a marriage just started

Bride and groom holding hands around a doorway inside The Atrium on their Atlanta wedding day

Atlanta Wedding Photographer | The Atrium

By Kelley / November 1, 2021 /

Katarina + Nick postponed their Atlanta wedding more than a year because of the pandemic. Because they wanted to make sure as many of their people were present as possible. A fair amount of family would be flying in from around the country. They chose Atlanta wedding photographer, Pear Tree Photography Atlanta to document the…

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Gorgeous bride + groom kissing in front of Royal Crest Room red phone booth at their destination wedding

Royal Crest Room Wedding – Atlanta Destination Wedding Photographer – Ana + Emanuel

By Kelley / September 10, 2019 /

Just outside of Orlando in St. Cloud, Florida is a gorgeous country club called the Royal Crest Room. And it was the perfect location for the start of Ana + Emanuel’s marriage. Surrounded by their parents, grandmas, extended family, and closest friends. How special that Emanuel’s Dad married Ana + Emanuel. In English, Portuguese, and…

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Gen X bride and groom laughing and hugging

Michele + Tom – Married at Embry Riddle Chapel in Prescott Valley, AZ

By Kelley / August 26, 2019 /

My wedding couples are all so different. And perhaps that is because I photograph people who value other people. So they don’t fit into a box of qualifications, Rothy’s shoes, and snapchat filters to make them look alike. But when I tell you this one was different than all the others, it was because I’ve…

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Two grooms standing close and smiling in front of Delta jets at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport

David + Jimmy’s Wedding at the Renaissance Concourse Hotel

By Kelley / July 22, 2019 /

There is always a different level of excitement on wedding days that is felt in the air and seen in the smiles of people met throughout the day. But this was amped up even moreso as it was the first gay wedding in the Renaissance Concourse in Atlanta. And all of the employees knew it.…

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Renee + Rob’s Intimate Wedding At Minnehaha Falls

By Kelley / October 23, 2018 /

I don’t think it’s a secret that I limit the number of weddings I photograph each year. While they’re hard on my body and I generally can’t walk the next day because my body is so sore from non-stop squats and stretches while carrying 20-30 pounds of gear on my shoulders, that’s not the main…

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Documentary wedding photographer captures spontaneous moment of groom being thrown into the sky above groomsmen while bride and bridesmaids watch in surprise outside of the Atlanta Country Club for a wedding reception

Lauren + Brandon’s Amazing Atlanta Country Club Wedding Day

By Kelley / October 16, 2018 /

An amazing wedding day at the Atlanta Country Club celebrating the start of Lauren + Brandon’s marriage.

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Dream Wed-Cation In The Dominican Republic – Leah + DJ Married!

By Kelley / March 5, 2018 /

My people. They are not ordinary. They do things their own way. They’re practical and kind. And they know how to have fun. These two got married the first time in Minnesota at the start of the year, even though their destination wedding (hereon wed-cation!) in the Dominican Republic was already planned. While their marriage…

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Dominican Republic Destination Wedding/Wedcation – Part 1 With Leah + DJ

By Kelley / February 26, 2018 /

When winter starts in the late fall, January is still far from spring. For the 40+ people flying down to the Dominican Republic from Minnesota to celebrate Leah + DJ’s destination wedding/wedcation, it was a welcome reprieve from winter. Especially with another snowstorm that wrecked havoc on some of the flights leaving Minneapolis for the…

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The Coolest Wedding Box And USB – Bruce + Margaret’s Wedding Day Remembered

By Kelley / February 16, 2018 /

I love returning wedding days to my couples. These meet ups are always so fun. All of the stress of wedding planning has passed. As my couples watch their slideshow, there is laughter and smiling and nodding and comments from “I didn’t know YOU (fiance, now husband or wife) were doing THAT!” to a sigh…

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