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Atlanta Elopement at Piedmont Park with Elizabeth and Adam!

When an old friend called to say he's getting engaged and therefore eloping and they wanted me to photograph their special day... well let's just say I was over the moon. Flattered. But mostly excited to get the chance to do this for them. 

And can you blame me? They're gorgeous. 

The ceremony was short but beautiful and Elizabeth got emotional a few times. Nothing is more sweet than a few happy tears during the vows. I even got emotional! 

Then we got play around Piedmont park with the Midtown skyline in the background with the sunset blanketing the sky. It was just to pretty for words. Go take a peek below! 

By the way, take a look at that stunning engagement ring! I mean, seriously gorgeous!

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MARRIED! JEN & GEOFF

{CHATEAU ELAN WINERY AND RESORT, BRASELTON, GA} {ATLANTA & DESTINATION WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER}

I love weddings in the Fall here in Georgia and this one was one to go gaga over! Geoff and Jenn picked the most romantic of locations for their backdrop on their special day and nothing, not even the haze that permeated the north Georgia mountains from the wildfires would put a damper on this day. 

We might not have an epic sunset, but we got a gorgeous couple and a stunning location! We were super excited to explore the grounds and the indoors to find stunning locations for images that were borderline editorial, something you'd see in magazines, something not so traditional! Jenn was excited to get creative with us as we photographed them to rival movie stars! 

Thank you to Chateau Elan for its hospitality and help in making these images! And congrats to the happy couple! It was a true joy to photograph your wedding!

 

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nothing more beautiful for a wedding than Fall in Georgia! Especially in north georgia!

nothing more beautiful for a wedding than Fall in Georgia! Especially in north georgia!

that dress! that lace! that back! that drama! It was to die for!

that dress! that lace! that back! that drama! It was to die for!

I love an exciting first look!

I love an exciting first look!

intimate and small but just perfect for these two!

intimate and small but just perfect for these two!

details details details. and oh, those flowers!!!

details details details. and oh, those flowers!!!

Jenn! You are just gorgeous! 

Jenn! You are just gorgeous! 

the grandeur of chateau elan, the gorgeous vines, and beautiful grounds are the perfect backdrop for a wedding. so romantic!

the grandeur of chateau elan, the gorgeous vines, and beautiful grounds are the perfect backdrop for a wedding. so romantic!

frolicking through the vineyards of chateau elan

frolicking through the vineyards of chateau elan

sparkly engagement ring, wedding band, and groom's band

sparkly engagement ring, wedding band, and groom's band

epic. bridal. drama. bold

epic. bridal. drama. bold

beautiful bride in a decadent lace dress taking a moment to enjoy her reception

beautiful bride in a decadent lace dress taking a moment to enjoy her reception

beautiful sparkling ring to match the gorgeous chateau elan decor. opulent and lux and fit for a bride

beautiful sparkling ring to match the gorgeous chateau elan decor. opulent and lux and fit for a bride

 

Vendors:

Venue: Chateau Elan Winery and Resort

Wedding Dress: David’s Bridal

Florist: Gardenia Floral Design

Wedding Planner: Hannah Cassidy with Chateau Elan

Cake: Chateau Elan

Caterer: Chateau Elan

Invitations: Minted

MARRIED! Gabby & Ashley! (+Engagement Photos!)

So excited to share these photos from the lovely wedding of Gabby and Ashley at Paris on Ponce! In putting this together, I also realized I never posted the engagement photos so here's a bit of a two in one! 

Engagement photos were done around Decatur Square mainly at The Brick Store, Leon's, Victory Sandwich Bar, and the Marta Station sign! We love LOVE Decatur but this place held a special place for the happy couple so we had a blast hanging out around the square and taking photos! Even stopping by after at my fave spots, Little Shop of Stories, to pick up a book or two! 

 

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THE WEDDING WAS BEAUTIFUL! 

The wedding was help at Paris on Ponce, a cool retro locale with a vintage charm and the best place to party! And boy, did we party! 

The cake was rainbow beautiful thanks to 

The food was so delicious even if we barely had time to enjoy it. I know the guests did! 

The fresh mini donuts were so yummy and gave us all an extra boost to keep dancing! Thanks to Sinful Sweets!

And by gosh, thank you MR DJ from AMP'D Entertainment for keeping us all on our feet! 

I don't often do same sex marriages but I am so excited and happy for these two girls! They were so sweet and so full of love that I can't say anything else but to thank for having me part of their special day! 

All the hugs and love to you both! 

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