Snow Days

October 28th, 2014

 Snow Days


Let your little ones take a sleigh ride over the river and through the woods in our beautiful “Snow Days” session! This set features a rustic log cabin nestled between two live Frasier fir Christmas trees. As snowflakes fall softly from the sky, your children will love playing with Frosty the Snowman and all his forest friends!
These sessions will be held on November 14th & 15th. We guarantee that anything ordered from our Christmas sessions will be back in time for Christmas, so these pictures would make perfect Christmas gifts. This session always books quickly, so don’t hesitate to call us to book!


Home for the Holidays

October 20th, 2014


There’s no place like home for the holidays!

It has always been a pleasure of ours to hold a family portrait session at their home during the joyful Christmas season. These portraits are so special because of how personalized they can be. You get to share with us your beautiful decorations, your family heirlooms, and your holiday traditions. Whether we photograph your family in your foyer, by the fireplace, out front, or even of ya’ll rockin’ around your Christmas tree, we are sure to capture your cherished Christmas memories! 
There is always an excitement of opening a Christmas card and getting to see a beautiful family photo for the first time. Our clients adore our Christmas cards, from their designer quality to their individual touch, these cards will stand out above the rest. You can personalize your message, colors, design layout, and include some of your favorite photos from your session. Wish your friends and family a very merry Christmas with a card that they will keep and treasure for a lifetime!

The Greatest Love Story Contest

October 10th, 2014


We are honored and thrilled to be partnering with so many local businesses. The grand prize bridal package value is approximately $1000.

  • Crider’s Photography is offering a free bridal portrait session, valued at $150.
  • R. Gregory Jewelers of Langtree ( is offering a $100 gift card, perfect for accessorizing your big day, or the bridal party.
  • Willow Branch Florist ( is creating your beautiful fresh flowers bouquet for your Bridal Portrait session with us.
  • Beth & Company of Langtree ( is offering a Free Trial Bridal Make-up and Hair Style, which could be also used the day of your portrait session.
  • Jeffrey’s Restaurant of Mooresville ( is offering a $100 gift card. This is a perfect place for a rehearsal dinner or romantic evening for two.
  • La Patisserie of Mooresville ( is offering a Honeymoon gift basket, full of delicious goodies to share the night of your wedding.
  • It Could Happen 2 You Embroidery is offering free Bridal Party Shirts.
  • Daveste’ Vineyards ( is offering $100 off a Reception Package.

1. Your story and photo must be submitted by 5p.m. on October 31, 2014.
2. Your story must be within a 1000 word limit.
3. The top 5 stories will receive a free engagement portrait session from us, Crider’s Fine Art Portraiture!
4. From there, the top 5 entries will promote their story and engagement photos via social media to vote for the best couple through a link that we send out for you to share.
5.The couple that receives the most votes wins!
6. All entries must grant permission to let us promote their stories and photographs for any marketing purposes including, print, social media, our blog, and website.
7. Engagement session winners will be notified by Wednesday, November 7, 2014. Engagement sessions must be photographed by November 25, 2014.
8. The Grand Prize winner will be announced on Monday December 15, 2014.

Lake Norman Family Celebrates New Chapter in Life
We are always humbled by every new client who calls our studio to make an appointment, and this family was no exception. We had such a lovely time photographing this sweet, beautiful family and their two Boston Terriers. This couple, Maureen and Patrick, got engaged just the day before, and you could really see their excitement during their session! Patrick and his children were happy to welcome Maureen and her two canine babies into their family. We were thrilled to capture this special time in their life. These family portraits turned out stunning, and we were honored to spend the afternoon with them!
It is so important to capture the many precious stages of your family’s life. Time seems to slip past us so quickly and before you know it, its gone! That is why is it so important to capture those memories through photographs. It is amazing how much can change from one year to the next. And 2014 is the perfect year to update your family portrait.
Check out the video below to see some of the beautiful photos from this session!

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