Blue Barn Photography: Blog https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog en-us (C) Blue Barn Photography 2009-2018 (Blue Barn Photography) Sat, 24 Mar 2018 12:11:00 GMT Sat, 24 Mar 2018 12:11:00 GMT Lisa Kirk at Home https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/3/lisa-kirk-at-home bluebarn-kirk-2bluebarn-kirk-2

Earlier this week we introduced you to our dear friend Lisa Kirk of Lisa Kirk Writing and the Something Pretty blog and gave you a tour of her beautiful office space! Today we're switching from work to home, where Lisa shares about family and motherhood.

Tell us about you and your family!

My name is Lisa Kirk and I’m a wife, mama, writer, and blogger in Raleigh, North Carolina...just about six miles down the road from the Blue Barn office! I moved to North Carolina a month after I graduated from college for my dream job as an editor at a wedding magazine. During the four years that I worked there, a lot happened outside of my 9-5 too--my husband, Dave, and I got engaged and then married, bought our first house, and had our sweet baby boy, Charles Kolbe, who is now 17 months old. Motherhood, in a nutshell, turned my world upside down. Entering into this new vocation with my whole heart in the way I felt God was specifically calling me away from my role as an editor and into a new season, both as a wife and mother, and as a writer. I am now grateful to spend my days with my sweet little boy, and to continue to love on brides and wedding creatives through my copywriting business, Lisa Kirk Writing, which I launched in October 2017. I also love keeping up my life and style blog, Something Pretty, which I’ve been writing for over seven years.

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What is one thing you have learned about balancing work and motherhood in the last few months that you can share?

Especially as a mama, I’ve realized that “balance” looks completely different to everyone. I truly believe that there is no one right way to balance motherhood and work—what works for me right now may be a terrible fit for someone else, and it may even change dramatically for me as our family grows and changes. If you and your family members feel loved, cared for, and fulfilled, at least the majority of the time, you’re doing it right.

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Want to keep up with Lisa's day to day life? Check out her Instagram!

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xo Rachelxo Rachel

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(Blue Barn Photography) lifestyle rachel https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/3/lisa-kirk-at-home Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:35:19 GMT
Meet Lisa Kirk https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/3/meet-lisa-kirk bluebarn-kirk-69bluebarn-kirk-69

Meet Lisa: wife, mama, writer, blogger. Our sweet friend wears many hats so gracefully. We're sharing a short series in celebration of Lisa's recent launch of Lisa Kirk Writing. We asked her to share a bit more about her passion and how she balances motherhood and running a business. 

What kick-started your passion for writing?

I'm one of the lucky few--I have always known what I wanted to be when I grew up. I don't remember a time in my life when I didn't want to be a writer, but my passion for writing in the wedding industry specifically was sparked in college. I was tasked with fact-checking real wedding interviews at my first magazine internship and stayed on the phone with each bride for far longer than I needed to after confirming their wedding dates and details! It was then that I realized weddings were the perfect blend of the things I was most interested in: fashion, design, culture, and most of all, stories.

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Who are your favorite types of clients to work with?

My heart of hearts is ultimately for brides--God has given me a special compassion for and understanding of the unique season brides are walking through, and most of all, I want them to feel celebrated, cared for, and encouraged. It's probably no surprise, then, that my favorite clients are those who feel the same way and who deliver much more than simply a service to their brides. I love teaming up with vendors who are passionate about serving couples and encouraging their marriages throughout their experience together. I cherish the opportunity to pair their work with the perfect words to tell their clients' love stories in a beautiful and thoughtful way. 

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How do you balance life with a baby and running your own business?

Child care! Even the small bit of it that we have. When I was trying to work before hiring our babysitter, I constantly felt like I was counting down the minutes until I could get back on the computer and get more done, which is not at all how I wanted to parent. I still work on my blog or emails during certain naptimes (see below), but when it comes to client work and tasks I really need to focus on, I leave those to the time when I know I’ll be uninterrupted. Knowing I have a few hours of dedicated work time coming up every week makes all the difference to me. I also recently implemented some ideas I read in an amazing book called A Mother's Rule of Life, one of which was to choose specific days of the week to work during Charlie's naptimes. This has been so good for my heart because I now don't feel guilty about actually resting during his Friday naps--I worked hard during them on Tuesday and Thursday, after all!

