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State Botanical Gardens | Athens, GA | Engagement Session   I said this to Courtney & John so many times, they’re probably tired of hearing it, but they are so adorable! They are high school sweethearts; it was obvious they are super comfortable with each other.   I knew they were best friends after I asked John […]

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Chota Falls | Clayton, GA | Wedding Day   Oh my gosh – a white wedding!! Despite the weather forecast, Dani and Kevin remained as calm (and excited!) as ever. As guests entered the gorgeous White Chapel for the ceremony, the snow came down hard. Guests couldn’t help stopping on the porch outside just to […]

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Camp Mikell | Toccoa Falls, Georgia | Wedding Day   Allie and Brett are MARRIED!! This wedding day was so much fun for many reasons – the forecast was 100% chance of rain all day and they weren’t lying this time! While many brides fear rain on their wedding day, it actually ends up being […]

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Botanical Gardens | Athens, GA | Engagement Session   After weeks of rainy, cold days, we got a gorgeous sunny day for an engagement session! We had to work around holiday schedules and happened to plan the session on Ashley’s birthday! The fall colors mixed with their great outfit choices made these some of my […]

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Engagement Session | Athens, GA | Memorial Park   This session makes me want to snuggle up next to a fire with my hot chocolate. I think it’s safe to say fall has officially graced us with it’s presence!   These two are getting married in ONE month from today at the gorgeous Chota Falls! […]

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Courtney & Richard | Engagement Session | Downtown Athens, GA   Today’s session was so fun! We started with a little “pose training” on UGA North Campus. After what seems to be the longest prolonged warm weather, we finally got gorgeous fall trees & that nice November breeze!   On our walk through downtown, we […]

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Brooke & Makale | Wedding Day | Yarborough Mills | Fairmount, GA   As I look back through these wedding photos, I find myself smiling, laughing and tearing up as I remember all the emotions of this weekend. This particular wedding day is one that’s dear to my heart as one of my best friends […]

Couple's Stories

Engagement Session | Memorial Park | Athens, GA   I love getting to photograph couples from my hometown! Brittany & Matt made the trip from Americus, GA to visit Athens for their engagement session. After teaching them the basic poses we’d be doing throughout the session, they quickly became comfortable with each other and embraced […]

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Emory Campus | Engagement Session | Atlanta, GA While prepping for the session, Brittany mentioned Emory Campus. While I was slightly new to choosing locations on this campus, when I looked up photos, I was so excited! Gorgeous historic marble buildings mixed with greenery HAS to be my favorites. During every session, I start by […]

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Courtney & Ismark Wedding Travel Museum | Comer, GA | Wedding Photography   These two are married! This was an especially fun wedding day because I had my husband as my second shooter. I kept telling him throughout the day, “I swear this wedding day has felt like a breeze”.   There are some weddings […]

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Engagement Session | Atlanta, GA | Lullwater Park While looking for locations around Midtown, we decided on the stunning Lullwater Park. It became an adventure to find within Emory’s campus – but the search was totally worth it! Congratulations to Christine & Ridge!  

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Anna & David | Engagement Session | Lake Blackshear, GA   Oh. My. Gosh.   Even though I grew up at Lake Blackshear and have been around it my entire life, the beauty of this place never ceases to amaze me. As Levi (my husband) and I drove in the night before this session, we […]

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Kylie & Ben Wedding Empire Mills | Madison, Georgia | Wedding Photography   Oftentimes, we associate “simple” with “boring”, but this isn’t true. Simple means focused on only a few things. Being focused on only a few things usually means we have selectively chosen the most important things and focused in on them. That’s what […]

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Aubrey & Wake | Engagement Session | Athens, GA   The clouds threatened to rain us out, but this session at Athens Botanical Gardens ended up being perfect! This sweet couple has been dating for 8 years and it shows through their photos. As time goes on, we have the choice to build relationships and […]

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Sonnie & Hunter | Empire Mills | Madison, GA Wedding   Maybe I say this a lot, but I LOVE my couples and their families. I’ve gotten so lucky to be able to photograph families that fully support their loved ones in their new marriage. It makes all the difference.   Sonnie and Hunter were […]

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Jennifer & Jake Wedding White Oaks Barn | Dahlonega, GA This day was absolutely stunning! Jennifer and Jake, your relationship is awesome. I loved seeing how simply you two love each other. You are yourselves around each other, best friends and head over heels. Thank you for letting me be a part of your day! […]

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