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What is Going on in The Thomases life?

November 02, 2017 - This season of life for us has been a whirlwind. We celebrated one year of marriage, bought our first home, we found out...
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Morgan Elizabeth Art: Studio Tour

November 01, 2017 - Morgan & I met on the streets of New York City during one of the most transitional times in her life. I had just started...
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The Lovettes Go to Rodanthe: Closing Out the Summer

October 17, 2017 - Fall has finally made its presence known through changing leaves & brisk air… so, we thought it was time to bid summer f...
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A Warm Lovette Welcome

September 26, 2017 - He's here! He's here! Jack Harrison Lovette born the 14th of June has officially made us a family of three! The past se...
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Meet Our Summer Intern: Michaela Hudson

August 10, 2017 - Seasons seem to come and go quickly these days. It seems like just yesterday I was interviewing Michaela for our summer...
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The Smith's Part II

July 21, 2017 - I am beyond thankful that I met Hannah & Sean five years ago while second shooting their wedding. You may recognize them...
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Mike & View In Chapel Hill

July 13, 2017 - What a joy it was to celebrate Mike & View's love with them! They are both down to earth people and the kind of couple w...
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Bumpin' with Blue Barn

May 17, 2017 - Over the past 9 months Andrew & I have been getting to know our son Jack by his active hands & feet! With each growing r...
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Six Tips for Styling Your Family Photos Featuring The McKinneys

March 21, 2017 - The biggest compliment I can receive as a photographer is when clients come back to have me capture milestone after mile...
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The Smith's

February 23, 2017 - In June of 2012, I showed up to a wedding as the second shooter, not knowing anything about the bride and groom. After s...
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Love Is Sweet

February 05, 2017 - Whether you're throwing a get together for your favorite galentines, planning to treat yo'self, or wanting to stay in fo...
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Hello Little One

December 25, 2016 - Growth has to be the most executed word of the year & we’re swimming with excitement to share the latest news… Andrew &...
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A Blue Barn Team Announcement!

November 17, 2016 - It’s been an honor to have Taylor work alongside me this last year. I truly cherish her friendship more than anything an...
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The Norris Family in Burlington, NC

November 17, 2016 - I first met Teighla in Charleston, SC at The School of Styling back when I was 10 weeks pregnant with little Ezra Grey....
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Sarah Kate's Hand Crafted Christmas Cards

November 16, 2016 - We have a confession: we’ve been listening to Christmas music since the beginning of the month and there’s nothing quite...
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Ten Acre Paper Co Brand Shoot

November 01, 2016 - We love connecting with fellow girl bosses, and we had the pleasure of making a new friend with Chelsea Vaughn and photo...
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What's In My Camera Bag

October 20, 2016 - One question I'm frequently asked is, "What equipment do you shoot with?" So today I'm going to discuss just what I like...
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The Lovettes Go to Utah

October 13, 2016 - This summer, my husband Andrew & I took a trip out west to Utah & ever since I've been trying to conjure up the words to...
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Announcing Baby James!

October 06, 2016 - It's been amazing capturing this sweet family through my lens over the last six years (woah)! From the early stages of d...
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Meet Our Fall Intern

September 27, 2016 - Meet our new intern, Taylor Thomas! That's right, there's a new Taylor in town. This lovely lady recently entered our...
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Fall Mini Sessions Featuring The Wilders

September 22, 2016 - Our anticipated Fall Mini Sessions are here! Mini sessions are the perfect way to capture a special moments in your life...
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Andrea & Hank: Maternity

September 13, 2016 - One of the most special parts of our jobs is getting to know others through the pictures we take. This summer, we wander...
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Blue Barn Bride Bash

September 08, 2016 - Manis, pedis & giveaways... oh my! Last week we celebrated some of Blue Barn's loveliest brides at Painbar downtown for...
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A Summer Soirée

September 01, 2016 - It's hard to believe September is already here, but we still have 20 more days of summer and I'm holding on tight and so...
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Camille & Steve's Oceanside Wedding Weekend: Part One

