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Happy Birthday Michelle

Today oh behalf of the world and all it’s inhabitants I, Brandon celebrate the anniversary of the birth of an amazing person. Someone that has blessed so many others.  Someone that rarely seeksView full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: DEAR FRIENDS LETTER + BIRTHDAY WEEK

Oh my birthday week… it is finally here!! I honestly don’t think I will ever try to hide my birthday or my age. I really do love getting older and each year I am so thankful that God hasView full post »

BIG DREAMS HUMBLE DREAMS

Seven years ago when we started our business the biggest dream was: To work from home doing what we loved! Since then our business has grown beyond our dream, we now have: A professional homeView full post »

THE GRAY DIARIES: TO CHOP OR NOT TO CHOP?!

I am finally 10 months in to the gray grow out and I seriously cant way to hit the finish line. In order to maintain my hair length throughout the entire process I am looking at about 3 full years (IView full post »

Visual Branding Editorial Shoot for Your Business

Visual Branding Editorial Shoots are an integral part to any business! Why…  because we are a society of savvy consumers who are interested in both amazing businesses and also the story behindView full post »

REAL WEDDING ADVICE FROM OUR BRIDES: Hannah Loechner

Yesterday we received exciting news that Hannah + Tyler’s wedding was published… EEEK!! Their wedding was gorgeous and we are beyond delighted for them. Sooooo, this seems to me to be aView full post »

Senior Portraits – Dahlonega Georgia: Erika

Erika Class of 2017… a very promising, adventurous, fun filled year for Erika as she embraces her senior year. I have no doubt that this year will ignite new passions while creating everView full post »

FEATURE: BORROWED & BLUE: HANNAH + TYLER

I squealed with excitement today as the notification came in that Hannah + Tyler’s gorgeous wedding has been published! We seriously couldn’t have asked for a sweeter couple with anView full post »

A Few Things You May Not Know About Me ( Michelle Horn)

I am the kind of person who likes LOVES working with people I jive with! People who get me and I get them… sharing good vibes, having the same sense of humor, finding the same things adorableView full post »

Waiting For Inspiration To Strike is Dangerous + 9 Ways to Over Come It

As we talk to other creatives we sometimes here the phrase “I am waiting for inspiration to Strike”… oh how dangerous this is! John Updike an American novelist, poet, short storyView full post »

Photography: Growing Your Business + Becoming A Chamber Member

We are often asked by fellow photographers, who are just starting out and who have been in business for years, “How do I grow my business?” I mean lets be real, all of us wantView full post »

FAQ: How Much Time Will We Need For Different Aspects of OUr Day?

I remember trying to plan our wedding with Brandon, we had no idea where to begin or what even went into planning a wedding. We knew we needed a few basic things, the church, our rings, my dress, hisView full post »

I Do In Dahlonega

I am so excited that we are having a Wedding Expo right here in our Very Own Gorgeous Dahlonega (we are pretty much a little town right out of a Hallmark film, I mean really, it is pretty amazingView full post »

Photography: How to Capture Authentic Love

Brandon and I often get asked, how do we capture photos that truly reflect the authentic love a couple shares. Our answer is and will always be, “it takes real investment in the couples you areView full post »

REAL WEDDING ADVICE FROM OUR GROOMS: BROOKS REMP

As most of you see we often share real wedding advice from our former brides, but we also like to sprinkle in advice from our dapper grooms. This weeks advice comes from Brooks Remp… ReceptionView full post »

Brides – What to Expect at a Bridal Show + Tips To Make The Day Beautiful

Bridal Shows provide an awesome opportunity to meet vendors face to face and all in one location so your not driving around for weeks trying to find the perfect fit for your wedding day. You findView full post »

Horn Photography & Design: Lenses + Cameras + Gear… And Yes We Bring a Flat Screen TV To Your Wedding

We have had good intentions to blog about this for the past year or so but every time we sit down to make it happen… well life pulls us away from the computer. So today we knuckled down and gotView full post »

GLORY STORIES: The Flower God Used To Call Us To Marriage

The sun was shining, not a cloud in the sky and you could see heat waves rising off the black top of my apartment complex parking lot. A typical hot summer day in Florida and laundry day for me.  AsView full post »

