Being surrounded by beauty when we go to work is most certainly a perk of being a photographer. The venues, the flowers, the details! We love them all! But something really special happens when you meet a couple whose beautiful relationship outshines any wedding detail. Ashley and Andrew are definitely those kind of people. And while their love is every present and abundant, we were not surprised when their wedding day was just as lovely as they are.

On a sunny day in Georgia, at Chateau Elan to be exact, we were able to capture some of the sweetest moments between Andrew and Ashley. It only took one look at her groom to settle all of Ashley’s wedding day jitters, and Andrew was in complete awe of Ashley’s beauty that day. Between tears, sweet kisses and lots of laughter, Andrew and Ashley shared a magical wedding day with friends, family and loved ones. It’s an honor to be in these moments and capture the emotion and of course beauty, but we’re under the impression that the sun shines a little bit brighter for people like Ashley and Andrew!

top-atlanta-wedding-photographers_leigh-and-becca_andrew-and-ashley_atlanta-wedding_0148Ashley and Andrew decided to do their first looks and formal photos at Chateau Elan. We cannot recommend this enough to couples who want epic photos outside of their actual venues!

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Her girls, we think, just needed a bit of bubbly!

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top-atlanta-wedding-photographers_leigh-and-becca_andrew-and-ashley_atlanta-wedding_0163top-atlanta-wedding-photographers_leigh-and-becca_andrew-and-ashley_atlanta-wedding_0164top-atlanta-wedding-photographers_leigh-and-becca_andrew-and-ashley_atlanta-wedding_0167top-atlanta-wedding-photographers_leigh-and-becca_andrew-and-ashley_atlanta-wedding_0166Ashley surprised Andrew by giving him a book of love letters she began writing for him when they began dating. Andrew was completely touched and we know he will cherish that book for a lifetime.

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top-atlanta-wedding-photographers_leigh-and-becca_andrew-and-ashley_atlanta-wedding_0181top-atlanta-wedding-photographers_leigh-and-becca_andrew-and-ashley_atlanta-wedding_0182A speech and dance with dad, always a favorite moment of ours. But these two had such a special bond that made for extra special moments.

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Vendors:

Bakery/Cake Designer- The Queen’s Bakery

Bridesmaids Dresses- David’s Bridal

Caterer- The Carl House (Executive Chef Kellie Ross)

Ceremony Location- The Carl House

Flower Girl Dress: MonbebeLagos (Etsy shop)

DJ- DJTOD

Dress Designer- Justin Alexander

Dress, veil and accessory Store (Bridal Boutique)- Adore Bridal Boutique

Event Planner- Nicole Benson (The Carl House)

Floral Designer- Lindy LaMarco (Carl House Florals)

Groomsmen Attire- Men’s Warehouse

Hair Stylist/MUA- Jennifer Nieman

Invitation or Paper Goods Designer- Wedding Paper Divas

Officiant- Nathan Sanders

 

 

 

 

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