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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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Sunset Portraits at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church

Joyful Greek Wedding at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Marietta, GA – Alexa & Brent

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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

Joyful Spring Wedding at Georgian Hall and First United Methodist Church in Athens, GA – Sarah & Jeff

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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 […]

Elegant Greystone at Piedmont Park Wedding – Erica & Alan

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Erica & Alan’s wedding at the Greystone at Piedmont Park in Atlanta, GA was absolutely stunning! When I first chatted with Erica about the wedding, I remember how she wanted to celebrate the spring season in her floral and design choices, and it was so exciting to see everything come together in such a beautiful […]

Spring Wedding at Brawner Hall and Smyrna First United Methodist Church – Amy & Chad

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Amy and Chad’s wedding at Brawner Hall and Smyrna First United Methodist Church in Smyrna, Georgia was such a beautiful and joyful soiree! The azaleas, dogwoods and other flowering trees seemed to flourish even more this year than in years past, and the excitement that spring brings was a perfect pairing to the start of […]

Elegant Couple Kisses on Steps at Cator Woolford Gardens

Cator Woolford Gardens Engagement in Atlanta, GA – Mindy & Alex

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Happy Spring, friends! There’s nothing quite like this time of year — after what felt like a long winter, the azaleas are in full bloom, flowers cover the trees, and perhaps best of all, we get those gorgeous evenings full of sunlight back!! And, I’m so glad we were able to schedule engagement photos at […]

Romantic Hug during Bride and Groom Portraits at the Tate House Wedding

Early Spring Wedding at the Tate House – Lindsey & Chad

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Lindsey and Chad’s early spring wedding at the Tate House in Tate, Georgia was the perfect way to kick off spring wedding season! I loved seeing Lindsey and Chad with their friends and family on the wedding day; they were both so full of joy and had the biggest smiles on their faces! They share […]

Bride and Groom in Piedmont Park

Greystone at Piedmont Park Wedding – Leah & Thomas

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Leah and Thomas’ wedding at the Greystone at Piedmont Park was the perfect way to end my 2018 wedding season! From the moment I chatted with Leah, I knew I was going to love her wedding! Not only was she getting married at one of my favorite Atlanta venues but her bridesmaids were also wearing […]

Bridal Look for Elopement in Portugal

A Bridal Look Inspired by Portugal with the Gown Collective

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On a recent inspiration shoot with the Gown Collective, I fell in love with this sexy little gown by Nicole Miller that’d make an absolutely wonderful dress for an elopement in Europe! Not only is the Gown Collective an adorable dress shop (conveniently located in the Westside Provisions District so you can try on dresses and […]

First Look Yonah Mountain Vineyards

Yonah Mountain Vineyards Wedding – Maddie & Gaines

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Maddie and Gaines’ beautiful fall wedding at Yonah Mountain Vineyards was one I’ve been looking forward to for months! I first met Maddie when she was a bridesmaid in Emily and Austin’s wedding last summer, and I was instantly warmed by her radiant smile and contagious laughter! So, I was beyond thrilled when she reached […]

Romantic Florals at Fall Wedding at White Oaks Barn

White Oaks Barn Wedding, Dahlonega, GA – Becca & Dustin

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Becca and Dustin’s wedding at White Oaks Barn in Dahlonega, Georgia was absolutely stunning and loads of fun, a perfect reflection of these two! After being together for almost a decade, to say this day has long been anticipated is an understatement! Becca & Dustin met while at college at Emory and got engaged at Blue […]

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