It’s been a couple of years since photographed Katie + Bud’s wedding out at the Laboratory Mill in Lincolnton, NC, but I was thrilled to hear that they are expecting their first baby and wanted to book a sunset maternity session near their home in Fort Mill. Their chemistry makes shoots like this a breeze because they’re just so calm, confident, and in love, which shows all over the photos.
While Sabrina was doing Katie’s hair and makeup, I scouted a spot with good light down near the Catawba River for their first outfit. It was tucked in the trees so Katie’s darker dress contrasted nicely against all of the green and warm, late-summer tones.
After a quick wardrobe change, we continued shooting up on top of a hill, which is now one of my favorite spots to shoot in the entire Charlotte area. I will definitely be returning for some upcoming engagement sessions this Fall.
As I mentioned up top, Katie’s hair and makeup was done by Sabrina of Looklove Beauty. Reach out to them if you’re going to be in front of a camera! The more polished the better.