It is completely impossible to be in a bad mood at Lookout Lavender on Lookout Mountain in Tennessee. The summer heat falls away as you climb the mountain and the smell of the blooming lavender is enough to make anyone fall in love. The only thing that could have made this evening better was a… Continue reading Dreamy Field Engagement Photos: Matt + Bailey
Last week I blogged about what questions to ask yourself when you look for a wedding photographer. Today I want to educate you about what the industry standards are in Chattanooga. There are a thousand ways to run a wedding industry business and everyone chooses to run their business in their own way. That being… Continue reading What to look for in your Wedding Photographer Contract
Of all the Chattanooga wedding photographers, I'm so glad Dylan and Heather found and chose me. This is the sweetest couple and I'm so glad we were able to observe social distancing while getting some amazing photos! They are both still working on finishing their semesters in college. I can't imagine how much more stressful… Continue reading Chilhowee Engagement Photos at Sunset: Dylan + Heather
Gross! Please just don't, talking about money is tacky! That's what a lot of people think when it comes to the dirty topic of money. It's not fun to talk about, especially for people in the wedding industry. However, as someone with insight I felt some responsibility to answer the question I get a lot.… Continue reading Why Are Weddings So Expensive?
What could be more fun and romantic than engagement photos in the snow? I had a blast with these two lucky ducks! They came to Chattanooga on vacation and decided to make the best of an already awesome situation and have their engagement photos taken here. How incredibly lucky was is that these two native… Continue reading Engagement Photos in the Snow: Emily + Dean
I love a Tennessee River Place Wedding! This venue is so different from any other place in town. The views of the river and the gorge are amazing and the Spanish style house gives me all the european vibes I've been dreaming about! The patio has, hands down, the best lighting in all of Chattanooga. … Continue reading Tennessee River Place Wedding & Styled Shoot with Real Couples
My life is pretty simple. I spend my days at my "day job" as a pharmacist on top of being wedding photographer in Chattanooga. Then I spend my evening doing one of a handful of things: Shooting/Editing/Business Maintenance or walking/cuddling my dogs with my husband. As 2019 was drawing to a close I really wanted… Continue reading My Little Family!
I have so much to be thankful for in 2019, both personally and professionally so I decided to do a Sarah Larae 2019 rewind! Kind of like Youtube Rewind, but better. I met all my photography goals and met so many amazing people! My goal every year is to grow as a person and I… Continue reading Sarah Larae 2019 Rewind!
Im so happy you are planning a wedding in Chattanooga! I was born and raised in the Chattanooga area and I love my city. I lived in Atlanta for 3 years, traveled around the world and I can honestly say I love living, loving, and working here. 90% of the weddings I have shot have… Continue reading Five Tips for Planning a Wedding in Chattanooga
I'm always looking for new Chattanooga engagement photo ideas. One of my favorite new areas in Chattanooga is the West Village. The light is amazing because of the white concrete and bistro lights! It's just a trendy area with some cool spots that really captures the youth of my city. Sabrina and Anh were the… Continue reading Chattanooga Engagement: Anh + Sabrina