Top 10 Wedding Cakes We have Photographed + 11 Tips for Ideal Cake Table Locations

Did someone say cake… you had me at cake. Can I get some cake! Over the years Brandon and I have photographed hundreds of wedding cakes, we have also had the extreme pleasure of tasting most ofView full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: Dog Sitting + Nesting

About a month ago Brandon and I agreed to dog sit his parents dog, Reilly. Well she arrived this week. As we came home from grocery shopping pulling up the drive we could see our pups in the grandView full post »

FEATURE: Borrowed & Blue: Andrea + Steven

What a beautiful Monday it is… today we are so honored to have Andrea + Steven’s gorgeous wedding published by Borrowed & Blue. Andrea + Steven, a true New York Couple who stole ourView full post »

Creating A Fun + Playful Environment For Your Clients

Awkwardness… I swear if you look it up in the dictionary our names will be there, we are awkward. However we don’t see this as a hindrance, rather we use it as a strength. I was alwaysView full post »

THE GRAY DIARIES: 8 Months…Why am I letting my gray grow in?

It’s been some time since I last posted a Gray Update, I totally missed last months post. We have had big changes in our lives! The biggest change and dream come true is that Brandon is nowView full post »

Gorgeous Glamping Wedding Shoot: Anderson Creek Retreat in Elijay, GA

A little over a week ago Brandon and I photographed a styled 4th of July Glamping Wedding at Anderson Creek Retreat in Elijay, Georgia. It was nothing short of splendid due to the amazing people whoView full post »

REAL WEDDING ADVICE FROM OUR BRIDES: Kate Fowler

Kate + Adam said their vows standing in the center of San Antonio Texas at the gorgeous San Fernando Cathedral. As they stood before more then 200 of their family members and friends they vowed toView full post »

Montaluce Winery & Estates – Kristen + Drew’s Engagement

Kristen met Drew online and after their first date at Houston’s for dinner followed by a two hour hunt for an ice-cream shop, lots of laughter and shy glances love sparked and began to work itsView full post »

Pre Wedding Celebrations at the Corkscrew – Jordan + Trevor

Last night Brandon and I had the blessing of capturing the pre wedding celebrations of Jordan + Trevor along with their amazing bridal party and family… and what a beautiful night it was.View full post »

Facebook + Instagram – Respect The Platform

As a business owner I know it can be tempting or even highly suggested that you link your FB and Instagram Accounts to gain a better reach, obtain more followers or to create more of a social mediaView full post »

Urban Atlanta Engagement Session – Iche + JuRiel

I guess you could say they “officially” met at Georgia Southern having the same class together. But at the time neither of them thought anything of it, as they were both in happy datingView full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: 4×8 Plywood flying into our car on the Interstate

You know that feeling you get when your traveling behind a pickup truck on the interstate, going about 70 miles per hour, hulling a jumbo open trailer filled with sheets of 4×8 plywood.View full post »

GLORY STORIES: How Brandon & I Met

This is by for one of my favorite Glory Story. I’ll share the short version for blogging sake… We met on a warm summer Sunday evening at the 4pm mass. I walked into church and noticed himView full post »

North Georgia Mountains Engagement Shoot – Danielle + Josh

This past Saturday we had a fabulous evening capturing Danielle + Josh’s gorgeous engagement shoot here in the breathtaking Georgia mountains. We thought it would be fitting to head to the lakeView full post »

Spoken Bride – New Community + New Collaboration

We are absolutely delighted and honored to have just joined up with a new community called Spoken Bride. The community will be launching this month!! Today we received a super sweet thank you forView full post »

REAL WEDDING ADVICE FROM OUR BRIDES: Jamie Lauricella

Jamie + Andrew said “I Do” at The Museum Of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, FL. The day was absolutely perfect for their outdoor wedding in the Museums garden. The entire day Jamie was calm,View full post »

St. Paul Cleveland Georgia Wedding – Rachel + Andrew

Rachel & Andrews first date took place here in the little mountain town of Dahlonega over Chinese food, big smiles, lots of laughter and amazing conversation. The start to a deep friendshipView full post »

Navigating Pricing As A Photographer

Brandon & I often get the question from photographers, “how do you set your pricing?“. And to be honest there is no wrong or right way to do your pricing. However, there are a fewView full post »