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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How to Pick Your Wedding Photographer | 6 Steps to Find Your Match

For most couples, choosing a wedding photographer is up there on the priority list. So, you type in “wedding photographers near me” and away you go, right? Knock one thing off you’re your wedding planning list. Before you do that, remember that photography is the best way to preserve, cherish, and relive your special day […]

Biltmore Wedding


Biltmore Wedding | Dawn Marie Photography | Asheville Weddings

All the info for a Biltmore wedding? Yes please! From wedding spaces and guest counts to catering and overnight lodging, we’ve got you covered with all you need to know about weddings at the stunning Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. Plus, we’ve provided a few amenities, activities, and restaurant options as well. For more […]

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Advice & Inspiration

How to Create a Wedding Day Timeline | Raleigh Wedding Photographer

Who knows as much about wedding day timelines as a wedding planner? A professional wedding photographer! Our job is to tell your wedding day story through photography, and that means making sure your timeline is down pat so not a moment is missed! Like a planner, I’ll be one of the first ones in 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 […]


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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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