Garden wedding at Duke Mansion | Katherine & Sam

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Katherine & Sam’s Duke Mansion wedding in Charlotte, NC was so lovely. There is nothing so sweet as a garden wedding and Duke Manson’s gardens do not disappoint. It was so fun getting to be a fly on the wall because Katherine & Sam are literally the sweetest ever! I just loved watching how they […]

Romantic Asheville Anniversary atop Craggy Gardens | Lillian & Kenny

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When Lillian contacted me she only had a couple of weeks to plan her dream anniversary session in the mountains. Normally our couples have time to meet us (even if it’s virtually) and develop a relationship. But between our busy schedules we were only allowed brief phone chats an emails. Thankfully tho, Lillian and I […]

A beautiful woman watches the sunset over the appalachain mountains at Doughton Park North Carolina. Photo by Mabyn Ludke.

How to Get Out of a Rut and Stay Inspired with Photography

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When I first started shooting, It felt like I was always inspired. Every time I picked up my camera a light bulb with go off above my head and I would get SO excited. As the years went on that “excitement” became less and less and for creatives that can be a death sentence. I […]

Statesville, NC – Sneak Peek

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