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Carrie joy

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I'm a hopeless romantic who finds great joy in creating and capturing connection and beauty wherever I go.

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Virtual Getaway – Naxos, Greece

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Travel

Welcome to part two of my virtual getaway series! After our time in Istanbul and Athens, it was off to the Cyclades – an island group in the Aegean Sea that I’ve been dreaming of going to for years. It was the perfect spot to soak up the sun and relax as a couple! We […]

Highlands North Carolina engagement shoot in the mountains

A Highlands, NC Destination Engagement – Julia & James

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Engagement

Julia and James had an absolutely gorgeous fall day for their engagement photos at a private residence in the Highlands, North Carolina. The leaves were at their peak, the weather was perfect and the mountain views definitely didn’t disappoint! Destination engagement sessions are quickly becoming one of my favorites to capture, and it was so […]

Bridesmaids walking at the Swan House Wedding

Swan House at the Atlanta History Center Wedding – Katie & Shu

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Weddings

Katie and Shu’s wedding at the Swan House and Atlanta History Center is one I’ve been excited to share in more detail for months! I’ve kept it under wraps while waiting for their wedding feature to come out in the most recent issue of Modern Luxury Weddings Atlanta. And now the magazine is finally here! […]

Couple Walking arm in arm in Serenbe neighborhood

A Serenbe Engagement Session with European Influences – Taylor & Zack

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Engagement

There are few things more inspiring to me than exploring new locations and hanging out with couples that I truly connect with. And when those two things combine, I’m absolutely delighted. Taylor is one of those people I just immediately clicked with – from our love of European architecture & design to a passion for […]

Wormsloe Engagement Photos in Savannah on Film

Wormsloe Historic Site Engagement in Savannah – Jordan & Peter

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Engagement

Jordan and Peter’s engagement session at Wormsloe Historic Site in Savannah, GA is one of the highlights of my summer so far. I’m incredibly inspired by the beauty of the low country. The live oaks, the spanish moss, even the smell of the salty air as I get close to the coast makes me excited! […]

The Erechtheion on medium format film

Virtual Getaway – Istanbul and Athens

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Travel

While I anxiously await being able to use my passport again, I thought it was high time I shared some of my favorite images from Turkey and Greece! Today will be part one of our last big European adventure, with more to come from each of the Greek Islands we explored (Naxos, Santorini and Milos), […]

Bride on the steps of the Swan House at the Atlanta History Center

Swan House Bridal Portraits at the Atlanta History Center – Katie M

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Weddings

Katie’s Bridal Session at the Swan House at the Atlanta History Center in Atlanta, GA was the perfect way to end 2020. We met on what was one of the nicest December days I’ve ever experienced – with temperatures in the high sixties, it was incredibly warm & pleasant, even for a city that has […]

Garden Hills Duck Pond Engagement Session, Atlanta Wedding Photographer

Garden Hills Duck Pond Engagement Session – Ashley Kate & Will

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Engagement

Quiet. Serene. Lush. Peaceful. Stepping into the park at the Garden Hills Duck Pond is like entering another world. An oasis. Visiting again after several years and capturing the charm of this setting reminded me of traveling. And why I fell in love with photography in the first place. Quiet little corners of the park […]

Engagement Session with Puppy in Piedmont Park, Atlanta

Sunrise Engagement Session in Piedmont Park – Katie & Shu

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Engagement

From the moment I chatted with Katie on the phone, I knew we’d get along. Her joy and love for life was contagious, and the story of how Shu surprised her with the proposal was hilarious & endearing. Come to find out, Katie & Shu were also at Emily & Austin’s wedding (still one of […]

Magnolia Plantation & Gardens Wedding Reception in Charleston

Magnolia Plantation & Gardens Elopement in Charleston, South Carolina, part 2

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Weddings

On this incredibly rainy Thursday we could all use some sunshine and that’s exactly what you’ll get this week as we pick up where we left off with this romantic Charleston elopement! It began with vibrant bridal details and fun Bride and Groom portraits along Rainbow Row (that I shared in part 1), and today […]

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