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Amelia & Garth | Rustic Fall Burgundy & Gold Stevenson Ridge Wedding

Rustic Fall Burgundy & Gold Stevenson Ridge Wedding the couple Amelia & Garth have been the most laid back easy going couple I have ever worked with! When I first met with Amelia last year she had a question about having an uneven bridal party. So I put my mad drawing skillz to the test...

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Katie & Cliff | Belmont Country Club Wedding

Belmont Country Club Wedding Initial client meetings always leave me a sweaty nervous mess, I’ve never been a super outgoing person.  In fact I used to be accurately described as a wall flower in high school, the girl whose 11th grade English teacher decided to help me get over my fear of public speaking would...

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Ashley & Jeff | Oatlands Plantation Wedding

One thing I really love about my job is when I get to share in multiple events in a family which was the case this past weekend!  Back in 2009 I photographed Bryan and Christy’s wedding and little did I know that the blond tearing up the dance floor with her sister would soon become...

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