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A Timeless Celebration | Bri and Corey’s Country Club of the South Wedding

January 11, 2024 0 Country Club, Weddings
Couple sitting on bench at country club of the south wedding

Love stories have a way of blossoming in the most extraordinary settings. For Bri and Corey, their wedding at The Country Club of the South in John’s Creek was the perfect reflection of their journey. Take a look at their engagement session we captured in Decatur here. With Bri’s expertise in the wedding industry and Corey’s profession as a golf instructor, their special day showcased their shared passions and the love that brought them together. From a heartfelt first look to a breathtaking outdoor ceremony, and a magical sparkler exit, their wedding was a timeless celebration of their love, surrounded by friends and family.

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groom and groomsmen getting ready in locker room
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groom and groomsmen toasting with beer from below
groom and groomsmen walking on golf course

First Look with Friends and Family

Bri and Corey understood the importance of incorporating their loved ones into their wedding day from the start. They decided to have a “first look” moment, where the couple sees each other privately before the ceremony, with their friends and family watching the beautiful encounter from the cottage balcony. This intimate and emotional moment allowed them to share their joy with their nearest and dearest before officially beginning their journey as a married couple.

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creative artist portrait of bride and groom outside country club
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The anticipation was palpable as the guests eagerly awaited the couple’s first glimpse of each other. The picturesque outdoor setting, surrounded by blooming flowers and the lush greenery of the Atlanta countryside, added to the enchanting atmosphere. When Bri and Corey finally laid eyes on one another, there was an undeniable spark in their eyes, filled with love, excitement, and a profound connection. The presence of their loved ones made this moment even more heartfelt, as tears of joy and smiles of anticipation filled the air.

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A Beautiful Outdoor Ceremony

Bri, as a member relations director at a popular metro Atlanta country club, had a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of the elements that make a wedding truly unforgettable. The couple chose to exchange their vows in the embrace of nature, surrounded by their friends and family. The outdoor ceremony at The Country Club of the South showcased the couple’s love for the outdoors and their desire to share their commitment in a serene and breathtaking setting.

The carefully curated decor incorporated elements of nature, with a floral arch adorned with vibrant blooms and delicate greenery serving as the backdrop for the ceremony. As the sun dipped low in the sky, casting a warm golden glow over the proceedings, Bri and Corey professed their love and devotion to each other, their voices carrying through the air, and their words etching themselves in the hearts of their loved ones.

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bride and groom entering wedding reception
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creative nighttime portraits with bride and groom in black and white
creative ring shot with lion door knocker

Sparkler Exit

After an unforgettable ceremony, the celebration continued into the night, with a sparkler exit that added an extra touch of magic and excitement to the festivities. As darkness enveloped the surroundings, guests lined up outside, holding sparklers that illuminated the night sky with a shimmering glow.

Bri and Corey, radiating with happiness, walked hand in hand through the pathway of sparklers, surrounded by the cheers and well-wishes of their loved ones. The sparklers created a mesmerizing and unforgettable atmosphere, capturing the essence of the couple’s love and the joy of the occasion. It was a picture-perfect ending to a day filled with love, laughter, and heartfelt moments.

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Bri and Corey’s wedding day was a testament to their love, shared passions, and the importance of embracing the presence of loved ones on such a special occasion. Their first look, witnessed by friends and family, allowed them to savor the joy of their connection and set the tone for a day filled with love and togetherness. The outdoor ceremony, set against the backdrop of nature’s beauty, created a serene and unforgettable ambiance. Finally, the sparkler exit added a touch of magic to their celebration, marking the beginning of a new chapter in their lives.

It was a timeless celebration that will forever be etched in their hearts and cherished in the memories of all who were fortunate enough to witness it.

Capturing Eternal Love | Tori and Garrett’s Dreamy Wedding at Greystone Country Club

January 11, 2024 0 Destination, Weddings
silhouette of bride and groom on a ridge surrounded by blue skies and tall trees. Princess Bride style

Welcome to this wedding photography blog, where we have the pleasure of showcasing the beautiful union of Tori and Garrett at the enchanting Greystone Country Club in Birmingham, Alabama. This couple’s journey began in Auburn during their college years and blossomed into a deep and meaningful love. Tori and Garrett’s wedding day was a testament to their love, their cherished families, and their shared dreams for the future. Join us as we dive into the magical moments of their special day.

