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Life in the Fast Lane. At Millie Holloman Photography, the pace feels a lot like an exhilarating scooter ride: we zip, zag, zoom, and speed off in new directions faster than you can say "Green light!" Want to come along for the ride? Our blog will keep you up-to-date on our most recent photo shoots, our favorite finds, and our craziest shenanigans. Hold on tight. It's gonna be a fast ride!

  • Apr
  • 16
  • 2015

c&c . part 3 . the event

Amanda + Brent  |  Millie  |  Weddings  |  

At MHP we are not a fan of traditional bridal shows, that’s why several years ago we joined forces with some amazing professionals in the area to change the way bridal shows in Wilmington, NC are done. From this team of creatives, Courtyards and Cobblestones was born! Here is a little peek at the venue our team was stationed at for this years big event. We seriously can’t get over this design of Bakery 105 from Salt Harbor, still LOVING this look so much!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Venue: Bakery 105
Design, Paper & Florals: Salt Harbor Designs
Photography: Millie & Amanda of Millie Holloman Photography
Videography: Green Hope Productions
Catering: 128 South
Design Accessories: Pressed Cotton
Band: The MidAtlantic
Cake & Dessert Bar: One Belle Bakery
Tables, Chairs & Place Settings: Party Suppliers
Specialty Rentals: Pomp Event Furnishings
Lighting: High Performance Lighting
PhotoBooth: TruthBooth
Wardrobe Styling for Groom: TJ Dunn
Suit: Cape Fear Formal Wear
Hair: Blush Haus of Beaute
Makeup: Tess Wheatley Cash

  • Apr
  • 15
  • 2015

c&c . part 2 . the inspiration

Amanda + Brent  |  Millie  |  Weddings  |  

A little pre Courtyards and Cobblestones inspiration with Tess and Cliff once again as our models. Salt Harbor really nailed it with this design, we are still swooning over the copper and navy! Be sure to check out the video by Green Hope Productions which included the engagement and inspiration shoot!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Venue: Bakery 105
Design, Paper & Florals: Salt Harbor Designs
Photography: Millie & Amanda of Millie Holloman Photography
Videography: Green Hope Productions
Band: The MidAtlantic
Catering: 128 South
Design Accessories: Pressed Cotton
Cake & Dessert Bar: One Belle Bakery
Tables, Chairs & Place Settings: Party Suppliers
Specialty Rentals: Pomp Event Furnishings
Lighting: High Performance Lighting
PhotoBooth: TruthBooth
Wardrobe Styling for Groom: TJ Dunn
Suit: Cape Fear Formal Wear
Hair: Blush Haus of Beaute
Makeup: Tess Wheatley Cash

  • Apr
  • 15
  • 2015

c&c . part 1 . engagement

Amanda + Brent  |  Engagement  |  Millie  |  

Right before Courtyards and Cobblestones this year Amanda, myself and a team of creatives from Salt Harbor Designs and Green Hope Productions headed out to Greenfield Lake for an engagement inspired shoot. It was incredibly chilly and Tess and Cliff, who are one of our newly married MHP couples made the perfect models! Here is a little peek of our morning…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A special thanks to Josh Graves for bringing out his canoe on this cold and early morning!

Styling: Salt Harbor Designs
Hair: Blush Haus of Beaute
Makeup: Tess Wheatley Cash

  • Apr
  • 01
  • 2015

meet vivian

Millie  |  Newborn  |  

One thing I love about photography is never really knowing what I will get when I head out for a shoot. Not only does this force me to be flexible, it requires me to think on my feet. With newborns you can increase that uncertainty because there isn’t any convincing them to pose just right or stop crying while you get a couple more shots.

Meet Vivian! She is one beautiful baby and she likes to sleep… that is until there is a camera nearby. Our first session resulted in the first three shots below, then she was a bit too unsettled to get much more. We scrapped shooting any more that day and decided to try again later. Take two was at their home and I am pretty grateful that she didn’t cooperate fully the first time because, just look at all of the special moments we might have otherwise missed!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Mar
  • 30
  • 2015

meet samuel

Millie  |  Newborn  |  

As a photographer I have the opportunity to be with people during some of the most difficult as well as exhilarating times of their lives. When I first met the Mayo family, times were tough. Their 12 year old son, Zack, was battling terminal cancer and I asked if I could come and photograph their family one afternoon. I had followed their journey online through friends and prayed for Zack and his family daily. It was a pleasure getting to meet Zack, his little brother Nick, Mom and Dad in person and an honor for me to be able to photograph their family. When Zack passed away a few short months later my heart was broken for them.

Fast forward from 2010 to 2015… this time around, the Mayo family called me with much joy and enthusiasm. They welcomed little Samuel into their world in December, quite a bit earlier than expected. He spent a couple of months in NICU growing stronger until he was finally home, ready for his big photo shoot! By example Zack taught Nick how to be an amazing big brother. You can already tell by how attentive and happy Nick is that he’s got the big brother thing down! I am so happy for this family and their new addition. Their life even in the most difficult times, has been a true example of the joy we have through Christ. It’s such a blessing to see a little more sunshine added to their life!

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