Tags archives: Nancy Ray Photography

Ashley and Brian Mims House Film Wedding

Ashley and Brian Mims House Film Wedding
Oh happy day! If I had to describe this wedding in one phrase, it would be "Southern hospitality meets joyful wedding celebration." Just like their engagement session, Ashley and Brian's put a lot of time and effort into making sure that their wedding day would be unique to their love and story. The whole day was beautifully styled and planned around the things that t[...]

Howe Family Raleigh, NC Film Session

Howe Family Raleigh, NC Film Session
I met Ali and Austin for the first time at the very beginning of this year, at the Young Life Banquet. I knew they were friends of Callie's through Young Life, and I also knew that Ali was expecting a baby a couple months later in 2017. She had already scheduled me for a session for Summer 2017 at that point, and after meeting her I was so excited to work with her! F[...]

Alex and David Raleigh, NC Film Wedding

Alex and David Raleigh, NC Film Wedding
It's no secret that the North Carolina Art Museum is one of my favorite places in Raleigh. It's the perfect backdrop for any kind of pictures, a great place to walk around or have a picnic, you can enjoy a delicious meal inside their restaurant or spend a hot summer afternoon inside strolling through the ever-changing art exhibits! If you are in Raleigh and haven't sp[...]

Highlands Babymoon

Highlands Babymoon
Our babymoon before Milly was so sweet, and I’ll be honest - it was quite the trip! I laugh because it was before we had a kid, so it was more on the extravagant side - 5 days in California with all the adventures. This babymoon was no less special, but was a very typical “2nd baby” babymoon. We lumped it together with a wedding weekend and mother’s day weekend - [...]

Tidwell Family Raleigh, NC Film Session

Tidwell Family Raleigh, NC Film Session
Stephanie, the beautiful mama in these photographs, has been the brilliant designer behind my home’s refresh. Not only that, but she is a lifelong friend of mine - we grew up going on vacations together since our parents were in business together. I have been so inspired by this woman and her family. She’s the kind of person you are just drawn to because of her joy, h[...]

Whitney and Nick Beaufort, NC Film Maternity Session

Whitney and Nick Beaufort, NC Film Maternity Session
This maternity session brings me all the feels. I’ve photographed Whitney and Nick’s engagement session, Whit’s bridal session, their wedding day, and their anniversary session. I’ve been following along with this sweet pregnancy, and I wish I could grab you by the face right now and say these words: Miracles HAPPEN. Whitney had cervical cancer and beat it. S[...]

Camping 2017

Camping 2017
5 years! We’ve been camping with these sweet friends of ours for 5 years now. And to celebrate, Emily and John had T-shirts made! Yes I’m pregnant, but when she gave them to us I totally burst into tears. You can re-live some of our camping experiences here: Hanging Rock Blue Bear Wilmington Blue Bear Stone Mountain This 5th year was one for the books. Firs[...]