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I'm Courtney, a professional photographer based in the Hickory, NC area. I'm a wife, mother, crafter, and have a passion for photography + entrepreneurship.

I am fluent in English, movie/SNL skit quotes, and sarcasm. I'm 24 years young and thoroughly obsessed with getting a daily "Gilmore" amount of coffee and listening to Hamilton the Musical on repeat.


After taking my camera pretty much everywhere and researching endlessly, I began my business in 2012. 

My business has since then grown tremendously thanks to my wonderful clients! At the heart of it, I'm just a girl who fell in love with photography and had a drive for running her own business. 

I was really never the outgoing type, until I found what I love to do in photographing others. 

Now I follow this crazy, amazing career wherever my camera takes me, and love to help others with their own dreams on my journey.

I think the best thing about this job is that it allows me to meet and connect with such amazing people every single day. 

I'm so honored that I get to learn so much from many different perspectives, and that I have the privilege of capturing true love and emotion in the process.

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MEET COURTNEY

I think the best thing about this job is that it allows me to meet and connect with such amazing people every single day.
I'm so honored that I get to learn so much from many different perspectives, and that I have the privilege of capturing true love and emotion in the process.

I was really never the outgoing type, until I found what I love to do in photographing others. Now I follow this crazy, amazing career wherever my camera takes me, and love to help others with their own dreams on my journey.

After taking my camera pretty much everywhere and researching endlessly, I began my business in 2012. My business has since then grown tremendously thanks to my wonderful clients! At the heart of it, I'm just a girl who fell in love with photography and had a drive for running her own business. 

I'm Courtney, a professional photographer based in the Hickory, NC area. I'm a wife, mother, crafter, and have a passion for photography + entrepreneurship.

I am fluent in English, movie/SNL skit quotes,  and sarcasm. I'm 24 years young and thoroughly obsessed with getting a daily "Gilmore" amount of coffee and listening to Hamilton the Musical on repeat.


The Girl Behind
The Camera

Mom. Wife. CreativE & Entrepreneur.

More Fun Facts About ME

Yes or No

Courtney

Courtney

says yes to..

says No to..

coffee & tea

soft drinks

(psst.. Click ME a Few Times^)

I love coffee in the morning and sweet tea at any other time. My mom Makes tea so sweet, I call it syrup. It's yummy!

I've finally kicked this habit for good! I get enough caffEine in my coffee and tea, so this was a much needed cut!

an organized calendar

organizing anything else

I love writing in a pretty planner vs. typing appointments in on my iphone. I just love office supplies haha!

I'm pretty messy, but I'd like to think it's organized chaos.
  I chalk it up to being apart of my crazy, creative process. 

new opportunities 

tearing others down

I love shooting new things. jobs that take me out of my comfort zone keep me growing and loving photography.

it's just not cool. There is room for all of us at the table and I strongly believe in community over competition in this job.

hamilton the musical

people who don't like
hamilton the musical 

have you listened to this beautiful, wonderful, funny, genuis musical? if not, do it. if so, then I'm sure you get it!

you won't listen to hamilton? 
"That's a non-starter."
haha!

shopping local

target's dollar spot

i love our local farmer's markets and the little shops & boutiques that are all around! Support awesome people!

Just kidding!!!! I always, always, always, say a big yes to target's dollar spot. the cutest things are always there!

lilly pulitzer

other bright clothes

i really, really like lilly things. It's not about the brand, it's just bright and fun in all the right ways.

i go from one extreme to the other. I love the bright & pastels of Lilly, but also have a closet full of black haha!

chick-fil-a

any other fast food

My husband worked here for years. people always asked if, "we were tired of it?" the answer will always be never lol!

don't tell me chick-fil-a is a choice and expect me to choose anything else. haha!

Featured Pageant Work

LET'S be glamorous!

let's get glamorous, girl!

I truly believe each photo session is a BIG day for my clients-- especially a pageant day!

For my pageant clients, I offer candid stage coverage of the whole event or just the crownings. I also have a "traveling studio" that I can set up so that contestants have the ability to get updated head-shots in their newest dress or outfit.

My process is extremely streamlined and I am also able to offer a select set of studio prints to take home the same day for certain pageants. Please check the info sent to your director to see if this offered to you.

Edited images are available for purchase at the provided link after the pageant.




The Process.

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Formal Portraits

Stage Coverage

If available, Formal Portraits are available before
(and sometimes after) the pageant. Please
check the provided schedule and plan accordingly.

Some pageants will have discounted same day prints
on site. If stated, these will be available after the pageant.

If I am covering the pageant itself stage photos will be
available for purchase at the provided link after the pageant
at least a week after the pageant.

8 Wallets - $20    |    4x6 - $7
5x7 - $14    |    8x10 - $21
Digital Download - $25

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contact@courtneyabernathy.com
828.320.6859

i'm really friendly

Have more questions? Ready to book? No matter where you are in your planning process please do not hesitate to contact me with questions. You can't get to know me by using just this website so call or message me today!  


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