Photography is one of my great loves. I am the owner and photographer, call me Shan. I am an award winning, internationally published portrait photographer. My studio based in Sanford, NC. Clients come to the studio from all over, most call North Carolina home.
My goal is to capture you in a way that reminds you of the beauty you possess. The magazine style portraits come complete with professional makeup and the opportunity to have an experience that focuses on you. My goal is to capture you in a way that is true to who you are, allowing you to be seen, again.
Pictures tell stories for generations to come, and it would be my pleasure to capture you in photographs.
You should know:
You do not have to be a supermodel or even comfortable with the camera to have magazine worthy images. I just need you to show up and be you…I will handle the rest.
Contact me to check availability and to get your place on my calendar, currently booking 3-4 months in advance.
Joanne Wetzel is a Dog + Rescue Photographer located in Raleigh, North Carolina. She specializes in curating soulful pet portraiture for Raleigh’s crazy obsessed dog parents while also lending her skills and talents to photograph shelter and rescue animals across the Triangle to help reduce the homeless animal population and aid in increased adoptions.
She is also a Heartspeak Artist and a member of The Pet Photographer’s Club.
Michelle Gunton Photography, specializes in Maternity Photos, Raleigh Newborn Photography, and Wedding Photography. Michelle Gunton has been a Raleigh Photographer photographing newborns, and expecting moms for over 13 years. Her experience, talent, kind nature, and pure love for maternity photography is why she has so many happy returning clients. Michelle’s cozy beautiful home studio is located in Youngsville, NC just north of Wake Forest. In addition to posed studio photo shoots she also offers lifestyle family photo sessions and on-location.
Laura Karoline Photography is a Raleigh Photographer, specializing in babies under one year, newborns, maternity, and family photography. Laura has a studio located in Cary and also photograph families and maternity outdoors. With over seven years of experience in the newborn photography industry, Laura is a premier Raleigh newborn photographer.
In addition to those tiny features of a newborn, my passion is capturing relationships and emotion within a family. I want to make your session as stress-free as possible, while capturing your true self. My favorite part of this business is getting to know my clients and having fun with them during the session! I have been in the Triangle region since December 2019.
Elements in Focus is a Fine Art Photography Studio located in Cary, NC, specializing in nature and cityscapes. Photographer Jill Denbow captures scenes from nature and cities locally and around the globe, featuring her photography in a wide variety of products, including matted, canvas, and metal prints, boxed notecard sets, prints in acrylic frames, as well as other hand-crafted items. Elements in Focus participates in several local craft fairs throughout the year, including Downtown Cary Food and Flea and the Town of Cary’s Spring Daze. In addition to the products Jill has for sale at these events and on her Etsy shop, she also takes custom orders. Visit the Elements in Focus website or contact Jill directly via email for more information and to find the location of her next event.
Located in Holly Springs, Brittany B Photography LLC is a lifestyle photographer. Brittany captures families, newborns & maternity, seniors & also branding & product photography. BBP serves Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Apex, Cary, Raleigh & surrounding areas & offers on-location sessions at local parks, farms, gardens & even fields! Brittany is also available for travel to The Crystal Coast & surrounding areas.
Brittany’s sessions are natural, organic, & authentic. Brittany will give some direction but will strive to capture the in-between moments. The knowing smiles, the giggles & outbursts, the hugs and special kisses – these are the moments you don’t want to forget. Brittany B Photography’s collections include digital images with print release. Learn details on your investment & products offered here. Lifestyle newborn sessions are taken in your home – where Brittany can capture your new addition in their nursery and with their family.
Branding & product photography is unique to you. It’s personal & authentic – for entrepreneurs, small businesses, coaches, speakers & more. If you need a headshot, photos for marketing, or social media, branding photography takes care of all these needs and more. This is a very customized experience tailored to you & your needs. We’ll discuss the details & spend a few hours together capturing what makes you unique. Find more info here.
Nicola is a top Raleigh newborn photographer, who loves to style and customize your shoot. Nicola has been trained to specialize in Newborn Photography, maternity photography , family photography and child photography. Her style is best described as simple, beautiful and timeless. Newborns are the main focus in a shoot, posed yet still very natural. Nicola does love taking pictures of families, however, these are best done outdoors. Nicola loves to capture the candid moments and fleeting smiles and glances with your family. These moments only she can see from behind the lens.
Services extend into the Raleigh – Durham NC Triangle areas including Raleigh, Durham, Morrisville, Chapel Hill, Cary, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay – Varina, Angier, Clayton, Garner and Wake Forrest.
Any Occasion Photography in Apex, NC and Surrounding Areas
A photograph is a visual journal, I take great pride in the penmanship of adding a page to your story. It is life experiences you have and how they make you feel. I love being part of your moments that turn into such great memories. I specialize in natural light portrait photography. Enjoying many realms of capturing of life and your perfect moments.
