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Welcome friend! I'm Mabyn a creative obsessed with helping women shine bright! Get ready because this blog is full of incredible female entrepreneurs, branding, and business tips to help your business thrive!

Doughton Park Selecting the right location for your session is way more important than one might think. It adds layers of depth and attachment that don’t happen with the pretty park down the road. We searched and searched for the perfect location for Casey & Andrew’s anniversary session. One night, Andrew told us a story […]

A Doughton Park Anniversary Session I Blue Ridge Parkway I Casey & Andrew

A Black and white image of a couple kissing at Doughton Park near Sparta, NC. Photo by Mabyn Ludke

Since moving to North Carolina and getting to experience the beautiful Appalachian mountains, I’ve dreamed of getting a couple to explore the Blue Ridge Parkway with. When Mallory & Peter came along, it quickly became clear that they were going to be the perfect couple to realize this dream with their engagement session. Daniel & […]

Blowing Rock Engagement Session – Mallory & Peter

A silly moment in the mountains of NC during Mallory & Peter's engagment session. Photography by Mabyn Ludke.

I am a big fan of community over competition. I spent most of my musical theater collegiate years fighting for a spot on the stage, fighting to be heard, fighting just to feel accepted. Those years were hard, but they taught me to never give up! Plus, I’m pretty sure that’s where I get all […]

Western North Carolina Wedding Photographers! – Otterplan Connect

Newly weds Nicki & Brad snuggle close with a breathtaking view of the appalachian mountains on the blue ridge parkway.

There’s nothing quite like some quality time with my hubs. We crave it! It’s so hard to get away from the every day grind, so last weekend we chose to unplug & run away to Blowing Rock, NC for the weekend! It was SO wonderful! We stayed at the Inn at Crestwood, where Daniel & […]

Appalachian Mountain Top Adventures in Blowing Rock, NC

Rough Ridge Blowing Rock, NC Mountain Photographer Mabyn Ludke Photography

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