Danielle Defayette


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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This engagement session was a combination of two of my very favorite things: fall and Grayson Highlands State Park.  I have been coming to this spot so many times this year to see the wild ponies, hike along the Appalachian trail, summit Virginia’s highest peak at Mount Rogers, and visit the sleepy little town of […]

Grayson Highlands State Park Engagement | Camron & Samantha

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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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Seth & Whitney are truly one of the most fun couples to be around. I spent the evening walking through Downtown Bristol for their engagement session and I sore from all of the laughter! Their proposal story is too good not to share. Seth had planned to propose to Whitney for quite some time and […]

Downtown Bristol Engagement Session | Seth & Whitney

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