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Sinead + Paul | A Downtown Greenville Sunrise Engagement

This entire intro is going to make me sound old, but I’m ok with that.

Sinead was a freshman in high school when I first met her.  And a little like me, high school was not the most wonderful time of her life.  But I knew that once she got to college and began to figure out who she was and what she was meant to do, she would come out of her shell and flourish.  And I’m so thankful I was right!

This beautiful girl loved college, but I think especially because she met Paul while she was there.  Charleston was definitely good for both of them!  I’m beyond excited for these two and that Sinead found a guy who is just right for her!  After they met at a friend’s birthday party one Friday night, Paul asked her out for brunch Sunday morning because that was the next possible time they both had free to see each other again.  That takes confidence and I love that Paul is still pursuing her.

You both are amazing and I’m so excited for your wedding this fall!


If you ever have the chance to be in downtown Greenville at sunrise (preferably in the warmer months!), you should take it.

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Stop it, you two.  SO adorable.

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That morning glow, though!

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What you don’t realize from any of these photos is that we ran into about 1 million dogs that morning because it happened to be the day of the Mutt Strut in downtown!  Thankfully downtown Greenville is big enough that we were able to find some secluded spots that still had beautiful light!

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I just love this one of them SOO much.

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This spot on the bridge was just a few steps away from where Paul asked Sinead to be his wife, so of course we needed a photo!

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I’m still learning a LOT about medium format film, but the scattering of film scans in this post make my heart flutter.
Especially this last one.  I’m slightly in love with it, but also because of the people in it.
Thank you two for getting up SO early for your session… it was completely worth it!


If you enjoyed Sinead and Paul’s engagement photos, I would love for you to see more sessions HERE.
Film scans by Richard Photo Lab

Anthony Ross - May 3, 2018 - 7:22 am

Congratulations to two wonderful souls – may you two have the blessings of many more souls

Keith Valentine - May 3, 2018 - 11:07 am

Inspiring how happy and connected you both are — your best and most exciting years of family and friends are ahead!

Siobhan Rose-Innes - May 8, 2018 - 9:41 pm

So beautiful! Love every single one of these! Thank you Sabrina!

2018 Spring Mini Sessions

It may sound cheesy and cliché, but I really am SO thankful for each and every person that steps in front of my camera.  It’s been about 10 years since I first photographed a family with the intention of doing this as my job one day and if not for each and every one of those people, I wouldn’t be getting to do this thing that doesn’t even feel like a job sometimes!

Yes, my primary focus is on weddings and births.  But having the chance to get families in front of my camera every once in a while – like for these mini sessions – actually helps my creativity!  Plus, it gives me a chance to laugh my head off when kids do amazingly hilarious things.  You’ll see what I mean below :-)


Love getting to see these two and their sweet boy… who is growing way too fast!

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I first met Nora just before they were married when she did a bridal session for me (meaning I photographed her, but I had been looking for a bride to photograph so it worked out perfectly!).  It’s been really sweet to watch our families grow since then and to see all that the Lord has done in our businesses.  If you haven’t started following (or ordering) Nora’s cookies yet, stop everything you’re doing and go do that now!  She’s on Facebook HERE and on Instagram HERE.


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These three SLAY me!


Also, I’m like REALLY proud of this photo.  This family is amazing, but getting 6 children to look “towards” the camera with pleasant smiles on their faces is no small feat, my friends.
I wanted to (and should have) fist bumped every single one of them after we got this!

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Julia and Stephen just celebrated their 5th anniversary and I’m so glad getting back in front of my camera was a part of their celebrating!  They’re still so much fun :-)

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These two below are our super awesome next door neighbors.   I asked them to hop over to the little field for a few photos and I’m so glad they were able to come!  Our girls love them and get so excited if we’re outside when they get home from work in the afternoons.  Especially when they bring their dog out for a walk (well, it’s a love/terrified-of-him relationship, ha!).

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And last, but not least, this sweet family has been trusting me since their Charleston plantation wedding in 2016.
If you’d like to relive it (like I love to do!), you can see their wedding HERE.

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Caitlyn + Peter | A Midtown Atlanta Engagement | Piedmont Park + the Beltline

I love midtown Atlanta.  Some of you are already calling me crazy for that statement, but after living there for 3 semesters in college, it really grew on me!  Plus, anytime I get stuck in traffic in Greenville I remind myself “this isn’t Atlanta, it could be much worse.”

