Danielle Defayette

Welcome to the blog. I am so excited you’ve stumbled upon my website and are checking out my work. Feel free to explore and look around. Here you will find my latest shoots, adventures, and stories. Don’t forget to take a look at the portfolio page and see a few of my favorite weddings!

I'm Danielle Defayette.



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Natalie and Sean started off the wedding day by getting ready in their separate suites at Castle Hill Cider in Charlottesville, Virginia. The girls got ready in the gorgeous bridal suite, where there are beautiful floor to ceiling windows that lead out to the prettiest deck overlooking the orchards. I am truly in love with […]

Castle Hill Cider Wedding | Natalie & Sean

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Courtney and Cody have long been one of my favorite couples to work with, so it was positively exciting when they reached out about capturing a maternity session! Although they’re based in Raleigh, when I suggested that we could meet up at Grayson Highlands State Park to see some wild ponies they decided to make […]

Grayson Highlands State Park Family Session | Cody & Courtney

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Have I ever mentioned how much I love Raleigh? Well, I definitely do! I always feel incredibly lucky to come out and photograph such sweet couples, but especially when it’s in my favorite city! For Alex and Nicole’s engagement session we headed to the picturesque Historic Yates Mill County Park and started exploring! Fun Fact: […]

Historic Yates Mill County Park Engagement | Alex & Nicole

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