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In October of 2018, just a few months after we closed and before we started renovations, we put together a mini bridal shoot for marketing images for the venue. And I have to say, these are some of our favorite photos – even a year later! This was the first time we ever saw a bride […]

Fall Bridal Inspiration

October 5, 2021

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Written by Hillary Muelleck, Wedding Film Photographer in North Carolina   Ever wonder how couples get all those beautiful detail photos of their wedding invitation, rings, shoes, etc.? Well let me tell ya, this is something that prepped way in advance before the wedding day. The secret is a… Bridal Bag! This bag contains all your […]

Details to have in your Bridal Bag with North Carolina Film Photographer, Hillary Muelleck

March 14, 2019

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We’re beginning the week on a beautiful note! This stunning boudoir session is filled to the brim with both inspiration and flowers – what’s not to love!? We were so honored when Melissa Blythe reached out and shared her vision for this shoot. Her team drug a mattress up into the Bridal Suite (yep, those […]

How to Incorporate Boudoir Portraits on Your Wedding Day

March 4, 2019

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We always get so excited when people want to use McAlister-Leftwich House for their bridal portraits! Why? Because we believe they are a special and precious time in the planning process for the bride. It is a chance to see your whole look put together for, what is most likely, the first time. This is […]

3 Tips for Timeless Bridal Portraits

February 13, 2019

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While renovations only took us about 6 months it felt like forever! Probably because we were so excited to get the place decorated and open it up for people to enjoy. One of the projects we had the most fun with was decorating the Bridal Suite! The McAlister House was moved about 20 years ago […]

The McAlister-Leftwich Bridal Suite: Before & After

January 22, 2019

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We love hosting bridal portraits! We’ve had the opportunity to host numerous brides and each time is so exciting. We love the joy that radiates from a bride who sees herself as a bride for the first time. It’s magical! Kristen was absolutely stunning with a gorgeous bouquet created by Abba Design and photography by Liz Grogan. […]

Southern Bridal Portraits

September 25, 2018