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Bride and groom kissing at Rocky's Lake Estate wedding exit while guests hold sparklers

Rocky’s Lake Estate Wedding – Ashley + Ryan

By Kelley / March 20, 2023 /

Spring can be crazy in the south. The start of March brought a heart attack and ICU stay for Ashley’s dad, which had everyone worried about him being at the wedding. He was released from the hospital the day before the wedding. Just in time for back-to-back tornado watches and warnings throughout Cherokee County. Once…

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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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Black and white photograph of Asian bride standing next to smiling Vietnamese husband

Asian Wedding – Abigail + Son

By Kelley / October 18, 2021 /

Abigail reached out to me seven months before her wedding to Son in Stone Mountain. She had a list of events she knew she wanted covered, from engagement photographs at Georgia Tech where these two met. To a Vietnamese Tea Ceremony that would happen in two parts the day before their wedding. To their wedding…

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Groom laughing and resting his head in his bride's hair

Backyard Wedding – Christal + Ryan

By Kelley / September 13, 2021 /

I have known Christal since the 9th grade when she moved to Atlanta. We shared a love for reading and singing and learning. She has always held a strong influence in my life with her grounded and fair-minded nature, even when we weren’t in regular contact at times over the years. I will always instantly…

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Bride and groom nuzzling noses while standing between two train cars at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel

Chattanooga Choo Choo Wedding – Kara + Chris

By Kelley / May 10, 2021 /

Another wedding in the middle of a pandemic and it was perfect! Kara and Chris planned the start of their Chattanooga Choo Choo wedding in the courtyard so friends and family would have space to gather around or watch from a bit of a distance. I met up with them a month before their wedding…

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Bride and groom laughing as he dips her during Cumming Polo Fields wedding photos

Cumming Polo Fields Wedding Day – Frank + Beans

By Kelley / October 12, 2020 /

I’ve been so excited for Frank + Brittany’s Cumming Polo Fields wedding day for months! By the time their wedding day arrived, we had spent hours upon hours together. From talking about the possibility of me documenting this day, to their engagement session, to returning those photographs, to walking the grounds of the polo fields…

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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 the right number of people gathered together outside of Orlando in St. Cloud, Florida for a Royal Crest Room wedding day. 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.…

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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. These two getting married at Embry Riddle Chapel was perfect for them. This Wedding Was Different For…

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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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