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  • Magical Santa Portrait Experience 2017: Santa’s Magical Gift

    Magical Santa Portrait Experience 2017: Santa’s Magical Gift

  • Magical Santa Portrait Experience: Creating Treasured Heirlooms

    Magical Santa Portrait Experience: Creating Treasured Heirlooms

  • Portraits in the Park Are Back!

    Portraits in the Park Are Back!

  • Introducing the Newest Member of the Oh Goodness Team

    Introducing the Newest Member of the Oh Goodness Team

  • My Wish for the Class of 2017

    My Wish for the Class of 2017

  • Magical Santa Portrait Experience 2017: So You’ll Always Remember the Wonder

    Magical Santa Portrait Experience 2017: So You’ll Always Remember the Wonder

    I’m so excited to welcome your family and Santa back to our studio on November 4, November 9 and November 10 for a magical experience that your little ones will never forget. An experience that will encourage them to believe and allow us to create an heirloom that will tug …...Read More »
  • Sit. Stay. Smile. {A Fundraiser for Stepping Stones Canine Rescue}

    Sit. Stay. Smile. {A Fundraiser for Stepping Stones Canine Rescue}

    Man’s best friend. The one who loves you no matter what. Your faithful sidekick. That’s who we’re here to celebrate! Isn’t it time you paid a little homage to your most faithful companion? We love furry friends and this year we are creating a beautiful new coffee table book sure …...Read More »
  • Portraits in the Park {Mini-Sessions to Benefit Lillie’s Friends}

    Portraits in the Park {Mini-Sessions to Benefit Lillie’s Friends}

    We are so excited to announce our Portraits in the Park mini-session event to benefit Lillie’s Friends. Lillie’s Friends Foundation was founded in Winston-Salem by the Boyte family following the loss of their sweet daughter, Lillie, to neuroblastoma 10 months after receiving her cancer diagnosis. The Foundation aims to positively impact …...Read More »
  • Sending Off The Class of 2016 {Senior Portraits}

    Sending Off The Class of 2016 {Senior Portraits}

    Well, only two words work for me right now. Oh, Goodness! How can it be time to say goodbye to this amazing group of seniors that I had the pleasure of working with this year? Everywhere I go lately, I’m running into them having dinner with their family, shopping for …...Read More »
  • Celebrate Your Life…A Portrait Opportunity to Benefit Cancer Services

    Celebrate Your Life…A Portrait Opportunity to Benefit Cancer Services

    We are so excited to announce a very different portrait session…one with a huge purpose…to benefit Cancer Services. We are proud to support many of Winston-Salem’s most deserving charities. One of them is Cancer Services located in Winston-Salem. Cancer Services provides just about anything a cancer patient needs, other than medical …...Read More »
  • It’s Your Best Opportunity to Schedule Your Senior Portrait

    It’s Your Best Opportunity to Schedule Your Senior Portrait

    One time a year, we offer a very special opportunity to save on your senior portraits. If you get in touch with us by September 15 to let us know you want to be on our senior calendar, you will save $300. Yep, you read that right. You will receive your …...Read More »
  • Hannah + David {Raleigh Holy Trinity Lutheran Wedding/Oaks at Salem Reception}

    Hannah + David {Raleigh Holy Trinity Lutheran Wedding/Oaks at Salem Reception}

    It is always such a pleasure to be asked by a family to photograph a second wedding in their family. Such was the case with David and Hannah’s wedding. Just a few short years ago I met Hannah when I photographed the wedding of David’s sister. Back then, she was …...Read More »
  • Jordan + Spencer {Revolution Mills Wedding}

    Jordan + Spencer {Revolution Mills Wedding}

    Jordan and Spencer’s beautiful and intimate wedding took place at Revolution Mills in Greensboro and I was honored to be there with them to share in all of the beauty and love that surrounded them that day. I would love to say that it was as beautiful outside as it …...Read More »
  • Steph + Matt {Main Street Methodist Wedding & Bermuda Run Reception}

    Steph + Matt {Main Street Methodist Wedding & Bermuda Run Reception}

    To say that I’m a little behind on blogging would be an understatement! It’s been a phenomenally busy fall with lots of family and senior sessions. And of course, we are still working to complete the last of the holiday orders as we wind up the year. But at the …...Read More »
  • Mrs. David Enos {The Oaks at Salem Bridal Portraits}

