COVID Elopement | Kandace + Drew | Raleigh, NC

May 19, 2020

Kandace + Drew had planned to elope in Greece on their 11 year anniversary. Unfortunately their plans had to be cancelled due to COVID-19. But they knew after 11 years that they wanted to get married and it had to be on their anniversary, March 27th, 2020! So they made call after call and were […]

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Where Foxtail Goes | Cinque Terre, Italy | Day 2

May 7, 2020

We woke up refreshed on day two in the Cinque Terre, and headed out into the rainy morning to grab some coffee! Even in the rain, Vernazza was stunning. Somehow, the water looked even more blue! We walked from our airbnb to the water to see what kind of local cafes there were and found […]

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Dorthea Dix Park Engagement Session | Beth + James | Raleigh, NC

April 27, 2020

Last spring we had the pleasure of meeting Beth + James for coffee at Jubala on Hillsborough Street. We immediately hit it off with them and were thrilled when they hired us as their wedding photographers! Because they are both NC State grads, they wanted to do their engagement session somewhere in downtown Raleigh. We […]

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Wedding Chicks FEATURE | Sarrah + Dalton | Wilmington, NC

April 22, 2020

We are so excited to finally share Sarrah + Dalton’s full wedding day because it has been FEATURED on Wedding Chicks!! Their wedding took place at The Annex at Brooklyn Arts Center on the most perfect day this past September! We had met Sarrah + Dalton about a year and a half before and immediately […]

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Where Foxtail Goes | Cinque Terre, Italy | Day 1

April 20, 2020

Now five days into our trip, we were headed to the Cinque Terre! This was the main destination of our trip (thanks to Salt Fat Acid Heat) and we were so excited to be spending three days there! The Cinque Terre is made up of five towns, hence it’s name, which means “five lands.” The […]

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Downtown Queen City Wedding | Pia + Matt | Charlotte, NC

April 15, 2020

Almost a year ago, we were headed to Charlotte, NC for Pia + Matt’s big day! Their wedding day began at the gorgeous Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel in Uptown. The ladies were having a great time lounging in their matching robes and toasting the bride with champagne! While Matt was able to grab a quick […]

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Where Foxtail Goes | Milan, Italy

April 11, 2020

We spent two nights in Milan and had planned to take a day trip to Lake Como, but because of my foot decided we were going to take it easy. However, it was just too nice out so we ended up slowly walking around the city and seeing the gorgeous sights! Our cute little airbnb […]

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Spring Maternity Session | Karsten + Drew | Raleigh, NC

April 6, 2020

A few weeks ago, before all of this craziness began, we had the privilege of documenting a second important moment in Karsten + Drew’s life together! After photographing their wedding this past fall, we were so happy to be the one’s to document their maternity session and this sweet time before their baby boy is […]

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Where Foxtail Goes | Paris, France | Day 3

April 1, 2020

This blog is going to cover our last day in Paris before flying to Milan! In reality it was only a half-day before making our way to the airport to head to Italy, but still a morning spent with new experiences and beautiful places. After our second day in Paris, I (Steph) injured my foot, […]

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Hybrid Collective PT. III | Wedding Inspiration Shoot

March 26, 2020

It’s been a long time coming, but we are finally sharing part III of the Hybrid Collective workshop we attended in San Antonio, Texas. This shoot was from Julie Paisley’s master class on shooting for publication. With an amazing location (Mission San Jose) and an unbelievable team of vendors, this was one of the most […]

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Where Foxtail Goes | Paris, France | Day 2

March 19, 2020

In the midsts of all of the COVID-19 craziness, emotions are running high for everyone. Watching the entire wedding industry dealing with cancelations, postponements, and all around uncertainty has been really tough. But the toughest part by far is seeing so many couples have to make extremely hard decisions about their wedding days. All of […]

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Romantic Surprise Beach Proposal | Haley + Kyle | Wrightsville Beach, NC

