BayLee’s Bridal Session // Huntsville, AL
Just six short weeks ago, BayLee and I met up for her bridal session. We luckily had a beautiful sunny day and our session could not have gone better!
Bridal sessions are a great way to have a trial run of your wedding day look. Not only can you use your hair and makeup trial-run but it also allows you to see how your ‘bridal look’ will photograph. This is another way to perfect everything and make sure you are 100% happy with the overall outcome before the actual wedding day.
BayLee did such a fantastic job! Posing by yourself can be more nerve wreaking (especially more so than an engagement session) but she took all directions I gave her and ran with them! She is truly a beauty, inside and out!
BayLee & her mom even decided to display their favorite image on the wedding day. This is such a great way to personalize your reception decor (plus it makes a wonderful thank you gift to your mom)!
Makeup by: Colleen Gagnon
Hair by: Gentle Touch Salon
Dress from: Bella Couture
Want more info about scheduling a session? Contact us and we can start the process of scheduling it!
Savannah + Will’s Wedding Day // Huntsville Botanical Garden
Savannah & Will had their gorgeous wedding this past October at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. The weather was sunny and gorgeous which was the perfect backdrop for such a special occasion.
Savannah’s dress was incredibly detailed and so awww-mazing!! Its one of my all-time favorites!
Savannah also had so many pretty bridal details! I so love it when clients think about the little details!
Savannah’s bridesmaids had such an amazing response to seeing her for the first time! I don’t think there was a dry eye in the room!
One of my favorite things is seeing my past clients at weddings! Especially when its one of my favorite couples! We shot Morgan & Josh’s wedding a few years ago so it was such a treat running into them (and at the SAME venue)! The best part is how excited they were to see me and they MADE me take this photo, lol!
Watching Will’s face as Savannah walked down the aisle to him was such a special part of the day. Since they chose not to see each other before the ceremony, this was the first time he had seen her all day. I could see the excitement written all over his face!
Right after the ceremony we snuck away to do Bride & Groom portraits!
Congratulations Savannah & Will! I can’t wait to see what the future holds for you guys!
-Venue: Huntsville Botanical Garden
-DJ/Lighting: Your Perfect Party
-Florals: Bishop’s Flowers
-Hair & Makeup: Bridal Hair Huntsville (Randi Roberts)
-Dresses from: Bella’s Bridal
-Cake: Batter Up Cakes
-Caterer: Bubba’s Silverspoon
-Videography- Summer Films
Our 2018 Weddings
Its time for a recap of 2018 and to send 2018 out with a bang! This year we shot 34 weddings which means our year was packed with cute flower girls, yummy reception food, unique decor, and the best clients a photographer could ask for!
Thank you, thank you, thank you to each and every one of our wonderful couples. You guys made 2018 a year to remember!
With that being said, we are planning to make a few changes for our 2019 wedding season. One of the changes will be to take on less weddings (it will definitely be tough) to ensure we are taking enough off time & personal time to recoup. Being healthier physically and mentally is important for everyone so that balance is something we will focus more on in 2019!
Here are just a few of our favorites from each wedding (this may be the most images I’ve ever tried to pack into one blog post)!
Are you getting married in 2019 or 2020?!? If so, we would love to hear from you! Contact us so we can start the process of figuring out if we’re a good fit for one another!!
A big CONGRATULATIONS to our 2018 couples:
- Jennifer + Adam
- Valerie + Connor
- Lindsay + Eric
- Amanda + Kel
- Brittany + Bradley
- Katelyn + Brandon
- Shelley + Clay
- Amelia + Heath
- Elisabeth + Taylor
- Erin + Dylan
- Jayln + Caleb
- Kayla + Colton
- Lauren + Conrad
- Ada + Jason
- Natalie + Doug
- Laurin + Jon
- Paige + Will
- Kelsey + Kolby
- Jenna + Harrison
- Stephanie + Josh
- Mary Frances + Andrew
- Lacy + Mitchell
- Ashlie + Derek
- Corina + Tyler
- Savannah + Will
- April + Mark
- Brigitte + Graham
- Leah + Caleb
- Kristina + Dustin
- Destiny + Jonathan
- Kristi + JD
- Christi + Wesley
- Abbey + Richie
- Haley + Derek
I hope this year has been as wonderful for you guys as it has been for us!! I wish you guys all the best in 2019!
Kristina + Dustin // Harvest Hollow // Huntsville, AL
A few weeks ago, we spent the day at one of my favorite venues (the oh-so beautiful Harvest Hollow) celebrating Kristina & Dustin’s big day! The weather may have been chilly (ok, maybe a little colder than ‘chilly’- my fingers & toes were numb most of the day) but we didn’t let that stop us from making so many amazing memories! I loved Kristina’s vision of incorporating burgundy with blues and greens. It was the perfect color palette for a not-quite-winter wedding!
I truly can’t brag on these two enough!! I adore them and wish them all the happiness in the world!
Congratulations, Kristina & Dustin!!
Kristina’s dress was so dreaming and it fit her perfectly! I could’ve have imagined a better dress for her big day!
I’m completely obsessed with the hair style Kristina chose for her big day. Lori (from Oh Darling Event Hair & Makeup) executed it perfectly! Kristina looked amazing!!
Kristina and Dustin’s first look will be one I remember forever! As we walked out, I asked Kristina if she thought Dustin would get emotional when he saw her for the first time. She said there was no way he would cry (I believe she even said she had never seen him cry in the 7 years they have been together). His response made us all tear up! It was one of the best reactions I have ever photographed! Dustin was blown away at how beautiful Kristina looked (and seriously, can you blame him… she’s GORGEOUS)!
It was so nice working with the very talented Bella Petali again! They do such amazing work!!
I even managed to talk them into going out into the cold one last time for night shots!! How breath-taking is the moon (I still can’t get over how close to the horizon is was)?!?
-Venue: Harvest Hollow
-Video: Cardinal Films
-DJ/Band: Colton Easterling
-Coordinator: Hannah W.
-Florals: Bella Petali
-Hair & Makeup: Oh Darling Event Hair & Makeup
-Wedding dress from: Something Blue Shoppe
-Cake: Nothin Bundt Cake
-Bartender: Premium Shakers
-Caterer: Ole Hickory BBQ
Want to see another wedding preview? Check out Katelyn & Brandon’s wedding day!
Maryanne + Ian’s Engagement Session
I met Maryanne & Ian this past June. I could tell from the beginning they were such a sweet couple and all about one another. Once I heard their proposal story (how Ian had a helicopter take them from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon so he could propose with a view) and saw how well they fit together; I wanted so bad to be the one to capture their big day. Fast forward five months and it was tine to take their engagement pictures at the Huntsville Botanical Garden (and later we did some downtown).
Congratulations, Maryanne & Ian! I can’t wait to photograph your wedding this coming May (fun fact: their wedding will be the first wedding I photograph after my own wedding- I can’t wait)!!
On the day of our session, 3/4 of the way in (while changing locations) I accidentally had a small car accident that involved a gate, lol. Because of having to wait on an accident report (just so you know, it 100% was not my fault-life happens though) we lost our sunlight and had to reschedule the last 15-20 mins of the session. Maryanne and Ian were incredibly understanding and so sweet about the whole situation. On a different day, we met downtown and finished up the rest of their session. All in all, it work out great (probably even better since we ended up having even more time downtown)! Thank you Maryanne & Ian for being so understanding and such wonderful clients!!
Want to see more posts like this one? Check out Brittany & Bradley’s Engagement Session!