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Helen & Hunter – A Classic, Elegant Wedding in Downtown Acworth


July 12, 2015


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There’s such a beauty in the marriage of two people who are really and truly best friends – like Helen and Hunter are. And that beauty of love and friendship was radiant and lit up every part of the day as Helen & Hunter were wed. Their strength is evident in every interaction – both that I’ve had with them personally and that I got to witness at their wedding as they interacted with friends and family. The world needs more couples like these two! 
What an incredible day. Helen was exceptionally radiant on her father’s arm as she approached Hunter. Joy emanated from her face. Hunter’s eyes shone with love. It was one of those moments that thinking back even now gets me misty eyed! Another special touch was the fact that Helen & Hunter’s wedding was the first one to be held in the newly renovated chapel at Acworth United Methodist Church. It was the perfect backdrop to their reverent and beautiful ceremony. And after the ceremony, it was time to celebrate! Friends and family mingled and danced into the night at the Conservatory at Waterstone! 

Hunter and Helen, you two are such a joy! It has been such an incredible honor to get to know you & capture such an exciting time in your lives. I love that friendship is at the foundation of your love and marriage. Never forget that. Continue to be sweet and kind to each other and those you come into contact with. May you be a rock and support for others as you continue down this road called marriage. It has truly been an honor to serve you! Much love & appreciation – Carrie Joy

I ADORE Helen’s gorgeous bridal details & am in love with her Allure gown!

Isn’t Helen adorable? These film images of the happy bride are some of my Favorites!!

Love this super sassy shot of Helen & her bridesmaids! Get it, girls 😉

Hunter & the guys all wore bow ties – which are so classically southern. Adore it!

Don’t Hunter & the guys look dapper? I love their bow ties!

Helen’s entrance & Hunter’s adorable expression were enough to bring tears to my eyes! Helen & Hunter’s wedding was the first one in the AUMC Chapel since it’s renovation & everything looked amazing!

Helen & Hunter’s joy just jumps out of the photos & I love it! After the ceremony, we all moved to downtown Acworth for photos!

Aren’t Helen & Hunter adorable? I could have photographed them all evening!

Love, love LOVED all the sweet giggles and smiles between the newlyweds during portrait time! Aw! After portraits it was on to the Conservatory at Waterstone for the reception!

Loved the amazing cake by Sara Williams at the Conservatory at Waterstone

The father-daughter dance is always one of my favorite moments of each wedding & this was no exception – aren’t Helen & her dad adorable?

Congrats, Helen & Hunter! I wish you both all the happiness in the world! 🙂

Thank you to Julia Fenner for being my wonderful second photographer as well as all the amazing vendors who helped make Helen & Hunter’s Wedding an Amazing day!

Ceremony Venue: Acworth United Methodist Church | Bride’s Gown: Sweet Elegance Bridal | Bridal Dress Designer: Allure Bridals | Ceremony Coordinator: Cori at AUMC | Church Florals: Acworth Florist & Collectables | Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist: Nancy Ferrell | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Bravura Bridal | Mens’ Tuxes: Macy’s| Reception Venue: Conservatory at Waterstone |  Reception Coordinator: Susan or Michelle at Conservatory at Waterstone | Reception Florist: Maria Akinyemi at the Conservatory at Waterstone | Cake Artist: Sara Williams at the Conservatory at Waterstone | DJ: DJ Lui – Luis Mora | Photo booth: Classic Photo Affair, Cara Armour

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