August 16, 2016 - Camille and Steve celebrated their union with a fabulous beach weekend, and we can't get enough! They both have such bea...
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Sweet Treats with DessertScapes

July 22, 2016 - Dessert at The Glass Box? Yes please! We had so much fun capturing this beautiful table by DessertScapes, an event styli...
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All She Wrote Notes: Office Tour

July 12, 2016 - Meet Maghon, the beauty behind All She Wrote Notes! Maghon has always loved calligraphy and started her company back in...
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Rachel & Ezra: Thoughts On Motherhood & A Nursery Tour

July 07, 2016 - I've been asked more times than I can count what it feels like to be a mom. Answering that question seems like describin...
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Mena's Glamorous Re-Brand

June 10, 2016 - As a dearest friend, a recent bride & incredible artist, Mena couldn’t possibly be described with just one word, but the...
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A Fabulous Glass Box Bridal Shower

June 06, 2016 - This gorgeous bridal shower took place at one of our favorite downtown Raleigh venues, The Glass Box. Natalie is an amaz...
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McKinney Newborn Session in Downtown Raleigh

May 24, 2016 - It's hard to believe that just two summers ago, I was at Shannon & Drew's home photographing them for their engagement s...
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Anna & Alan: An Ode to Summer

May 16, 2016 - Anna & Alan are dear, dear friends of ours (Anna and I have known each other since our awkward middle school days)! This...
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Spring Maternity Session with Amy & Ryan

May 03, 2016 - We have been honored to photograph Amy and Ryan for their engagement and wedding and now we are thrilled to celebrate th...
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McKinney Maternity

February 19, 2016 - Shannon is a 26 year old, first time mother, expecting identical twin girls in April 2016. It was a joy to photograph he...
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Valentine's Day Sangria

February 12, 2016 - Whether you're keeping things low-key, or go all out with celebrations, this easy Winter Berry Sangria recipe is the per...
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A Holland Holiday

December 17, 2015 - If you're a dog lover, then you know there's no better way to spread Christmas cheer than with the addition of a sweet p...
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Featured on The Everygirl: Stephanie Scholl's Apartment Tour

December 15, 2015 - I'm so honored to have photographs from Stephanie Scholl's apartment tour featured on The Everygirl! As an event planner...
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Meet Taylor

October 28, 2015 - Cue the confetti! The Blue Barn Team is growing, and I'm so excited to introduce you to my dear friend and our New Asso...
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Oh Boy! Do We Have News!

October 22, 2015 - OH BOY! Do we have an announcement for you! Seth & I are happy to let the photos by Taylor Lovette speak for themselves:...
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Katelyn: Bridal Shower

May 27, 2015 - Katelyn's friends threw her the loveliest bridal shower bash this spring at the beautiful Brier Creek Country Club. I wa...
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Winter Getaway Part One: Wormsloe Plantation in Savannah, Georgia

April 29, 2015 - Since Seth and I both have jobs that give us the liberty take time off in the slower seasons of winter, we try to take a...
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Featured on The School of Styling: Three Ways to Style Your Home Bar

April 23, 2015 - Cue the celebrations and pop the bubbly! It's always a pleasure to work along side my dear friend Kaitlin Holland! Her c...
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Eliza + Office Assistant Opening

November 11, 2014 - Update: We are so grateful to have filled this position! Stay tuned for more loveliness on the blog in the coming weeks.
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Introducing Mini Sessions

September 25, 2014 - For the first time ever, Blue Barn is introducing Mini Sessions on Saturday, October 11th (rain backup is Sunday, Octobe...
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Anna & Jonny: Year 1

July 31, 2014 - We always love it when couples take time out of their busy schedules to have their love documented, so when Anna and Jon...
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Happy May!

