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    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.

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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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 =)

Matt & Amy | Navy Anniversary Session

I had the honor of photographing Matt & Amy’s wedding back in April of 2013. Their beautiful wedding took place at Bayview Commonwealth Center – Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, VA. Well, after a postponed bridal session, and a few relocations for Matt & Amy, we decided to do a sunrise anniversary session back […]

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January 10, 2015 - 8:09 am

Debi - Precious couple – I am a blessed momma! Great pictures – love them.

January 7, 2015 - 8:18 pm

Michael and Carina - Such a lovely couple, they seem to have had tons of fun!

January 7, 2015 - 12:10 pm

Krista A. Jones - These two are so cute! I love that first shot especially!

January 7, 2015 - 10:34 am

Karena Dixon - Such a cute idea!

January 7, 2015 - 10:13 am

Kathy - Super cute couple! Awesome she did a few in her dress!

January 7, 2015 - 9:31 am

lindsay - so cute!

January 7, 2015 - 9:31 am

Neža - What a georgeous couple and such a cool idea for anniversary. :)

Happy 2015!

So, it’s the start of a new year, which means it’s the start to a new season! So much has changed over the last few months and I’m [nervously] excited to see what God has in store for 2015! As I gear up to show at 2 different bridal shows here in Charlotte, I’ve been […]

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