A Teaching Session with Central

Central is an American-style restaurant featuring wood fired dishes prepared with fresh gulf seafood, local meats, greens and other seasonal ingredients courtesy of executive chef leonardo maurelli, III. Located in an 1890’s grocery warehouse, Central highlights exposed brick, flickering gas lanterns, 16ft ceilings and a bustling open kitchen. Yes, that’s almost a direct copy and paste job from […]

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Executive Chef Leonardo Maurelli III

Executive Chef Leonardo Maurelli III (a.k.a. Chef Leo) has become someone that I admire for his creativity and passion — and that’s not the kind of statement I make lightly. If you spend any time at all around Chef Leo, you will quickly see that he loves what he is doing and he knows his […]

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Melissa & Thomas

Couples photo session with Melissa & Thomas Last weekend I had the pleasure of photographing two young people — one of which I’ve known since she was in diapers. What a cute couple, and so easy to photography! Thanks Melissa and Thomas for asking Carter Photography & Design to share with you in these memories. […]

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March 2013 Issue of Potential Magazine Released

The newest issue of Potential magazine has been distributed. Copies can be picked up from many locations around Montgomery and the River Region, including Saint James School, Troy University, Auburn University Montgomery (my Alma mater), Trinity, Alabama Shakespeare Festival and The Montgomery Academy. Pick up your copy today and see Jentzen Crook and Austin Ray […]

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Merry Christmas from the Kids

From time to time my wife reminds me that I am a photographer, as well as a Dad, and uses her feminine wilds and Type-A personality coerce to me into taking shots of the kids. These shots were taken just before Christmas and made excellent gifts for the grandparents. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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Local Portraits for Montgomery Visitor Guide

The Montgomery Visitor Guide has a section featuring locals from around the River Region sharing Cool Spots and recommendations for visitors to the capital city. As with most of the photography assignments in MVG — it’s my job to round up the shots for the section. Here are a few of the locals I snapped […]

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2012 Senior Night at Saint James School

A couple of weeks ago it was Senior Night at Saint James School and I managed to capture some photos of the Seniors and their families. The complete gallery can be viewed at: http://goo.gl/JZ2W5 If your child appears in one of the galleries and you would like for their photo to be removed, please email me […]

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A Prime Photoshoot

On occasion Carter Photography & Design is asked to shoot an assignment or two for upcoming articles in Prime magazine. Last week Leigh Copeland from Saint James School and Mark Wilder of WSFA were photographed for an article featuring the use of Smart Devices among those in their “Prime”. (Special thanks to my intern Amanda Lee and her assistance […]

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Happy 4th of July!

CP&D, the Carter Family and Amanda Lee  would like to wish you all a Happy 4th of July — may God Bless the United States of America! Special thanks to Amanda Lee for jumping in and allowing me to be in a shot or two… I rarely see the other side of the camera.

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Strobist: Family Fun Shots

I have the cutest family and nothing gives me more pleasure than showing them off to anyone and everyone that will provide me audience. That said, I rarely take the time to use my photography with my own family — and my wife often reminds me of this fact. So! The other day we took […]

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