Stephanie + Kyle | Corolla Engagements

In Corolla on literally THE windiest day we’ve had in so long, I got to meet Stephanie & Kyle for their engagement session and we totally braved it together! This part of the island is really narrow and the beach AND sound were both like wind tunnels whipping us around and we totally made the…

Ashley + Ryan | Carova Outer Banks Engagements

I’ve lived here almost four years and I had not yet been to Carova…UNTIL NOW ­čÖé We met and I jumped in the jeep so excited about being able to finally get out on the beach over here where everyone just loves it, and I see what the hype is about. Carova is beautiful. The…

Cat + Ryan | Currituck Club Outer Banks Wedding

This was it… this was the big celebration to roll in 2017 for us as our second year doing the husband and wife team thing and let me tell you one thing, it did not disappoint one-single-bit. Ryan and Cat, I am like wondering how we can EVER show you enough thanks to let you…

900 Hours | Life By The Sea

When that little girl looked up at the sky in Virginia Beach three years ago and told us she wanted to see more stars at night…everything changed. Mike and I kind of had a crazy notion that moving to our favorite place in the world COULD happen…we just needed to know it would be okay…

Gypsies Only | Outer Banks

If I get the same message more than once, I usually end up turning into a blog post..and this week I was asked the same question back to back and decided that this NEEDED to be a blog post…so here goes! Here’s our “how to” on moving to the Outer Banks, by the Hedgepeth family!…

Amanda + Matt | Kitty Hawk Engagements

When I came up with the word┬ácheerful to describe my brand, my clients, the way┬áI┬áfelt photographing clients…it was because of couples just like Amanda and Matt. The contagious cheer in this session is what I live for, it’s what pushes my creativity and boundaries and makes me want to be a better, well, everything! Not…

2015 Weddings In Review! | Amanda Hedgepeth Photography

Putting this together ALWAYS gets me. I remember the swipe of the hotel keys, the mud on the wheels of my camera bag at the end of the night. The brides that got to feel the baby kick, the way he looked at her coming down the aisle like he was the luckiest man in…

Currituck County Film | The Girl Tyler | A Little Stardom!

I just HAVE to blog this! I have to! You guys, I am in tears because I just watched it again…and we may only be there for glimpses of it but we feel soooooo cool! Even more than that..let me tell you an honest story. I did have a great childhood full of memories of…

Amanda + Ben | Jewel Toned Whalehead + Black Stallion Wedding

When the wedding day comes, as excited as I am, sometimes I’m a little sad. I knew this meant that the day was finally coming and going and I’m sorry you guys but I’m just NOT ready to let go of you yet!!!! I love you!!! HAHA!┬áI have found such a joy in being around…

Shooting For Your Brand | Photography

Last year in June, I was shooting an incredible wedding in DC. It worked out perfectly that a photographer who’s SO sweet needed headshots while we were there, too..and then even more fate set in when Jasmine Star announced her workshop dates and it fell RIGHT when we would be up there traveling! The Jasmine…

Ashleigh + Costa | Classic Whalehead Club Wedding

If I could get these two to come back and live in the Outer Banks and take them from Singapore, I would in a HEARTBEAT! They are magnetic as individuals so when they come together, Ashleigh and Costa send sparks flying everywhere! The effect that they have on people is that of perfectly sweet and…

Outer Banks Help Portrait | Outer Banks

So, there is this group of pretty amazing and talented photographers that network together in the area down here and I’m very honored that I’ve been able to meet them and talk and even had a couple of dates to the movies and wine nights with them…SO very welcoming!!! It’s not easy to move to…