love matters

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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Groom being thrown into the sky above groomsmen while bride and bridesmaids watch in surprise.

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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Cowan Family Photographs In Canton

By Kelley / September 25, 2018 /

It had been awhile since the Cowans made family photographs. This is a normal opening line for conversations with me and something I hear from the majority of my people. Angela messaged me and told me they had made photographs when Nella turned one, but that was a while ago. And now Levi had turned…

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How Some Stories End

By Kelley / June 29, 2018 /

Words have been swirling in my head for days. But they’ve been in the making for years. Her story began in Sioux City, Iowa where she was born. It continued in Minnesota where she married and started a family. It continued in Rochester, where she worked for years for Mayo Clinic. Where she walked countless…

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