Katie + Kendall | NC Farmstead Fall Wedding

The new year has finally brought some time for me to sort through the thousands of photos from busy season, where I was so busy editing and getting them out that they haven't gotten their fair share of internet love. So stay tuned for many more weddings and sessions that fall + winter brought. We're kicking it off with Katie + Kendall, who married September 8, 2018 at The Farmstead. She rocked her converse, the boys couldn't wait to change into their Dammit Boy apparel once the reception hit, and the wedding was as relaxing, meaningful, laid-back and just down right as fun as these two. Katie messaged me last week to tell me that she still finds herself looking back through her wedding photos and reliving their day, and that is one of my favorite things to hear. Congratulations to the Sellers on their beautiful wedding and the life they're building together. Cheers! xo

Venue: The Farmstead

Hair + Makeup: Tehya Price

Dress: Hope’s Bridal Boutique

Shoes: Converse

Flowers: Petals Florist

Robby + Emily | Il Bella NC Garden Wedding

Robby + Emily married on a beautiful, warm Sept. 1 at a venue I love dearly, Il Bella Gardens. After 5 years of long distance, school, building careers, they are finally together in the same place as husband and wife. They love golf, their families, God and each other, and these components were weaved beautifully into their wedding day. You can feel the love by looking at the smiles in each of their faces, and the way in which they have fun by simply being beside each other. Congratulations and happy continued honeymooning to the Bruns!

Sara + Blake | NC Farmstead Wedding

The wedding that kicked off this crazy, beautiful fall #weddingszn – Sara + Blake's perfect day out on the farm! There were so many magical moments, and the sparks between these two are so evident. From their adventurous spirits, love for science to their hilarious, light-hearted ceremony, every moment was true to who these two are as people. Cheers to a total eclipse of the Harts!

Brianna + Wesley | NC Barn Wedding

Finally showcasing this gorgeous, emotional wedding day with Brianna + Wesley! They got married in May, Memorial Day weekend (hence the awesome American flag socks) and here it is fall and I'm FINALLY posting them. Don't worry – they've been able to love on their photos for months now. It's just taken me a million years to post full wedding albums because there's over a thousand images to sort through. But back to the good stuff – I had the pleasure of taking Bri's senior photos when I was fairly new in the biz. I was so excited when she reached out about being engaged to Wesley, and after seeing the way they looked at each other at their engagements, I knew they had found the one in each other. Everything about their day was stunningly beautiful – from her striking bouquet to the flowers in her hair to the way that Wesley cried as he saw his bride for the first time. Congratulations to the Flantos! I can't wait to see your love story continue to grow. xo

PHOTOGRAPHER | www.brookelynriley.com | @brookelynrileyphoto

VENUE | Walnut Hill

FLORAL | Petals Floral Design and Event Decor

HAIR + MAKEUP | Tehya Price

DRESS | Hope’s Bridal Boutique

Brooke + Jonathan | NC Mill Wedding

Brooke + Jonathan married in May at Bost Grist Mill in Mount Pleasant, NC. Beyond it being the perfect rustic backdrop, it's a property in their family, so it added a sentimental touch to their day. These two have been dating since high school, and their family described them as being perfect for each other. My family has lived next door to the groom's family for years now, and his mother, Amy, put her heart and soul into making their wedding day a spectacular one. There's so much love in the details here -- from the old mattress spring she converted into a photo display, the old bath tub full of bottled drinks, the vintage frame she found for her bridal portrait and everything in between. It had been calling for storms all week, but when the day arrived, the sun was shining from start to finish, even ending with a gorgeous sunset. God had his hand on these two since the beginning, and I'm so excited to see what the future has in store for them as Mr. + Mrs. Fleming. xoxo


The Details:

Venue | Bost Grist Mill

Dress | Concord Wedding Center

Denim | Buckle 

HMU | Angela Rabon

Catering | City Barbecue

Table/Chair Rentals | City Club at Gibson Mill

Music | DJ on a Dime

Whitney + Hayden | NC Coach House Wedding

Just call them the Carrolls! Whitney + Hayden married May 12, 2018 at the beautiful Coach House Wedding & Event Venue, which looks like a mountain hideaway even though it's in Mt. Pleasant, NC. They had the most gorgeous (hot) spring wedding day, and the guys even had a full-on sweaty frisbee game prior to the ceremony. I had the pleasure of getting to take all the photos at several different types of shoots leading up to their day, and Whitney was a dream bride – always organized and on top of planning. All of the detail paid off on the day of, and everything couldn't have been more perfect. The excitement that these two had to become husband and wife was so evident, and I can't wait to continue to follow their love story. Congratulations to the Carrolls! xo

VENUE | The Coach House Wedding & Event Venue

PHOTOGRAPHY | Brookelyn Riley Photography

HAIR + MAKEUP | Nicole Plott

DRESS | Hope's Bridal Boutique

CATERING | The Smoke Pit