Joy found about us through a mutual friend and previous client, and from the moment I met her I knew I was going to like her. My first thought was,”She looks kind of like Tina Fey.” Probably kind of weird, but I told her, and she told me that a lot of people had said the same thing, and that she resembled Sandra Bullock as well. So basically she looks famous. Once we got that out of the way we were on to bigger and better things. Throughout the whole process Joy kept reaffirming that she wanted me to make all of the decisions regarding photos, which is the best thing you can be told when you’re hired to spend 7+ hours documenting one of the most monumental days of someone’s life. I’m not going to outright say that when a bride trusts her photographer God just blesses her wedding in a special way, but can you argue with that sunset in the photo above? Regardless, Joy & Blake were fun fun people to work with and pretty much a breeze to photograph. Can’t say enough good things about them and their wedding.

PS – You might notice that one of the photos looks like they’re cutting a piece of cheese. That’s because Blake actually doesn’t like cake, but he does like cheese so they had cheese wheels instead of a groom’s cake. And of course I capitalized on the opportunity to make a joke about “cutting the cheese” in front of all the guests. Cheesy, right (couldn’t help myself)?. Enjoy the photos!

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  • Jessica Huhn PhillipsDecember 3, 2015 - 4:30 am

    Love!!!! You did a wonderful job!!!! Such a great experience working with you!! You are VERY talented and have truly found your calling…

I don’t do a whole lot of portrait sessions in the months of July and August because of just how incredibly hot it is around here. HOWEVER, when some of your best friends come all the way down from Montreal, Canada, for a visit and ask for some photos–you break your own rules. Daniel & Davina are astoundingly talented photographers, we met somewhere along the way at the conferences that all of us photojournalists attend and hit it off. I’ve shot with them a couple of times and remain continually impressed by their work ethic and visionary style.

Then, there’s Max… their insanely adorable little boy who steals the hearts of everyone he meets. He’s the perfect addition to his beautiful parents, and together they’re kind of a big deal in life. We only shot for about an hour and worked against some insane heat, but here are a few from our time together. Enjoy!

photographers just can’t pass up perfect warm sunlight:

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  • Mikhail KudishSeptember 3, 2015 - 8:41 pm

    Wonderful work!

  • Nadine LatiefSeptember 3, 2015 - 9:12 pm

    amazing!

  • Katelyn WilliamsSeptember 3, 2015 - 9:20 pm

    LOVE!!

  • Verna PittsSeptember 3, 2015 - 10:19 pm

    BEAUTIFUL LOVE!!!!

  • Erika Jensen-MannSeptember 3, 2015 - 11:24 pm

    Amazing set!

  • Kathryn KruegerSeptember 4, 2015 - 3:00 am

    Yes Yes Yes!

  • Cidneye GodkinSeptember 4, 2015 - 4:31 pm

    Great pics! Beautiful family! Love that Max’s eyes! Bring him on down to Texas, y’all! Peace

  • Linda Gilbert McKeeSeptember 4, 2015 - 8:56 pm

    outstanding!

  • Arielle Palik.September 5, 2015 - 5:00 am

    BEAUTIFUL! wowow i love them ALL !

  • Opal A. HillSeptember 5, 2015 - 5:08 pm

    What incredible treasures for sure, that little one is precious! <3

  • Emilie IggiottiSeptember 11, 2015 - 12:40 am

    OMG this is so beautiful!!!

  • Lanny MannSeptember 11, 2015 - 12:35 pm

    So beautiful.

  • Easton ReynoldsSeptember 11, 2015 - 1:21 pm

    Very nice!

  • Olivia ValeSeptember 12, 2015 - 1:06 am

    These are seriously killer! And I love the haircut Davina! Congrats to ya’ll for being cute/capturing the cuteness! <3

I got the privilege of working with Alison & Kyle for their engagements, bridals, and on the wedding day, so I think it’s safe to say that I got a good grasp on who they were as a couple. And I love them. Alison is very go-with-the-flow and patient in so many ways, which is going to be a great asset for her as she becomes a nurse. Kyle just smiles all the time, and it’s the best thing ever for a photographer. Nothing like a happy couple on one of the happiest days of their lives! I hope these photos testify to just how much fun their wedding was and how much fun they’re going to have in their marriage.

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Although this wedding was a few months back, I just had to get it on the blog. It was so full of amazing colors (thanks to a bride who’s not scared to do things a little differently), tasteful environment and details (thanks to Lesley at Tulip Floral & Events), and fantastic food (thanks to one of Jackson’s finest eating establishments, Walker’s Drive-in). I knew as soon as I met Caroline and Albert that their wedding would be one that would be executed perfectly, and there’s no doubt it fulfilled even my high expectations. The setting of Caroline’s mom’s beautiful home in Northeast Jackson left me speechless and the team Caroline brought together worked some magic, no question.

I felt like there was no more appropriate day to highlight this wedding than on Caroline’s BIRTHDAY – Caroline, happy birthday and thank you so much for inviting me in to you and Albert’s day – I absolutely loved being a part.

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I might’ve gotten a little excessively emotional at this wedding. You see, Morgan has been a part of our lives since I photographed her family back when she was a senior in high school. Somehow or another, she and Jess hit it off and have been close friends the whole time Morgan was in college. Then over the last year, she has kept our kids at least a couple of days a week so that Jess could keep up with work here at the studio. And since Eden has come home, she’s gone with me to a dozen or more weddings so Jess could spend more time at home with the girls. Basically, she’s a part of us, and when she came down the aisle to the the same song we had at our wedding – I just couldn’t hold it together.

Drew grew up living in Indonesia–the same country God used to radically shape me after spending a summer there in college. He’s a strong leader and will, no doubt, lead Morgan on an incredibly journey in this lifetime as they serve others in sharing the light of Christ. Together, they’re a powerhouse team who have already impacted hundreds of lives.

So, you get it – I like these two humans. And maybe that’s why I like these photos so much.

(Venue – Cotton Market, Florals – Morgan’s mom [amazing job, Ms. Paula!]. And special thanks to Chase for shooting this wedding with me… there are some perks to working for followell fotography for a year and having he and I both shoot your wedding is one of them I guess. Several of the photos in this post are his.)

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  • Reba Savell KoskiJuly 12, 2015 - 10:23 pm

    Beautiful bride in a beautiful dress. They are in my prayers daily.