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    Hello everyone and thanks for stopping by! I'm Katie—a creative professional dedicated to making beautiful photographic collections for my amazing clients. Here you can keep up with my latest photography adventures and endeavors, see what kind of work I create, and get to know a little more about how to work with me. Enjoy your stay! I look forward to chatting with you!


Engaged! Becca + Cody

Becca and Cody’s engagement session was so much fun! Cody’s jokes and sense of humor kept both me and BeccaView full post »

Engaged! Kristian + Brian

These two lovebirds are so much fun to be with and photograph! They are hilarious, sweet, and so sweet together. I amView full post »

Just Married! Jennifer + Nathaniel, May 26, 2012 | John Oliver Michael House wedding

Jennifer and Nathaniel were married exactly one month ago (happy one month, guys!) at the beautiful John Oliver MichaelView full post »

Engaged! Laura + Josh, Downtown Athens engagement photos

Laura and Josh are an amazing, fun and loving couple whose wedding I am very much looking forward to! They share such aView full post »

Just Married! Emilee and Kyle, May 19, 2012 | Kellum Valley Farm photographer

Emilee and Kyle’s wedding day was so very perfect! Even though we battled rain (I think it rained a total of 5View full post »

Just Married! Lauryn + Jeff, Braselton/Bethlehem GA wedding

What a beautiful and emotion-filled event Lauryn and Jeff’s wedding day was! A stunning bride, awesome groom,View full post »

Engaged! Ashley + Jake, Cornelia engagement wedding photography

Okay, let’s talk about adorable. Ashley and Jake are just adorable together! They are so fun, easy going, andView full post »

Engaged: Rehana + Jimmy, romantic and sweet picnic engagement

Rehana and Jimmy were so much fun to photograph. With a penchant for soft romantic style, sweet little things like theView full post »

Just Married! Addie + Matt, May 5, 2012. Smithgall Woods wedding

Addie and Matt were wed earlier this month in a wedding that fused their love of music, the outdoors, food, fun andView full post »

Engaged! Hannah + Jarrett, Dahlonega engagement photography

Meet Hannah and Jarrett, everyone! What a sweet couple they are. We photographed in Dahlonega and were blessed withView full post »

Just Married: Julie + Cody, April 21, 2012 | Farm Hill Elberton Wedding

Julie and Cody tied the knot on a beautiful, breezy, sunny April day. Surrounded by the natural beauty of Farm Hill,View full post »

Just Married! Brad + Nicole on April 14th, 2012 | Neverland Farms wedding

What a PERFECT day and setting for Brad and Nicole’s nuptials. Nestled in the Northeast Georgia mountains,View full post »

Engaged! Ashley + Chris, Clarkesville engagement session

While I wasn’t available to photograph Ashley and Chris’ summer wedding, I was thrilled to be able toView full post »

Engaged: Alisha + DJ’s sweet southern engagement session

Ice cream sundaes, peaches, downtown sass… Alisha and I planned this session to be completely unique and full ofView full post »

Just Married: Mackenzie + Gabe, March 31, 2012 | Blairsville GA wedding photographer

Mackenzie and Gabe’s wedding day was so perfect and wonderful! The event was hosted at Mackenzie’sView full post »

Just Marred: Daphnie + Michael, Babyland General Cleveland GA wedding photographer

Daphnie and Michael’s wedding day: hot pink, front porch vows, amazing wedding gown, hilarious wedding party,View full post »

Just Married: Skye + John, March 10, 2012 // Montaluce Winery Vineyards wedding Dahlonega Georgia

It was a beautiful, sunny day earlier this month and friends/family gathered to witness the wedding of Skye and John.View full post »


ANNOUNCING SPRING MINI SESSIONS! Starting @ $85 | 20-30 minutes shooting + post processing + 25 favorites from theView full post »

Engaged! Julie + Cody, Clarkesville GA engagement session

Julie and Cody’s engagement session was windy and wonderful… they are sweet and playful together, and veryView full post »

Just Married! Holly + Jeff, February 25 2012 // Clarkesville First Methodist & Cornelia Community House wedding

Although the day was super windy and cold, the warmth of these two and their love for each other and Jesus warmed theView full post »

Grandma’s place

I had the opportunity to visit my grandmother in Saint Augustine Florida last week and being back at her place broughtView full post »

The “First Look”

Modern day weddings have started a trend called the “First Look” — a set up time where the bride andView full post »

Engaged! Katie + Reegan

Well this has certainly taken me way too long to post! I photographed these two lovebirds back in November of 2011 andView full post »

Just Married! Luna + Thomas, December 10, 2011 Athens Chapel Wedding

Luna and Thomas are friends from my college years and when I heard they were getting married and wanted me toView full post »

Just Married! Dana + Mitch, Lake Rabun Hotel and Barn Inn wedding photographer

Dana and Mitch are so laid back and fun! Their wedding reflected them perfectly with its outdoorsy, earthy feel. DanaView full post »

Engaged! Emilee + Kyle

Emilee and Kyle are Piedmont college buddies of mine who are hilarious and sweet, a perfect match. They are planning aView full post »

Engaged! Liz + Ryan

Liz and Ryan are the sweetest! These two are perfect for each other and I couldn’t be happier for them! They areView full post »

Engaged! Skye + John, Tiger Mountain Vineyard engagement session

Skye and John are planning a beautiful March wedding and I got to meet them in person for the first time when weView full post »

Just Married! Mimi + Matt, October 22, 2011

I have a very full day today but wanted to begin with a few long overdue blog entries. The first is Mimi andView full post »

Jade Gilleland 1983-2011

One of my dear friends and clients has passed away. I pray comfort and closeness to God for her family during thisView full post »

Engaged! Brad + Nicole | Neverland Farms Engagement Photos

Brad and Nicole are planning a beautiful Spring wedding at Neverland farms and late last month we photographed theirView full post »

Engaged! Jennifer + Nathan

Years ago when Jennifer and I shared a literature class at Piedmont, neither one of us could have guessed I would beView full post »

Engaged! Mackenzie + Gabe | Fun Athens UGA Campus Shoot

Mackenzie and Gabe are two kindred spirits! I simply adore their fun energy. They are so in love and so excited to tieView full post »

Engaged! Addie + Matt | Sautee Nachoochee Wedding and Engagement Photographer

Addie and Matt are everything awesome. Easy going, genuine, lovers of music and the outdoors. They are also veryView full post »

Engaged! Lauryn and Jeff

Lauryn and Jeff are so easy to love and get along with! They are so natural and sweet with each other and you can tellView full post »

Just Married! Meg + Josh, October 1 2011 | Clarkesville GA Wedding Photographer

Meg and Josh tied the knot on a beautiful and windy day earlier this month. I loved the colorfulness and personalityView full post »