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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! Jade + Justin

While I am very sad I cannot photograph Jade and Justin’s wedding, I am happy I got to meet them and do theirView full post »

Engaged! Holly + Jeff

Holly and Jeff are really amazing people—they are tying the knot early next year and then heading off to East Africa toView full post »

Just Married! Amy Jo + Lance | September 24, 2011. Backyard Wedding

When Amy Jo first contacted me and told me she was a photographer, of course I was excited and honored to be chosen asView full post »

Just Married! Karla + Alan, September 10, 2011 | Sky Valley Chapel and Dillard House wedding

It was a cool, clear day for Karla and Alan’s wedding in Sky Valley. Surrounded by their best friends and closestView full post »

Just Married! Amber + Kevin, September 3 2011 | Apple Pie Lodge Cornelia GA

Amber and Kevin’s wedding was BRIGHT, FUN, and full of PERSONALITY! Amber said she wanted to look like BarbieView full post »

Just Married! Hilliary + Josh, August 27, 2011 | Camp Tugalo Toccoa Wedding Photographer

Hilliary and Josh’s wedding day was just perfect… these two are 100% perfect for each other and so very inView full post »

Just Married! Cecilia + Marc, August 6, 2011 | Lilburn Atlanta Photographer

Marc and Cecilia’s wedding was beautiful and intimate, the ceremony held at a the family church and the receptionView full post »

Just Married! Meredith + Peter, July 31 2011 | Little Gardens Lawrenceville GA Wedding

Meredith and Peter’s sweet love story (friends for years, fell for each other and then realized how they felt)View full post »

Engaged! Amy Jo + Lance… sweet southern engagement session

Amy Jo and Lance are almost there — they say I do in a little more than a month and we braved the heat and mosquitos toView full post »

Just Married! Meredith + Jeff | July 16, 2011 Tucker Plantation Wedding

This wedding was right up my alley—vintage details, casually elegant, plantation venue… needless to say, I LOVEDView full post »

Meredith’s Summer Bridal Session | Athens Georgia State Botanical Gardens

Meredith and Peter were married last weekend so I can FINALLY post her bridal photos that we did in late June! She wasView full post »


Hello everyone! The following announcement has been given a lot of thought over the past month. I have prayed long andView full post »

Bridal Concept Shoot Part III

The final installment of my bridal concept shoot was modeled by the lovely Stefani and Amy. We had chickens, suitcases,View full post »

Bridal Concept Shoot Part II

Here’s part two of the bridal concept shoot. Part three will be posted tonight! What is the most unexpected colorView full post »

Bridal Concept Shoot… Part I

Months ago I set aside a date with the intention of using it to do a photoshoot that I would use to “do my ownView full post »

Just Married! Lori + CJ, June 11 2011. Thompson House & Gardens, Bogart GA elegant colorful butterfly wedding

I was thrilled to be along to Lori and CJ’s big day. They make the perfect couple and are so super stylish, too!View full post »

Published: My Bella Weddings Guide

I am both pleased and amazed by this news! I have dreamed of being feature published since I began my photographyView full post »

Just Married! Carmen & Will, June 4th 2011. Dahlonega/Lumpkin Wedding

Let me preface this blog by saying, as always, it was so hard to pick just a few to show in the preview. That beingView full post »

Just Married! Katie+ Patrick, May 28, 2011 | Athens Botanical Garden Chapel Wedding

Katie and Patrick’s garden wedding was gorgeous! I love Katie’s entire family—I photographed her sisterView full post »

Engaged! Nikki + Andrew, colorful and fun Clarkesville GA engagement session

It was the hottest day of the year (so far). They had driven up from Florida for their engagement session. And thereView full post »

Engaged! Hilliary + Josh, Toccoa GA Engagement Photography

Hilliary & Josh: fun, silly, perfect together. I can’t wait for their wedding this summer. Without any moreView full post »

A year ago…

A year ago, I kissed Libby and Shepard goodbye and subsequently was a nanny no more… my part time photographyView full post »

Engaged! Meredith + Jeff | Clarkesville GA Wedding and engagement photos

Meredith and Jeff are such a beautiful couple! I love the way Jeff looks at Meredith and the smiles they shareView full post »

Just Married! Jennifer + Trevor, May 14 2011 | Madison GA Farmhouse Inn Wedding

Jennifer and Trevor’s wedding day was a GORGEOUS day filled with laughter and love… and thankfully, zeroView full post »

Just Married! Jenny + Zach, May 7 2011 | Alpharetta Devore House Wedding

Jenny and Zach’s wedding day was beautiful, fun and filled with love! I really love this couple—their love andView full post »

Just Married! Shawnee + Brandon – April 30, 2011 | Cornelia Georgia Community House First Baptist Wedding

Warning: HUGE and beautiful preview below! Shawnee and Brandon tied the knot in a beautiful, elegant event that wasView full post »

Just Married! Chelsey + Jason, April 23 2011 | Smithgall Woods Wedding

Chelsey and Jason’s wedding was a classic, charming Southern event with so many amazing vintage touches. I was inView full post »

Just Married! Russell + Melissa April 22, 2011 | Snellville Vecoma at Yellow River Wedding Photographer

Melissa and Russell were wed this past Friday in an intimate and beautiful riverside ceremony. All day long there wereView full post »

Ryleigh and Brian’s Day After Wedding Shoot | Banks County Homer Lula GA

Ryleigh and Brian were married last month and the wedding was beautiful! However, it rained and so weView full post »

Engaged! Alisha + Jonathan, Clarkesville Georgia Engagement Session

Alisha and Jonathan are very sweet individuals who are so happy and in love (easy to see in the pictures!). Funny storyView full post »

Engaged! Mimi + Matt, Clarkesville Habersham GA Wedding and Engagement Photographer

Mimi and Matt came to visit me and I got to take them to the local spots that I’ve had my eye on forView full post »

Engaged! Carmen + Will | Dahlonega GA Engagement and Wedding Photographer

Carmen and Will are two delightful people who are set to tie the knot early summer of this year… I love theirView full post »

Just Married! Ariana + James, April 2, 2011 | Vidalia GA Wedding Photographer

Ariana is my beautiful sister in law… you may remember the engagement photos I did for her and James. They are soView full post »

Engaged! Mandy + Andy | Sautee Nacoochee GA Engagement Photographer

Mandy and Andy (so cute, right?) contacted me to photograph their wedding. Unfortunately I wasn’t available toView full post »

Just Married! Ryleigh + Brian, March 26 2011 | Banks County Homer Wedding Photographer

Ryleigh and Brian’s wedding didn’t go exactly to plan… we woke up to a cold and rainy day. The kindView full post »

Engaged! Jenny + Zach | Alpharetta GA Engagement

Jenny and Zach are two of the most enthusiastic and sweet people I can think of! I love their chemistry andView full post »