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Classic Engagement Session at the Buckhead Duck Pond in Atlanta, GA

September 24, 2020

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 […]

Elegant engaged couple walks through Piedmont Park in Atlanta, GA at sunrise

September 9, 2020

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

February 6, 2020

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 […]

Charleston Elopement photographed along Rainbow Row in South Carolina

January 23, 2020

The vibrant colors and romantic vibe of this styled Charleston elopement are the perfect cure to chase my winter blues away! Charleston has long held a special place in my heart – even capturing the title of my favorite US city! So when the opportunity came to head back to this coastal gem with some […]

Film Engagement Photography at Piedmont Park with Fall Leaves

December 11, 2019

Happy Holidays, friends! This time of year makes me want to put on warm socks, grab a cup of cocoa & get cozy under a fuzzy blanket, and today’s engagement session totally has those vibes! I met up with Bentlie and Will the weekend before Thanksgiving at Piedmont Park, and while it’s hard to guess […]

Greystone at Piedmont Park wedding, asian couple

November 6, 2019

Mindy & Alex’s wedding at the Greystone at Piedmont Park in Atlanta, GA is one I’ve been looking forward to for a long time! Mindy and Alex have come to be such kindred spirits. I loved sharing laughs during their engagement session at the Cator Woolford Gardens earlier this year, and their contagious joy and […]

July 23, 2019

Jamie and Tyler’s elegant Callanwolde Fine Arts Center Wedding in Atlanta was one for the books! I love the timeless feel of Jamie’s gown and Tyler’s black tux paired with white flowers, greenery and touches of rosy pink! When Jamie first reached out and we chatted about her wedding day, I adored her vision – […]

Elegant Couple in Engagement photos on Marietta Square

July 11, 2019

Jillian & John’s elegant engagement session on the Marietta Square was so much fun to capture! I first met Jillian when I photographed her sister Emily’s wedding a few years ago, and I’ve loved staying in touch with the girls and their family ever since! Jillian is fun & enthusiastic and can always make John […]

Greek Orthodox Wedding in Marietta, GA

June 27, 2019

Alexa and Brent’s wedding at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Marietta, GA was such a wonderful day! I first met Brent when he was a groomsmen in Emily & Oliver’s wedding about a year & a half ago, and I was so excited when Alexa reached out to me about capturing her & Brent’s […]

Joyful Bride smiling with Groom in Athens, Georgia Wedding

May 28, 2019

Sarah and Jeff’s wedding at the Georgian Hall and First United Methodist Church in Athens, Georgia was such a joyful celebration! Sarah first reached out to me on Instagram after seeing Mary Beth & Culby’s classic Athens wedding on the blog almost a year ago! I was immediately struck by Sarah’s joyful spirit and love […]


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