Hammonds Ferry Engagement Photos In North Augusta | Jessica & John

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Jessica and John chose Hammonds Ferry for their engagement photo location. Even though I’m an Atlanta-native, and I’ve lived within 3 hours of North Augusta, this was the first time I visited Hammonds Ferry! Everything about this town is lovely. From quaint sidewalks to Charleston-esque architecture, the vibe of Hammonds Ferry feel like a Nicholas Sparks novel. I loved walking through the town with Jessica and John!

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This week, we’re continuing our Planning with the Pro’s wedding planning series with my favorite part of planning a wedding: the honeymoon! Victoria Banks Travel shares the three biggest questions you need to ask yourself before making plans for your post-wedding getaway.   How To Choose The Perfect Honeymoon Location By Victoria Banks Travel Planning […]

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  6 New Wedding Cake Trends You’ll Love Hey y’all! I’m Natalie with Cake Envy! I’m baaaaaaack! After our last post about cake no-no’s, I thought this time we could do some “Yaaaaaaaas girl’s!” I’m a luxury wedding cake designer in North Georgia, and I make cakes for 150+ weddings a year, so I’ve seen […]

6 New Wedding Cake Trends with Cake Envy

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If there’s one destination Garrett and I love to jet off to, it’s Savannah, Georgia. Just shy of a 4 hour drive from Atlanta, it’s the perfect weekend getaway; one with historic architecture, a unique history, and plenty of Spanish moss to make my heart sing. Tara Skinner is the owner and lead consultant and […]

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Mythbusting: Wedding Cake Edition Common Myths Couples Fall Into When Choosing Their Wedding Cake You’ve done it!  You booked your venue, hired your photographer, chosen your dress, and picked out the perfect flowers!  Now it’s time to select your cake.  You’ve read the blogs, and you’ve heard about ways to “save money” on your wedding […]

Mythbusting: Wedding Cake Edition | Common Myths Couples Fall Into When Choosing Their Wedding Cake

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  Maternity Photos at Kiesel Park You can’t see me as I’m writing this, but trust me when I say that I’m typing this post with tears in my eyes. These three (baby Evelyn included) are so special to me. Late last month, I captured my sister and her husband’s maternity photos at Kiesel Park. […]

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When Garrett and I decided on a small, destination wedding in Hawaii instead of a large, local one in Atlanta, I received a lot of questions about why it was our decision. In my experience, a lot of couples flirt with the idea of a small, destination wedding ceremony, but rarely do couples choose this […]

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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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