Graham Terhune is based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina where he lives with his wife, Samantha and their adorable puppy, Bolo. Graham began photographing weddings in 2010 and in 2011 added Samantha to the team. Together they have built their business based on building genuine and authentic relationships with their clients. Samantha and Graham are inspired by each of the couples they photograph. They love photographing weddings together and capturing the authentic moments that make each wedding unique. Samantha and Graham will be a support during your wedding planning; and laugh and cry with you throughout your wedding day. They find joy in the smallest of moments and love capturing lasting memories. Graham Terhune Photography is available in North Carolina and travels worldwide. Recent weddings have been photographed in Alabama, Louisiana, Maine, North Carolina, Texas and Virginia.
Where you call home: Chapel Hill, NC
Things you’d write home to your Momma about: I feel so fortunate that I am able to have a career that fills my heart. I’ve always heard that if you are able to turn your passion into your career, you will be successful.
How I got into weddings: I second shot my first wedding in the spring of 2010 and I immediately knew that I wanted to be a wedding photographer. The task of capturing the authentic love story gave me so much energy and filled my heart. I think about my first wedding photography experience every time I shoot a wedding.
Favorite thing about weddings in the South: The charm, family traditions and sweet tea!
Favorite part of the wedding day: The ceremony
Best piece of advice you can give to brides and grooms: Relax, fully embrace the moment, and delegate (don’t work too hard on your wedding day)
Dream travel destination: New Zealand
Favorite Southern city: Charleston (we are also pretty in love with Chapel Hill!)
Early bird or night owl: Most definitely night owl
Pie bar or red velvet cake: Pie bar
Pottery Barn or Anthropologie: Samantha picks both!
Succulents or Peonies: Peonies