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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 »

North Georgia Portrait Shoot – Abbigale

North Georgia you have our hearts! Our week started off fabulously with a Monday evening shoot just before sunset, I mean seriously, what is better then breathing in the cool summer evening air inView full post »

THE GRAY DIARIES: 6 Months In

I have finally hit the 6 month mark of growing out my gray hair and I have to say, I’m loving it! It may be because I am a creative and a big piece of me is hard wired to go against the grain,View full post »

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center Wedding In Atlanta Georgia – Stacey + Tyson

The day of Stacey’s wedding consultation she arrived with her two parents Larry and Judy. We all gather around the large table in our home studio and they all began to share the story of howView full post »

Brianna + Jose North Georgia Engagement

The smell of fresh cut grass has always been the welcome sign of summer for me since I was a kid. The sweet fragrant sent which dances in the air once each blade of grass is cut creates a sense thatView full post »

7 Tips For Getting Your Photography Published

I can remember the feelings we had the first time we ever got published, it was like winning the lottery! Our stomachs were full of butterflies, we were running around the house dancing, the birdsView full post »

How do I figure out what I really want to shoot

Picture this, 95 degree summer day, the wedding party is lining up and the wedding is about to start. The wedding march begins and you’re in place to capture the bride as she walks down theView full post »

GLORY STORIES: Senior Year of High School

Oh high school… you truly were the wonder years. I attended a catholic high school everyday wearing a school uniform. However, my uniform was a bit different. By the end of my freshmen year IView full post »

FEATURE: THE KNOT: Sarah + Mark

What can I say, Sarah & Mark are truly an amazing couple. They both have huge hearts, big smiles and share love with everyone. But… not only are Sarah & Mark that way, all theirView full post »