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Despite the number of weddings I am apart of I can't help but fall more and more in love with them! As a wedding photographer I get to witness all the time, care, and money that goes into throwing a giant celebration of love and it never gets old! Each wedding I go to I find a new appreciation for my job. Every detail you have careful chosen, the father-daughter first dance, the just-married portraits - it all makes my heart skip a beat.
I believe that your wedding experience starts long before your wedding day and that is why I take the utmost care to ensure that each of my couples are served in a way that as exceptional as they are. Serving my clients goes much deeper than just a simple business transaction. I strive to build a genuine relationship with each couple that crosses my path. I want to know who you are, what you like, what you don't like. How did you meet? What is important to you? In doing this I am able to build a friendship with my couples that last far beyond your wedding day and that's how I believe it should be!
I'm so excited for you to keep scrolling and find out what it truly means to be an ANP Bride & Groom!
Average investment $2750
I'm Amanda Wagnon, wedding and portrait photographer based in Eastern North Carolina. I adore getting to capture love and I'm so excited you are here!
GET TO KNOW ME...
- I live in yoga pants.
- My guilty pleasure is binge watching crime documentaries right before bed.
- My food of choice is Mac n' cheese (obviously!)
- Amanda Nicole Photography is based out of Eastern NC but I will travel anywhere for love!
avid mac n cheese lover, Dr. Pepper addict, wife, believer & boy mom
A lot of photographers in the industry knew they would be working in the creative industry long before they picked up a camera. My creative journey started much differently...
I was never very artistic. I never did sports in high school. I wasn't in any clubs or on any teams. I spent my afternoons hanging out with my mom and reading books - lots and lots of books! As someone who was constantly referred to as an old soul I had a love for deep emotions, but I never felt like I had a creative bone in my body. What I did have was a DEEP love for beautiful things and a longing to freeze in time the way things made me feel.
In 2017 I got married to my sweet husband, Zack and in 2018 we welcomed our beautiful son, Gabriel Ryan. I knew after the birth of our son that I wanted to take that love of capturing life's sweetest moments and give my family something we could cherish for years to come. So, I picked up my dad's camera.
That one decision led me to my dream job and I love using my gifts and love for documenting life and giving my clients memories they can save for a lifetime. I get to walk beside my clients on some of the most joyful seasons of their lives and I am beyond humbled to be invited along through their journey. This is an incredible life-giving job that I am so thankful for!!
Your first decision as an engaged couple is to set priorities for you wedding planning. You have to decide what to value most. Is it the dress? The food? The venue? As a bride AND a photographer, I believe that couples should make their photography a top priority. After the big day is over, you will leave you reception with a spouse & your pictures... that's it! All of that planning a preparation is over in a matter of hours!
So I invite you to focus on each other, enjoying the moment and I'll take care of the rest!
Wedding Packages start at $1500
With hundreds of talented photographers out there how do you pick the right one? I believe that wedding photography is not a one-size-fits-all type of deal. You should pick someone whose work you are in love with but also someone you trust. Someone who understands you want a marriage more beautiful than the wedding, Someone who knows when you sit down with your grandchildren years from now you still want to feel the love & indescribable joy you felt that day. I know ANP brides crave more than just incredible images of herself and her soon-to-be groom, she wants an incredible EXPERIENCE from start to finish! The first step to becoming an ANP is bride is determining if I'm the perfect fit for you. After getting to know you online, we'll determine if we are a good match and then we will move on to the booking process!
I just knew you were meant to be a ANP couple! Now it's time to make sure your wedding date is safe and secure and make things official!!! After talking and answering any questions you have I will send you a custom online booking proposal where you can view your package and pay your retainer fee to make things OFFICIALLY OFFICIAL! Now that you're an ANP bride it's time for the fun to begin...
Get excited! After you book we will schedule your engagement session! And don't worry... you don't have to feel like you'll be a pro at this! I'll teach you everything you will need to know to make your session as fun and relaxing as possible and by the end of it you will feel like Tyra Banks! Even if you feel like you aren't photogenic or that your fiance will hate being in front of the camera, you can rest assured, I've never had a couple leave feeling uncomfortable. So relax, have fun and lets capture this new season of life you are navigating!! Once your session is complete your sneak peek will be featured on the blog and you will receive your full gallery online where you will be able to share however you wish.
About 2 months out from your big day we will start talking about your wedding timeline! I love creating custom timelines for each of my couples so we can ensure you have enough time to get all those beautiful details, fun group shots, and dreamy portraits you've been thinking about! I work with each ANP couple to make sure that you have a timeline that is efficient and still provides enough room during the day to give you the best photographic experience. So let's get to work on that timeline so you have your own pinterest worthy photos to take home!
It's finally the day! Your hard-work and planning has all paid off and now you get to see everything come together! It's time for you to celebrate, relax, and enjoy the fruits of your labor. I believe in capturing the full story of my couples wedding days which is why I never shoot less than 8 hours. Today will fly by in a blur so I make it a priority to capture all the traditional shots as well as capturing the in-between moments in a creative and fun way. One of my favorite parts of a wedding day is when the bride first puts on her dress and portrait time with my couples! There is something so magical about those first few moments after you've become husband and wife! After the wedding day you will be featured on the blog within the next WEEK! I like to share my weddings while everyone is still reliving all the emotions from the big day!
Once the dress has been worn, the cake has been cut, you've cut a rug on the dance floor, and you are now officially a Mr. & Mrs. it's time to start looking forward to gallery delivery day! You will receive a gallery with HUNDREDS & HUNDREDS of beautiful images to relive your magical wedding day! I encourage my couples to cuddle up on the couch, grab your favorite bottle of wine and reminisce together. Should you choose to order an album or prints we will begin that process next!