Author: Diane McKinney

How to make an Eclipse Lens

Ok so here’s my first attempt at a vlog. LOL!  But I got quite a few messages about the make shift eclipse filter I made so I decided the easiest way to show you how to make it would be

Posted in Education

Kathy and Franks AWESOME wedding at the Mayton Inn | Raleigh Wedding Photographer

One of the highlights of my job is getting to see my clients over and over again with new life events.  This one was super special after photographing her son’s wedding a couple years ago, Mom decided to tie the

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Olivia’s Fashion Photo Shoot | Downtown Raleigh Photographers

What a fun photoshoot!  Olivia is a fashion photographer out of New Orleans.  She was visiting relatives here in the Raleigh area and decided Raleigh’s downtown mural art work was the perfect backdrop for her most recent fashion pairings.  She

Posted in Commercial, Downtown Raleigh, Fashion, Fine Art Photography, Modeling, Portraits

Baby L turns 1 Year Old | Raleigh Baby Family Photographer

1 year baby photos

Oh my goodness!  I just love little people this age.  Yes, they crawl and walk to run away but they also laugh and giggle as they do it.  They just love life and have so much fun playing. I love

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Baby G Newborn Photos | Newborn Photographer Raleigh NC

newborn photos raleigh nc

Welcome baby G!  I have to say I think the overalls and the bucket are my favorites. What a little cutie! 

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Baby E is here! Sneak Peek Newborn Photography

Welcome little Baby E!  I just love my little newborns. It’s baby cuddle day for me.  Mine are getting older and don’t always want to cuddle so these days are heaven for me!  Baby is was SO snuggly and a

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Jenny & Andrew Cafe Luna Wedding | Raleigh Photography

One of the things I love about shooting weddings is learning what makes each couple so special.  Everyone has their story and each is unique and beautiful.  For me it was the maid of honor and best man’s toast that

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Graduation NC State Nikki & Friends | Raleigh Photography

I can’t believe it has already been 4 years since we did her high school gradation photos.  My how time flies. But this beautiful girl is now graduating college and will be off in the real world.  Grab it with

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Baby O is here! | Raleigh Newborn Photography

Here’s Mom’s sneak peek!

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Looking for Their Forever Home

Just a touch over a year ago I saw a video on Facebook that really moved me.  It was about kids aging out of the foster care system and never finding their forever home.  Can you imagine never having a

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