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How many hours do you work per week?

About 5-6, so not many right now! I have three hours of childcare per week that I try to use only for client work, and then I dedicate two of Charlie's naptimes (between 1-1.5 hours each) per week to emails, the LKW blog, and my newsletter. I’m sure I’ll work a lot more in future seasons of life, but right now, I am very content with keeping my client list small and intentional so that I can spend all the time I want/need to with my boys.

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Read more about Lisa later this week on the Blue Barn Blog!

xo Rachelxo Rachel

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(Blue Barn Photography) lifestyle rachel https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/3/meet-lisa-kirk Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:44:54 GMT
Sydney & Jacob's Rustic Lakeside Wedding https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/3/sydney-jacobs-rustic-lakeside-wedding BBT-sydneyjacob-3358BBT-sydneyjacob-3358

All the rain this past week has us thinking of our sweet couple, Mr. & Mrs. Lail. You wouldn’t know it from their portraits but it down-poured for nearly the entire duration of Sydney & Jacob’s wedding last fall. The rain couldn't stop these lovebirds from having a wonderful day, though! They recreated their 300+ outdoor ceremony in a rustic barn nearby & said their vows under shelter cozied up with all their guests. Sydney made her grand entrance with “Forever Like That” by Ben Rector & greeted her groom with these lyrics: “Well I'll be your rainy day lover, whenever the sunny days end & whatever the weather, we have each other & that's how the story will end.” Could it have been more perfect?
 

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Can't get enough of this sweet couple? Check out Sydney's bridal portraits, which we shared on the blog last week!

xo Taylorxo Taylor

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(Blue Barn Photography) taylor weddings https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/3/sydney-jacobs-rustic-lakeside-wedding Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:12:15 GMT
Voda x Vita Vite https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/3/voda-x-vita-vite bluebarn-voda-479bluebarn-voda-479

There's nothing I love more than working with other local businesses in Raleigh, especially alongside fellow boss babes like Kayla, owner of Voda BoutiqueVita Vite in downtown Raleigh's unique building and beautiful art gallery provided the perfect setting to showcase some of Voda's new spring looks, modeled by the talented Mary Layson. We were so lucky to have her model while she was visiting from China! Outfits from Voda feature brands like For Love & Lemons, Knot Sisters, Matisse Footwear, Saltwater Luxe, Unpublished, & Dolce Vita Shoes. You can shop these complete looks at Voda Boutique or through their Instagram and all brides get 20% off, too! :) 

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(Blue Barn Photography) lifestyle rachel https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/3/voda-x-vita-vite Tue, 06 Mar 2018 14:07:27 GMT
Sydney's Bridal Session at the J. C. Raulston Arboretum https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/2/sydneys-bridal-session-at-the-j-c-raulston-arboretum BBT-sydneybridal-2075BBT-sydneybridal-2075
Sydney day-to-day is beautiful without a doubt, however Sydney as a bride is absolutely breathtaking! During the planning stages before her & Jacob's big day, she expressed her desire for a unique bridal session outdoors & it certainly was at The J.C. Ralston Arboretum. One of our favorite things about J.C. is it's variety of environmental settings, where there is a broad open feild just 3 feet away from a flourishing cacti jungle! We climbed over rocks, danced on the soft green grass & each new domain Sydney stepped into put a stunning twist to her mood. I loved capturing her in front of the big fanned palms as her gorgeous dress in the dry terrain made her pop with beauty, but really each image was so inspiring to capture. Enjoy!
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(Blue Barn Photography) bridal taylor weddings https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/2/sydneys-bridal-session-at-the-j-c-raulston-arboretum Tue, 27 Feb 2018 14:12:49 GMT
The Harrison Wedding at Jones Chapel https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/2/allie-lucass-wedding-at-jones-chapel BBT-allielucas-3338BBT-allielucas-3338