Chapter 1: A Serendipitous Connection in Auburn

Tori and Garrett’s love story started when they crossed paths in Auburn University. Tori, a wide-eyed freshman, instantly found comfort and companionship in Garrett, a caring and considerate sophomore. Their friendship quickly evolved into a beautiful romance that would stand the test of time.

Chapter 2: Love That Understands

Tori and Garrett’s bond is built on deep understanding and unconditional support. Garrett’s kindness and consideration have always resonated with Tori, making him the perfect partner. They share a connection that goes beyond words, and their love continues to grow stronger with each passing day.

Chapter 3: Embracing Family

Family holds a special place in Tori’s heart, and Garrett understands the importance of their role in her life. From the very beginning, Garrett not only embraced Tori but also her loved ones. Their wedding day was a celebration of not just Tori and Garrett, but also the merging of two families who will continue to support and love them throughout their journey.

Chapter 4: A Proposal Fit for a Fairy Tale

Garrett’s love for Tori shined brightly when he chose to propose at the magical Disney World in Florida. Surrounded by the enchanting ambiance, Garrett got down on one knee, creating a moment that Tori would cherish forever. Their love story took on a new chapter as they excitedly embarked on the journey towards marriage.

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Chapter 5: A Dress to Remember

Tori’s wedding dress, a stunning mermaid-style gown, was designed by Winnie Couture. The dress perfectly complemented Tori’s beauty and accentuated her radiant smile. Every detail of the dress including the addition of a stitched blue heart to the inside of her dress made from her late mother’s favorite blouse, reflected Tori’s unique personality, making her feel like the most beautiful bride in the world.

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Chapter 6: The First Dance

To the tune of “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” Tori and Garrett shared a heartfelt first dance that captivated everyone’s hearts. As they swayed together, their love was palpable, filling the room with an aura of warmth and joy. It was a magical moment that encapsulated their deep connection and the promise of a lifetime of togetherness.

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Tori and Garrett’s wedding at the Greystone Country Club was a celebration of love, family, and dreams come true. Their journey from Auburn to their magical proposal at Disney World led them to this breathtaking day, where their love for each other and their loved ones shone brightly. As photographers, we were honored to capture these extraordinary moments and create a lasting memory of their joyous union. Wishing Tori and Garrett a lifetime of love, happiness, and shared dreams fulfilled.

Capturing Timeless Love: A Magical Engagement Session at Key Biscayne’s Bill Baggs Park | South Florida Wedding Photography

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Love has a way of blossoming unexpectedly, and sometimes, the journey to realizing one’s feelings can be as enchanting as the love itself. In this extraordinary engagement session, we had the privilege of documenting the beautiful story of a couple whose bond began as childhood friends and evolved into a love that took them by surprise. Set against the stunning backdrop of South Florida’s Bill Baggs Park in Key Biscayne, with the oldest standing structure in Greater Miami, known by the locals at “el farito” (the Cape Florida lighthouse), serving as a symbol of their enduring love, we embarked on a creative and artistic photography adventure that captured their essence and showcased the undeniable magic of their connection.

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couple hugging against white lighthouse during engagement session
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A Love That Transcends Time

As we ventured into Bill Baggs Park, it was evident that this engagement session was going to be something truly special. Ashley and Michael, having known each other since grade school, shared a profound friendship that had stood the test of time. Little did they know that their bond would evolve into a deep and lasting love, proving that sometimes, the best relationships grow from the seeds of friendship.

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The Allure of South Florida and Key Biscayne

Key Biscayne, nestled along the shimmering waters of the Atlantic Ocean, is a captivating destination that offers a unique blend of natural beauty and historical charm. With its pristine beaches, lush greenery, and the iconic lighthouse as a backdrop, it provided an idyllic setting for Ashley and Michael’s engagement session. The park’s serene ambiance and breathtaking views provided the perfect canvas for us to create artistic and captivating images.

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Embracing Creativity and Artistry

In capturing the couple’s love story, we aimed to showcase their unique connection and personalities through our lens. By incorporating creative techniques and artistic compositions, we crafted images that would forever encapsulate the essence of their love. From playful moments on the sandy beaches to intimate embraces under the shade of palm trees, each frame reflected the depth and beauty of their relationship.

