Lovely and Light by Hayley Lawrence » Charlotte NC Contemporary Portrait & Headshot Photographer

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As photographers, we constantly scope out new shooting locations. While an untrained eye would think this abandoned building is ugly, I’ve actually been eyeing this area for years. I was pretty excited to finally put someone pretty in front of it (before it’s demolished and becomes another mid-rise apartment building). For Bree’s creative headshots, I proposed […]

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Brides, if you want to make your engagement shoot extra fun, consider wearing a floral headpiece from Maiden Flower Crowns (see below for link). The shoot I photographed for their Winter catalogue was so whimsical and fun! Here is look 2, with the Viola crown. Our model wore the Viola crown in Crimson with Dianthus Caryophyllus (Carnation), Spruce, […]

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Have you seen the flower crown trend in weddings? Well, they’re not just for brides anymore! It was so fun to meet and collaborate with the ladies of Maiden Flower Crowns, Lovely by Patrice, and Elsa Fine today! Everyone contributed her talent to create four stunning, Winter looks. Since they are all so beautiful, they deserve separate blog […]

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I love my city, I really do. Back in May, a neighbor invited me to the inaugural Culture Fair in NoDa, presented by the Culture Initiative. Of course, little Jack came along, and since the concrete was so hot, he was held by everyone who would have him. With more foresight, I would have brought his wagon […]

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Last week, I posted about the diverse experiences I have as a photographer (see post here). Constantly trying new things is what keeps things fresh for me. I also enjoy being with families as they make memories beyond just their wedding day. Recently, I photographed a Korean first birthday party and learned about traditions such as […]

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