    Mrs. David Enos {The Oaks at Salem Bridal Portraits}

    Hannah and David were married on Saturday in Raleigh at Hannah’s church, Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Their reception was held at The Oaks at Salem in Apex. Hannah and I met there in early September for her bridal session and I’m so glad to finally get to show them …...Read More »
  • Mrs. Spencer Stevens

    Mrs. Spencer Stevens

    Jordan and Spencer were married yesterday in a beautiful ceremony at Revolution Mills in Greensboro. It was a great pleasure to be there and witness their love for one another. Jordan was in the studio this summer for her bridal portraits. I am so pleased to get to finally release …...Read More »
  • Erin + Lee {Centenary UMC Wedding/Forsyth Country Club Reception}

    Erin + Lee {Centenary UMC Wedding/Forsyth Country Club Reception}

    Erin & Lee had a picture-perfect day to get married a few weeks ago. Erin is just one of those lovely souls…as beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside. And it was so evident that everyone she meets is touched by her sweet spirit. Both she and …...Read More »
  • Mrs. Lee Heeringa

    Mrs. Lee Heeringa

    Erin and Lee were married this past weekend at Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem. It was a beautiful and meaningful day for their families. What a privilege to photograph Erin a few weeks ago in this GORGEOUS dress! She looked absolutely stunning and I’m so pleased to share a …...Read More »
  • Sandy + Devon {Donnaha Farm Wedding}

    Sandy + Devon {Donnaha Farm Wedding}

    I can truthfully say that Sandy and Devon’s wedding was one of the most fun and special weddings I have photographed in a while. It was truly a day that was everything they wanted it to be. When Sandy first contacted me about a year ago to talk about their …...Read More »
  • Natalie + Michael {Great Gatsby-Themed Wedding}

    Natalie + Michael {Great Gatsby-Themed Wedding}

    When Natalie first contacted me about her wedding, I knew immediately that it would be one that would stand out as a beautiful day. She told me the church…St. Leo The Great Catholic Church, here in Winston-Salem…one of the loveliest churches in the area. Then she told me where the reception …...Read More »
  • Mrs. Devon Hauser {Winston-Salem Bridal Photographer}

    Mrs. Devon Hauser {Winston-Salem Bridal Photographer}

    Can I just tell you how much I LOVE shooting studio bridal portraits? I am so thrilled to be able to unveil Sandy’s portrait session that we did about a month before her wedding. We had the fabulous Colleen Kelly on hand for hair, makeup and on-set styling. And without …...Read More »
  • Professional Headshots

    Professional Headshots

    We are excited to announce two special days for professional headshots on Thursday, June 4, and Tuesday, June 9. We will be booking multiple sessions each day. Each private session includes a private gallery of a minimum of 20 images to select from, plus professional styling and airbrush makeup by local …...Read More »
  • Christine + Daniel  {Our Lady of Mercy & Millennium Center Wedding}

    Christine + Daniel {Our Lady of Mercy & Millennium Center Wedding}

    Christine first contacted me over a year ago about photographing her wedding. Because she’s a planner…completely organized about the details and had everything neatly planned and in order. No last minute waiting around to hire her photographer…she was all over this! But do not confuse being a planner with obsessing over …...Read More »
  • Mrs. Daniel Conti {Winston-Salem Wedding Photographer}

    Mrs. Daniel Conti {Winston-Salem Wedding Photographer}

    We kicked off the wedding season this past weekend with Christine & Daniel’s beautiful wedding at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Winston-Salem. What an absolutely perfect day for a wedding! There will be tons of images to come from their day, but for now, I wanted to share …...Read More »
  • Black & White Classics {Studio Portrait Event}

    Black & White Classics {Studio Portrait Event}

    Think it’s too cold for a portrait session? Join us in our brand new toasty studio space for the first-ever Black & White Classic Studio event. February 20th and 21st. Each 30 minute session is sure to deliver some timeless images you will cherish forever. All images are printed on …...Read More »
  • Class of 2015 {Winston-Salem Senior Photographer}

    Class of 2015 {Winston-Salem Senior Photographer}

    The fall came and went so fast that I barely could keep up. But I am so excited to feature the seniors I have already photographed for the class of 2015. I am always amazed at how together these kids are. They are smart, socially conscious, involved in all kinds …...Read More »
  • Meet Sam…My Right Arm

    Meet Sam…My Right Arm

    I am thrilled to introduce you to my new right arm…doesn’t everyone need a second one?? This is Samantha…or as she likes to be called, Sam. Which for me, already having a Sam in my life for almost 30 years, is a little confusing! But I’m getting there! Sam has …...Read More »
  • We’ve Undergone a Makeover!

