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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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Italian Fashion Editorial in Tuscany – Beatrice in MadeBride

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Editorial

When I’m in Italy, it doesn’t take much to make me feel inspired to create. The language, the food, the warmth of the Italian people and their respect for quality & beauty are but a few of the reasons I love it. So, when Beatrice stepped out of Villa in this beautifully textured MadeBride gown, […]

Destination Wedding – St. Simons Island, GA – Ashley Kate & Will

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Weddings

Ashley Kate & Will’s destination wedding on St. Simons Island, GA was recently featured in Destination I Do, and I’m thrilled to finally be able to share my favorites from this gorgeous weekend in the Golden Isles. Rather than have a wedding in their hometown of Atlanta, Ashley Kate & Will opted to have a […]

Florence Portrait Session – Italy Wedding Photographer

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Engagement

Francesca and Frank’s session in Florence, Italy was an absolute dream. We started our time along the Arno, away from the hustle and bustle of the historic center. The soft clouds made for a beautiful color palette that complimented Francesca’s Giambattista Valli gown. These two have some serious chemistry, and this session was the perfect […]

Fashion Model Atlanta with custom earrings

Light & Shadow – A Fashion Editorial

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Editorial

Leave space to play. To try something new. To watch the light dance. And the shadows move. Light and shadow. Movement & stillness. Fast & slow. I’m learning to hold space for opposites. To know that experiences don’t have to be singular. In fact, they rarely are. That moments can be both hard and beautiful. […]

Florence Wedding Photographer, Couple with the Ponte Vecchio

Florence Wedding Portraits – Sofia & Lorenzo – Italy Photographer

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Weddings

Sofia & Lorenzo’s wedding shoot in Florence, Italy was a day to remember! Photographing a couple around Florence has been a dream since I visited last time, and when I saw this amazing Amsale gown and the view from our room at Palazzo Niccolini al Duomo, I almost had to pinch myself to make sure […]

Elopement in Tuscany, Italy

Tuscany Elopement – Consuelo & Fulvio in Siena, Italy

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Weddings

Italy at any time of the year is magical. A rich history in the arts, culinary prowess and the stunning cities & vistas make it one of the top destinations in the world. Add the warm culture & hospitable people and you’ll get a glimpse into why it’s my favorite country in the world! And […]

Destination Photographer, Travel Photography Greece

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 […]

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