Sarah photographs on location and serves Raleigh and the surrounding areas: Apex, Cary, Durham, Chapel Hill, Holly Springs, and Fuquay-Varina.
Sarah strives to capture the beauty of connection between you and your loved ones in candid style photography. These everyday moments only last a split second, but it is those moments that tell your story. As a hopeless romantic hippie, SJP loves photographing genuine love & emotion, laughs, snuggles, and all the moments in between in your family photos…the details you will want to remember for a lifetime. And I love capturing them along with sunlight, wind, and whatever natural elements we can incorporate to give your images an organic feel and make them truly beautiful. Say hello! I would love to tell your story!
Kim is an award winning photographer based out of Wake Forest, NC. She specializes in fine art portraiture of families, children and high school seniors.
From your toddler’s first steps to your teenager’s graduation, the milestones of family life are fleeting and precious. We don’t want to miss a moment. When it comes to getting professional photographs taken, though, you don’t want a posed and uncomfortable experience—you want your family to be seen in a beautifully authentic way.
Kim’s unique approach starts with getting to know you, and fostering a relaxed and enjoyable environment. She’s there to help with every step of the process, from location selection to wardrobe styling and gallery wall design. Each finished piece is more than just a photograph—they are fine art that will be cherished forever.
At EMBR Bliss Photography, Inc., I specialize in on-location or in-home photo shoots to give you the perfect setting you desire. Whether you choose to be photographed at home or a special venue, I will make you feel comfortable-making your photographs memorable. I cater to Portrait/Lifestyle photography for Families, Senior Portraits, Maternity, Newborns and Engagements. I promise to make each one unique. I have a keen eye for great photos and use top-of-the-line equipment and techniques to provide you the highest-quality pictures. You can rely on me to take beautiful photographs to fill your home with and share with loved ones. Contact me at 919-656-2107 now to schedule an appointment.
I’m Lynette, a senior, family and event photographer in the Raleigh, NC area. I am also available for school, headshots, and real estate photography. My style and sessions are natural, fun, and relaxed. Let’s talk!
Hi! I’m Amy Hill. I am the owner and photographer behind 627 Photography in Cary, NC. I love to help women business owners tell the story of their brand and business through photos. It’s more than just a headshot, it is a way to show visitors to your website why they want to work with you. In this digital world where we meet so many online, you have to standout and you have to connect!
In addition to beautiful branding photos for women, I also love to photograph + empower high school seniors. I love to make them feel special, confident and happy with who they are. I take time to learn about them and create a fun, custom session that results in the most beautiful pictures they’ve ever seen of themselves!
I am a boutique wedding & family photographer who believes in providing a one-of-a-kind, personalized session experience and artwork that you will love forever. Since 2009 my goal has been to photograph families and couples in a relaxed, joyful and artistic way.
I began studying photography when everyone shot film (remember film?) and I learned the classic art of black & white film processing & printing. There is something so powerful about making each print by hand, each result a unique piece of art. When I switched to digital in 2005, I brought to it my love for honesty in the images I create for works of art you will treasure.
My life with 2 children (12 & 9) and two large dogs is usually pretty crazy, but it’s also full of love and laughter and I wouldn’t trade any of it for the world. Next to photography my favorite thing in the whole world is chocolate. Ok, and the beach, and pretty much anywhere there is good food & good friends- life is meant to be enjoyed!
Raleigh Durham Family Photographer
With a focus on genuine connection, movement, and beautiful light, I strive to capture your family in the here and now. It is my goal to create family portraits that are not only art, but a legacy to be passed down through the generations. I’d be honored to tell your story.
Amber Foster Smith Photography is a full-service boutique photography studio located in the heart of downtown Holly Springs, NC specializing in wedding and portrait photography. Servicing the Raleigh, Cary, Apex, Holly Springs, Morrisville, Durham and Chapel Hill area. We offer portraits both on-location and in our professional photography studio by appointment.
We are passionate about telling our client’s stories through beautiful imagery and creating heirloom pieces of artwork for families to cherish. Whether it is capturing your growing family, anxiously awaiting graduation with your high school senior, or celebrating an engagement while planning for your wedding day. We are there with you every step of the way. From planning out the perfect location for your session, to coordinating wardrobe selections and even arranging for hair and make-up. Our focus is to capture every moment as well as the moments in-between because those are the ones you truly never want to forget. You can expect to have a lot of fun while we capture a variety of candid moments as well as a few more comfortable but posed shots. Our goal at AFSP is to give you a variety of images, all of incredible quality.
