Focusing on the best years of your life: high school, college, career, and (of course) family.


The 10 Pictures that Got Me Here – #2

Eyes pinched shut, body twisted, hands balled in a fist.  A fragile, frustrated cry escapes her 3-day-old lips.  And mom.  Equally as brand-new to this, eyes closed peacefully, arms strong and knowing, with her body curled in close.  A fragile, delighted smile peaks through.  Brand-new mom.  Brand-new baby.  And this moment, which will never look […]


Aug 12,2014 | Categories: Babies & Kids, Featured, Studio Stories Leave a Comment »

{Teen} Cary NC Teen Dorrit E.

The baby that seemingly changes every day begs to be documented with each new word, new skill, new experience.  Then its the sports games, dance recitals, and family vacations you enjoy with your young child that remind you bring out the phone or the camera and take a few pictures.  Next thing you know you’ve […]


Aug 12,2014 | Categories: Featured Leave a Comment »

Now Hiring! Join Our Team

“And the day came when the risk it took to remain tightly closed in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to bloom.”  Anais Nin 5 years ago that quote quietly encouraged me to quit my full-time job at Duke University and pursue photography full time.  It was so scary. 3 years […]


Aug 12,2014 | Categories: Featured Leave a Comment »

About My Friend Teresa

Teresa Porter

My Friend Teresa Studios is a boutique portrait studio in Cary, NC specializing in high school, teen, family and child photography that shows everyone from the camera-shy to the goof-ball at their best. Principle photographer, Teresa, has been recognized by Rolling Stone Magazine and published on The Huffington Post.

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