About

The Story Creative, is owned and operated by Theo Milo Photography.  It is the associate photographer option of Theo Milo Photography!  The Story Creative boasts a hand picked team of some of the areas best! Your wedding, your life, your love all have a story to tell.  We are here to help you shine, be yourself, have fun and share that with loved ones!  As you will see, our photographers have unique styles. You may like more of a moody approach, or a clean classic light bright look! Either way, we have someone for you! We offer all you will need for your wedding including albums, online proofing, engagement and bridal sessions, rehearsal dinner coverage, destination wedding coverage, a 2nd photographer for the wedding day, hi-res files and our very own photo booth, The YouBooth, just to name a few!   As a couple working with The Story Creative you will be greeted with kindness, respect and professionalism and a bunch of images that you will love forever!! 


Summer - Head Photographer and Creative Director

Born and raised right here in Wilmington, Summer is a true local native. She grew up with an incredible Southern family that taught her how to be respectful, love the Lord, have fun, and always be able to laugh at herself! When she was 13 years old, her mom let her borrow an old film camera and she has been passionate about photography ever since. She graduated from UNCW with a degree in Communication Studies and a degree in International Studies in December 2014. She Loves to travel—Australia, New Zealand, Iceland, London, and Ghana to name a few of her destinations!  Her love of culture and desire to truly connect with people is communicated through her lens. Summer is a storyteller, through words and photographs, and knows that the foundation of her faith and family coupled with her joyous, adventurous spirit will help provide the best experience as she captures your wedding day. 

 

Adam - Lead Photographer

Adam has had a camera in his hands since he was old enough to purchase his 3.2 megapixel Canon Powershot A310 at age seven (don't worry, he’s upgraded since then). Coming from a family of photographers and having the opportunity to live in Berlin, Germany (a mecca for designers and creatives), he grew an early appreciation for the art of photography and for travel. Now, he feels fortunate to get to pursue his passion by following it wherever it might take him.

Adam is all about capturing how a moment feels, not just how it looks.  He’s passionate about people and one of his favorite things about wedding photography is the opportunity to meet new couples and to be a part of their special day. 

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Abigail - Lead Videographer

Hi I’m Abi! I’ve been creating videos since I was 13 and old enough to have my own laptop, and haven’t looked back ever since! I fell in love with shooting weddings because I’m passionate about telling people’s stories and capturing raw emotion.

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Although I consider myself a true local, I was actually born in England (…and in case you were wondering, no, I don’t have an accent!) I love to travel, and it’s on my bucket list to visit 50 countries by the age of 50 (so far I’ve done 21). When I don’t have a camera in my hand, you will probably find me playing soccer, making music, drinking coffee, or at the beach. Oh yeah, and I love Jesus a lot.