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North Carolina Wedding Engagement

Are you ready for some serious cuteness?

Who knew that golfing could look so stylish and romantic. I sure would have never dreamed up this cute to boot styled engagement session that Tara Parker Photography shared with us.

Kristen and Quentin will be getting married this fall in North Carolina. They actually took their engagement photos at the same place they will be having their wedding. The Devil’s Ridge Golf Course in Holly Springs. Kristen wanted a look and feel that was totally different from their wedding theme.  She was aiming for something that oozed vintage flair. I think she nailed it right on the head.

From Tara

The thing that is interesting about this shoot, is that the entire thing was quite affordable to put together. Kristen’s dress, Kristen’s cardigan, Quentin’s socks and both of their hats came from Target and Quentin’s sweater came from Old Navy. I know that a lot of brides feel like they cannot do these fun types of shoots because they can’t afford to style the shoots, but I think this goes to show that you can pull off a themed e-session with a very small investment!

We think so too. We also want to let you know that Kristen did have her hair and makeup professionally done.

Photography: Tara Parker Photography
Hair: Joanna Thomas at Color Salon & Day Spa
Makeup: Maureen Murray with MAC products

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  1. 0. Kia Gregory says:

    I know and love, Tara and to see her work featured on Wedding Chicks makes my smile 10x big today!

  2. 0. Feuza says:

    how cute! loved it what a great idea

  3. 0. Linda says:

    I love it! Where is her hat from? I’m looking for a similar item for my wedding day!

  4. 0. Linda says:

    Ah, nevermind. I just re read the details and noticed the hats WERE mentioned. Target! Great!

  5. 0. megan says:

    AMAZING! Great job, Tara! Your work is wonderful, and I’m so excited to see you featured. Keep up the fun and creative work, girl! :o)

  6. 0. Laura Watson says:

    love them! so great to see a realistic styled shoot :) it can be done!!

  7. 0. casey says:

    This is awesome! Great job!

  8. 0. Laura says:

    What a creative e-session. I love their outfits. Absolutely perfect!!!

  9. 0. Kelsey says:

    Love these images! Love the dress as well I have the same one :)

  10. 0. Melissa Green says:

    These are fabulous! Love the processing and styling. So chic and retro!

  11. 0. Dawn Alderman says:

    These are absolutely marvelous! The cats meow!

  12. 0. Nicki says:

    Congrats Tara, I am so proud of you. This was a beautiful session!

  13. 0. Stacy says:

    Love these! great captures and awesome processing!

  14. 0. Bryn says:

    I love it, this speaks to me.

  15. 0. Kelli says:

    These are perfect! I love them all. So very creative.

  16. 0. Melissa says:

    This session is phenomenal! Love it.

  17. 0. Nadine says:

    I love every single one of these! Great job!

  18. 0. Jennifer Back says:

    Tara- I love love love it!! Congrats girl- moving on up… :)

  19. 0. Tara Parker says:

    Thank you so much everyone for your kind comments! The styling was all Kristen, the bride! I cannot take any credit! She did an amazing job and brought so much personality to the session!

  20. 0. Andrea says:

    Love it, the theme and the photography are amazing.

  21. Their photos are so cute and their personalities shine through. Tara you really created a nostalgic feel for the couple.

  22. 0. Kathy says:

    Awesome, refreshing and wonderful. I dont’ know the couple but want to keep on looking at the photos again and again. Great job.

  23. 0. copywaitress says:

    so funny!

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