagram first launched because I wanted people to see the face behind the camera. This time around, I really want to use the occasion to showcase a bit of my personal style and execute some of the … Continue reading Selfie Sunday, Nevie Style

  • 5 Tips For Choosing Your Wedding Venue

    Congratulations, you said “YES!” Now comes the task of planning your dream wedding. One of the most important choices you’ll need to make is selecting the perfect venue. The location sets the tone for the entire day and plays a big part in creating those unforgettable memories. To help you make the right choice, I’ve … Continue reading 5 Tips For Choosing Your Wedding Venue

  • The Value of Printed Artwork

    The artwork isn't truly finished until it is printed and displayed.

  • The Purity of Black and White

    There is an inherent, classic elegance about a black and white photograph. But as a photographer, it’s the simplicity of black and white that makes it particularly appealing. I wish I could remember who said it, but there is a quote that has been rattling around my brain for quite some time. It was an … Continue reading The Purity of Black and White

  • What Is a “Fashion Style” Senior Session?

    Generally speaking, the majority of senior portrait sessions are done with traditional styling and posing. Conversely, a “fashion style” shoot is precisely what it sounds like. There is a focus on putting together eye-catching outfits that photograph with a dramatic flare with an emphasis on current trends in fashion. Lighting for these high-end shoots is … Continue reading What Is a “Fashion Style” Senior Session?

  • What Makes A Photograph “Great”?

    I’ve taken plenty of photographs over the years that could be considered technically “perfect”. The exposure is dead on, the expression and composition are great, and the picture tells a story. But none of them are my favorites. For me, what makes picture superior is the feeling it evokes. It makes me laugh, it moves … Continue reading What Makes A Photograph “Great”?

  • A Bride and Her Bestie

    These two best friends for life have a story that everyone will love.