2020 Year in Review: Wedding Day Highlights - Laura Watson Photography
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2020 Year in Review: Wedding Day Highlights

2020 Year in Review: Wedding Day Highlights

I’m so thankful for all of the beautiful weddings that 2020 brought to LWP! While this year was nothing like we’d planned, every wedding day was an extraordinary celebration of love. My couples are incredible. They’re kind, thoughtful and each one navigated their way through 2020 with grace.

As I look back on the year, I’m ever so grateful to be a wedding photographer. This industry is a wild one! We never know what we’ll face on a wedding day, and 2020 was a true test of our flexibility. This year, I watched as couples had to postpone their weddings once, twice, three or four times. I witness 200+ person events reduced to intimate celebrations with only 18 people. Some of my couples completely altered their plans, moving their celebration 300 miles! (Truthfully, I loved the change!)

Amid the planning and replanning, I appreciate all of my couples, as well as their families, for all they did for me and my team this year. And as a result, I’m thankful to look back at a year well celebrated!

Cheers to all of my LWP Couples!


Elizabeth & Caleb

Venue: Lowndes Grove in Charleston, South Carolina

bridesmaids first look at Lowndes Grove in Charleston, South Carolina Bride and groom at Lowndes Grove in Charleston Cocktail hour seating at Lowndes Grove Plantation Bride and groom just married at charleston wedding


Ayleen & Bryce’s Elopement

Venue: Seventh Day Adventist Church in Marietta, Georgia

Whittier Mill park elopement


Caroline & Jeff’s Elopement

Venue: Private Residence in Brooks, Georgia


Melissa & Cody’s Elopement

Venue: Meadowlark 1939 in Griffin, Georgia

Meadowlark 1939 wedding Meadowlark 1939 wedding  pastel paper flower wedding cake Meadowlark 1939 wedding


Hannah & Won

Venue: Meadowlark 1939 in Griffin, Georgia

Meadowlark 1939 wedding day photography Meadowlark 1939 wedding wedding ceremony at Meadowlark 1939


Mary Grace & Charles

Venue: Private Residence in Rome, Georgia


Stephanie & Alan

Venue: Callanwolde Fine Arts Center in Atlanta, Georgia


Jessica & Vladimir

Venue: Mother of God Ukranian Church in Conyers, Georgia


Kelly & Jake

Venue: Dunaway Gardens in Newnan, Georgia

Dunaway Gardens wedding in Newnan Dunaway Gardens wedding


Schuyler & Joseph

Venue: The Taylor Grady House in Athens, Georgia

Taylor Grady House wedding ceremony Bridesmaids at Taylor Grady House Taylor Grady House wedding reception Taylor Grady House wedding


Katie & Jon

Venue: Christ the King Cathedral + Park Tavern in Atlanta, Georgia


Melissa & Troy

Venue: Chateau Elan in Braselton, Georgia

Chateau Elan wedding


Caroline & Mike

Venue: Sotto Sotto Restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia

Pearl and Sky events wedding florals


Whitney & Andrew

Venue: 255 Milledge, Hardeman-Sams Estate in Athens, Georgia


Morgan & Cory

Venue: Private Residence in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton head all white wedding reception Hilton Head elopement Oaks Hilton Head wedding portraits


Sara & Joe

Venue: Private Residence in Jasper, Georgia


Bridget & Japheth

Venue: Primrose Cottage in Roswell, Georgia



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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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