Wedding Planning & Tips

Why Are Weddings So Expensive?

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?

About Me

Sarah Larae 2019 Rewind!

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!


Floral Styled Shoot at 2400 on the River

Was I dreaming?  Did I really get to shoot all these amazing couples in this stunning location? Did I shoot a luxury wedding at 2400 on the River? I still can't believe I had the opportunity to take these photos.  I was so excited to be a part of this styled shoot! It was developed… Continue reading Floral Styled Shoot at 2400 on the River


Pigeon Mountain Wedding: Laura + Hugo

“I’ve prayed for a  girl like her”  is what Hugo said when I asked why he is in love with Laura.  Laura, of course, had also prayed for a man who pursued her in the way Hugo does.  The only thing more on fire than this couple’s chemistry is their passion for their faith.  Nothing… Continue reading Pigeon Mountain Wedding: Laura + Hugo


Venue 208 Vow Renewal: Sherri + Jud

He pulled her close and whispered in her ear and she giggled with the enthusiasm and happiness of her 18 year old self. He looked at her like a soldier looked at home after a long time away with love, admiration, and longing. As they walked down the street of their hometown, Chatsworth, Georgia, Jud… Continue reading Venue 208 Vow Renewal: Sherri + Jud


The Gray Dove: Riley + Allie

Riley looked at Allie with intensity and tenderness. They were on the dance floor and as I followed them through my viewfinder I got chill bumps. There is no question he is the love of her life and she is the woman of his dreams. To watch them dance was fascinating and fun. Rarely do… Continue reading The Gray Dove: Riley + Allie

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Waterhouse Pavilion: Chris + Heather

There wasn't a dry eye in the house.  As Heather walked down the aisle you could see the emotion in Chris's eyes, but if you looked slightly to the right and down you would see Heather's son losing it.  Her sweet boy was crying as he watched his beautiful Mom marry the love of her… Continue reading Waterhouse Pavilion: Chris + Heather

Wedding Planning & Tips

Wedding: Splurge vs Save

There are SO MANY choices to make when you are planning a wedding. You have to pick vendors, then you have to pick packages and price ranges and then you often have to pick more details based on you budget and what they offer.   It’s crazy!  To make things harder, most of us don’t have… Continue reading Wedding: Splurge vs Save

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Howe Farms Apple Barn: Cody + Kelsey

Kelsey took a deep breath.   She looked out and saw her Dad, her hero, facing away from her and waiting to see her.  This is her wedding day and she was simply glowing.  Her Dad turned around and instantly tears welled up in his eyes.  Kelsey looked into those tear filled eyes and through her… Continue reading Howe Farms Apple Barn: Cody + Kelsey


The Gray Dove + Bonnie the Bus

This styled shoot executed and conceived by Christan C George Photography was nothing short of amazing.  The Gray Dove provided the perfect backdrop to showcase the amazing talents of all these vendors! Bonnie the Bus is a new photobooth experience in the Chattanooga area.  This is a feature your wedding guests will never forget!  Bonnie… Continue reading The Gray Dove + Bonnie the Bus