    We’ve Undergone a Makeover!

    Wait…stop! Don’t leave! If you’re looking for T. Odom Photographics, you’re in the right place! It’s just that, well, we’ve undergone a few changes over the holidays! A few…if you count a name change, a location change, a website change, a blog change and an entire rebranding…as a few! Whew! Yes, …...Read More »
  • Natalie & Michael {Graylyn and Wake Forest Engagement Session}

    Natalie & Michael {Graylyn and Wake Forest Engagement Session}

    It’s always such a treat to photograph couples that are just truly head-over-heels smitten with each other. My job just couldn’t be easier when that’s the case. Natalie and Micheal are so that couple. They look at each other and both of them burst into the widest of grins and …...Read More »
  • Sandy & Devon {Winston-Salem Engagement Photographer}

    Sandy & Devon {Winston-Salem Engagement Photographer}

    Sandy and Devon’s Old Salem engagement session took place a couple of months ago…on a gorgeous, but slightly chilly, afternoon. Yeah, ask Sandy how much she wanted to keep her coat on! Chilly though it was, there was a definite warmth when the two of these folks were together…an obvious …...Read More »
  • David & Hannah {Raleigh Engagement Photographer}

    David & Hannah {Raleigh Engagement Photographer}

    I am so happy to welcome Hannah and David to my list of 2015 wedding couples. I have worked with David’s family for years and I think I am as excited as they are to have Hannah join their family! What a sweet soul she is. Their wedding next October …...Read More »
  • Steph & Matt {Tanglewood Engagement Session}

    Steph & Matt {Tanglewood Engagement Session}

    Steph and Matt will be married next September at Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church  here in Winston-Salem. Their reception will be at Bermuda Run Country Club in Advance. For their engagement session, they wanted to spend a little time out at Tanglewood Park and also at their reception venue at …...Read More »
  • Meredith + Joe {Augsburg Lutheran Church Wedding/Salem Glen Reception}

    Meredith + Joe {Augsburg Lutheran Church Wedding/Salem Glen Reception}

    Meredith and Joe were married a few weeks ago at the beautiful and historic Augsburg Lutheran Church in downtown Winston-Salem. Meredith’s family have long been members of the church, so it was only natural that this be the site of her wedding. I loved photographing their day for several reasons. …...Read More »
  • Lauren + Evan {Graylyn Estate Wedding}

    Lauren + Evan {Graylyn Estate Wedding}

    I’m not sure there could be a more beautiful venue for a wedding than the White Garden at Graylyn Estate. Everything about it is just perfect. And although Mother Nature wanted to tease us all day with the threat of a deluge, it never happened. Instead, we had the most …...Read More »
  • Christine & Daniel {Chapel Hill Engagement Session}

    Christine & Daniel {Chapel Hill Engagement Session}

    This precious couple will be married in Winston-Salem next May at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church. So it was high time we set out to do some engagement images. Since they both live in the Chapel Hill area (and Christine is Tarheel blue!) what more gorgeous place than the …...Read More »
  • Mrs. Joseph Harris {Winston-Salem Bridal Photographer}

    Mrs. Joseph Harris {Winston-Salem Bridal Photographer}

    So blessed to be able to photograph Meredith and Joe’s wedding this past weekend. It was a beautifully and carefully planned day full of lots of love. And since the wedding is now passed, I am now even more excited to release some of the images I did of Meredith …...Read More »
  • Mandy + Sean {Crestwood Resort Wedding}

    Mandy + Sean {Crestwood Resort Wedding}

    Mandy and Sean had been waiting what seemed like an eternity for their wedding day to come. The two of them met during their undergraduate time at Appalachian State University and have been dating for more than 4 years. Sean is currently working on his PhD in Physics at USC …...Read More »
  • Amanda + Jake {Olde Mill Golf Resort Wedding}

    Amanda + Jake {Olde Mill Golf Resort Wedding}

    Amanda & Jake were married a few weeks ago at the scenic Olde Mill Golf Course in Laurel Fork, VA. Surrounded by rolling, lush green hills, the ceremony was unlike any other I had ever photographed…because it was just after sunrise! A smidgen on the shy side, and admittedly nervous …...Read More »
  • Michelle + Bryan {St. Philips Church Wedding/Old Salem Visitors Center Reception}

