In 2020, some weddings changed from big gatherings to intimate backyard dinners. Some couples went for more adventure with mountaintop unions. It looks as though 2021 is a continuation of this new wedding trend. I love the fact that the small weddings put more of a focus on the couple and the special details. While […]


January 6, 2021

Mountain Elopement | Wedding Giveaway

High school sweethearts Gracie and Will planned a beautiful Fall 2020 wedding. Planning began in early months of the year but as we all know, covid had a hand in changing things up. But that didn’t detour them from planning a day they had dreamed of. photography: Arin Hayley Co. venue: Southern Charm Wedding and […]

Bridals, Uncategorized, venues, weddings

December 29, 2020

Southern Charm Wedding

Emerald Park is one of the hidden treasures of North Little Rock, Arkansas.  When Erica contacted me about her December wedding, she mentioned that she was thinking about Petit Jean State Park (one of the most beautiful state parks we have in Arkansas).  So I knew what vision she had in mind but since she […]

December 8, 2017

Emerald Park Wedding | Erica and Denny

Uncategorized, weddings

For the last 2 years, I have heard so much about how magical the lighting is in California.  I had dreamed of maybe one day shooting there but really didn’t think that dream would ever come true until one day on facebook, I saw where my friend Laura Hernandez was having her first workshop.  I […]


February 4, 2017

Monterey Workshop by Laura & Rachel

Southern Wedding Photographer’s  guide to the perfect engagement session with your wedding photographer. DO WE REALLY NEED ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS? One of my biggest goals as a wedding photographer is to improve the overall experience of my couples.  That is why I automatically include engagement sessions with all of my credit base wedding packages.   There […]

engagments, personal, Uncategorized

March 25, 2016

What every couple should know about engagement sessions

Marylake Camelite Monastery was the perfect location for Erin’s Bridals!  When we were trying to come up with a location that best fit Erin’s dress and vision, I immediately thought of the lighting at Marylake.  And the sun did not disappoint us that day. I am finally getting Erin’s film Bridals posted and I couldn’t […]

November 23, 2015

Marylake Camelite – Erin’s Film Bridals