Over my years of capturing weddings, I have developed a deep appreciation for capturing the relationship you share with those who love you best. From a teary moment with your mother, as you get into your dress, to the proud grin on your father’s face as he sees you for the first time as a bride, these precious moments are an intricate part of your wedding story.

Your wedding story started long before you made the decision to say “I do.”

I believe history matters as much as the future. Wedding photography should be about more than just your big day. Your wedding is both an end and a beginning. It brings the end to stories, which until now were told separately, and begins the weaving of each other’s family history into a beautiful tapestry of our own family’s story. I specialize in crafting wedding stories that honor the days leading up to this moment.

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Bless you, darling! You’ve taken a look through my site, and you want to meet! I’m tickled. Let’s meet and make sure I’m the best fit to capture your wedding story. 

Let’s grab some sweet tea or Mint Juleps and get to know one another!

Once I have received your retainer and signed contract you are officially on my calendar. I’ll be sending over some guides and goodies to help you in your planning process, including some vendor recommendations should you need them! 

You're on my calendar!

The engagement session is one of my favorite parts of working with wedding couples. This is your time to get comfortable in front of the camera, and a special time for us to connect and get to know each other. I promise you’ll have fun, and feel like pros when it comes to your wedding day!

Let's take some photos!

About two months before your wedding we will check-in and finalize timelines and family photo shot lists. This is a great time to fill me on any special family traditions or other sentimental moments I need to know about before the big day! 

A little bit of planning goes a long way! 

Best day ever! We’ve already put in the hard work, it’s time for you to relax and have fun! I will be there along the way to capture every little detail! 

Let's get married!

Your wedding images will be delivered to you in a beautiful online gallery within four weeks of your wedding. I will also include details on preserving your memories through prints and albums.

Time to Reminisce 

With joyful elegance, Kirklyn and Alex tied the knot during a traditional church ceremony in the gorgeous Leamon Rogers Memorial Chapel, surrounded by their closest family and friends. The cathedral ceilings and walls of stained glass windows made this wedding feel like it was straight out of a fairytale. Kirklyn and Alex continued the feeling of old world elegance with a reception held at the historic Vineland Station, in Whiteville, North Carolina. 

kirklyn & alex

Romantic Church Wedding at Leamon Rogers Memorial Chapel

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Ceremony Venue: Leamon Rogers Memorial Chapel - Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina
Reception Venue: Vineland Station - Whiteville, North Carolina
Photographer: Summer Adams Photography 
Videographer: Grant's Photography and Videography
Wedding gown: Coastal Knot Bridal 
Veil: Camille’s of Wilmington 
Cake/Sweets: Kakes by Kyle - Whiteville, North Carolina 
Catering: Middle of the Island Catering - Wilmington, North Carolina 

Traditional, emotional and filled with love, Hanna & Grayson tied the knot at the gorgeous Pine Log Plantation. This venue is perfect for an elegant low-country wedding, with its lush historic grounds and mature oak trees. The buildings, most of which are over 100 years old, added a rustic charm to Hanna & Grayson’s special day. 

hanna & grayson

Whiteville, North Carolina

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Venue: PineLog Plantation - Whiteville, North Carolina 
Photographer: Summer Adams Photography
Wedding gown & veil: David’s Bridal
Shoes: Dillards 
Jeweler: Zales 
Caterer: Dowless & Company Restaurant and Catering - Dublin, North Carolina 
Florist: “I Do” Floral Designs 

Traditionalism met minimalism at Kenzie and Micahel’s beautiful wedding day. With a bridal entrance by a vintage automobile to their ceremony at a private estate, this wedding was a romantic and intimate affair. 

kenzie & michael

Shallotte, North Carolina 

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Venue: Private Estate
Photographer: Summer Adams Photography
Hair: Hair by Kristin, Owner of Honeycomb Salon - Shallotte, North Carolina 
Makeup: Tara Moss, Honeycomb Salon - Shallotte, North Carolina 
Wedding gown: Camille’s of Wilmington 
Robes: Modparty
Jeweler: Zales 
Cake: Chandler Burnett
Caterer: Coastal Catering & Events, Inc - Supply, North Carolina 
Florist: Briar Patch Floral & Gift - Calabash, North Carolina 
DJ: Four Star Entertainment 
Rental Companies: 3 Cheers Party Rental - Southport, North Carolina 

Summer is an absolute delight to work with. She is sweet, personable, and professional. I am a fan for life! My husband even commented on how amazing she was, and how well she kept things flowing on our wedding day. Plus, our pictures turned out amazing!

- Brittney + Sam 

"Summer is an absolute delight to work with." 


We celebrated our engagement and wedding with Summer and we are so happy with the results! She is professional and down to earth, doing everything in her power to give you the absolute best photography experience. We were relaxed and Summer let us be ourselves. Our photos are candid, capturing our love for each other, and they are beautiful! 

- Kirklyn + Alex

"We will without a doubt be using her again!"


PERFECTION! Summer was amazing to work with as our wedding photographer! She went above and beyond to make sure all our special moments were captured perfectly! She took extra care in photographing special moments that we hadn’t even thought of capturing. Most of all Summer made sure our experience was FUN and we felt very comfortable around her. I will be using Summer Adams Photography again!

- Lauren + Nicholas

"Summer made sure our experience was FUN"


For investment details and availability, please send a message through my contact form. We accept a limited number of weddings each season. Couples typically invest $3200 for full wedding coverage. 

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