Wedding Inspiration

Lily McGregor Photography, 2000AD Concepts in Floral Art, Bold American Events, Needle & Thread, Pastry Shells

Weddings today come in all shapes, sizes, colors and styles.  This is what makes wedding planning so intoxicating, especially in Atlanta!  With compelling venue options, epicurean catering sources, gifted event designers, and forward-thinking couples, our fair city has more than its share of wedding inspiration!

Continue Reading…

The Engagement Session

Ponce City Market Engagement Session, Vue Photography
Vue Photography

When talking photography with my couples, one of the questions that always comes up is about the Engagement Session.   All wedding photographers offer engagement sessions, and I often hear couples second-guessing whether they really need those pictures for that money.  I’m here to tell you, Yes.  You do.   Continue Reading…

Amanda Jewel ~ A New Chapter

Amanda Jewel Floral & Design

If you always imagined planning your wedding on a relaxed afternoon in the sunny living room of your trusted friend, with strains of jazz in the background and the scent of fresh blooms in the air, you’ve come to the right place.  With much anticipation and great amounts of love, Amanda Lankford of Amanda Jewel Floral + Design has opened the doors to her new design studio, and what a welcome invitation it is!

Continue Reading…

Wedding Dress Shopping

The Sentimentalist, Anna Shackleford Photography
The Sentimentalist ~ Anna Shackleford Photography

One of the most fun parts of the wedding planning process for a bride is, of course, gown shopping!  It’s that beautiful piece of the wedding dream that many brides have held on to for so long, and is often the first thing she embarks upon.  With so many lovely options out there – especially in Atlanta! – one would think it’s a simple matter of picking the prettiest one.  Right?  Right… says no bride ever!

Continue Reading…

Marriage Equality In Atlanta

Al & Tim, May 2016

Well, it’s been almost a year since the earth shifted and couples across the country who had been in loving, committed relationships for years – sometimes decades – were granted the right to marry.   While many couples over the years held wedding celebrations in the belief that their right to make a lifelong, loving commitment to another person was inherent  – despite the laws – the June 26, 2015 Supreme Court ruling opened the doors nationwide for same-sex couples to legally step up to the altar and say I Do!

Continue Reading…