I don't even know where to begin with this couple. Having graduated together from East Carolina to begin their careers in Raleigh, to raising their two sweet pups (Monkee & Beau) side by side, to a joyful season planning for their beautiful wedding day, Allie & Lucas have grown into the most amazing couple! We captured their engagement session in the fall & Allie described her excitement to marry the man of her dreams with these words, ""Whether we are in the valleys or on the mountaintops, our love for each other has remained constant. It has been amazing to reflect on how far we have grown as individuals and as a couple and we couldn't be more excited to see what the Lord has in store for our future!" We were confident the day we met them that their marriage would be a lasting legacy & we have been beaming with joy knowing we'd get to share their wedding images with you today! Their genuine smiles are absolutely radiant, enjoy!

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VENDORS:
Ceremony: Jones Chapel at Meredith College  // Transportation: Raleigh Trolly // Planning: Occasions Event Design // Make-up: Make-up by Ashley Mooney // Reception: Market Hall // Cake: Simply Cakes NC // Catering: Cook Shack

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(Blue Barn Photography) taylor weddings https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/2/allie-lucass-wedding-at-jones-chapel Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:16:07 GMT
Amanda & Aaron's Romantic Charleston Engagement https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/2/amanda-aarons-engagement-in-charleston bluebarn-amandaaaron-10bluebarn-amandaaaron-10

As a photographer, I love having a job that allows me to take my work literally anywhere. Heading south to Charleston this past spring was no exception as I was able to meet up with our sweet clients, Amanda & Aaron. Neither one of them had ever been to the charming city before, so I loved getting to show them around a few of my favorite avenues and vignettes as I captured their romance (and their adorable pup, Sawyer)! 

If you're as smitten with the vibrant colors, historic buildings & cobblestone streets as we are, be sure to hop over to our print shop to see a few Charleston images available for print. 

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(Blue Barn Photography) engagements rachel https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/2/amanda-aarons-engagement-in-charleston Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:55:04 GMT
Share the Love with a Spring Mini Session! https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/2/share-the-love-with-our-spring-mini-sessions bluebarn-mckinney-437bluebarn-mckinney-437

As wedding photographers it's so natural to think of our incredible couples this time of year as we celebrate the sweetness of Valentine's Day. And as fair as it is to commemerate each new devotion they've made to one another, we wanted to make sure we acknowledge other very special kinds of love this year as well! Through the past several months we've had the privilege of preserving moments for the simplest of love between faithful friends, the great & binding love of extended family & the unexplainably deep-rooted love between a mother & her beautiful children, all to which touched our hearts in such incredibly unique ways. In honor of every kind of love imaginable, we're hosting mini sessions early this year! We want to capture you with the ones (few or many) you share your heart with & offer you memories of this fleeting season that will last an entire lifetime. So, spread the word, gather your tribe & join us on March 3rd at The White Space

We reserved The White Space because it is beautifully bright! With a 12-foot windowed garage door, the space is flooding with natural light - our all time favorite! This adorable collection of images of Shannon & her cute twins (Rooney & Navy) are from a session captured here last year. Take a browse to get a feel & book your slot today! But hurry, there's just a few left... see you soon! :)

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(Blue Barn Photography) family lifestyle rachel taylor https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/2/share-the-love-with-our-spring-mini-sessions Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:46:28 GMT
The Merrimon-Wynne 2018 Bridal Show https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/2/the-merrimon-wynne-2018-bridal-showcase MW-2018-Bridal-Showcase-124MW-2018-Bridal-Showcase-124
Last month we had the privilege of working the 2018 Bridal Show at Merrimon-Wynne for the very first time. We greeted old friends, new faces, incredible vendors & bride-to-be's as each filled the house with their talent & charm. It was so much fun getting an opportunity to connect with all the brides (as well as some grooms) as they peeked at the beautiful space each vendor had put their hands to. There were live models dancing about the venue in the most beautiful gowns, yummy treats that knocked our socks off, beautiful antique furniture & so much more! We collaborated with Meristem to capture brides with their dream florals & they designed the most breathtaking floral installation, bouquet & a few cute flower crowns for them to play with. But, by far the most fun we had was listening to the sweet stories between the couples... each were so unique! One couple was recently engaged on the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland & another in Paris beneath the Eiffel Tower (heart-eyes), but each told their tale with such elation & joy. It was so confirming that these moments of excitement is exactly why we do what we do... preserving authentic moments to last a lifetime!

