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  • WELCOME!

    I’m Riette, a North Carolina wedding photographer. I love the color teal and shopping at Target. I snack all day long, am an Apple enthusiast, and recently became Mrs. Farthing!

    My heart for photography is founded in relationships. I’m fulfilled, energized, and enthused by building lasting relationships, and I love how photography connects me with people.

    The ability to capture moments for you is another goal of my work. I take pride in giving my clients images that are clean, bright, and timeless - images that, in 30 years, will represent your wedding day as it was when you said, “I do,” without trendy edits that will make your children laugh at the way things were done back in your day.

    It’s an honor to be a part of your wedding day, your special family moments. I cherish the opportunity to make you smile, and to preserve your memories for the ages.

    Romans 1:20 (ESV) For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.

Friday Inspirations | Customized Wedding Favors

For a while now I’ve been saying I’m going to start an inspirational serious that include past weddings and gives inspiration for new brides! And I kept having ideas but if you know me at all, you know my weakness is procrastination! So today I thought – this is it – if I don’t do […]

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February 27, 2015 - 11:57 am

Karin - Dear Riëtte,

You are a joy and a gift to us as a family. As a daughter and as a photographer, a woman running her own business with excellence. I could not respect you more. It was my privilege to help with your wedding. I have sweet memories planning and working alongside you in preperation for your big day.

I love you

Brandon and Courteney | Charlotte Engagement Session at Jetton Park

Yesterday I had the privilege of spending some time with Brandon and Courteney. They are two of the sweetest people you’ll ever meet. We had such a great time, and though Courteney claims she is camera shy, I don’t believe her one bit! They rocked out this Jetton Park engagement session and I’m so excited […]

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February 4, 2015 - 3:14 pm

Fotograf Gdańsk - I love your ideas and colours!

January 26, 2015 - 9:14 pm

Amy - The pictures are stunning!!! I’ve only known Courteney for a short time, but am so glad we are friends. She is a beautiful lady inside and out. I look forward to seeing her and Brandon begin their lives together as husband and wife and all the special moments that come along with it.

January 26, 2015 - 3:20 pm

Savannah - So beautiful, you are very talented! Can’t wait for our engagement session with you!

January 26, 2015 - 1:28 pm

Linda - Thanks (from the bride’s mom) for capturing both the little one I remember and the beautiful woman she’s become….and the happiness that is Courteney and Brandon.

A Perfect Proposal

Over the summer I got the opportunity to do one of my favorite things ever… photograph a proposal! Ryan planned out a brunch at his apartment – decked out with custom designed menus, a hostess, server and cook! He carried out all the furniture from the living room and created this beautiful set-up! Convincing her […]

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Kait & Josiah | Rhode Island Roger Williams Park Wedding

This is one of my favorite dress shots ever! Kait designed all of this herself! Kait and her dad had the sweetest first look! One of my favorites, ever! So sweet as they took time to pray together before the ceremony! How adorable are these centerpieces?! Each table had a different state with trivia about […]

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January 8, 2015 - 3:13 pm

Kathy - The dress shots are so pretty! The whole day looks like so much fun!!

January 8, 2015 - 1:02 pm

Laura - Gorgeous wedding images! I love that shot of the groom spotting his bride down the aisle and the carousel ones are too cool!

January 8, 2015 - 11:04 am

Hendrick Moy Photography - lovely wedding! love your processing =)