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ADVENTURE SESSION AT NICKAJACK LAKE AND AIRBNB TREEHOUSE | CHATTANOOGA TENNESSEE

ADVENTURE SESSION NICKAJACK LAKE AND AIRBNB TREE HOUSE Jen and Ryan are some of my favorite people. They are adventurous and fun and crazy in love, and  we were excited to create some nontraditional, beautiful anniversary pictures.  You might remember them from their awesome smoke bomb wedding pictures a few years back at Ambient + Studio.  They always give me …

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CAITLYN & MIGUEL | SHIPS OF THE SEA MARITIME MUSEUM WEDDING IN SAVANNAH, GEORGIA

It seemed like forever ago when I had my first facetime with Caitlyn, we immediately connected.  I loved her energy and free spirt and I was highly anticipating their colorful fusion of columbian culture and south style wedding.  This whole day was inspird by the beautiful bougainvillea flower, native to Latin America. Guests enjoyed  so many little personal touches and details …

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ALISON & WESTON | MARIETTA SQUARE ANNIVERSARY SESSION | ROMANTIC TATTOOED COUPLE

TATTOOED COUPLE MARIETTA SQUARE ENGAGEMENT I have really been exploring lately with darkness a lot in my work and I’m thankful for awesome couples that trust my vision and aren’t scared of a little mood either.  I am lucky enough to call these two awesome humans friends, and over the past few years I have had the chance to watch …

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MARGARET & JOHN | CUMBERLAND ISLAND ENGAGEMENT SESSION AVENTURE

Cumberland Island Engagement Session When Margaret and John approached me about having an engagement session at Cumberland Island, I was eager to set a date. The trip requires some planning in advance, as the National Seashore Park Service has only a limited number of campers per weekend.   We arrived on the Cumberland Island Ferry early that Saturday morning and took the day …

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KRISTEN + ADAM | WEDDING AT MONTALUCE WINERY IN DAHLONEGA, GA

These two high school sweethearts made it official on a cloudy day in December, at Montaluce Winery in Dahlonega. The mountain views and candlelit taverns were the perfect backdrop with their love of the outdoors. Rain trickled down lightly as the ceremony began, only adding to the romantic, quiet mood. Candles lit the way down the aisle where Adam stood next to his …

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VICTORIA + DREW // WEDDING AT HISTORIC HAY HOUSE, MACON GEORGIA

Tori and Drew returned to their hometown of Macon to get married at the character filled 1800’s mansion, the Historic Hay House. I have been dreaming of shooting a wedding here since the days I set eyes on it, so I was beyond thrilled when they found me. Secret doorways, darkly lit hallways, and ornate furnishing from that time period …

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ERIN + MICHAEL // CASCADE SPRINGS NATURE PRESERVE ATLANTA ENGAGEMENT

Erin & Michael found Cascade Springs Nature Preserve for their engagement photos. A little hidden gem on the outskirts of Atlanta that not too many people know about. One of my favorite parts was climbing through a tunnel with over grown ivy and water at our feet. They didn’t think twice and were up for any adventure.

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DIANA + DEREK // INTIMATE ATLANTA WEDDING AT SOUTHBOUND

All the feels for this wedding. Diana + Derek kept it intimate with only their nearest and dearest at a private ceremony. Friends and family were invited to join the celebration at a local favorite, Southbound. Their wedding really captured the modern southern spirit that is Atlanta. dress: Houghton of The Sentimentalist Atlanta suit/tux: Theory Invitations:  Minted cake:  Allison Cleveland Wolfe …

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CASSIDY + KORY // WEDDING AT LACUNA ARTISTS LOFTS // CHICAGO

Sometimes you just click with people. Cassidy had me smiling ear to ear from day one,  first convo. No surprise their day was basically like an explosion of happiness in my camera..my vibes all over it. Color, fun, authenticity, and classic city style in one of the best. My ole stomping  ground, Chicago.  Real emotion. Real love. These two are the real deal. …

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HILARY & BRIAN // WEDDING IN ROCHESTER, NY

Timeless is forever, and classic never goes out of style. Just like this pair. Their wedding had no agenda, except celebration with those nearest and dearest in the comforts of the home she grew up in. The love that surrounds these two is infectious.  Thankful to be a witness to something so rare. June 11th, 2o16 – Private Residence in Rochester, NY dress …

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MOREY + JASON // WEDDING IN YUCCA VALLEY, CA AND KELSO DUNES // CALIFORNIA

It’s hard to contain my level of excitement when I was approached by Jason to shoot his wedding. He happens to be a very talented photographer and own one of the coolest studios in town, Ambient Plus Studio.  So needless to say I was beyond flattered.  Then talk of desert adventures ensued, and I was already counting down the days for our …

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STEPHANIE + JOHNNY // ASKA FARMS OF BLUE RIDGE WEDDING

It’s hard not to want to post every photo I take sometimes at weddings like these. I knew Stephanie’s family through my husband and showing up to ‘work’, really just seemed like my treat. I loved how unique everything was to them..from her wild flowers and bohemian glam style, to the home brew made by her dad.   As I …

