Yearly Archives: 2018

WEDDING TIP: The HUMAN FACTOR

A Realistic Wedding Day Schedule It was three weeks before our wedding day and oh how stressed I was. I was losing sleep each night as I laid awake while my mind was going over every little detailView full post »

Swan House Engagement Shoot: Katelin + Taylor

He held her hand with soft tenderness as they took each step together up the Swan House’s historic twin stair case filled with stories of epic galla’s and parties of long ago. It was TheView full post »

Dahlonega Engagement Shoot: Carrie + Donnie

A barefoot walk down a gorgeous windy road nestled in lush green trees, tall wispy grass and wild flowers. In one hand is a chilled glass of white wine and in the other… his hand. This was theView full post »

Wedding Tip: Wedding Dress + Bridesmaid Dress Hangers

You probably read that thinking… Hangers?! Thats the last thing on my mind right now. We get it… BUT before you dismiss what hangers you are using for yourwedding dress and bridesmaidView full post »

WEDDING TIP: LIGHT

The light on your wedding day is most likely the last thing on your mind at the moment… however, we can guarantee that it will affect more than just the photographs. In general, you need toView full post »

WEDDING TIP: GORGEOUS HAIR

I lovelovelove wearing my hair down and I also LOVE when a bride wears hers down on her wedding day. It brings movement, freedom and life to photos. However there is a trick to it. Wearing your hairView full post »

Blue Mountain Wedding Dahlonega, GA: Ashley + Billy

Vineyard wedding at Blue Mountain in Dahlonega Georgia: Ashley + Billy The light morning fresh spring showers gave way to gorgeous green vines, misty mountains and two souls deeply in love. Hand inView full post »

Max Patch Engagement Shoot: Megan + Cody

Max Patch Engagement Shoot in North Carolina with Megan + Cody Lets adventure… hike the mountains, walk on the clouds and get lost in the beauty of it all as you fall even deeper in love withView full post »

Three Sisters Vineyard Wedding Dahlonega, GA: Marcie + Shawn

Three Sisters Vineyard in Wedding Dahlonega Georgia: Marcie + Shawn The rain came and left leaving behind a sparkle of dew on the vast vineyards nestled in the valley of the three sisters mountainView full post »

Dahlonega Engagement Shoot: Lisa + Dennis

Gorgeous Engagement Shoot in Dahlonega Georgia It was supposed to happen in Charleston on Thanksgiving but an unpredictable case of strep throat changed the plans. So Dennis changed his too. AndView full post »

Private Estate Dahlonega GA Wedding : Gina + Corey

30 Acre Private Estate Wedding Nestled in the Dahlonega Georgia Mountains I remember the day we met Gina + Corey for a consultation over wine + chocolates. They shared with us their love of nature,View full post »

Wedding Tip for Guys:Fitted Suit or Tux

Wedding Tip for Guys: Purchase a Fitted Suit or Tux! A man who is well dressed looks AMAZING and we all know it. When a man wears a fitted suit or tux they look stunning.  Its why men like JamesView full post »

Thankful Friday: Thankful for God’s Grace

So Thankful for God’s Grace this Week MIND BLOWN this week and I am so thankful for God’s Grace! This is me being very real and very honest about my short comings and failures. I shareView full post »

How We Create A Client Experience Wrapped In Love

Creating a client experience that loves on plus serves our couples and brings joy to their hearts is the most important part of our business. We are so blessed to receive a lot of emails that startView full post »

WEDDING TIP:KEEP THE MOMENT SACRED

WEDDING TIP: KEEP THE MOMENT SACRED Please don’t hate us for being honest… but as photographers this is how we keep the moment sacred. It truly breaks our hearts to see a dozen brightView full post »

Greenville South Carolina Anniversary Shoot: Katie + John

Greenville South Carolina Anniversary Shoot at Falls Park: Katie + John This weekend we had the honor and blessing of heading up to Greenville South Carolina to document Katie + John’s 1 YearView full post »

On-Site Day Of Wedding Coordinator

WEDDING TIP: On-Site Day Of Wedding Coordinator Many venues come with an on-site wedding coordinator. Some wedding coordinators are “day of only” and some do a little bit more, so be sureView full post »

Deeply Rooted: Gabriel’s Story

The story of our little baby boy who lived three days I actually wrote what your about to read a week after we lost our little boy Gabriel Jacob Horn. I wrote this to my co workers at the time. HisView full post »

