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Hi there! Welcome to the blog, a journal about my couples, my business, and some occasional fun personal things. Stay a while and say hello!

I'm Rebecca dotson

Before you dive into this post, you may want to check out Part 1 and Part 2 first! Fast forward 6 short months after we got engaged, and it was October 28, 2012.  The day that I would say “I Do” to my very best friend.  We chose this date for a couple of reasons.  […]

Happy Valentine’s Day! I thought it would be fitting to share the second part of our love story on Valentine’s Day.  Even though none of this took place around Valentine’s Day, but hey, it’s a cute day for celebrating love! After that first weekend in February, the days just kept getting better, the phone conversations […]

There is nothing like hearing a good love story.  It is truly one of my favorite parts of getting to know other couples – hearing the whole story – from start to finish, of how they met, fell in love, got engaged, and said “I Do”.  I will be the first to admit that I […]

Vacation was much needed this year, and the beach always calls our name! We enjoy going to new places and different beaches each time we go, so this year we decided to check out Corolla, NC. It was a different vacation as we now have our sweet baby girl – who is 15 months old […]

At the beginning of the month I had the opportunity to attend a one on one coaching session with Brooke Lull of Brooke Danielle Photography.  It was… AMAZINGGG!! I admire Brooke’s work and when she posted on Instagram about offering coaching sessions, I knew I could not pass it up.  I am so glad I […]

You may or may not wonder exactly where the name “Carry the Light Photography” came from.  Why didn’t I just go with “Rebecca Dotson Photography”? This name has a whole lot more meaning to it than just the name of my business. I first heard “Carry the Light” while on a missions trip in Peru […]

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.” – Proverbs 13:12 This Bible verse has stuck with me ever since I was little.  My brother came home from a missions trip and told us that their team leader would wake them up every morning and tell them this […]