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Photographer Husband+wife team for the madly in love couples.

Warm, romantic & adventurous vibes✌🏽

East Coast based - will travel for love✈️

Hey, we are Donny and Patty Betts!



This North Carolina Wedding Vendors Guide will help couples getting married in North Carolina with wedding planning and finding the best North Carolina wedding venues, planners, florists, etc. Keep reading to find some of the best North Carolina wedding vendors.

Neutral wedding colors inspo from the best North Carolina Wedding Vendors!

Cannon Room Raleigh Wedding Venue

Wedding Planning Tips

This retro groovy disco wedding inspiration was the highlight of our spring and summer weddings. We had the opportunity to photograph it at Providence Cotton Mill, one of the most amazing North Carolina wedding venues. This shoot will forever be one of our favorite when it comes to retro disco weddings. With florals from Seeded Events & […]

Colorful groovy disco-themed wedding: 70s inspired wedding.

Wedding Planning Tips

Are you struggling with what to wear for engagement photos? Find out exactly what to wear (and what not to wear) for beautiful engagement photos! We know you want your engagement pictures to reflect those warm, romantic and candid moments. What you wear for your engagement session has a big impact on the outcome of […]

What to wear for engagement photos

Raleigh Engagement Photographer

One of the things we love most as wedding photographers and videographers is seeing how our couples make their wedding days unique. Kellie and Craig’s wedding at The Parlour at Manns Chapel in Chapel Hill was intimate, heartfelt, and such a wonderful example of two families bonding and emerging from the wedding weekend as one […]

Intimate Wedding at The Parlour at Manns Chapel in Chapel Hill, NC

Raleigh Wedding Photographers

Y’all know we love all those warm, romantic vibes in our sweet couples’ wedding photos. We love golden light and snuggly moments, we love earth tones and soft kisses. One of the most important steps you can take to make sure your wedding photos turn out beautifully is to pick the right venue! So much […]

The Meadows Wedding Venue in Raleigh, NC

Raleigh Wedding Photographers

(Before & After Your Wedding) Engagement Season just happened with the Holidays and Valentine’s Day and now it’s Engagement SESSION season in full swing. One of the reasons why we include an Engagement Session in all of our wedding packages is because it’s an opportunity to meet up in person, get comfortable around each other, […]

3 Ways You Can Use Your Engagement Pictures

Engagement Photography North Carolina

Raleigh Engagement Photographer

A guide on how to look & feel good for your session! Wear What Makes You Confident: First and foremost, wear what makes you feel your best! After all, these photos are meant to capture you and your love & you want them to reflect how you truly feel. Decide The Vibe Are you going […]

What to Wear To your Engagement Session

Wedding Planning Tips

Our SECRETS to choosing the PERFECT LOCATION for your session! Have you ever wondered how we go about scouting out and/or choosing photoshoot locations? Here are five main things we like to go by when finding the perfect locations for our couples! Know Your Vibe: This is probably the most important one of them all. […]

Location Ideas for Engagement Pictures

North Carolina Wedding Photography and Film

Raleigh Engagement Photographer