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Charleston Engagement Session We met at the Charleston harbor for Anna and Vincent’s session. From there, we chartered a gorgeous sailboat – charcuterie and Topo Chico on board – to chase the sunset and capture their stunning portraits. I love selecting locations that are important to my couples. Both Anna and Vincent love being on […]

Charleston sailboat engagement session

Charleston Engagement Session on a Sailboat | Anna & Vincent


Tybee Island Engagement Session in Savannah, Georgia

Tybee Island Engagement Session “I’m visualizing beach barefoot vibes with a linen or maxi dress, and just letting Lucy [their dog] be her wild self.” Those were Nicole’s words to me as we began planning their engagement session. From there, I knew that their session would be an incredible time to play with a more […]

Tybee Island Engagement Session on North Beach | Nicole & Rob


Caroline and Mike’s intimate, “family-only” wedding at Sotto Sotto Featured on The Knot While Caroline and Mike initially planned a large wedding with all of their friends and family, Covid changed their plans. As numbers rose, they faced the decision to postpone or trim down their guest list to family only, and they chose the […]

Pink wedding palette with gray plates from Table Made Co

Intimate Wedding at Sotto Sotto with Jewel Tones and Dahlias | Caroline & Mike


Balboa Park, San Diego, California

In the spring of 2017, Garrett proposed to me at Sunset Cliffs. Since then, San Diego became a favorite destination for us, and we took the opportunity to travel back there this summer. We stayed at a small Airbnb in Ocean Beach, adventuring to the surrounding beaches and sites throughout our stay. I enjoyed photographing […]

Travel Scenes: Southern California


Weddings at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center are always my favorite to photograph. And Elizabeth and Kyle’s event was no exception. They made their vows in the estate’s sunken garden in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia. It was a remarkable day! The venue’s sprawling garden paired perfectly with the couple’s romantic aesthetic. A Rosé bar greeted […]

Spring wedding at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

Garden Wedding at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center with Wright & Co Events


Bride and Groom at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center Fine Art Photographer

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center Atlanta, Georgia Callanwolde Fine Arts Center provided the perfect backdrop for Gabby and Micah’s Atlanta wedding. From the flourishing gardens to the Gothic-Tudor architecture, the romantic setting softened their modern style, creating a captivating aesthetic. Mariah Caitlin Events designed the event and navigated the June rainstorms with ease and simplicity. If you […]

Modern Black Tie Wedding at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center


This is where I love sharing recent weddings and sessions, my travels, and life with my husband, and our three pets. When I'm not capturing a wedding day, I'm often enjoying the outdoors with Garrett, playing with our pups, or finding a new place to call home for the weekend. My passion is telling love stories, and I hope I get to fall in love with telling yours.

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