Category: On location photography

A Charlotte favorite – Wine, Women & Shoes

This year the annual favorite Wine, Women & Shoes was held at the Westin Hotel on September 28th. Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (SHFBM) puts on this annual event to raise money and awareness toward ending hunger. They provide a regional distribution warehouse and branches that supply food and grocery items to charitable agencies that… Read more »

Oktoberfest in Charlotte – A beer drinkers delight

The Charlotte Oktoberfest provides a great opportunity to make an impact on the local and surrounding communities with funds raised from its annual event.  Now in its 19th year of hosting the festival, the Carolina Brew Masters have donated over $600,000 to local charities, and look forward to continuing to donate to more local causes each… Read more »

See Tracks Think Train – Promoting rail safety in Charlotte

This week PPT Photography participated in a railroad crossing blitz here in Charlotte, NC for Operation lifesaver and CSX Railroad.  Since this is National Rail Safety week, there were volunteers at a very busy intersection alerting people of the dangers of driving and even walking near a railroad track.  Each year more than 450 people… Read more »

A sweet 15 will do just fine

Why does it have to be Sweet 16? We see nothing wrong with Sweet 15? I spent a little time photographing this princess for her upcoming 15th birthday. She’s got a few years to go before college, but I feel confident she knows what she wants to do and believes she is more than capable… Read more »

Graduation tassels are worth the hassles

Ashley, here are a few from today’s #seniorshoot with your oh so funny daughter Morgan. That child has the funniest sense of humor. Morgan, may all of your wildest dreams come true <<tee hee>> and Ashley, my prayer is that you can handle them, and her when they do. LOL Congratulations #classof2017 #pptphotography #rockhillhighschool #bearcat Remember… Read more »

Lights, Camera, Fashion

The runway lights burned  bright on Sunday at Belk Southpark.  The after- hours showcase was the annual girls day away event, put on by the Junior League of Charlotte.  Billed as one of  the largest of its kind in the mid-south, the show featured local women representing some of this year’s fashion offerings at Belk… Read more »

10 years of Charlotte fashion celebrated at Nieman Marcus

Neiman Marcus at Southpark Mall in Charlotte celebrated10 fashionable years with a charity fashion show.  The fall trends runway fashion show was hosted by Yahoo Style’s Joe Zee.  The evening included cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, sips and snacks, and brief remarks from the store manager,  who reported that the 2016 celebration  was its most successful fundraiser… Read more »

Fashionistas come to Charlotte for the Seen Ball

Marking the end of a week chocked full of stylish events, The Charlotte Seen Ball was held at The Hilton Charlotte, Center City.  Fashionistas from all over the Charlotte region held runway presentations all while enjoying a wonderful catered meal Hosted by Rita Miles and The Charlotte Seen Team. Friday and Saturday nights are always… Read more »

We love to celebrate

” If you celebrate it, we capture it ” That is just the motto that we live by.  So no matter whether you celebrate, a birthday, an anniversary, or even a divorce; PPT Photography will always be there to capture those moments for you. We had the pleasure of capturing this 21st birthday party and… Read more »

Fashion tips for your next photo session

Although there are exceptions to every rule, here are some suggestions, you may want to consider. Dress appropriately. For outdoor sessions and family photos, we’re going for a more casual look. (High heels, suits and ties may work in an urban setting, like downtown Charlotte, but not so much in the middle of a park)… Read more »

Choosing great locations for your photo session

Find somewhere quiet Almost everyone has had the experience of a “photo bomber” or their photo ruined by people moving around in the background. While this may not be a big deal in some situations, for family or senior sessions this would not be cool. When choosing a location for your photos, avoid crowded places… Read more »