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Shelby and Russ | A Modern Minimal Wedding in Marietta

Shelby and Russ | A Modern Minimal Wedding in Marietta

Brick and Ivey

Shelby and Russ celebrated their small wedding at Brick and Ivey this past winter with modern and stylish touches mixed with a minimal design. I loved photographing these two and their families. It was a reunion of sorts for me since Shelby has championed my business for the last several years. She’s shared my name with many amazing women who became my brides, and I was thrilled to finally photograph her day!

Georgia gifted us with a perfect sunny day. One of the highlights for me was ending their portraits as the sun came through the trees creating gorgeous dappled lighting on top of Shelby and Russ. We enjoyed those final moments of light before stepping inside to begin the party. And party they did! Level Up Entertainment brought such a fun atmosphere to the room, and their guests (including myself) had fun at their luau-themed reception!

Photography Laura Watson | Coordination Mariah Caitlin Events | Venue Brick and Ivey | Florals Bantam and Bloom | Entertainment Level Up | Cake Alpine Bakery | Decor Milieu Decor & Miss Milly’s | Table Decor The Prissy Plate Company | Hair and Makeup A Glamour Affair | Gown & Accessories White Magnolia Bridal | Travel Agent Victoria Banks Travel


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Bridal portrait on film


welcome to my journal

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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North Beach was the perfect location for Nicole and Rob's Tybee Island session. While they played with their pup, Lucy, I simply followed. We ran together on the sand, not worrying for once about dirty hems or windy hair.

a few favorites from


North Beach on Tybee

Christie and Brian strayed from traditional southern clichés and played into the modern lines and motifs of Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta throughout their wedding design – from their paper to their florals.

Weddings & Events

Christie & Brian

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.


Wesche Family



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