Yearly Archives: 2017

Proctor Farm Wedding: Lauren + Spencer

We walked into the reception area, it was quit and still with a warm breeze blowing into through the door. Guest would be arriving in about 2hours and soon that very room would be filled with life,View full post »

Ponce City Market Engagement Shoot Atlanta Georgia: Emily + Joseph James

God is in every crevice of the hearts of Emily + James. You can see it in their joy, laughter and even more deeply in the love they share. See God has played a huge role in their meeting + falling inView full post »

Piedmont Park Wedding + Magnolia Hall Reception in Beautiful Atlanta Georgia: Lene + James

Three years ago on a warm sun kissed beautiful day in Piedmont Park he met her. The sweet aroma of freshly mowed grass filled the air as a game of kickball was about to begin – both of themView full post »

A Real Bride Gives You the Deets On How To Keep Your Cool On Your Big Day

Getting married is the biggest day in a bride and grooms life, most grooms are happy with whatever ideas the bride has in mind. In most cases, this makes it easier on the groom and will save manyView full post »

Dahlonega Georgia Engagement Session: Kara + Patrick

She lives on the beach in Texas and he lives in the mountains of North Georgia, two completely different lifestyles brought together by one faithful love for God. Eight months ago they met living outView full post »

Should I Use The Photographer Included in my Venue Package?

How to Pick the Best Wedding Photographer for Your Wedding Day. Over the years we have worked with couples who felt pretty pressured by their venue to use the “Venue In-House WeddingView full post »

Saint Brigid Catholic Church Wedding: Alex + Katy

It was a warm San Francisco night  and they were enjoying dinner with friends and family at a gorgeous underwater restaurant. Dinners were presented on brilliant white china some drizzled with a richView full post »

Should I Do An Engagement Session + Why is and engagement session important?

Capturing your love story, in its entirety, is paramount both NOW + IN THE FUTURE. Gaze into the future with me for just a moment… A sliver of time. A super small, itty bitty grain of sand,View full post »

How We Photograph the Flower Girls + Ring Bearers

I still remember when I was a flower girl for my cousins wedding. I was all dressed in white (like a mini bride) scratching at my legs because the tool under the dress was itching me like crazy. AllView full post »

12 Secrets of a Happy Bride on Her Wedding Day

Brandon and I deeply believe that the most beautiful brides are those who are filled with joy + happiness on their wedding day. A genuine playful laugh, a soft open heart, a gorgeous warm smile andView full post »

FEATURE: SPOKEN BRIDE: KATE + ADAM

Kate + Adam are an amazing witness to the love God intended for marriage. With every fiber of their being they radiated his grace on their wedding day, and still do in their married life. It was aView full post »

Pillow Fight + A Wedding Tip

After seven years of marriage you still make me laugh louder then I thought possible, you encourage me to dream big + inspire me to hope without fear and best of all you still wake me up eachView full post »

Maintaining Sanity In This Busy World: Our Daily Schedule

So last year Brandon joined me full time with the Business, I was doing happy dances all over the house! It was my dream to start my own business 8 years ago so I did. But within the first year IView full post »

Dahlonega, Georgia Water Fall Engagement Shoot: Katy + Alex

This past weekend we took light hiked into a gorgeous waterfall for Katy + Alex’s engagement shoot. We captured moments of their story which authentically reflected the truest part of who theyView full post »

Organic Essential Oil Disinfectant

I remember sitting in my high school freshman class and our health teacher telling us that within the next 10 years we would all know some one with cancer. My first thought was ,no way, thatView full post »

Wedding Photography + Film Give Away!

In life there are two things that make Brandon soul and mine leap towards heaven… deepening our relationship with God our creator and using the love + gifts He pours out on us to serve others.View full post »

7 Dos & Don’ts : Stylized Engagement Shoot Fashion

The words stylized and fashion get us so excited! Yes, Brandon too, his style and fashion have dashingly matured over the years and to see him walk into a room looking handsome and debonair makes myView full post »

Photography: A Windy Wedding Day

Nature loves to throw in the unexpected twist every now and then, like say 20 – 30 mile per hr. wind gust on a perfectly exquisite wedding day. And it may happen on your wedding day when yourView full post »

What If It Rains On Your Wedding Day?

