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Lisa & Sanil are Married!

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Lisa & Sanil are two of the happiest, most vibrant people I’ve ever met. As a couple, they absolutely light up a room with their engaging smiles and heartfelt words. It is the most obvious thing in the world that they adore one another- just being around them gives you a lightness of heart. Their magnetic personalities draw others into their fun- which makes for a giant, wonderful wedding celebration! Lisa & Sanil began their wedding day with individual blessings from close family members- a sweet and intimate way to focus on what the day was all about. It was clear to me right away that they are very close with their families and in so may ways they honored them throughout their wedding day. This honor was beautifully reciprocated by their families as it was equally clear that everyone was deeply happy to see Lisa & Sanil begin their new life together- really, what a sweet day it was to capture so much connection and love.

Lisa and her sisters are very close- despite the many distractions around them they really focused and gave lisa so much time, attention and encouragement. What a sweet family!

It was so cute to see Lisa’s dad stealing glances to check on her as we traveled to the church. :)

I think it’s hard for most couples to really live in the moment during their wedding ceremony. There’s always so much going on, things happen quickly. But Lisa & Sanil really made a point of staying connected to one another and engaged in their ceremony- complete with a few laughs. :)

A light breeze is just so romantic. :)

Lisa & Sanil’s reception took place at The Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead. Jade Lee decorated the space while Laura Potts coordinated their day.

Lisa & Sanil’s family put on the most wonderfully sweet/funny/awesome performance for them:

I love this next set of images- Sanil dancing with Lisa’s dad!


Lisa & Sanil, you are a beautiful couple- congratulations on your wedding! We wish you guys the very best!

katie & nikhil are married!

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on the way home from katie & nikhil’s rehearsal dinner, matt & i wondered how in the world they were going to have a wedding to top such a perfect evening. we worried a little for them but the minute i showed up to katie’s room the next morning i realized exactly how incredible their wedding day was going to be- no need to worry at all! katie greeted me the way she greeted everyone who walked through her door- with a radiant smile that was almost a laugh she was so full of joy. her bridesmaids took their time getting ready, alternating chatting with katie over a glass of champagne with mascara and lipstick. the enviornment was light and fun and katie was the life of every moment- her makeup artist even had to request that she disengage for just a second while he perfected her lips! :) nothing phases katie- whenever something that she needed to do or remember popped into her mind she would immediatly pass it along to the bridesmaid or family member most suited to helping her with that little detail. she responds passionately and quickly and doesn’t dwell on anything that would keep her from enjoying every second of the day. as someone who internalizes everything and is prone to worry, i really have so much respect for katie and it was so refreshing to spend the day capturing her! once she and nikhil met up the day was just a whirlwind of energy and fun for everyone. even regular visitors who were exploring the gardens where katie & nikhil were married were swept up in the celebration- cheering for them and calling their congratulations as we explored the grounds for a few couple portraits before the ceremony. what a wonderful day it was!

it’s so dreamy to get married in a garden! but there are some little bugs…and katie saved nikhil from one during their vows: ;)

just after their ceremony, nikhil’s immediate family offered their love and blessings to the new couple in the traditional way- such a sweet, intimate time:

katie & nikhil snuck away for a few more portraits after the ceremony but really it was more of a time of celebration and fun- for all of us!

the party was awesome- the ever fabulous, eliana, did her thing while dj jaz did a fantastic job mixing traditional indian songs with radio favorites:

katie & nikhil, thank you both so much for inviting us into your celebration and allowing us to capture such a beautiful weekend. we wish you the very best!