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TUNE IN TO THIS EPISODE   ITUNES  |  SPOTIFY   “It‘s helped me learn how to be present and get really honest about guiding my business from a place of authenticity.” In this transformative episode, Elizabeth takes us through an actual tapping exercise and shows us how vulnerable it requires you to be. Tapping has allowed her to […]

Alissa & Young’s Duke Mansion wedding was the epitome of elegance and class. Every detail was carefully planned and the entire weekend was filled with memorable (and photo worthy moments!) What better way to describe the event than the bride herself, Alissa! “Style Me Pretty brought me to our venue, The Duke Mansion. A friend […]

Starting a photography business isn’t for the faint of heart (as I know you know). There’s a lot that goes into being a really great photographer, running a profitable bottom line, AND maintaining a life that brings you joy and rest. But, I’m also a big believer that — just because starting and running a […]

Sarah and Landry tied the knot in the Deerpark at the Biltmore, enjoying a stunning and private wedding right in the middle of the mountains… Biltmore was an incredibly special place for Sarah, as her family is from Florida, and would vacation in the mountains of North Carolina often. In homage to that, Sarah did […]

TUNE IN TO THIS EPISODE   ITUNES  |  SPOTIFY   “I love people, story, and capturing the beauty of people in their natural setting.” Listen in to this one-on-one coaching episode about crafting your story, where Elizabeth and Katie discuss the challenges of owning a photography business, the impact it can have on your personal life, and how […]

The Cliffs At Glassy Chapel proved to be the perfect setting for this gorgeous couple. Residing and working in New Orleans with a retirement plan to settle in South Carolina, Katie and Ben chose their second southern foundation to host their wedding and bring their closest family and friends to the ridge of the mountains. […]

Wedding days are beautiful, beautiful things. They can be chaotic things, too. 🙂  As a wedding photographer, you know what I mean. While there’s love in the air and beauty unfolding all around, there can also be an underlying current of stress and chaos that can draw the peacefulness right out of the day. And, […]

TUNE IN TO THIS EPISODE   ITUNES  |  SPOTIFY   “I’ve found that it is so soothing to hear myself breathe because breath is something that we often take for granted.” Elizabeth and Nikia discuss how to show up to your purpose as it’s presented to you throughout your life. As a Reiki master, Nikia serves as a […]

Lally and David’s Fearrington Village Wedding featured gorgeous garden vibes and a charming country house set in the mountains. A little rain couldn’t stop this happy couple from tying the knot – and offered some stunning photos throughout the day! Scroll below to take in this beautiful North Carolina wedding… Venue: Fearrington Village | Photo: […]

I have had tons of conversations with photographers recently who are overwhelmed, overworked, and bogged down trying to keep up with work as the world opens back up. Their schedules are unsustainable, they’re feeling less present with their spouses and kids, and they’re exhausted. Oh, I get it. I really, really do. Being a wedding […]