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Spring 2017 Mini Sessions!Sign up for Saturday, May 6th

Spring 2017 Mini Sessions!
We're excited to announce our spring 2017 Mini Session date! Saturday, May 6th We're doing things a bit differently this year, so be sure to read through all the details about signing up! We would would love for you to join us! $200 includes a 15-20 minute session with me, Elizabeth Tate, 10 high resolution images with the rights to print and the option to purcha[...]

Ideal Wedding Day Timeline

Ideal Wedding Day Timeline
After you have decided on a wedding date and venue for your wedding, you will want to begin planning the timeline of your wedding day: your ceremony time, dinner time, and exit time. As a photographer, your wedding day timeline is one of the biggest factors of getting the most beautiful, natural light pictures. Let me share a little secret with you: I planned my whole[...]

Wedding Venue Bucket List

Wedding Venue Bucket List
(Images by Callie) One of the best perks to our job as wedding photographers, is constantly getting to meet and work with new people. What people often don't realize is that we also love to go to new places. We are so incredibly blessed to have so many wonderful wedding venues in the Raleigh-Durham area, but we also enjoy traveling outside our little triangle, and sh[...]

Why Film + How to Confidently Shoot Your First Roll

Why Film + How to Confidently Shoot Your First Roll
At Nancy Ray Photography, we believe that film photography has an aesthetic that cannot be replicated with a digital camera, no matter how hard you try! At first glance, you might not notice a huge difference between the two. However, once you familiarize yourself with the distinct look of film, you will notice that the colors are more true to real life. Film photogra[...]

How to Plan for Your Marriage (Not just your wedding!)

How to Plan for Your Marriage (Not just your wedding!)
1. LEARN Read + Listen One of the best decisions you can make when you are engaged is to learn as much as possible about marriage. You will reap the benefits of everything you learn during this time for many years to come! Be sure to read several books that focus on specific topics related to marriage: prayer (The Power of a Praying Wife / The Power of a Praying H[...]

Patrone Family Home Tour

Patrone Family Home Tour
Y'all - get ready. This home tour is just amazing. Stacie is a lifelong friend, a fellow entrepreneur (and my favorite hairdresser), and she and her sister Stephanie have always had the most impeccable taste! Her sister Steph helped Stacie with her home decor and design, and as you will see... they nailed it. I'm pretty much ready to move in. Some other fun info: [...]

Amanda and Zac Apex, NC Film Wedding

Amanda and Zac Apex, NC Film Wedding
I love the way that The Oaks at Salem feels - comfortable and intimate, yet elegant. I love that all the events of a wedding day can happen so close together, while feeling like it could be multiple different locations - a countryside ceremony with an outdoor tented reception with dreamy market lights. The country vista is exactly what drew Amanda and Zac to this loca[...]

Laura and Clay Old Edwards Inn Film Wedding

Laura and Clay Old Edwards Inn Film Wedding
I have been anxious to share these images for over a year now and am so excited that the day is finally here! Laura and Clay's wedding day was unforgettable, not only because Clay is like a brother to me, but more importantly because there is no doubt that this day was not filled with the Holy Spirit. From the beginning of the day when the two were getting ready with [...]