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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Elegant Atlanta Engagement Session at Cator Woolford Gardens in Atlanta

April 16, 2019

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 […]

October 16, 2018

Amy and Chad’s engagement session at Brawner Hall in Smyrna was the perfect way to kick off fall engagement season! The fall color has been a little late to the party here in Georgia this year, but Amy & Chad had the perfect pop of color from Amy’s gorgeous red Kate Spade dress to the […]

August 30, 2018

Sarah & Jeff’s engagement at the Cator Woolford Garden in Atlanta was so much fun! I have loved Sarah’s joy and love for the Lord from the moment she reached out on Instagram, and it was such a beautiful thing to capture her and Jeff’s relationship during this season! It’s so beautiful how God has […]

August 25, 2018

Lindsey & Chad’s engagement session at the Jackson Street Bridge and Piedmont Park was absolutely stunning! It was the perfect celebration of the end of summer, and on top of that, they’re officially the first ones featured on my new blog! Woohoo! So many reasons to celebrate! I adored capturing Lindsey & Chad’s love, and […]

June 15, 2018

I loved meeting up with Erica & Alan at Vickery Creek Falls in Roswell! I have long loved the look of waterfall photos, and Erica & Alan were the perfect adventurous couple to make the dream a reality! We met up just after sunrise (before all the tourists arrived), and the light was simply beautiful!

April 20, 2018

I love that Charity and Will decided to turn a long weekend trip to Atlanta into the perfect occasion to take engagement photos! And St Cecilia in Buckhead was the perfect location for this adorable duo to enjoy a few drinks at the gorgeous bar and relax together in a natural setting while I captured the laughs and sweet whispers in between!


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