We personally love rainy days… they are cozy, cuddly, sweet and memorable. And as spring approaches we have a lot of them here in the mountains. However we do realize that the thought of rainView full post »

What to do if you miss an important Photographic Moment

First + foremost keep the words grace, kindness and love at the forefront! Before we even get into what to do, lets look at how to prevent a missed photographic moment in the first place. CultivateView full post »

Happy Birthday, Brandon

My Dearest Darling Brandon, Darling is the yummy word which slips off my tongue this year to describe you.  Everything that goes with this word emphasizes my feelings for you… adored, loved,View full post »

Why A Wedding Planner? – By Guest Blogger Ivy Marie Ferguson of Ivy Marie Weddings

Brandon and I often get asked by our couples. “do you recommend having a wedding planner?“. The answer is yes, always yes. It makes your life + your wedding sooooo much easier!View full post »

Centennial Olympic Park Atlanta Engagement Shoot: Bianca + Rene

It was his friends birthday party at an Atlanta tavern. The music was planing, people were celebrating, laughing and making forever memories with good friends. That’s where it happened. He saw herView full post »

Dahlonega Georgia Engagement Shoot: Amanda + Edwin

He had the ring safely tucked away for 6 months before the proposal just waiting for the perfect time to ask her to be his wife. He dreamed up so many ways to ask but none of them seemed to beView full post »

Exciting Announcement: We Are Officially The Three of Us!

Our team has now grown by one… Ben Grant, an absolutely amazing filmmaker has joined our Horn Photography + Design team and we are beyond ECSTATIC!! It’s kinda like taking the best cup ofView full post »

Michael & Sarah Cinematic Love Story

As this journey of growing our team begins we are sailing into new and uncharted waters, however, with God by our side we have a good grasp on what to expect from this creative endeavor. We have hadView full post »

First Fruits – Highlight Reel

As we welcome Ben Grant and his amazing filmmaking creative soul to our team we will be featuring FIRST FRUITS – a collaborative photography and cinematic first peek into a couple’s loveView full post »

Our Story

We open the door and there they are, an adorable couple who is beyond excited for their wedding day. As they walk through the french doors of our bright white studio with white-washed vintage brickView full post »

Photography: How to Deal With Fear + Negativity

TRUTH– we all deal with fear + negativity at some point in the pursuit of our dreams. But how we deal with the fear + negativity can define our business and who we are as a son or daughter ofView full post »

10 things we wish we would have known when starting a business that works for God

7 years ago we embarked on the adventure of starting our photography business, right after we said “I DO”.   But not just any photography business, we wanted our business to be ran by +View full post »

Entrepreneur: How do I know if this was just MY idea or something God has led me to

Last week during our 8 day series Faith + Work = Prosperity we received this message from one of the participants in the FB Group: Hi Michelle, I’m excited to get busy trying to make this workView full post »

St. Leo Florida Wedding: Jose + Brianna

I can remember when we first met Brianna + Jose… as they walked in for their wedding consultation holding hands, a little nervous, totally excited and filled with joy, we could see the loveView full post »

Dear Creativity

Dear Creativity, We thank God for you each and every day. His gift of you in our life allows us to, …pray often… …dream big… …embrace failure and see it as the path to success… …find ourselvesView full post »

How to book shoots when traveling – Photography

It’s the smell of the ocean as it crashes on the beach, it’s the sound of the subway rumbling down the track as it pulls into the station, it’s standing on the mountain topView full post »

Photography – Preparing For Destination Weddings

Brandon and I will often laugh as my Type A personality often times gets the better of me, especially when we are setting off for a destination wedding. I am a planner.  I’m one of those peopleView full post »

Networking to give not to gain: Faith + Work = Prosperity

The start of our business was very humbling, I, Brandon was a full-time youth minister and Michelle was a full-time graphic designer.  It all began when we were asked to photograph senior photos forView full post »