May 01, 2014 - Happy May y'all! My goodness, can you believe it? Spring is here and we're embracing this beautiful weather with the win...
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It's Here! 2014 Rebranding for Blue Barn Photography

January 23, 2014 - I am so thrilled it's finally here! Today you will notice that we have a new logo and website design that are Southern,...
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Something New for 2014

January 13, 2014 - I'm so excited to share some exciting new things with y'all coming January 23rd!
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Pink & Gold Themed Bridal Shower Photobooth

May 31, 2013 - Remember the tea party details I shared for Aly's Bridal Shower? Here are some favorite photos from the pink and gold ph...
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Pink & Gold Tea Party Themed Bridal Shower Details

March 25, 2013 - My best friend is getting married and I had the honor of hosting her bridal shower last weekend! Aly loves anything vint...
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2013 The Office Tour: Blue Barn Photography

February 11, 2013 - Happy Monday! Today I'm sharing my office space with you! The three words that I think of when I'm in this space are...
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Candis & Casey: Christmas Tree Farm in Raleigh, NC

December 12, 2012 - Meet the adorable married couple, Candis & Casey. These two have been married for two and a half years and are still so...
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Shelby: 2013 Senior in Raleigh, NC

December 10, 2012 - Shelby is one of those people that is just a joy to be around. Her sweet spirit, warm personality, and beautiful smile m...
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Mary Grace: 2013 Trinity Senior Portraits in Wake Forest, NC

November 20, 2012 - Meet Mary Grace! This fun and bubbly senior from Trinity Academy will be graduating in 2013! Mary Grace has been to Ugan...
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The Bragdons: Blue Barn Giveaway Winners!

November 02, 2012 - This sweet family won the August Giveaway Contest in honor of Blue Barn's recent brand launch! It was so much fun spendi...
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Abbey: 2013 Heritage High Homecoming Queen & Blue Barn Senior Rep

October 30, 2012 - I am so proud to show you the images from Blue Barn's Senior Rep, Abbey! Abbey is such a sweet and genuine girl. She lov...
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Gabe: Newborn Portraits in Youngsville, NC

October 23, 2012 - This little bundle of joy is a miracle baby! His parents have wanted to start a family for eight years. They were told t...
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Jennings: Author Portraits in Raleigh, NC

September 25, 2012 - This was a great morning session! Jennings is so cheerful and fun. She is a wife, mother of two and an author. Jennings...
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Senior Rep Program • Class of 2013

September 13, 2012 - Calling all high school seniors! I am looking for fun, outgoing seniors from the class of 2013, to represent Blue Barn P...
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Kree: 2012 Broughton Senior Portraits in Raleigh, NC

August 24, 2012 - Meet Kree, a 2012 high school senior from Sanderson. Her inward beauty shines outwardly and you will find yourself drawn...
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We believe in true love and capturing the sweet beginnings to beautiful marriages! It's a joy to photograph moments that will resonate in your hearts for years & generations to come & it's an honor to document each story.


We're honored to have our work featured with the following publications:

Dear Gray Magazine

Issue Two

Style Me Pretty

3 Easy Ways to Throw a 20+ Person Party on a Budget
Our New Favorite Way to Drink Tequila

Vintage Glam Elopement

Magnolia Rouge

The ZEN Succulent Store Tour


The Everygirl

Stephanie Scholl's Apartment Tour

The School of Styling

An Interview with Megan George of The ZEN Succulent
Three Ways to Style Your at Home Bar
Meet Our Brand Relations Assistant, Kelly Hovis
TSOS Chapel Hill Enrollment
Why & How to Say "No" to Potential Collaborations


Southern Weddings

Carisa & Kyle's Garden Engagement
2015 Gingerbread Barns at The Carolina Inn

Haute Cotton Weddings

TAPC Wedding Suite

Inspired By This

Sunny Yellow Wedding Brunch

100 Layer Cakelet

Romantic Coastal Maternity Session

The Carolinas Magazine

Blackberry Styled Wedding Inspiration

Love & Lavender


Romantic Wedding Inspiration + Sangria Recipe


And More! 


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