So when Caitlyn contacted me about photographing hers and Peter’s wedding next summer in midtown, I was so excited!  It just happened to be a huge added bonus that one of her current roommates is one of my cousins :-)

These two have been long distance since they first met several years ago so I KNOW their countdown to next summer feels like an eternity.  But you guys, it will be SO worth it!  And with as much as you both have going on this coming year, 2019 will be here before you know it.  And I’m going to admit that I’m a tad giddy thinking about how gorgeous your wedding day (and the photos!) are going to be.  classy-Piedmont-Park-engagement-photos-101

Caitlyn’s brother was hosting a birthday party for a friend of his one of the times she was visiting in Washington, D.C.  It was that friend who knew Peter and when he walked in the door that evening, Caitlyn noticed him immediately!

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He knew on their third date that she was who he wanted to spend the rest of his life with.

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I seriously can’t get over these two!

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Just you wait… we’re going to recreate this photo on the bridge next summer after these two say I Do!

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Caitlyn, that dress just makes your eyes pop!

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I can’t get over their laughter and their smiles.


The Beltline didn’t exist when I lived in midtown, but it’s incredible and so beautiful!

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Also, I can’t get over this tiny door.
Apparently they’re all over the place too!


If you enjoyed Caitlyn and Peter’s engagement post, let them know in the comments!
If you’d like to see them, I think you’ll enjoy seeing some other engagement sessions HERE!

Rebekah + Connor | Greer Sunset Engagement Photos


They met each other through a campus ministry but didn’t actually begin dating for a while.  But when their first date came around and the typical nerves showed up, they were excited nerves… that didn’t last for long because Connor surprised Rebekah with a nerf gun war!  Definitely not your typical first date!  But these two aren’t typical.

Bekah has lived around the world with her family and studied abroad in Australia (which is where she was when I was photographing the birth of one of her nephews several years ago!).  And she was completely ok with a nerf gun war on their first date… how many guys would be brave enough to do that for a first date??


Connor had the proposal planned to a T and was going to stick with that plan no matter what.  Until he couldn’t deny any longer that he was sick (turns out he had the flu!).  Their families tried to encourage him to reschedule but his mind was already set and he was ready to ask Bekah to be his wife.  So, her roommate helped Connor decorate his apartment with lights, flowers, music and candles and even though he was sick in bed, he smoothly slide out, onto 1 knee, and presented Bekah with a ring box he had made (with her new initials) and asked her to be his wife.

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I’m beside myself that we only have to wait until the end of next month for their wedding!!  It’s going to be an incredible day!

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I mean, could you guys BE any more adorable??

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If you enjoyed Bekah and Connor’s engagement post, let them know in the comments!
If you’d like I think you’ll enjoy seeing some other engagement sessions HERE!

Ashley Post - April 17, 2018 - 4:42 pm

Bekah can’t be getting married!!!! She was just in 10th grade yesterday!!

Rook | At-Home Newborn Session

You may not know it, but I’ve been photographing this family since Marett was pregnant with Jett in 2014 (and you can see their 3 sessions I’ve blogged right HERE!).  We’ve done several sessions together and it has truly been a gift to document their lives and pieces of their story for the past 4 years.  But since I only do those sessions for friends and family, they usually aren’t posted on the blog.

Until now, that is.  I announced it in my newsletter a few weeks ago, but I’ll now be accepting a limited number of at-home newborn sessions this year.  For a while those sessions have been reserved for my birth clients, but I’ve realized those photos aren’t for everyone and those weeks of having a newborn go by so fast!

You may take a look at sweet Rook and think he’s quite mature for a newborn (this little one is a boy after my own heart… and he likes to EAT!), but he was actually about a month old when we did his session (I mostly blame it on my family getting the stomach bug, but Marett was so gracious and was totally ok with him being a tad older when we rescheduled).


Enjoy some of my favorites from Rook’s session.  Just like his older brother, he has some amazing facial expressions!


Also, I need to point out that dimple on Jett’s face as he grins up at his mama.  SO CUTE!

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These two right here are definite favorites… baby yawns and baby stares are the best.

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All 4 looking and (mostly) smiling at the camera?!?  That’s a win for sure.


Oh my heart.  And look at him holding his head up!!

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If you enjoyed this session, I am offering a limited number of at-home newborn sessions in 2018.
Please feel free to check out the collections HERE!