“Amber is an incredible and gifted photographer. She works well under pressure in any circumstances! She was able to capture my family in a way no other photographer has ever. Every picture was perfect. She is a delight to work with and we will absolutely use her again!” – Cottingham Family
“Amber was awesome! …She made us feel relaxed and comfortable. She captured such wonderful memories that we will treasure for a life time! She is such a blessing to work with on your special day!” – Lewis Family
“I can look back on the day with so much joy because of the moments you captured for us. Working with you is like working with a close friend – which I love so much! ” – Harris Wedding featured on Wedding Gown Designer Maggie Sottero Designs’ Blog
Owner and photographer Amber is a sucker for true love, soulmates and a big believer of happily ever after! Amber is also the heart behind The Studio : A Coworking Space for Creatives where she focuses on empowering entrepreneurs and small business owners through education with a space to grow their business. As an educator she has a passion for teaching workshops and mentoring for photographers and other small business owners.
267 West Center Street Holly Springs, NC 27540
I am Nichole Richardson, I specialize in contemporary portrait photography. I work with my clients to create deeply personal and meaningful images for them and the ones that they love to treasure for a lifetime.
If you would like or need beautiful photographs of you or your family please contact me via email or 571-606-8620.
Frolic & Co. Photography is a portrait photographer serving Raleigh, NC and surrounding areas. Portraiture includes Families, Children, Tween, Teens, Senior, and Couples. Business offerings include Full Branding as well as Social Media updates. Headshots for business, acting, and dance.
Let’s capture your story. Your family is worth it.
Be True Baby is a natural light photography studio in Wake Forest, NC specializing in natural and organic newborn, maternity, and baby‘s first year. Established in 2009, we are dedicated to producing high quality, beautifully styled images and fine art products to document this important time in your family’s story. Our studio takes on limited photography sessions each month in order to focus plenty of time and attention crafting authentic, artistic images for our clients.
Owner and photographer Christy Johnson is a proud member of Professional Photographers of America, and she has several articles published in Lemonade and Lenses magazine. Her work has been featured on such websites as Clickin Moms, Learn Shoot Inspire, Evoking You, Inspire Me Baby, Vend Raleigh, Lemonade and Lenses, and more.
1780 Heritage Center Dr. Suite 201 Wake Forest, NC
Contact us to reserve your appointment.
Audrey Priel of Rose Trail Images is a North Carolina family and wedding photographer serving the Raleigh/Durham area. She takes a very lifestyle and photojournalistic approach with her clients, focusing on authentic moments, real smiles, and family stories. She is inspired by gorgeous sunlight, infectious laughter, and all of the Boston sports teams. Audrey is the recipient of several photographic and wedding industry awards and has been featured in over 30 online blogs and publications, as well as numerous books and magazines such as The Know Book and CIRCA magazine.
Everything happens for a reason, so it was no accident that when Audrey picked up her camera… she was hooked. She was born to laugh, meant to make people happy, and she truly TRULY loves being the reason why people smile! Each session is super unique and filled with laughter, smiles, and stories. Fun fact: you WILL laugh during your session!
You can also read more about each of Rose Trail Images’ photography sessions by reading the blog here!
For more Children and Family Portraits: Children & Families
Fore more Couples and Engagements: Couples & Engagements
For more Lifestyle Newborn Sessions: Newborns
For Maternity Portraits: Maternity
For Seniors and Portraits: Seniors & Portraits
For the Wedding Gallery: Weddings
For the Mitzvah and Events Gallery: Mitzvahs & Events
Hi my name is Edalisse. I am a photographer. I photograph women….. I believe all women are beautiful in ways they do not recognize. I see past the wrinkles, the pounds and the self doubt. I see beauty from a woman’s perspective. My style is feminine, soft, and beautiful. Everything a woman strives to be. Unfortunately, life gets in the way sometimes and we forget our essence. When was the last time you felt beautiful? Truly beautiful? Was it at your prom, your wedding? Do you even remember? At any age and every stage of your life I want to capture the best of you.
THP offers on location photography in Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs, and Raleigh for your special occasions and milestones or to capture the details of everyday life. I love to travel so if you are outside of this area contact me for a custom quote.
For all THP Sessions I strive to keep it as relaxed and fun as possible. I place the focus on the connection of joy and love between those in the session. Traci Huffman Photography incorporates lifestyle photography in each session. We often see photographs posed perfectly and people smiling at the camera which is absolutely beautiful, however that is not always reality. THP captures your life as it is including the emotions, and most importantly the personalities & real life. Often the favorite images are the ones I catch in between with real life moments. I always get the posed “look at the camera and smile” shot, but I focus on capturing the love, joy, and emotion and less on the formal posing.
To see examples of my work please click on the following gallery links: