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mark ang megan | wedding | Smyrna & Roswell, Georgia | heritage sandy springs & Log Cabin Community Church

Megan and Mark were wed just a few weeks ago at a small stone chapel in Roswell.

The ceremony consisted of family and close friends.  There were vibrant reds to accent the wintery month – the red doors on the chapel and the red getaway car, a 1955 GMC Pickup Truck.  The engagement ring was composed of sapphires and diamonds (sapphires are my favorite, as well).  All the details made for a lovely celebration.

For their couple portraits, we walked through the gardens at Heritage Green Springs. The light casted hazy golden beams through the winter Georgia pines.  Their portraits are both light and romantic.

Their friendship is evident in their relationship.  I’ve enjoyed knowing them and this aspect of their relationship.  It’s nice to see a love where both people just feel at home with one another.

On a personal note, I wanted to post this wedding because it was beautiful and was, also, sentimental to me.  I began my career as a photographer more than 5 years ago, photographing friends’ weddings.  These are some of the last of those dear friends getting hitched!  I wanted to make sure to savor the end of an era.  Glad it has led to such beautiful beginnings and to be a part of it!

Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Warren.

Ceremony:  Log Cabin Community Church

Reception:  Heritage Sandy Springs 

Hair and Make up:  Soda Salon

Bakery: Gabriel’s (Desserts)

DJ: Complete Music 

Caterer: Glorious Events 

Florist: Stylish Stems 

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Deepak and Stephanie | Biltmore Ballrooms | Atlanta, Georgia | Wedding

I loved shooting this opulent wedding for this newly wed couple, Mr. and Mrs. Acharya.  The ballrooms are some of the most beautiful interiors in Atlanta.  They are truly a genuine and kind couple.  I love the way they laughed together in most every shot I’ve taken of them.  While their wedding was stunning, this is a couple that has their priorities that focus on family and friends and moments.  I hope that these photographs will be passed down for generations to come.  Congratulations to you sweet folks!  Wishing you all the best.
Special thanks to Greta Reynolds for second shooting!
Venue:  Biltmore Ballrooms
Wedding Planning, Design, and Coordination:  Molly McKinley Designs
Floral Design:  Stylish Stems, Jacki Fortunato
Paper Goods:  Plainjane Designs
Catering and Linens:  Affairs to Remember

Bridal Attire:  Fabulous Frocks

Menswear:  Men’s Wearhouse
Bridesmaid’s Dresses: Bill Levkoff
Hair and Make Up:  Jennifer Nieman
Pastries:  Shelly Jones, Pastry Shells
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Winter Shoot | Smithonia Farms | Colbert, Georgia

The peaceful and rolling pastures of the property made us feel like we were tucked away somewhere no one else knew of.  Minimalistic wintry aesthetics mix a canvas for the adoring newlyweds, toasting to their deep commitment in the details; rich, decadent chocolates, layers of golden ambers with dinnerware and marble slated grey-blue textiles.

The dress is a sleeveless, ivory colored, A-line silhouette with a small train and deep neckline.  The released pleats at the waist allow for an hourglass effect (I love how modern the cut is on Elizabeth).

While strolling the property, we were inspired by the naturally growing red camellias and knew we had to incorporate that splash of color in the mix. The florals were composed of a mix of foraged and fresh blooms including: fragrant eucalyptus, pampas grass, cotton pods, juniper, and camellias.  They appear as if they are straight form the gardens!  Cotton and hydrangeas are an ode to the south, and the greenery reminds us of winter firs in Georgia.

The bride wore a romantic side swept up-style with an effortless type of aesthetic.  The groom, Chris, had a more tousled and rugged look.

These elements were accompanied by soft snows falling at the end of the shoot. A rarity in Georgia!

 

Special thanks to all vendors involved:

 

Venue // Historic Smithonia Farms // www.smithoniafarm.com

Design + Planning // Whitewood Events // www.whitewoodevents.com

Rentals // Barron’s Rental // www.barronsrental.com

Models // Chris Rost + Elizabeth Tenoschock // http://ursulawiedmannmodels.com

Bridal Gown // Colleen Quinn // www.cquinndesigns.com

Groom’s Attire + Styling // The Modern Gent // http://themodern-gent.com

Photography // Alyssa Alig Photography // www.alyssaalig.com

Hair // Joanna Webb // www.pageboy.co

Make Up // Dina LaFera // www.urbansancatuaryspa.com

Sweets // Condor Chocolates //  http://www.condorchocolates.com

Florals // Madeline Read // www.madelineread.com

Jewelry // Jessie Jordan // www.jessiejordanjewelry.com

Textiles // Kristen Chandler of Alanah Textiles // http://alanahtextiles.com/

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