surprise proposal at the Grand Bohemian Charlotte, NC


Grand Bohemian Hotel Charlotte, NC | Weddings & Engagements

I love sharing sneak peeks of gorgeous weddings at luxury North Carolina venues. But for this special post, I’m letting you in on a surprise proposal, too! (What do you think: was she expecting it? 😉) The Grand Bohemian Hotel Charlotte provides a spectacular romantic backdrop for proposals, engagement photos, and weddings. The artsy ambiance and […]

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Advice & Inspiration

Wedding Planning Checklist | North Carolina Wedding Photographer

Congratulations! One of you popped the question, the other said, “Yes!” and now you’re about to set out on one of life’s grandest adventures together! Wedding planning is so much fun with a good process in place. So, to give you an overview and a solid starting point, I’m providing a broad wedding planning checklist […]

how to have a stress-free wedding day by Dawn Marie Photography

Advice & Inspiration

6 Secrets to a Seamless and Stress-Free Wedding Day

Feeling a bit overwhelmed with wedding planning and nervous that you can’t get it all done? Follow these 6 steps to help ensure that your stress-free wedding day is even better than you ever imagined! A Wedding Photographer’s Tips for a Stress-Free Wedding Day 1. Hire the Right Team. After allocating your budget among your […]

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How to Choose the Right Wedding Vendors for Big Day | Asheville Wedding Photographer

With the right wedding professionals on your team, planning your dream wedding is more than doable! You need a flexible crew who’s on board with your vision and ready to collaborate. But, with the wedding industry as big as it is–and with so much information online–it can be challenging to narrow down the best team […]

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Charlotte Photographer | Uptown Charlotte Engagement Session at Marshall Park

Thankfully, micro weddings started trending a few years before the pandemic. Micro weddings are the best of both worlds, offering the intimate experience and less stress of an elopement. Yet, couples can still incorporate memorable details and photographic moments of a traditional wedding. They’re fun, simple, and beautiful all at the same time. As a […]


dawn walsh

Dawn started her career in fine art wedding photography in 2012 on the foundation of genuine connection. She provides comfort for her clients through her down to earth personality and playfulness that allows them to show genuine interactions and emotions with one another in front of the camera. Capturing the essence of their relationship and the love they have for each other, with an editorial composition.

At home, Dawn is a wife and mother, living on a ranch in North Carolina. Spending quality time with family and dear friends, traveling, and having experiences is what drives her. Her family also fosters children and is active in fighting for all foster kids and their needs. 
Being able to have fun with her family, travel and share experiences is all because of the blessings God has given her and never taken for granted.



I would love to hear about your day and tailor an experience personalized to you. 

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