I'm definitely not a morning person, but I could be for more beautiful sunrises like this. So glad Vivian's family was able to meet up with me to celebrate her 5th birthday!
My prayer is that my business presence and images reflect the personality of the couple I am working with and the joy of their wedding day - giving attention to all the hard work and detail that went into making their day memorable - to make sure that the bride and groom's story is told like the grand romance it is. My job is made pretty easy and fun when I have couple's like Katie and Ward whose love for each other, God, their families, and St. Simons Island is so evident. Show them so love below and enjoy their wedding story.
The prayers of these women are strong, true and representative the Father's heart, bringing peace on what could be a jittery time. Only joy was present.
There's a photo album from the bride to the groom on the swing? The swing she played on as a kid? And she's gonna sneak up behind him as he's reading it. Oh, that's ROMANTIC as ALL GET OUT. And just when you thought it couldn't get any more romantic...Ward surprised her with a live painter for their reception. Ahhhwwww.
Katie's vision for the wedding was everything enchanting, exciting and southern with muted neutrals. Pretty sure she pulled it off.
Amongst the marshes of Glynn, Katie and Ward married. Big, beautiful storm clouds rolled in just before the ceremony. Katie was patient, waited out the rain, and after all of the sweet guests pitched in drying the chairs, married her soul mate under the storm clouds. It couldn't have been more lovely.
I about jumped out of my car when I pulled up to the reception. Look at that sunset. Every photographers' golden dream.
Katie grew up around the McKinnon St. Simons Island Airport and what a beautiful backdrop it made for their sunset portraits!
This was the first event held in this hanger and boy, did they do a fabulous job. My favorite parts were probably the hanging greenery and the working SWING!
Katie and I got to reconnect and recreate some photos with our GP girls that we mentored the summer we worked together. I even jumped in for a photo!
The night ended with a grand sparkler exit where the couple boarded a plane and flew off to their happy ever after.
Katie and Ward, thank you a million times over for being so incredible. I hope this
new adventure together gets better each and every day. Your joy is contagious and I
absolutely loved being surrounded by it on your wedding day.
Hair : Alana Becky at Uberzoot Hair Co.
Makeup : Judy Crouch
Dress: Bridals by Lori and mother's veil
Shoes : The Pampered Foot
Florals : The Vine and Randy Cribb
Ceremony Program: Bess Ratsimbaharison
Ceremony Music : Charlie Judd
Violinist: Morgan Stokes
Entertainment : Loose Chain
Live Painter: Elaine Burge Art
Food : Tasteful Temptations
Cake : Erin Scoggins
Invitations : Home made by Aimee Otte
Tables : Amelia Events
Coordinator : Allyson Moline
Videographer : Joshua Gellerstedt
Second Photographer : Laura Angela Photography
If you are need of the latest Wonder Woman news, I'm your woman. The DVD comes out today! So, here's another post featuring my favorite mighty, 3 year old St. Simons Island princess, Scotland Rose, being oh-so-WONDERful.
Amy gave me my first real shot at being a photographer. Put a camera in hands, took me to shoot at weddings, asked my opinions, and made me feel so important.
They are making a big move to Atlanta soon and will so be missed. I was happy to shoot her sweet family in this homey setting as a small thank you for all she did for me.
What cuties. What personalities. This trio will me laughing, smiling and on my toes. Had a blast singing "Let it Go" and casting magical princess spells.
Congratulations Angela and Michael! Your baby boy is a joy!
I am so thankful for this wonderful family and the chance to take their holiday photos!'
I've spent a bit of time at the doctor this past year. I've always been generally and gratefully healthy.💪
But my family seems to pick up strange illnesses that become puzzles for physicians. I'm no different and I hate talking about it. But more and more have been asking "are you sick?" Which makes you feel like you're not wearing enough makeup. 💋
Sitting here in another waiting room, anxious to find out what's wrong with you, sucks..like really sucks. Especially when they don't have an answer. Once again.😾
But man, life is good. Not a day goes by that something beautiful doesn't happen. I mean, look at those sweet faces above. I'm so thankful to be surrounded and supported by loving faces. Getting to photograph and cherish moments like this makes the sickness subside and serves as a reminder that it's ok to reach out and ask for some love. I'm good at concaving into myself when days are dark. But I wouldn't wish that on anybody. 🙊
So, I guess I'm just saying thank you for letting me capture your smiles and warm kisses. Thank you Jesus for beautiful sunlight and new days. Making images with gorgeous sun flares and laughs will continue to be my happy space 🌞
End of weird life update. :)
Sweet babies. Known them since they were little. So cool to see them grow. We had some fun playing on the oaks for their Christmas photos.