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Laura Watson believes that photographs should be a balance of curated imagery and authentic moments of connection. Her work is refined, warm, and emotive, ensuring the all-too-fleeting moments of her couples’ wedding days will endure for generations to come.

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Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island is special to Christie and Rob. The island is a legacy destination for their family vacations, and after the passing of Rob’s mom, the memories here became even more special. Christie and Rob dreamed of bringing their family together to celebrate together in honor of her memory. From […]

Wedding Ceremony on 18th green at Sea Pines

Sentimental Wedding at Sea Pines Resort | Christie & Rob

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Bride with bridesmaids in jade green dresses in the gardens of Callanwolde Estate

Jayme and Connor envisioned an English garden wedding with modern Spring colors, and I believe that’s exactly what they created. The pair celebrated their nuptials in the heart of Atlanta at Callanwolde Estate this Spring. Their ceremony took place in front of the grand staircase with a backdrop of florals by Ginger Rose Flowers. From […]

Spring Wedding at Callanwolde Estate | Jayme & Connor

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I am excited to share these Hills and Dales’ engagement photos of Sami and Drew taking last Spring. They are getting married at the Swan House in Atlanta next March, and when we set out to find a great location for their engagement portraits, we settled on Hills and Dales. The estate shares a complimentary […]

A couple posed in front of yellow flowers at Hills & Dales Estate and Gardens.

Hills & Dales Estate Engagement | Sami & Drew

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A bride and groom take their engagement photos at Meadowlark 1939 in Griffin, Georgia

Meadowlark 1939 is one of my favorite locations for engagement portraits for many reasons. It is calm, quiet, and I love that I feel completely immersed in nature. While there are many beautiful locations in the Atlanta area for portraits, none feel as private as Meadowlark 1939. The surrounding hedges and trees create a space […]

Engagement Photos at Meadowlark 1939 | Caroline and Jason

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Mary and Eric’s newborn session with their baby girl, Sara, was so sweet! I photographed Mary and Eric’s maternity session at their house a few months back. At home sessions are personal and in my opinion, vulnerable. A home is an incredibly personal space, so photographing it is like peering into your private life. Getting […]

Newborn Session | Mary & Eric

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Jennifer and James’ Primrose Cottage wedding was a gorgeous affair in early March. Their ceremony took place at Dunwoody United Methodist Church and their reception at Primrose Cottage in Roswell. Jennifer was a bridesmaid in a previous wedding I photographed years ago. It was so fun getting to photograph her wedding day! Jennifer’s applique gown […]

Primrose Cottage Wedding | Jennifer and James

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I'm LAURA

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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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Piedmont Park served as the perfect city backdrop. Christie & Brian's love story began on the outskirts of the iconic Atlanta landmark, so it was only right that we journeyed here for their engagement photos.

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Engagement

Christie & Brian

As is tradition, Rahela and Luke's family gathered at Rahela's family home for a party to celebrate their engagement. Every aspect was a beautiful and meaningful way to celebrate our bride and groom.

Weddings & Events

Rahela & Luke

I was honored to be able to capture my second photographer's sweet family for her birthday and Mother’s Day present. We played on the grounds of Meadowlark 1939 and came away with the most lovely photos of her and her family.

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