photography, Wedding

MY WEDDING RECEPTION!

Josh and I were married in Asheville North Carolina (blog post to come) on May 7, 2018 in a private ceremony.  We ran off into the North Carolina mountains and said our I dos with only an officiant and photo/video team to be witnesses.  While this was always our dream, we didn't want to miss… Continue reading MY WEDDING RECEPTION!

photography, Wedding

North Chattanooga Wedding: Lydia + Christian

  He was nervous. He was excited. He couldn’t wait to see her. She came through door, looking absolutely stunning with the biggest smile he had ever seen. He lost it. She made her way to her groom, escorted by her cheerful brother Will. Will was beaming almost as brightly as his sister. When they… Continue reading North Chattanooga Wedding: Lydia + Christian

photography, Wedding

Chattanooga Sunrise: Angela + Reed

The sun was peaking over the water in the early morning. The birds were beginning to chirp. He was waiting patiently and expectantly and she was beaming with excitement. In moments they would officially be husband and wife and neither of them could hardly wait. What a wonderful wedding day! Angela and Reed had a… Continue reading Chattanooga Sunrise: Angela + Reed

photography, Wedding

The Barn at BeechTree Farm: Lauren & Matt

Lauren and Matt are one of my favorite couples ever! They both have a dry sense of humor that keeps laughing and I'm blessed to call them family!  This wedding was full of beautiful and adorable details!  I especially loved the use of pink roses and beautiful floral designs along with splashes of sparkle.  It was… Continue reading The Barn at BeechTree Farm: Lauren & Matt

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Island Cove Marina: Mike + Maria

I had the incredible honor of being a part of the union of Mike and Maria.  This couple is nothing short of extraordinary.  Maria is one of the most genuine people I've ever met.  Her sweet nature is only matched by her husband, Mike.  Maria and Mike share a love that is full of life… Continue reading Island Cove Marina: Mike + Maria

Engagement, photography

Mountain River Engagement: Mandy + Danny

Right away I could tell Mandy and Danny were a fun couple who knew how to make each other laugh.  This engagement session was full of laughter and shenanigans.  We started on top of scenic lookout mountain for some sweeping views and a picnic.  Later we headed down the mountain for a romantic canoe ride… Continue reading Mountain River Engagement: Mandy + Danny

photography, Wedding

Grandview Wedding: Taylor + Michael

Taylor and Michael traveled all the way from Palm Coast, Florida to my beautiful city to enjoy the scenery and join together in marriage!  This wedding was heartfelt and showcased the beauty of both the bride and the scenic city.  It was a beautiful, clear, spring day and a perfect setting to start a lifetime… Continue reading Grandview Wedding: Taylor + Michael

photography, Wedding

Abby + Joey

It is a rare and beautiful thing to truly feel and see the love between two other people.  As a wedding photographer I’m lucky, I see it more often than most. However I have rarely seen it at the intensity I saw it this past weekend.  The amount love that comes pouring out of the… Continue reading Abby + Joey

photography, Wedding

Elopement on Sunset Rock in Chattanooga – The Scenic City

Sarah Larae Photography, A&R Photography, and BellaCross weddings worked together to create this beautiful styled photo shoot.  Our stunning model bride wore an exquisite gown from Mrs. Dress Collective and carried a vibrant bouquet courtesy of Athens Flower Shop.  This shoot also featured inspiring, sweeping views on Chattanooga's own Lookout Mountain.  This team operated seamlessly… Continue reading Elopement on Sunset Rock in Chattanooga – The Scenic City

Wedding

Romantic Ringgold Wedding Chapel Elopement

It was my honor and pleasure to be a witness to the wedding of Lila & Ryan!  It was an intimate and magical ceremony and yes, I cried!  This couple deserves every drop of happiness this world has to offer and I know they will make a lifetime of memories!  The historic chapel in downtown… Continue reading Romantic Ringgold Wedding Chapel Elopement