    Michelle + Bryan {St. Philips Church Wedding/Old Salem Visitors Center Reception}

    Simple. Classy. Elegant. Those were the words Michelle used to describe her dream wedding to me last year when we began discussing her wedding day. She also said the words that make my heart go pitty pat…”picking the right photographer is the most important decision to me because I know …...Read More »
  • Mrs. Bryan Wence {Old Salem Bridal Session}

    Mrs. Bryan Wence {Old Salem Bridal Session}

    Michelle & Bryan were married Saturday at a beautiful ceremony at St. Philips Moravian Church in Old Salem.  The wedding was followed by a reception at the Old Salem Visitors Center. So what better location to photograph Michelle than in Old Salem? I’m thrilled that I finally get to release …...Read More »
  • Ashley &  Jon’s Wedding Album {featured}

    Ashley & Jon’s Wedding Album {featured}

    That moment when your bride comes to pick up her wedding album. You place it gently in her hands and her eyes begin to fill with tears before she even opens it. She smells the leather and hugs it to her chest. That’s the moment you live for as a …...Read More »
  • Forsyth Woman Engaged

    Forsyth Woman Engaged

    Excited to have Sarah & Wells’ wedding featured in the current edition of Forsyth Woman Engaged. Thanks for submitting your wedding to the magazine, Sarah, and thanks to the magazine for featuring their wedding! In addition, the magazine selected a number of my other images to use throughout their editorial …...Read More »
  • Senior Announcements {featured}

    Senior Announcements {featured}

    So you’ve got all of these fabulous images…now what are you gonna do with them??? Well, one of the many things we can do for you is create beautiful, vibrant, memorable senior announcements. Here is just an assortment of the many we have created for our seniors this year. Reasonably …...Read More »
  • Laura Beth & Braden’s Wedding Album {featured}

    Laura Beth & Braden’s Wedding Album {featured}

    Oh, you know it’s a happy day for me when a wedding album arrives…beautiful and fresh and ready to present to my bride! It’s like reliving the day all over again. I love to feel each page beneath my fingertips and remember just how special the day was for everyone …...Read More »
  • Celebrating the Class of 2014

    Celebrating the Class of 2014

    Talk about a year flying by faster than you can even imagine. This one has been an absolute blur. I’m quite sure it had something to do with the fact that my own child was a senior this past year and the last few months have been chock full of …...Read More »
  • Kelsey + Chuck {Christ Church Wedding/Brookstown Inn Reception}

    Kelsey + Chuck {Christ Church Wedding/Brookstown Inn Reception}

    Sometimes true love won’t wait and sometimes, Mama knows best. Those are the two things I think of when I think of Kelsey & Chuck’s story. That’s because these two sweet people met last September and two weeks ago, they tied the knot. Yep, love just wouldn’t wait! They met …...Read More »
  • Mary Scott + Tim {Winston-Salem First Pres Wedding/Old Town Club Reception}

    Mary Scott + Tim {Winston-Salem First Pres Wedding/Old Town Club Reception}

    All you need to do is spend five minutes with Mary Scott & Tim and you will not only know how smitten they are with each other, you will be equally smitten with them! They are one of the sweetest, cutest and most adorably-in-love couple I have had the pleasure …...Read More »
  • Senior Albums Tell the Story Best

    Senior Albums Tell the Story Best

    One of my favorite products that I provide to my senior clients is the beautiful 8x8 Signature album. WIth tons of leather, silk and linen cover options available, they are such a beautiful and unique way to capture an entire session. Here is a look at Olivia’s gorgeous book. Capable …...Read More »
  • Yum!

    Yum!

    Happy happy! Joy joy! It’s another of my favorite days! Yep, that’s because Emily & John’s GORGEOUS wedding album has arrived. And I literally Can. Not. Get. Enough. Of. It. Covered in such a gorgeous grey leather  with one of my favorite images adorning the face of it. Inside are …...Read More »
  • Meredith & Todd {Holy Trinity Episcopal Wedding/Proximity Hotel Reception}

    Meredith & Todd {Holy Trinity Episcopal Wedding/Proximity Hotel Reception}

    Talk about a match made in heaven! Meredith and Todd are exactly that! They have known each other since the first day of high school and I love Meredith’s story of how Todd made a point to make her feel welcome in their new high school. Each day he would …...Read More »

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