Engagement Sessions

stephanie & josh are married!

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i hope everyone knows a couple as fun and happy as stephanie & josh- a couple who cares deeply about one another and everyone around them and realizes the beauty in every moment.  getting to know the two of them (and their families) was such a blessing for us and capturing their wedding day was such a joy. matt and i are used to observing conversations and hugs and celebration through our lenses but photographing stephanie & josh as they shared such a beautiful day with their friends and family held an extra something that really drew us to them. i think it could be described as intentionality- but it was more than that. no matter what was going on, no matter what they were in the middle of, stephanie & josh always took the time and energy to make every encounter with a guest (or even a vendor!) important and meaningful. stephanie & josh are two people very much in love who also make room to embrace and love others. and life! their adventures in their little village in germany (and europe beyond) are so full of happiness and inspiration as they embrace a variety of cultures different from what they knew stateside. what an inspiration! and what a blessing it was for us to capture their wedding celebration. :)

josh’s mom created this stunning chuppah using the lace from stephanie’s mom’s wedding dress- what a beautiful family heirloom!

early spring weddings in atlanta have the potential to be some of the most beautiful of the year- stephanie & josh’s day was just perfect. the air was cool but the sun added a touch of warmth- so refreshing and rejuvenating!

after the ceremony, stephanie & josh set aside a little time for some twilight portraits in the park. to me, these images are just so peaceful and sweet. just looking at them i can remember how quiet it was in the park and how stephanie & josh sweetly whispered to one another while we photographed them and how the tips of my fingers were tingling with numbness when we entered their warm and inviting reception. what an excellent night. :)

stephanie & josh, thank you so much for sharing such a beautiful day with us- it was a joy to capture it all! we wish you both the very best- please have a delicious german beer for us in the very near future. :)

margaret & adam are engaged!

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one of the most fascinating things about our job is hearing how so many different relationships began. some couples immediately start laughing and relate a hilarious story of awkward beginnings, some share a fairy-tale story of love at first sight and for many, their story is somewhere in the middle. but only once has someone looked straight into my eyes and said, ‘well, he almost hit me with his car.’ actually, what margaret said was beautifully poetic and sharply witty but the bottom line was, adam did almost hit her with his car. ;) they officially met later that night after margaret found herself at a concert where adam’s band was performing and the rest is history. adam is a multitalented musician and a producer and margaret is an incredibly gifted writer as well as a doula. so basically, they’re the most interesting couple in the world. i’ve known margaret since we were 15 year old budding artists/nerds and it has been incredible to keep up with all of her accomplishments over the last few years. so much about our lives has changed since we first met but margaret has never wavered in her passion, fire and intense love for those around her. it was awesome to spend the afternoon with margaret & adam and get to know who they are as a couple- all of their moments are just beautiful. we’re so looking forward to their wedding!

so glad adam’s sweet orange javelin made a cameo!

my favorite:

mmt & adam, thank you both so much for allowing us to capture you in your element- we had a great time! can’t wait for the wedding!