Charlotte Portrait Photography: Carolyn and Paul Silas for Dress for Success

I recently had the privilege of photographing Charlotte Bobcat Coach Paul Silas and his lovely wife Carolyn. They are the Honorary Chairs for “Look At Her Power,” a fundraising event for the Dress For Success program. The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, […]

Blowing Rock Wedding Photography: Christina and Brian

Christina and Brian live and work in Washington, D.C., but, with many family ties in the area, they chose the beautiful North Carolina mountain setting of Blowing Rock for their wedding. Hurricane Irene was creating all kinds of problems along the Carolina coast but Blowing Rock escaped the storm with nothing more than some strong […]

Blowing Rock Wedding Photography: Ellen and Scott

My previous career was as a newspaper photojournalist, a profession that presented some amazing experiences and opportunities. Aside from covering incredible people and events, it also allowed me to work with some great print journalists. So it was an honor when one of my former colleagues at The Charlotte Observer asked me to photograph his […]

Charlotte Engagement Photography: Alessandra and Michael

I knew this shoot was going to be fun. Alessandra is an incredible ballet dancer, a member of the North Carolina Dance Theatre and someone I’ve photographed many times over the past several years. She and Michael were recently engaged and I was excited about working with them. They are both so personable and fun […]

Charlotte Wedding Photography: Kendrick and Clay

I always know that a wedding that features a Kathy Allen Fine Wedding Cake is going to be an impressive event. So I was excited and privileged to get the opportunity to document Kathy’s daughter Kendrick’s wedding to Clay at The Duke Mansion. And, as you would expect, the cake and the entire event, were […]

Charlotte Wedding Photography: Amy and John

It was great to witness the close family ties that were evident throughout Amy and John’s wedding. John’s brother led the Mass while his father served as best man, his brother and brother-in-law were both groomsmen and Amy’s sister-in-law was matron of honor. It was easy to see the close relationships they both had with […]

Charlotte Wedding Photography: Day and George

Day and George had a beautiful spring day for their wedding at Myers Park Presbyterian Church followed by a raucous party at Charlotte Country Club. It was a pleasure to witness the close relationships in both families as each included various family members in events throughout the day. It was so nice to see a […]

Charlotte Wedding Photography: Dana and Tom

The setting was perfect as Dana, Tom and their families prepared for their wedding on the farm property that has been in Tom’s family since 1763. But a potent spring storm had everyone scrambling as the rain poured down on the morning of the wedding. Plans called for the ceremony in a meadow not far […]

Charlotte Wedding Photography: Jade and Jim

Jade and Jim had planned on an outdoor ceremony on the beautiful grounds of The Duke Mansion in Charlotte. Chilly, rainy weather put a damper on those plans, but some quick action from the staff at the mansion and wonderful attitudes from all involved helped save the day. The ceremony moved to the mansion’s front […]

Dance Photography: NCDT's Director's Choice

I look forward to North Carolina Dance Theatre’s (NCDT) “Director’s Choice” performance each year. The production is diverse and eclectic, showcasing the incredible talent and range of NCDT’s dancers and choreographers. And it’s always a visual delight with amazing light, color and movement. And in a unique piece, the amazing choreographer Dwight Rhoden gives tribute […]