February 23, 2021

Wedding Calendar Checklist   Wedding Planning season is in full swing, so, we wanted to give you a broad view of what you should be doing and about when.  Remember, you can customize this wedding checklist/calendar to your specific needs.  This is just a suggestion to get you started thinking about your organization and planning […]

February 22, 2021

Wedding Planning Tips   When a woman is proposed to, her heart skips a beat and she can’t wait to show friends and family the new addition to her hand.  Naturally her next thought is, “I have to get started planning…I don’t have much time!”  Bella Lumiere Photography is going to help you simplify the […]

bride and groom's car with just married written on the back window

February 18, 2021

How does Bella Lumiere Photography prepare for your upcoming wedding day?   Step One: The Consultation For us, the wedding day preparation begins long before the week of your wedding.  Our first step is to get to know more about you and your wedding plans.  If you and your fiancé live around the Wilmington, NC […]

Wedding ceremony set up on a wooden deck in front of the ocean with blue hydrangeas and white roses.

February 12, 2021

Best Wilmington, NC Photography Locations   Location, Location Location… It’s all about location.  We want to challenge the mind and ask you to think outside of the box.  Wilmington, NC is a beautiful area!  We have some of the most beautiful and clean beaches on the east coast.  We also have great sunrises and sunsets.  […]

Bride and groom in the woods

March 7, 2020

Bella Lumiere Photography began as a mother-daughter team in 2012.  My daughter loved photography so much that I would take her out to shoot everyday after work. We spent hours out and about “snapping” photos and “chatting” about everything. I cherished those times. Soon “Snap & Chat” was born and the goal of becoming a […]

Matthew and Riley-Payton holding each other in front of green trees.

March 6, 2020

Wilmington, NC Wedding Photographers   Meet Matthew and Riley-Payton HELLO!! And welcome to our blog!  We are Matthew + Riley-Payton, Wilmington, NC wedding and portrait photographers.  We proudly serve the beautiful states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia. Most of our time is spent in the areas of Wilmington, Southport, Raleigh, Blowing Rock, […]