Its time to schedule your springtime engagement photoshoot here in Raleigh

December 16, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

Its time to schedule your spring engagement photo session here in Raleigh!

Even though it's Christmas time, now is the time to book your springtime engagement photography session and my photography schedule is getting packed already! If your thinking about getting some fun and gorgeous engagement photos then there is no better time then right now to book your date. As of today I've got a few weekend shoot dates open as well as some weekday morning availability during March-May. To take advantage of the best natural light of the day my photoshoots start at 9:30am & 10am and in the afternoons at 3:30 pm & 4:30pm. 

I  am happy to go wherever you and your fiancé would like to capture the photos that mean the most to you here in the Raleigh area. Here is a list of local engagement photo locations here in the Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville areas that I recommend however I am very happy to travel wherever you'd like here in North Carolina or Virginia to get the shots that mean the most to you. If your into the beach then I'm ready to head out to Emerald Isle or Topsail Island and take a dip (waist deep anyway, haha) in the Atlantic ocean to capture your portraits on the shore. If your more of a mountain person then lets go to Lake Lure, Chimney Rock or Boone and find a high peak to capture some epically romantic photos of you and your fiancé at the top of the world.

*I do charge a small fuel fee for photoshoots that take place outside a 50 mile radius of Raleigh but I also allow for a longer photoshoot time to make up the extra cost in travel for you. After all an extra 45 mins or so  taking pictures at the beach or in the mountains is something I'd do for free anyway, haha! 

  By the way, if your wondering when the trees and flowers in the Raleigh area bloom (to add that pop of color to your photos), your best bet is to schedule your engagement session is after the week of April 10th, 2016. Also downtown Raleigh is a colorful location to photograph anytime of year, particularly around Moore Sq. near Cobblestone Hall. Lots of business have brightly painted doors and cheerfully colorful walls which contrast nicely with the grey cobblestone streets and red brick buildings even in early spring. 

With spring flowers comes spring showers. Yep, that is the truth! Thunderstorms are very common this time of year but I won't let it dampen our plans for a scheduled photoshoot. Normally thunderstorms quickly pass and rain showers aren't necessarily a reason to call off a photoshoot unless the radar indicates severe weather (tornados & lightning) or prolonged rainfall (over two hours). To beat the odds of a storm ruining our plans I have have found that scheduling engagement  photoshoots in the the morning dramatically lowers the risk of weather related rescheduling due to the fact that most thunderstorms tend to form in the warm afternoons here in NC. If the worst happens and the weather dosent cooperate I give the highest re-booking priority to my clients who's photoshoots are rained out. All of that being said though, retreating storm clouds offer suburb opportunities to capture once in a lifetime dramatic engagement photographs that will be sure to stand out from everyone else photos. :) 

Contact me today for best date flexibility and be sure to check out my North Carolina engagement photography portfolio which is helpfully titled by location to find the photo shoot location that works best for you.

See you out there this Spring!


Silvercord Event Photography  

(919) 449-7331

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Thanks for taking the time to check out my work. If you have any questions about my photography service please contact me anytime!

-S. Siko

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