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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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 […]

Courtney & Cody’s Grayson Highlands State Park Family Session

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One of the biggest joys of my business is getting to photograph such sweet moments for my couples and provide them images they’ll cherish for a lifetime. While I do love my couples, I also love it when my couples turn into families. Capturing baby Eli’s lifestyle newborn photos in Raleigh was definitely one of […]

Matthew & Sarah’s Lifestyle Newborn Session in Raleigh

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These two finally made the announcement to their family and friends, which means I can finally share these gorgeous photos from Aunt Willie’s Wildflower Farm with you! There is no greater joy and a more humbling experience than when couples reach out to me to capture such incredible moments in their lives. So when Katie […]

Katie & Rusty’s Surprise Session at Aunt Willie’s Wildflower Farm

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