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I'm Sarah and I'm so happy you're here. This blog is full of past weddings, engagements and my best tips for photographers & brides!

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Surprise Proposal at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia

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Engagements

I’m a sucker for a good proposal story. In fact, I always ask my couples at their consultation how they got engaged. So, imagine how much I love photographing proposals? Um… the limit does not exist! My good friend, Danielle, who’s the owner and master planner/florist at Oakwood Lace + Co, pulled off the surprise […]

Fort Lauderdale Engagement Session

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Engagements

Plans fell through several times for Anslyn and Brady to come back to Madison for their engagement session (lookin’ at you, Covid!), so we scratched all the plans we had made. I flew down to Ft. Lauderdale and we met up at the beautiful Hugh Taylor Birch State Park! It was simply stunning and super […]

What to look for in a getting ready space

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For Brides

Lots of big windows! Big windows mean lots of light and we all know how important light is for photography!! Having large windows that lets in light will make your photos look soft and natural, which will be more consistent with the rest of the portraits in your gallery!  Neutral colors: white & gray tones! […]

Grant Hill Farm Wedding | Commerce, GA

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Weddings

Sam & Michael’s wedding at Grant Hill Farms on Halloween was such a fun day! They’re such a sweet and fun couple with the best friends and family. So many smiles and happy tears were shed and the dance party was epic!  Vendors: Venue: Grant Hill Farms Florals: JL Designs HMUA: Kayla Walters Hair & Makeup Catering: JuJu’s Catering […]

Heartwood Acres Wedding, Eatonton, GA

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Weddings

Mercy and Justin got married on a beautiful November day at Heartwood Acres. The crazy part? Mercy hired me TEN days before her wedding! Her original photographer had a family emergency and I was so glad that I was able to fill in. I loved working with these two! I mean, they had a taco […]

How to Make Sure Your IG Bio is Setting You Apart

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Education

We all know how important IG is for our businesses, right? It can be a little daunting to make sure we’re using it to it’s fullest potential, so today, I’m breaking down my favorite tips for making sure your bio is setting you apart. It’s all about first appearances… so let’s make it count! Do […]

Meet Sarah

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Personal

Hi friends! I’m so happy that you’re checking out my blog! I wish we could sit down at a super cozy coffee shop with iced coffees and chat face to face (I’m really giving away my enneagram here, aren’t I?), but since that’s not always possible (thanks to Covid + geography), I’m thankful that we […]

First Look or Aisle Reveal? Pros, cons and what’s best for you.

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For Brides

When I was planning my wedding 9 years ago, photos were the most important thing to me. I wanted to have a lot of photos and I wanted them to be taken during the very best light. I asked James if he would mind doing a first look. He didn’t know what that was, so […]

My 2021 Monthly Reading List

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Education

As a former teacher (I taught 3rd grade for 5 years!), I am a big believer in continuing education. Even though I’m an established photographer, I still commit time daily to learning and researching. If you’re not learning, you’re not growing. At the beginning of 2021, I sat down and made a list of books […]

Setting a wedding budget and sticking to it

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For Brides

I did a poll on my instagram stories a few weeks ago and asked brides “what has been the hardest thing about wedding planning (besides Covid, because that’s a given)?” And the overwhelming answer was: creating and sticking to a budget!  When I was a bride to be, I was on a super tight budget, […]

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