Wilmington NC Family Photographer | Wrightsville Beach

Wilmington NC Family Photographer

As a Wilmington NC family photographer, I am often shooting at the beach! As a result, I often have to navigate the elements. We had to postpone this session due to heavy rain in the forecast on our scheduled date, but thankfully the day we rescheduled to was absolutely beautiful!

Wrightsville Beach provides a stunning backdrop with the beautiful blue waves and dreamy sea oats swaying in the breeze.

Capturing Candid Family Beach Photos

As a photographer, I’m not just here to just capture moments; I’m here to bottle the essence of your family. To translate the unconditional love and unspoken bonds a family shares. Our time together is more than a photo session. It’s a family adventure, a canvas splashed with laughter, love, and memories that will last a lifetime.

To me, it’s not about the perfectly posed portraits (although I do strive to capture one of everyone looking and smiling). It’s about the raw, unfiltered moments that tell the story of a family’s love and connection. The way a dad scoops his giggling son onto his shoulder for a ride and the way littles run by the sea leaving a trail footprints in the sand and laughter echoing in the salty breeze. These are the moments that matter, the ones that will be cherished long after your little ones have grown.

Beauty in the Chaos

But let’s be honest, family beach sessions aren’t always picture-perfect. My job is to find beauty in the chaos. There are often meltdowns and little ones running wild. But these “imperfections” are what make the photos so real, so precious. They tell the story of a family, in all its messy, beautiful glory.

Film Processing

Michelle Popp specializes in beach family photography and creating a luxury portrait session for your family through all the seasons. We take care of all the details for you. From personalized styling with a curated client wardrobe, a day of pampering with professional hair and make-up, and delivery of your final artwork to be lovingly displayed in your home – no detail is left out of creating an experience for you to feel loved, taken care of, and catered to.

To check availability or book your family session please contact us! We would be honored to capture this season in your family’s life!

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    michelle's photography style is composed of capturing emotion-filled images in soft & neutral tones. her use of natural light with simple, authentic beauty allows your family love and bond to capture the focus.

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    email us | michellepoppphotography@gmail.com

    telephone (412)956-6696

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    located in san diego, ca

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