We were ecstatic to see the line-up of vendors for this event in the main house & had such a blast working with each & every one including Merrimon-WynneSally Oakley WeddingsGreenhouse Picker SistersPerfection by PatriciaMason Dixon DesignsTwo RoostersCatering WorksThomas Blake FilmsAshley CakesCoastal Knot - Shout out to everyone who made this vision come to life. We're so excited to share the images, enjoy!
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VENDORS:
Merrimon-Wynne
Sally Oakley Weddings
Greenhouse Picker Sisters
Perfection by Patricia
Mason Dixon Designs
Two Roosters
Catering Works
Thomas Blake Films
Ashley Cakes
Coastal Knot

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(Blue Barn Photography) press rachel taylor weddings https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/2/the-merrimon-wynne-2018-bridal-showcase Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:26:15 GMT
The Whitlock Wedding at The Carolina Inn https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/2/the-whitlock-wedding-at-the-carolina-inn BBT-annajeff-3001BBT-annajeff-3001

During her time in residency (literally while on call at the hospital) Anna called me to discuss her desire for photography in capturing the day she'd always dreamed of. I knew from that call it was inevitable that we would become friends through the process. She was laid-back, absolutely sweet & filled with love for others. We had to pause conversation more than once as she was called to assist patients that needed her & I knew her faithful dedication would flourish in her marriage to come. 

Due to their busy schedules & a lot of travel plans throughout the year, we planned to meet up at the beach to capture their engagement session. They welcomed us with open arms to their beach house in NC & the four of us (with their sweet pups) spent two days exploring the beautiful land around the ocean. Though we had a blast documenting their love through the weekend, there's no comparison to the fun we had at their wedding the following summer! 

This couple had one of the most lively celebrations with the largest bridal party we've ever seen, a full Church as they exchanged their vows, a bluegrass band to begin the reception & a party we'll never forget at The Carolina Inn! Each element was so unique to who they were & it made the day shine with every detail. We're so excited to finally be sharing their images today & hope you enjoy every one. Congratulations to the Whitlocks & may it always be this merry! 

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VENDORS:
Planning, design, styling Stephanie Shaul Events
Venue + catering Carolina Inn
Videographer Dogwood Media
Florist Stephanie Shaul Events
Band 10 Spot Band
Bluegrass band Counterclockwise String Band
Rentals CE Rental
Hair + makeup Teighla Norris
Cake Simply Cakes
Invitations, signage, calligraphy Haylily
Bridal gown La Belle Mariee Brida

