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Wow.. this year has been such an exciting year! I have loved every single 2019 wedding and couple that I’ve gotten to photograph. Every single one has unique details, moments and ideas that deserve showcasing. 2019 also happened to be a year FULL OF first looks! While not every single couple chose to do a […]

Best Of, Best of 2019

December 31, 2019

Best of 2019: First Looks

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Why Wedding Exits are Dead     If you’re new here, I’ll start by explaining what I mean by “wedding exits”. This is any “officially” planned exit from the reception of your wedding! You may be thinking… wait… everyone does official wedding exits, right?!   Nope.   & they’re quickly becoming a thing of the past (and […]

Wedding Planning

August 16, 2019

Why Wedding Exits are Dead

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FIRST LOOK: FOR THE GROOM Starting the Conversation After three weddings in a row with first looks, I am even more convinced they are a great choice for everyone! If your groom doesn’t feel comfortable with a first look, send him this link. He might be surprised! Hey Groom! I’m going to speak specifically to the grooms […]

Wedding Planning

April 18, 2019

First Look: For the Groom

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HOW FAKE EXITS GIVE YOU BETTER PORTRAITS   You may be wondering how a fake exit at your wedding would contribute to your portraits? Did you know finding your wedding photographer is only half the battle to having great wedding images? A great wedding photographer can turn almost any situation into something wonderful! Can you […]

Wedding Planning

April 9, 2019

How Fake Wedding Exit = Better Portraits

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Hummingbird Hill Farms | Perry, Georgia | WEDDING DAY   Anna & David are MARRIED! This was BY FAR the most beautiful spring day!!   As the wedding day began, Anna and her girls started getting ready at Hummingbird Hill Farms’ gorgeous bridal sweet. I can still hear the laughter and smell the hairspray as […]

Weddings

March 26, 2019

Anna & David

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Autreyville Baptist Church | Moultrie, Georgia | WEDDING DAY   Shelby & Will are MARRIED! This South Georgia church wedding was so much fun! The rain threatened to get us, but it ended up being a beautiful day!   I love wedding days like this because they chose to focus on what matters – their marriage! […]

Weddings

March 18, 2019

Shelby & Will

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TAYLOR GRADY HOUSE | ATHENS, GEORGIA | WEDDING DAY   Courtney & Ritchie are MARRIED! Despite the threat of rain, it turned out to be the perfect spring wedding day at the Taylor Grady House in Athens, GA.   My first impression of Courtney & Ritchie are that these two people are so genuine & […]

Weddings

March 8, 2019

Courtney & Ritchie

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3 Myths About Being Engaged     Whether you’re already engaged or you’re expecting it soon, there is a good chance you have some preconceived notions of what engaged life is supposed to be like. I think we get these ideas from the highlight reels of others’ social media posts.  But nevertheless, we have expectations of what this […]

Love

January 28, 2019

3 Myths About Being Engaged

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Roswell First Baptist | Roswell Historic Cottage | Roswell, GA   Ashley & Steven are MARRIED! I love how unique every wedding, couple and family can be. These two seemed to be having fun all day long and their families were so joyful! It’s obvious this couple is dearly loved and their marriage is supported! […]

Couple's Stories

January 23, 2019

Ashley & Steven

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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 […]

Couple's Stories

December 11, 2018

Dani & Kevin

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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 […]

Couple's Stories

December 4, 2018

Allie & Brett

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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! […]

Couple's Stories

November 8, 2018

Dani & Kevin

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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 […]

Couple's Stories

October 9, 2018

Brittany & David

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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 […]

Couple's Stories

September 27, 2018

Courtney & Ismark

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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 […]

Couple's Stories

August 30, 2018

Sonnie & Hunter

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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! […]

Couple's Stories

August 14, 2018

Jennifer & Jake

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