Bridals: Rackin | The Duke Mansion

Charlotte Wedding Photographer - Nathan Abplanalp (16)
Rackin’s bridal session was one that I was looking forward to for a long time. She looked stunning in her dress and wore it with the grace and elegance that is not common today. I was so pleased when we discussed the Duke Mansion as the location for the shoot. It is one of those rare places in Charlotte that has the pre 60’s elegance and class that is just not found in today’s architecture. It has a patina that only can come from a structure being there that long and capable hands to care for it. Makeup by the venerable Erin Ashley.

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Bridals: Erin | Banner Elk, NC

Charlotte Wedding Photographer - Nathan Abplanalp (15)

Our good friends Glenn and Erin were married this last weekend, and while I could not be there myself, I was able to photograph Erin in her wedding dress several weeks before her wedding. It was a great opportunity to brave the oncoming storm and make some beautiful art for her. I am so pleased to have been a small part of Erin’s wedding, even if I was not able to attend. The session was held at Banner Elk Winery and I would recommend it to anyone looking for  a venue or location.

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