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(Blue Barn Photography) taylor weddings https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/2/the-whitlock-wedding-at-the-carolina-inn Mon, 05 Feb 2018 15:19:06 GMT
Olivia's Chicago Home Tour https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/1/olivias-chicago-home-tour bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-2bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-2
Originally from Raleigh, Olivia knew she didn't want to stay put forever & decided to move to Chicago after she graduated. While the journey was not nearly as easy as she expected it to be, four years and eight addresses later, she finally feels like she has a space she can call home. We are so excited to be sharing a tour of her beautiful place in the city! Keep scrolling to view images of all 900 square feet of this cozy abode's unique character & to hear more from Olivia on why she adores every inch. We're kicking it off with her living room featuring two of our favorite Blue Barn Prints. We love how "Water's Edge" (on the right) welcomes a bit of home from afar. Enjoy!
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Olivia: "While I wasn’t looking for an apartment with a dining room, I was lucky to find one within my budget since I was apartment hunting during winter when it’s harder to find renters. I was excited about the extra unexpected space, but since I’m not throwing frequent dinner parties at this stage of life, I decided to make the dining room into more of a hands-on studio and library to better suit my lifestyle. It easily converts into an entertaining space when I’m having friends over and I love the multi-functionality of what it’s become (the table doubles as a desk and the reading nook doubles as a guest bed). I actually end up spending most of my down time in that room whether reading in the nook, attempting to keep new plants alive and pursuing creative endeavors -- currently photography, calligraphy and learning Italian. The spot by the window is probably my favorite spot in the whole apartment. I love putting on a record in the summer and opening the windows for a cool breeze and in the winter it’s the coziest spot to drink tea and read." bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-9bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-9 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-10bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-10 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-11bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-11 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-12bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-12 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-14bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-14 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-15bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-15 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-16bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-16 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-19bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-19 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-20bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-20 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-21bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-21 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-23bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-23 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-24bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-24 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-25bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-25 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-26bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-26 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-27bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-27 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-28bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-28 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-29bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-29 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-30bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-30 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-31bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-31 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-32bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-32 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-34bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-34 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-18bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-18 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-35bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-35 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-39bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-39 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-38bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-38 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-44bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-44 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-45bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-45 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-49bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-49 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-50bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-50 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-51bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-51 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-52bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-52 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-53bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-53 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-54bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-54 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-55bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-55 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-57bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-57 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-59bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-59 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-60bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-60
"Most of the bigger pieces like the couches and the large bookcase are newer, but my favorite parts of my apartment are the re-purposed items. The dresser in my bedroom was actually my mother’s when she was in her 20s. It’s shocking how well it’s kept up for 40+ years and it still blends well with my taste. Being so far from home and family, having those little reminders are much more meaningful than I ever anticipated they would be. The little turtle by the front door was in the yard of my childhood home, the records were my father’s, the photographs above the couch were taken by my hometown photographer friend Rachel Linder, and many of the other details are souvenirs from my travels. Home decor is the one of the few types of souvenir I can bring myself to buy when I’m traveling." bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-67bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-67 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-68bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-68 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-69bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-69 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-70bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-70 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-63bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-63 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-72bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-72 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-73bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-73 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-75bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-75 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-76bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-76 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-79bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-79 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-78bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-78 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-80bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-80 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-82bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-82 bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-83bluebarn-olivia-chicago-tour-83
"When I decided to move to Chicago after graduation it was mostly just because I could. I knew I wasn’t ready to move back home yet like most of my friends were doing because I was afraid if I did, I’d never leave. I really wanted to work in a creative field within the travel industry and there just weren’t opportunities like that where I was in N.C. Plus, the idea of living in a big city sounded like an adventure. So two weeks after graduation with two suitcases and an internship, I moved to Chicago. Now I am so glad I did."
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(Blue Barn Photography) lifestyle rachel https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/1/olivias-chicago-home-tour Wed, 31 Jan 2018 16:24:28 GMT
Rebecca & Matthew's Wedding at The Mahler https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/1/rebecca-matthews-wedding-at-the-mahler bbtt-beccamatt-2096bbtt-beccamatt-2096

Rebecca & Matthew are one of the most down to earth couples we've had the pleasure of working alongside of. When we first met with Rebecca to discuss her hopes & dreams for their wedding day, she began by telling us how Matthew proposed. In between her sweet giggles she exclaimed that he used flowers to cover every inch of her apartment. He didn't need a big crowd or an extravagant location - just the two of them in a familiar place to commit their love! We captured their romantic engagement session months before their big day & I just knew they were made for each other. Their wedding was even more precious & absolutely beautiful at The Mahler Fine Art Gallery downtown, but the beauty couldn't distract either of them from the love they were there to promise. I'm totally guilty of crying at this ceremony as the minister intimately described the use of both of their hands throughout their marriage- yes, hands! He read aloud how their hands would reach for the others in times of comfort, wipe away tears in times of grief & one day hold their children. It was the sweetest thing! We're seriously so blessed to be able to capture such incredible moments like these. Enjoy! 

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(Blue Barn Photography) taylor weddings https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/1/rebecca-matthews-wedding-at-the-mahler Tue, 09 Jan 2018 19:07:52 GMT
Victoria & Edward's Winter Engagement in Raleigh https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/1/victoria-edwards-winter-engagement BBT-victoriaedward-1018BBT-victoriaedward-1018

This chilly weather has us reminiscing on Victoria & Edward's winter engagement. All the shivers from the sharp January breeze had these two even more cuddly then usual & we loved it! There's something about the fresh start to a new year & snow on the way that makes all our hearts happy. Victoria & Edward are newly weds now, (don't worry they're wedding is soon to come) but we just had to share a little magic with you from their snuggly session last year. Enjoy!

