COURTNEY + SHANE - Pretty Place Wedding

Courtney and Shane got married on a BEAUTIFUL spring day. Look at that dreamy light!

The ceremony was held at the Fred W. Symmes Chapel -- aka the pretty place -- in Cleveland, South Carolina. My GOODNESS this place has gorgeous views; it is tucked away in the Appalachians near the NC-SC state line. Love those mountain backdrops! And it is so peaceful there. The reception was held at the Highland Lake Inn in Flat Rock, North Carolina. Both were lovely landscapes for a wedding day!

Bride's dress: Modeca Bride's shoes: Coloriffics Bridesmaids' dresses: David's Bridal Groom and groomsmen attire: Vera Wang Bride's hair and makeup: Carley Smith of Lather Salon Florals: Debi Warren, family friend Coordinator: Moxie Studios Ceremony music: Four Seasons Ensemble Cupcakes: Donna Threlkeld DJ: T&B Sound Designs Caterer: Season's Restaurant at Highland Lake Inn Programs: Delphine Press Rings: Diamonds Direct

Courtney & Shane, y'all were a pleasure to be with and photograph. Thank you for letting me be there! And a quick fun fact for everyone: the groom's twin sister was a past bride of mine. And get this: the bride has her own twin! I LOVE twins -- so great! : ) Enjoy this wedding, y'all.

Twin moment. : )

Love the color of the bridesmaids' dresses!

Courtney placed her late grandmother's brooch on her bouquet.Shane was so pumped to see his bride!

Twin getting emotional. So sweet.

Gorgeous girl!

LOVE this one.

So adorable!

Courtney's late grandmother's sister. She and her sisters got a little emotional when saying goodbye.

Hilarious bouquet toss sequence. I think Courtney and her twin planned it?! : )

Shout out to Amy + James on the left! Heart y'all. : )


Courtney and Shane got married last weekend in near-perfect weather. I had a wonderful time shooting on their wedding day and can't wait to share! Today, I get to show you beautiful Courtney's bridal session that we did last March. It was a little early for blooms in North Carolina, so we started out at a greenhouse (my first and LOVED it!). You may have already seen my mini-post about how amazing Rountree Plantation is in Charlotte. Let me reiterate: they are AWESOME -- so knowledgeable about plants and super helpful and accommodating for Courtney's session. I couldn't be more thankful to them and love how the photos turned out! Enjoy lovely Courtney, y'all. : )

I wanted to take this farm table (and everything on it) home, y'all.


After the garden center, we headed to Freedom Park (on a chilly day!) for some outside shots.

And here is the one Courtney chose to display as a canvas at their reception!

COURTNEY + CHRIS - Gala Events Facility Wedding

My cousin got married last weekend at Gala Events Facility in Marietta, Georgia. I couldn't help snapping some frames while attending the wedding as a guest. The ceremony was short and sweet; they wrote their own vows, which made things really personal and beautiful. Congrats you guys! Lots of love and happiness. : )

Another cousin's precious child... : )

Such goofballs -- love it!