The Danielle James Blog

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Jen and Doug’s winter wedding was truly wonderful! The two of them said “we do” at Byron’s South End in Charlotte, North Carolina. Everyone knows I’m a sucker for gorgeous florals, black tuxedos, and candlelight and Jen and Doug’s wedding had all three. Also, if you don’t sip on a bottle of prosecco while your […]

South End Charlotte Wedding – Jen and Doug

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bride and groom photos at old lystra inn wedding

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Lori and Tirrill’s wedding was so wonderful! Lori, Tirrill, and I had a Goodberry’s date before their wedding to go over the schedule and I left knowing that it was going to be a great day. The two of them completely trusted me to photograph their day without letting anything distract them from enjoying each […]

Old Lystra Inn Wedding in Chapel Hill – Lori and Tirrill

Ballantyne Country Club Wedding

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What a fun-filled and special day it was celebrating Sheila and Will at Ballantyne Country Club in Charlotte. Sheila and Will’s wedding day was full of personal touches, bright pops of color, and wonderful people. I had such a good time capturing their wedding photos and I’m so excited for their future together. Cheers to […]

Ballantyne Country Club Wedding – Sheila and Will

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Stevie and Tucker’s engagement session on the Blue Ridge Parkway was full of adventure. We had originally planned to meet at Craggy Gardens but showed up to find nothing but fog, gusty wind, and chilly temperatures. Instead of letting the less than ideal circumstances get us down, we hopped in the car and tried to […]

Asheville Engagement – Stevie and Tucker

downtown raleigh fashion blogger

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I ask my clients to push themselves out of their photography comfort zone so I decided I should do the same! Fall is definitely my favorite season and I love clothes, shoes, and accessories (probably a little too much). Here’s a little peak at some of my top fall pieces. Let me know if you […]

Downtown Raleigh Fashion Blog – Blissmore Photography

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Marquita and Eric are one of those couples who move with such an easy grace around each other! Marquita has such a calm and sweet spirit and Eric’s big grin will make you smile every time. It was such a pleasure capturing these photos of them in downtown Raleigh. Marquita runs her own life and […]

Downtown Raleigh Film Session – Marquita and Eric

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Talia and Alex’s sweet engagement session is proof that it’s okay to get carried away by love. I’m still not sure if we spent more time taking photos or laughing and I’m perfectly okay with that. These two make such a fantastic team and I had such a great time taking these pictures. The icing […]

Historic Oak View Engagement Session – Talia and Alex

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wedding party at rose hill in nashville, north carolina

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Rose Hill has been on my “wedding venues I want to shoot at” list for quite a while! I was so excited when Kylie and Troy reached out and wanted me to be their wedding photographer! These photos are the perfect representation of what you get when you hire a team of fantastic vendors. Chad […]

Rose Hill Wedding – Kylie and Troy

woodlawn pope-leighey wedding virginia

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What do you get when you mix a fantastic couple, beautiful setting, and a dope group of friends and family? An amazing wedding!! Dana and Drew didn’t let the rain damper their spirits (bum bum) as they said “I do” in Alexandria, Virginia. The Woodlawn Pope-Leighey house provided the most beautiful background and I have […]

Woodlawn Pope-Leighey House Wedding – Dana and Drew

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engagement session in raleigh north carolina at the museum of art

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I knew Sam, Alan, and I were going to get along great when I found out we both had dogs named “Toby” and I certainly wasn’t disappointed during their engagement session at the NC Museum of Art in Raleigh. Sam and Alan are a beautiful couple inside and out and I love their shared adventurous […]

Raleigh Engagement Session – Sam and Alan