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(Blue Barn Photography) engagements taylor https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2018/1/victoria-edwards-winter-engagement Wed, 03 Jan 2018 22:15:37 GMT
Katie & Nick's Rose Garden Engagement https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2017/12/katie-nicks-rose-garden-engagement BBT-katieandnick-1059BBT-katieandnick-1059
As we begin to wrap up with all our incredible couples of 2017, our hearts rest in awe from each & every wedding we've had the honor in capturing. The past 12 months have been filled with beauty, joy & so much love! 

Katie & Nick are some of the firsts to be tying the knot in 2018 & we're bursting at the seems to use all we've just learned to preserve their many special moments to come. These two (& their cute little pup) ventured through Raleigh's gorgeous rose garden in celebration of their engagement & we're sharing it all here with you today. Enjoy & make sure to keep watch for their wedding at St. Mary Magdalene next spring!
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(Blue Barn Photography) engagements taylor https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2017/12/katie-nicks-rose-garden-engagement Tue, 19 Dec 2017 18:24:11 GMT
The Stockfish Wedding https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2017/12/the-stockfish-wedding BBT-annakevin-3213BBT-annakevin-3213

You might recognize this stunning bride from a blog post last spring explaining The Why Behind Bridal Portraits, but today we're sharing their WEDDING! Anna & Kevin's beautiful invitation suite, table-top details & to-die-for cake by Sugar Euphoria were no doubt amazing, but not even those details could match the beauty of their love. These two have a long & happy marriage ahead of them & we can't wait to watch it grow. Enjoy! 

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VENDORS: 
Venue - Market Hall
Hair & Makeup - Salon Saia
Shoes - J.Crew
Florals - Bushel & Peck Designs
Dress: Traditions by Anna
Cake: Sugar Euphoria 

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(Blue Barn Photography) taylor weddings https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2017/12/the-stockfish-wedding Tue, 05 Dec 2017 22:30:36 GMT
Carrie & Tony's Engagement Session in Pinehurst, NC https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2017/11/carrie-tonys-engagement-session-in-pinehurst-nc BBS_2190BBS_2190

Carrie & Tony told us that they were a little nervous about having their photos taken. I still do not understand why they were nervous, because they made it easy to capture their love for one another. These two had no problem cuddling each other and just being as close as possible. They were naturals. The more they kissed and hugged, we saw any nerves wash away. As time went on we got to know Carrie & Tony more and more, which was so sweet. Their easy going spirits made us feel like we had known them for a long time. To know this couple is an honor, and just a gift to us because of the way they love people. As their wedding day is approaching us fast, we are getting giddy to see them vow to one another. December 23, 2017 cannot come soon enough for them and us!

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(Blue Barn Photography) engagement tatum https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2017/11/carrie-tonys-engagement-session-in-pinehurst-nc Thu, 30 Nov 2017 18:00:00 GMT
Lauren & Adam's Spring DIY Wedding Featured on The Knot https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2017/11/lauren-adams-wedding-featured-on-the-knot BBT-laurenadam-3227BBT-laurenadam-3227

This spring, we had the honor of capturing Lauren & Adam's beautiful wedding at The Stockroom & we're so excited to announce it's feature on The Knot! With each decision of this DIY wedding, our bride Lauren had one goal in mind - to make their day as relaxing as possible. She went above & beyond reaching this goal with an intentional timeline & an incredible planner to keep things running nice & smooth! We had the best time collaborating with each vendor on this special day & feel absolutely blessed to work among such creatives on the regular. We're sharing several images of their wedding here but, we encourage you to take a peek at this sweet feature to hear more on how Lauren's vision unfolded on the best day of her life! Enjoy!

