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My name is Sally Siko, thanks for checking out my photography work! This is the spot on the website where you can keep up with my weekly photo adventures, view my live Instagram feed, read my outdoor wedding tips & advice plus get a sneak peek at all of behind the scenes happenings here at Silvercord.

Specializing in photographing private estate, farm, and outdoor weddings, I serve couples locally throughout the Triangle region including Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. That being said, as you can see here on this blog, I LOVE to travel, so from the coast of the OBX to the mountains in Asheville, if you are finding a connection here to my style of outdoor photography, send me a message out because I'd love to capture your wedding day too!



Engagement and Wedding day photography story from Fayetteville N.C.

September 16, 2017  •  1 Comment
Check out this beautiful engagement and wedding love story that we photographed in downtown Fayetteville North Carolina! From their vintage glam themed engagement photography session to their sweet wedding day at Studio 210 and reception at the Capital Room in downtown Fayetteville NC, this couple had their dream of a timeless love theme come...
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Wedding photography at the Preston Woodall House in Benson NC

September 11, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I always look forward to photographing a wedding at the Preston Woodall House so I have been super excited to cover this day for my clients B & D for quite a while. Arriving at the venue in Benson in the early afternoon I got started taking pictures of the bride D. as she and her best friend got ready for her wedding. The abundant natural lig...
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Wedding photography at the Durant Nature Preserve in North Raleigh

September 07, 2017
Love you More- One can't help but smile when checking out these beautiful moments that LeAnne and I photographed at the Durant Nature Preserve a few weeks ago... This wedding was an absolute joy to cover! Such a sweet couple, and with awesome family and friends too.
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What to wear for your Raleigh engagement photography session

August 30, 2017
Although the Raleigh area is truly fantastic weather wise year round for outdoor engagement photos (one could just as easily wear a light blouse or a winter jacker in December depending on the date) the task of putting together an outfit for you and your fianc'e can be confusing. Deciding what to wear for your engagement photography session can see...
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My favorite engagement photography session locations in Raleigh North Carolina

August 25, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Where I love to photograph my client's engagement photography sessions locations in the Triangle and beyond... As a wedding and engagement photographer, I am often asked where the best engagement photography session locations are in and around the Raleigh NC area. Luckily we are blessed with reasonably nice weather year round here in the Triangle...
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Back to work and ready to go!

August 16, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Hi, everyone! It is great to get back to work. Yes, my trip to the Keys was pretty awesome but honestly everyday is a vacation here at Silvercord because I freak'n love what I do! On that note, I don't have a new wedding to post today because I was out of town most of last week. That being said, I did photograph a wedding this past Saturday wit...
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A few of my favorite photos from my portfolio

August 02, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I will be on the road this week headed to the Florida Keys for a working vacation of sorts so I thought while I am away I'd share some of my favorite photos with you... So far I've got plans to spend an equal amount of time taking photographs and videos for a tropically themed paid/stock photography assignment as well as doing a bit of snorkeling...
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Engagement photography and videography in downtown Fayetteville NC.

July 26, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Last week I had the pleasure of photographing an engagement session in downtown Fayetteville North Carolina... Inspired by one of my earlier vintage themed engagement photography sessions, my clients C & D wanted to incorporate some of the elements of the yesteryear's gone by into their own photo shoot. We started our morning at the train station...
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An afternoon of wedding at the Lynwood Grill and Brewing Concern in Raleigh, NC

July 19, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
There are some pretty unique venues here in central NC that are absolutely awesome places to get married. If you're looking for a wedding location that provides a contemporary yet sweetly rustic ambiance during your reception than the Lynnwood Grill and Brewing Concern may just be the perfect spot. This micro brewery is staffed by the nicest peo...
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Raleigh NC engagement session location spotlight- The JC Raulston Arboretum

July 12, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
One of the best things about being an engagement photographer here in North Carolina is that no matter the time of year, the weather here is always perfect for planning local engagement photo sessions... Our temperature climate offers the possibility of the flourishing of many species of flowering trees, shrubs, and bushes. The autumn season sets t...
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Wedding photography at the Oaks at Old Salem

June 28, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Sorry for such a brief post today but I've got to head out for an evening engagement session in a few minutes. That being said I wanted to make sure that I shared this afternoon that I spent photographing a wedding day at the Oaks at Old Salem in Apex, North Carolina. This suburban event venue is an absolute treasure here in the Triangle since it's...
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A walk through the JC Raulston Arboretum in 360 3D, a VR photo tour for Google Cardboard

June 27, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I love visiting the J.C. Raulston Arboretum in Cary/Raleigh NC. The weather was absolutely gorgeous this morning to take a stroll through this garden's quiet paths which wind in and out of acres of flowers and trees. Since it was such a beautiful day, I thought that this might be the perfect time to play around with a neat little application I hav...
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Lakeside backyard wedding photography from Denver Colorado to Pinehurst North Carolina with love

June 14, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
We all know that there's just something special about celebrating a wedding day with your closest family and friends, to exchange wedding vows with the love of your life in the backyard where you grew up playing as a child with your own daughter in your arms is just awesome! I met the groom R. last year during a trip to Denver Colorado that I made...
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Silvercord Photography Vintage Glam engagement session is featured in Muna Luchi Bride

June 07, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Nice to see this interview with my clients S & N describing their engagement photography session that I photographed featured on munalichibridal.com! MunaLuchi Check out this excerpt from the website.. “Describe your engagement session- Our engagement shoot was held on Shirley’s 26th birthday. It was an amazing day and we had an absolute blast! Sh...
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A day of wedding photography at Vizcaya Villa in Fayetteville North Carolina

May 31, 2017  •  4 Comments
Sometimes the stars align and everything just falls into beautifully into place. My return to the beautiful Vizcaya Villa to photograph N. and S.'s wedding was an example of just this principal. I arrived at the venue in the early afternoon to take pictures of S and her bridesmaids getting ready for the ceremony. After starting off with a heartf...
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