Happy Monday! If you’ve been following along you know we’re celebrating 2019 and all the incredible things that happened this year in AOP before 2020 starts hogging all the attention!
So far I’ve shared our Best of 2019:
Now today onto…
Best of 2019 |Weddings
Max & Haylea
I met these two during an incredible shoot we had on Cumberland Island and had the privilege of capturing their actual wedding day too!
About Max and Haylea’s Wedding Day | Max and Haylea celebrated their wedding in St. Augustine, Florida. This town has all the bits of old charm and Florida beauty, it was perfect for Max and Haylea’s wedding day. Haylea got ready with her family at the Casa Monica Resort and Max got ready down the road to ensure they didn’t see each other before their ceremony. Instead this sweet couple arranged a First Touch where they could have a moment to pray together and exchange sweet words before they said their vows without seeing each other.
When Max saw Haylea for the first time while she walked down the aisle, his face was full of tears and so much happiness. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a groom more excited to marry his bride. After a ceremony filled with incredible promises and a room full of support, this couple celebrated the rest of the night dancing away with friends and family.
Wedding Venue | The White Room’s Villa Blanca
You can see more of Max and Haylea’s wedding day here!
Liz & Josh
About Liz and Josh’s Wedding Day | Liz and Josh celebrated the start of their marriage at Historic Smithonia Farm in Colbert, Georgia. Since these two met at UGA in Athens, a location close to their alma matter was the perfect choice. Touches of their love for UGA (Go Dawgs!) were embedded in many parts of their wedding day from their custom coozies to their “It’s Saturday in Athens” reception entrance. It was truly a fun day full of celebration at every turn!
But more importantly these two found time during their wedding day to pray together, say personal vows, and speak truth into each other’s lives.
Wedding Venue | Historic Smithonia Farm
You can see more of Liz and Josh’s wedding day here!
Alden & Andrew
About Alden and Andrew’s Wedding Day | Every element of Alden and Andrew’s wedding day was thought out and crafted to blend together their religious lives and family traditions – between the gorgeous Chuppah they said their vows under, to breaking the glass before their first kiss, to the flower girl wearing the same dress that was worn at Alden’s mother’s wedding – Alden and Andrew’s wedding was special and uniquely them.
Andrew and Alden integrated timeless styled pieces and details to look back at their wedding day and be in love with the images and style for years to come. But beyond their details and the beauty that went into their wedding day, Alden and Andrew did special things to surprise each other throughout the day – Andrew selected a surprise first dance song for Alden to enjoy for the first time in front of their guests and friends! They even ended the night taking off to their surprise honeymoon that Andrew planned as a surprise for Alden.
Wedding Venue | Taylor Grady House
You can see more of Alden and Andrew’s wedding day here!
Stephanie & Hunt
About Stephanie and Hunt’s Wedding Day | This intimate courthouse wedding has been one of my favorite ceremonies to date. Stephanie and Hunt’s wedding was a beautiful showcase of love, family, and putting their marriage, not a wedding, at the center of their day. These two are high-school sweethearts and have supported each other through quite the incredible journey, so it was the greatest joy to photograph Stephanie and Hunt and their incredible relationship.
Stephanie and Hunt celebrated the start of their marriage with an intimate Athens, Georgia Courthouse Wedding! Their immediate families joined them at the Clarke County Courthouse and watched them exchange sweet words and say “I Do!”
After wrapping up the sweetest courthouse ceremony we celebrated with a few family photos and headed down to the UGA Founder’s Garden for newly wed portraits.
You can see more of Stephanie and Hunt’s wedding day here!
Krista & Pedro
About Krista and Pedro’s Wedding Day | (Words from Krista) Pedro and I married on May 18 in Athens, Georgia. Our entire celebration took part in a small garden that’s a stone’s-throw away from where I attended art school. We just loved how cozy and tucked away it felt. When I told my parents we were considering the garden as our venue, they shared that they’d actually dated there. So the decision was made!
Krista wrote so many beautiful words about her and Pedro’s wedding day! Be sure to check out their full wedding day to read more.
Wedding Venue | UGA Founder’s Garden
You can see more of Krista and Pedro’s wedding day here!
Lauren & Andrew
About Lauren and Andrew’s Wedding Day | These two had a classic day in the heart of Athens, Georgia. Friends and family flew from all over the country into the classic city to celebrate with these two. Their day was complete with the best Father Daughter First Look, dancing, toasts, and the most laughs I’ve ever heard on a wedding day!
Wedding Venue | 255 Milledge
More of Lauren and Andrew’s wedding day will be featured soon! Stay tuned!
Sara & Joel
About Sara and Joel’s Wedding Day | Sara and Joel celebrated their Spring wedding with the most vibrant florals, an outdoor ceremony perfect for their adventure-filled hearts, and a reception on an island that was just too fun Sara and Joel’s wedding day feature will be out soon where I’ll be sharing much more about their day!
Wedding Venue | The Farm at High Shoals
More of Sara and Joel’s wedding day will be featured soon! Stay tuned!