March 4, 2020

Featured on: How They Asked   This proposal story is extra special to us because it’s my sister in law (Blake’s sister), Haley, and her now fiancĂ©, Kyle! These two have been dating for almost as long as Blake and me and it has been so fun watching them grow up together, and not to […]

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Where Foxtail Goes | Paris, France | Day 1

February 26, 2020

Starting today we are going to be sharing our 35mm film photos (with a few iPhone photos thrown in) from our France and Italy trip in 2019! After we got back from Europe we were asked quite a few times about what cities to visit, what to do, and where to stay- so we decided […]

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Urban Winter Wedding in the Heart of Raleigh | Garrett + Abbey | Raleigh, NC

February 19, 2020

Garrett + Abbey just celebrated their one year anniversary and we felt it was the perfect time to share their gorgeous winter wedding at The Melrose Knitting Mill in Downtown Raleigh! Their ceremony and reception were simply romantic with beautiful draping and florals. The couple chose neutrals and berry tones for their color palette which […]

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Summer Lovin’ Sunrise Beach Engagement | Lexy + Rob | Wrightsville Beach, NC

January 23, 2020

Today, we’re sharing an engagement session from last summer in honor of Lexy + Rob’s wedding weekend!! We’re headed to Charleston for their rehearsal dinner and wedding day and we couldn’t be more excited! This will be our first Charleston wedding followed by (hopefully) many more. If there’s anywhere Blake and I would love to […]

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Winter Air Force Wedding | Kristi + Scott | Wake Forest, NC

November 12, 2019

Today is a special day because it is our dear bride and friend, Kristi’s birthday and it is also Veteran’s Day! Kristi’s husband, Scott is in the Air Force so we thought today would be the perfect day to share their stunning winter wedding. You may even see a familiar face in these photos (Stephanie […]

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Intimate Downtown Wedding | Pierce + Damaris | Raleigh, NC

October 30, 2019

Pierce and Damaris looked like they were straight out of a magazine on their wedding day! And it is definitely not all looks here, they are two of the sweetest people you will ever meet and their families too. Their intimate Downtown Raleigh wedding was full of meaningful details from start to finish. They had […]

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Ruffled Feature | Colorful Floral Wedding Inspiration | Raleigh, NC

October 21, 2019

This past spring one of our all time favorite wedding inspired shoots that we photographed on film was featured on Ruffled. The inspiration for this styled shoot was to showcase the colorful florals that always inspire us when it comes to weddings. We chose to have the shoot in a minimalist setting to let the […]

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Apple Picking in the NC Mountains

September 25, 2019

Since fall is officially here, we had to share our trip from last September to Charlotte with a detour to do some apple picking. We planned the trip around a belated birthday present for Blake, which was two tickets to see Owl City in concert (Blake’s favorite band). We had our first stay in a […]

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Hybrid Collective PT. II | Fashion Editorial Shoot

September 14, 2018

As the majority of our work consists of wedding days and engagement sessions in natural light, we decided to give ourselves a challenge by enrolling in an editorial fashion shoot led by photographer Heather Nan and stylist Benjamin Holtrop. This was one of the many “master classes” offered at the Hybrid Collective this past May […]

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The White Wren Feature | Neuse River Engagement Session | Raleigh, NC

September 5, 2018

Today our friends over at The White Wren are sharing Shawn & Landi’s engagement session, photographed at one of our favorite little spots in Raleigh. It was a perfect evening consisting of hopping from rock to rock, playing with their sweet pup Airlie, and much needed sunset swim to cool off. To hear a few […]

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Hybrid Collective PT. I | Foxtail Photography | San Antonio, TX

August 31, 2018

Earlier this may, we had the opportunity to fly out to Texas for the first time to attend a conference of film/digital photographers called the “Hybrid Collective.” This three day conference featured lectures from several of the pioneer film photographers in the wedding industry, and offered a variety of styled shoots and sessions for us […]

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