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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 »

Field of Wild Mountain Flowers – Dahlonega Georgia

This past Monday was absolutely gorgeous, the day started off cool at about 54 degrees and as the sun graced the sky with it’s warm golden glow the temperature rose to 74 degrees and a softView full post »

Believing The Lies – Truly Being Present In A “Connected” World

I have a new adiction “The Heart of Dixie” on Netflix. I know it’s been out for a while but I just started watching a few months ago and I am hooked. I have managed to watch 3 fullView full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: Vet Visits + Renaissance Festivals

I’m guessing there is a lot of people who have dogs that get anxious at the vet… I totally feel your pain. Now don’t get me wrong, our vet is beyond sweet and they take amazing careView full post »

How to ensure your wedding date + venue line up with booking your dream photographers

When we first started our business 6 years ago I believed that booking your venue first was the best way to go, and I still do. However, I have also learned that when a bride sets her mind on theView full post »

REAL WEDDING ADVICE FROM OUR GROOMS: Tyler Loechner

A few months ago I started an installment on the blog that shared wedding advice from our past brides. Well, that got me thinking… what would the grooms advice be?. So I reached out to some ofView full post »

THE GRAY DIARIES: Anemic + Thinning Hair

As I was sitting here at my desk editing photos I realized I had not done a Gray Diaries hair update for the month of March. I do apologize… I have gotten distracted with a few things, one ofView full post »

Night of the Living Dead + Intergrading Your 4 Key for Success over To Social Media

Did I ever tell you about the time we thought the walking dead had come to life? I was in high school and lived two blocks down from my best friend, Lindsey. She lived across the street from a hugeView full post »

Safe Haven Vacation + Huge Nicolas Sparks Fan

It’s true, I have the best husband ever. He watches chick flicks with me without complaining (to much), he buys me flowers, surprises me with chocolates and makes breakfast every morning. He isView full post »

FAQ: Matching Parent Albums

Last week I was incredibly stoked because Katie + Tony’s wedding album arrived along with the two parent albums they ordered. I was so excited, like a kid in a candy store, I could not wait toView full post »

Finding Your 4 Keys to Success

A few weeks ago I shared a post about how to use Facebook better + creating a weekly social media base schedule for posting.  Within this post I shared our top four reasons we have succeeded. I alsoView full post »

Photography Relocating a Small Business + Walking In The Pace of Christ

Small businesses, when I hear these words I think of… Honest True Pure Kind Inviting Friendly Collaborative Real Relationships Family Owned + Operated Warm Smiles Laughter Happiness A Sense ofView full post »

ROMANTIC PHOTOS: THE BEAUTY OF CAPTURING MOMENTS RATHER THEN RECREATING THEM

Part 4 of THE BEAUTY OF CAPTURING MOMENTS RATHER THEN RECREATING THEM – ROMANTIC PHOTOS Part 3 Part 2  can be found here: THE CEREMONY: THE BEAUTY OF CAPTURING MOMENTS RATHER THEN RECREATINGView full post »

REAL WEDDING ADVICE FROM OUR BRIDES: Erin Gruss

Brandon and I adored shooting Erin + Davids gorgeous wedding day. The breeze was warm on St. Simons Island that beautiful afternoon as the salty ocean waves crashed upon the sugar sand beaches andView full post »

How to ask for photo credit when sharing your work

One of the things Brandon + I love to do is share our work with other creatives so we can all collectively grow together. We believe that rising tides truly do lift all boats.  We also believe thatView full post »

PEAKS & VALLEYS: Mosquitoes + Burgers

Seriously mosquitoes hate me. This past week I have notice some beautiful signs of spring beginning to bloom, trees budding tiny pink flowers, the grass starting to grow and turning a rich color ofView full post »

THE WEDDING: THE BEAUTY OF CAPTURING MOMENTS RATHER THEN RECREATING THEM

Part 3 of THE BEAUTY OF CAPTURING MOMENTS RATHER THEN RECREATING THEM – THE CEREMONY Part 4 can be found here: ROMANTIC PHOTOS: THE BEAUTY OF CAPTURING MOMENTS RATHER THEN RECREATING THEM  PartView full post »

The Groom is just as important on the wedding day

When Brandon and I stood in front of the sanctuary at our church before 200 family members + friends professing our deep love for each other through Christ we did it together.  We planned the entireView full post »

GLORY STORIES: Home alone age 13 + cut phone lines

It tends to be difficult for me to recall all the Glory Stories that have happened since I was a child, but I am bound and determined to carry a note pad with me everywhere I go so I can jot themView full post »

How To Use FaceBook Better + Creating a Weekly Social Media Base Schedule for Posting

I adore interacting with our past, present and future clients using social media. It gives us the ability to share love, smiles and joy. Brandon and I don’t see our FB, Instagram, and PinterestView full post »

The Gray Diaries: Tug-of-War

Dear Self, Patience, patience, patience…. and lots of chocolate! Love Me This is what I keep saying over and over as this gray journey is traveled. A huge part of me just wants the gray to beView full post »

The First Look: The Beauty of Capturing Moments Rather Then Recreating Them

Part 2  of  THE BEAUTY OF CAPTURING MOMENTS RATHER THEN RECREATING THEM – THE FIRST LOOK. Part 1 can be found here: GETTING READY PHOTOS: THE BEAUTY OF CAPTURING MOMENTS RATHER THEN RECREATINGView full post »

FEATURE: THE KNOT: KAREN + JOE

I remember walking into the beautiful Birchwood and up to Karen’s room on their gorgeous wedding day. When I knocked on the door I heard a squeal of excitement followed byView full post »

Getting Ready Photos: The Beauty of Capturing Moments Rather Then Recreating Them

Part 1  of  THE BEAUTY OF CAPTURING MOMENTS RATHER THEN RECREATING THEM – GeETTING READY PHOTOS. Part 2 can be found here: THE FIRST LOOK: THE BEAUTY OF CAPTURING MOMENTS RATHER THEN RECREATINGView full post »

Happy Birthday Brandon

It’s you… your big red beard and blond hair. Your oh so tight bear hugs, hilarious jokes (and dorky jokes too), inviting smile, strong arms and manly beard oil sent you have hand crafted.View full post »

REAL WEDDING ADVICE FROM OUR BRIDES: Julia Carminati

Talk about an amazing, SWANKY, one of a kind backyard wedding on the ocean. Swanky… synonyms – stylish, chic, smart, fashionable. All words that describe Julia + John to the T. I would also add inView full post »