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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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Three Algerian children running and laughing on Lake Acworth boardwalk

The Kara family at Lake Acworth

By Kelley / July 9, 2019 /

I love the opportunity to become part of a family for an afternoon. To quietly walk among them and enjoy their dynamics. Of how they enjoy and love on each other. Leila and Amir spoke to their children in French and English. They spoke of returning to Algeria over the summer to visit family. Of…

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So Long, My Favorite Father-In-Law

By Kelley / May 6, 2019 /

From the first time I met Dave, I knew he was a trouble maker. He had a sly way of joking and a dry sense of humor that required you to be able to see his face in order to know if he was teasing or being serious. Using an Otis Redding quote from Shawshank,…

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Atlanta Marathon Engagement Session With David + Jimmy

By Kelley / April 8, 2019 /

Fun fact. These two are not Atlanta natives, but met, fell in love, and started a life journey together in Atlanta that is taking them all around the world. Before I met David + Jimmy in person or they had hired me to document the start of their wedding day, I knew I adored them…

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Cute family of four with two little blonde boys squeezing close and laughing on Piedmont Park steps

LaMont Family Rocks Piedmont Park in 2018

By Kelley / March 18, 2019 /

This is the second year I had the privilege and fun of photographing the LaMont family. Last year, Lauren’s parents joined us for fun with their grandkids. This year, Michael’s sister and her family joined us for a fall walk through Piedmont Park to make photographs of all the family members together. And separately. I…

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Two families of three generations coming together to celebrate the birth of the newest member in downtown Woodstock

Multi-Generational Family and Newborn Photography Session in Downtown Woodstock with the Justice and Nordine Families

By Kelley / February 18, 2019 /

I am having more and more grandmas call me to schedule family photography celebrations in honor of the newest members who have just expanded their family count by one, but their love exponentially. They want to document all three generations together. And this case, Donna wanted to include the in-laws and grandparents on the side…

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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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Lindsey + Stephanie Are Officially Moms

By Kelley / October 9, 2018 /

Lindsey first reached out to me in March about a spring photography session. She and Stephanie wanted to celebrate the upcoming adoption of twins they had been fostering since infancy. The red tape with an adoption is challenging and frustrating, which led to court date delays on multiple occasions. We pushed the photography date out,…

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