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Vendors:
EVER AFTER PLANNING
SUGAR EUPHORIA
WYLDE FLOWERS
THE STOCKROOM AT 230
THE GLASS BOX
ELIZA TRAN CALLIGRAPHY + LETTERPRESS
THEMEWORKS
CE RENTAL
ROCKY TOP CATERING
BUNN DJ COMPANY
LISA GOWING
HUGO BOSS

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(Blue Barn Photography) press taylor weddings https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2017/11/lauren-adams-wedding-featured-on-the-knot Tue, 28 Nov 2017 16:37:26 GMT
Nick & Jenny's Country Club Wedding https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2017/11/nick-jennys-country-club-wedding bbtt-milo-1450bbtt-milo-1450

Rain is something we look forward to during the middle of the summer, or when we want to lay around to just take it easy. When it comes to our wedding day, rain is the one thing we do not want to happen. For Jenny and Nick they had planned on being outside around sunset, but the weather had another plan for them. Dark grey & blue clouds rolled in hours before their "I do's." To my surprise, the sweet couple accepted that the rain was coming with smiles on their face and moved their ceremony indoors. They were sad, but there was nothing that could stop them from becoming one. Jenny & Nick stayed focused on how much they loved each other which helped them almost forget the rain. The friends that made up their wedding party kept up the positive energy, and encouraged the couple all day long through the hiccups. To have people surrounding you that will lift you up and encourage you no matter what, is not something that comes around all the time. 

The newlywed couple committed their life together, and shortly after, the rain was swept away. The rest of the night Jenny & Nick shared laughs and some of the best dance moves I have seen :)! We are so joyful for the both of you, and cannot wait to see where the lord takes you as a couple.

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Vendors// Venue: Brier Creek Country Club// Florist: FLORA// Cake: Ashley cakes// DJ: all events Dj// Bridesmaids dresses: Jenny Yoo// Wedding dress: Watters from Blush Bridal//

 

xo

Tatum

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(Blue Barn Photography) tatum weddings https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2017/11/nick-jennys-country-club-wedding Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:30:00 GMT
Laura & Nissan's Engagement Session https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2017/11/laura-nissans-engagement-session
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 While planning for this sweet engagement session, Laura (our beautiful bride to be) strongly suggested that I meet her & her fiance at a location unique & special to them. So, after discussing their love for sweet treats in the city, she decided Boulted Bread was the place. As I pulled up that day, I snuck up on them sitting outside on the patio with their coffees in hand turned completely into one another at the table. They were smiling so big before I even touched the camera & I knew their love was genuine & pure. 

We cannot wait to capture these two promise their lives to one another (not once, but TWICE) at their multicultural celebrations next spring. Stay tuned for images of their wedding(s) to come as we share in double the fun! Enjoy!
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(Blue Barn Photography) engagements taylor https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2017/11/laura-nissans-engagement-session Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:39:22 GMT
Ben & Jennifer's Intimate Lake Side Wedding https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2017/11/ben-jennifers-intimate-lake-side-wedding bbtt-kirts-1186bbtt-kirts-1186

What a sweet reminder of love being intimate & a choice we make daily.

Jennifer and Ben got married lake side, where the waves made a beautiful melody throughout their wedding. It was filled with their best friends and closest loved ones to enjoy the soon to be Mr & Mrs. The couple was able to be fully present with every quest and celebrate their love with everyone who matters to them.  The close knit group that made up their wedding allowed Jennifer and Ben to soak in every memory. Jennifer and Ben's wedding was simply all about their love for one another. Love can be something we think is easy, but being married I know that I have to choose my husband daily and choose love. Love takes sacrifice, and is something that has to be worked on every moment. Love and the commitment it holds is a choice we have to decide on everyday. I am so honored that I got to witness Ben and Jennifer choose to enter into a covenant of marriage together. To fight for one another forever. Being married is one of the sweetest gift that the Lord allows us to have, it teaches us and strengthens us. It pushes us, and at the end of each day we understand what it means to fully love someone in the deepest way. 

Congratulations to Mr. & Mrs. Rush!

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(Blue Barn Photography) tatum weddings https://www.bluebarnphotography.com/blog/2017/11/ben-jennifers-intimate-lake-side-wedding Thu, 09 Nov 2017 21:24:33 GMT