Atlanta Elopement at the Goat Farm

ASHLEY + YAW // ELOPEMENT AT THE GOAT FARM, ATLANTA GA

I can’t tell you how delighted I am when a couple approaches me to be a part of their elopement.  It’s such an intimate occasion, and sharing in the emotion of the day is always an honor.  Ashley + Yaw got married that afternoon at the court house, and then met up with me to take some nontraditional portraits.  I love their …

Hay House Macon Wedding

STYLED SHOOT AT THE HAY HOUSE, MACON GA // PUBLISHED ON WEDDINGS UNVEILED

I teamed up with some of the best of the best in Atlanta for this styled shoot. The vision was something a little darker and romantic, with rich color and tones.  I fell in love with Hay House in Macon Georgia, and knew it was the only fit for this shoot. We were so honored to see it published on the Weddings Unveiled …

Paris On Ponce Atlanta Wedding

KRISTEN + HILLARY // VIRGINIA HIGHLAND CHURCH + PARIS ON PONCE WEDDING

I get pretty excited when this much sequins and glam come together in one day.  Kristen + Hillary’s celebration was like an explosion of  fun in one day.  I had the pleasure of getting to know these two unique ladies over the past year, and even venturing to their little special place for their travel engagement session in Victoria, BC.  Check out …

NAGHMEH + ARYAN // THE GEORGIAN TERRACE HOTEL + VENTANAS

This wedding was arguably the biggest of 2015 for many reasons, so it seemed like the perfect way to wrap up the year with this epic love story. Naghmeh (Fatima) and I met well over a year ago.  She found me through the most bizarre of circumstances… If you can believe, she recognized one of my previous brides from my …

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STEPHANIE + MATT // WEDDING AT VINEWOOD PLANTATION

I can’t think of a better way to spend a saturday then on a gorgeous plantation, with the sweetest couple, and the most perfect fall day.  Everything..and I mean everything, at Vinewood Plantation is set up simply and beautifully and creates the most picture perfect, pleasant experience.  The owners literally allow everyone to relax and enjoy the pleasantries of their own …

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SARAH + WILL // WEDDING AT THE GEORGIAN TERRACE HOTEL + IMMACULATE SHRINE OF CONCEPTION

There must be something about the three of us getting together that makes it rain…because sure enough, for both the engagement and the wedding , the rain came down. It was really no matter, and just goes to show you, rain never stops tw awesome people from getting married and having an amazing day. And honestly these are some of …

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HILARY + BRIAN // SWAN COACH HOUSE ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER 1920’S STYLED ENGAGEMENT

I love it when incrediblly fashionable, in love, adorable people find me and want me to take their picture.  I can’t really call this ‘working’.  We just had a fabulous fun day and I loved the 1920’s vibes for their photos.  I couldn’t think of a more perfect location than the Atlanta History Center for their backdrop. Enjoy!

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JEN + RYAN // AMBIENT PLUS STUDIO WEDDING // ATLANTA WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

Sometimes its hard to put into words how I feel about two people.. the time we spent and the collaboration we shared.   Over the past year we got to know each other through friends weddings, and then ultimately planning for their own.  I think I fell in love with these two every time I learned something new about them. …

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BRIELLE + ZACHARY // 1920’S INSPIRED WEDDING AT CALLANWOLDE FINE ART CENTER

Being a lover of architecture, and history, the anticipation building up to photograph at Callanwolde for Brielle and Zach’s wedding was huge for me. The stained glass, and window lit hallways,  inlaid fireplaces and vaulted ceilings…It was a dream. Not to mention they are two of the coolest Cambridge dwellers I have ever met, and I was very happy they chose Atlanta to host their …

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SIMS FAMILY // ATLANTA FAMILY LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHY

I don’t usually have the time with craziness of wedding season to work with many families, so when I do, its always a treat! Especially when they are adorable as these little ones 😉 Krista reached out to me and was really wanting something not so ‘typical’ of family portrait, so I really wanted to just soak up all the natural goodness and …

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CHRISTINE + JACKSON // SUMMEROUR STUDIO AND CHRIST THE KING WEDDING

Talk about six degrees of separation.. these two have so many incredible stories oh how they came together, it would take me an entire blog to share.. but trust me when I say, it was nothing short of fate that had them bound to be together long ago. Such a unique and creative couple..so many handmade elements and personal touches.. Summerour …

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KELLY & TOMMY // HOUSTON STATION WEDDING // NASHVILLE, TN

I can’t say enough about these two kind hearted, in love, Nashville dwellers.  As a photographer, I love LOVE, and I especially love getting to document incredible people. They started out as friends at UT, and that evolved into something much more… an incredible friendship, and now marriage. I loved their rocking Nashville styles and the way they looked at …

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BETHANY + BYRON // BACKYARD BOHEMIAN WEDDING

I don’t think a wedding can get more intimate and personal than in your own backyard.  I don’t usually get to shoot such a cozy experience, so it was truly a treat. Once you arrived, you immediately felt welcomed and like family. Bethany and Byron were so clearly brought together by their faith, and passion for God, that is was truly a …

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LAUREN + BLAKE // STYLED ENGAGEMENT IN DOWNTOWN ATLANTA

I love nothing more than to run around this awesome city, with the sweetest couple..like ever..and play dress up at the same time. We were out running the rain clouds most of the time, but honestly it just added to our fun. Not to mention the prettiest light that comes with a rainy day. So much love in these two! Atlanta, …