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creative, artistic capture of couple inside leaves of south florida bush
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silhouette of couple facing each other during sunset surrounded by trees and leaves
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The Joy of Destination Engagement Sessions

As we concluded this captivating engagement session in South Florida, it was clear that love had truly found its way to this adorable couple. Their story, rooted in a childhood friendship that evolved into a deep and profound love, is a reminder that the greatest relationships often come when we least expect them. By weaving creativity, artistry, and the natural beauty of the location into our photographs, we were able to create a timeless collection that captures the essence of their love and the enchantment of their journey.

Although traveling for an engagement session is an adventure in itself, it adds an extra layer of excitement to the whole experience. For Ashley and Michael, exploring Key Biscayne and its hidden gems as part of their engagement journey brought a sense of joy and discovery. They embraced the opportunity to make lasting memories in a place that held personal significance to them, and the resulting images were a testament to the magic of destination engagement sessions. Take us along for the journey. We’re ready!

Capturing Timeless Elegance | Nadine and Reza’s Luxurious Atlanta Wedding

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Every love story is unique, and the union of Nadine and Reza is no exception. Having met at Emory University in Atlanta, their love blossomed amidst the historic charm of the city. As Atlanta wedding photographers with a passion for capturing the essence of special moments, we were honored to be chosen to document their unforgettable day at the exquisite Four Seasons Hotel. From their enchanting engagement session to the elegant wardrobe changes, this luxury wedding was a true celebration of love and commitment.

A Love Story at Emory University

Nadine and Reza’s journey began on the vibrant campus of Emory University, where their paths crossed during their studies. As they embarked on their academic pursuits, fate intervened, and their friendship quickly evolved into a deep and lasting love. Their shared experiences and personal growth at Emory laid the foundation for their future together.

The Engagement Session

Prior to their wedding day, we had the pleasure of photographing Nadine and Reza’s engagement session, a delightful prelude to their nuptials. Set against the stunning grounds of Emory, their affection and chemistry were palpable as they strolled hand in hand through campus. The images from this enchanting session captured their love story in its purest form. Check it out if you don’t believe us.

Choosing the Perfect Venue

For their wedding, Nadine and Reza wanted a venue that exuded elegance and sophistication. They found their dream location at the iconic Four Seasons Hotel in Atlanta. Renowned for its opulence and impeccable service, the Four Seasons provided a captivating backdrop for their love-filled celebration.

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Elegant Wardrobe Choices

Nadine and Reza’s wedding day was a masterclass in timeless style and grace. They opted for two wardrobe changes, each carefully selected to complement different elements of their celebration. For the wedding ceremony, Nadine wore a breathtaking silver sari that accentuated her natural beauty, while Reza looked dapper in a tailored grey suit. As the evening transitioned into the reception, Nadine made a stunning entrance in her vibrant dark red ensemble, radiating warmth and passion while Reza opted for a custom dark navy velvet tuxedo.

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A Night of Celebration

The reception was a grand affair, filled with laughter, joy, and unforgettable moments. The talented DJ Sahib Chahal set the stage with an eclectic mix of music, ensuring that the dance floor remained packed throughout the night. Guests swayed to the rhythm, their smiles and energy reflecting the happiness that surrounded the couple.

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Gratitude and Best Wishes

We are immensely grateful to Nadine and Reza for entrusting us with the responsibility of capturing their special day. It was an honor to witness their love and document the intricate details that made their wedding so extraordinary. As they embark on this new chapter of their lives, we wish them endless happiness, prosperity, and success wherever their journey may lead them.

Nadine and Reza’s luxurious Atlanta wedding at the Four Seasons Hotel was a celebration of love, elegance, and commitment. From their initial encounter at Emory University to their enchanting engagement session, every moment captured the essence of their remarkable journey. We feel privileged to have been a part of their special day, and we extend our warmest wishes to them as they embark on their happily ever after.

Recognizing the vendors that made this event one to remember

Planning and coordination by the spectacular: Laura Burchfield Events

Magnificent venue, catering and cake: The Four Seasons Atlanta

Fabulous hair and make up artist: Patience Phinisee

Flower and furnishing arrangements by: Unique Floral Expressions

Videography through: Jonathan and Kaye

Rocking the house down with: Sahib Chahal

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