The Why Behind the Lens: His View

WHY WE STARTED OUR OWN BUSINESS This is the Why behind he Lens, in short: To provide a way for Michelle to fulfill her dreams and find joy. Now I can’t just leave you with that I know. Honestly thatView full post »

Why I Started My Own Business: The Roots

Why I Started My Own Business…Why does anyone start their own business? As I stand here looking at the blank screen in front of me I don’t wonder what I will say but rather how I willView full post »

Our Kitchen Before & After

Tiny House A-Frame Kitchen Before & After We are beyond thrilled to be sharing our kitchen before & after makeover with y’all today! We made some small changes that we feel likeView full post »

Willow Creek Farm Wedding Cleveland, GA: Christina + Jim

Gorgeous Willow Creek Farm Wedding in Cleveland, GA: Christina + Jim Their Willow Creek Farm Wedding day began with the sounds of white woolly mama sheep calling to their babies. The smell of freshView full post »

Ponce City Market Engagement Shoot: Kiah + Arron

Ponce City Market Engagement Shoot in Atlanta with Kiah + Arron As her fingers gently hovered over the key board about to delete her Match account a new notification came in. It was the last day ofView full post »

Sweet Meadow Farms Tallapoosa, GA Wedding: Kameryn + Jake

His heart melted as he turned around for the first look. A big soft smile adorn his face and he wore a look of awe + wonder as she took his hand standing in front of the old vintage Chevy cab.View full post »

The Engine Room Monroe GA Wedding: Hilary + Jeremy

They call Atlanta home, their nest is just far enough from the city to enjoy both worlds, quiet hikes by the river or a city stroll down the beltline. Together they navigate the hassle + bustle ofView full post »

Family Shoot Dahlonega, GA: The Ferguson’s

Watching a couple become husband + wife and then mother + father is beyond breathtaking. To document the journey of a love story stops my heart and draws my eyes to focus only on that moment ofView full post »

Tiny A-Frame Master Bedroom Before & After

In the Beginning First the story, then the Master Bedroom Before & After pics. Before we moved in we decided to paint the entire house including our master bedroom, it has come a long way fromView full post »

Family Portraits in Dahlonega, GA : Tardonia Family

Family Portraits In Dahlonega Filled with Love Family love… within it I see joy, happiness, struggles that have been overcome by strong bonds and the freedom to be who God created you toView full post »

Featured: Modern Weddings – Danielle + Josh

Modern Weddings Feature When we first met Danielle + Josh, it was over chocolate & wine. We chatted about their wedding day, listened to their love story, and all the gorgeous details they hadView full post »

The Biltmore Ballrooms, Atlanta Wedding: Nataly + Jesse

Biltmore Ballrooms It was about their vows, their love and their future. As Nataly walked down the aisle at the Biltmore Ballrooms to Jesse you could see it all in their eyes. Big tears filledView full post »

Our Tiny A-Frame Home Office

Our Tiny A-Frame Home Office That We LOVE! When we made the leap from a 2000 square foot home with an attached 300 square foot studio + a 100 square foot office to a tiny A-frame home in theView full post »

Five Simple Way to Improve Groomsmen Portraits

So you need to know how to take better Groomsmen portraits? Truth…guys tend to feel a little more awkward in front of the camera and especially during groomsmen portraits. We totally get it.View full post »

Ball Ground Georgia Wedding at the Corner District: Kathryn + Addison

Ball Ground Wedding at the Corner District Their Story As he held the mic in his hand, the crowd chanting, and the drums rumbling out a beat that moves the soul she walked in. She saw him on stageView full post »

Driftwood Beach, GA: Bailey’s Senior Shoot

Driftwood Beach Senior Shoot She is full of charismatic charm, invigorating enthusiasm and contagious happiness. We can only imagine the amazing adventures Bailey has before her as she finishes offView full post »

HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH BRIDESMAIDS

HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH BRIDESMAIDS My Darlings, photographing a wedding is hard work! It is both physically and mentally challenging and requires one’s creativity to be on point at all times. And weView full post »

Minnehaha Falls Engagement Shoot: Christina + Jim

Adventurous Engagement Shoot at Minnehaha Falls! They walked hand in hand up what seemed to be an enchanted trail embraced by hues of gold, red and orange. A cool breeze could be felt in the air asView full post »