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Lisa Kirk at Home

March 22, 2018 - Earlier this week we introduced you to our dear friend Lisa Kirk of Lisa Kirk Writing and the Something Pretty blog and...
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Meet Lisa Kirk

March 20, 2018 - Meet Lisa: wife, mama, writer, blogger. Our sweet friend wears many hats so gracefully. We're sharing a short series in...
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Voda x Vita Vite

March 06, 2018 - There's nothing I love more than working with other local businesses in Raleigh, especially alongside fellow boss babes...
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Share the Love with a Spring Mini Session!

February 13, 2018 - As wedding photographers it's so natural to think of our incredible couples this time of year as we celebrate the sweetn...
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Olivia's Chicago Home Tour

January 31, 2018 - Originally from Raleigh, Olivia knew she didn't want to stay put forever & decided to move to Chicago after she graduate...
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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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