love matters

Downtown Woodstock gazebo decorated for a romantic proposal with rose petals and champage

Woodstock Gazebo Proposal

By Kelley / June 26, 2023 /

Planning a Woodstock Gazebo Proposal Tristan’s mom contacted me a month in advance. She was already helping Parker plan his Woodstock gazebo proposal to Tristan. All of their family members were in on the planning to make it a complete surprise for Tristan. I talked to both her mom and sister about logistics for the…

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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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African American couple embracing and about to kiss in front of grafitti wall

Five Year Wedding Anniversary Photos in Piedmont Park – Korresha + Frank

By Kelley / March 29, 2022 /

Korresha + Frank celebrate their 5 year anniversary dressed up gala style in Piedmont Park in downtown Atlanta and in street clothes by the Jackson Street Bridge.

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Goodbye, Martin

By Kelley / November 27, 2021 /

Family matters Since 7th grade, you’ve called me yours. You adopted me as your own and told everyone I was your daughter. When I’d talk about you to others, I’d say you were one of my two dads. You were my bonus dad and one of my biggest supporters. You were my family. And family…

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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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Husband and wife standing smiling in front of City Springs building with blue sky and clouds

Five Year Wedding Anniversary Photos – Abbye + Art

By Kelley / July 22, 2021 /

I love when couples from my past reach out and ask for updated photographs. Then I sit in shock as they remind me it’s been five years since I made their engagement images and they want to make anniversary photos. How does that even happen? It doesn’t seem like five years. Working with past clients…

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Engaged Chinese-American woman in a blue dress nuzzling noses with her Vietnamese-American fiance at Piedmont Park with Atlanta skyline behind them

Engagement Photography Session | Georgia Tech + Piedmont Park

By Kelley / June 12, 2021 /

Abigail + Son’s engagement session on Georgia Tech campus and Piedmont Park

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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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