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Furman Chapel and Westin Poinsett Wedding | John + Nicole

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24 Jun 2017

This is the one! To say I was looking forward to capturing John and Nicole’s wedding would be a huge understatement. I’ve know John for years, where I worked with him at my former employer, Michelin. We would chat back and forth about him and Nicole getting more and more serious, and even when we was thinking of proposing. That day finally came and I hid in the bushes to capture that moment at Furman Chapel. Nicole was so surprised and excited, and I knew these guys were going to embark on something special. We started talking early on about the wedding plans, as I was one of the very first people they booked after setting the date early last year. The stage was set for plenty of anticipation, especially after they booked many of my favorite vendors!

Fast forward a year and a half to this past weekend, when I showed up at Furman chapel to capture John and Nicole finishing up getting ready. Everyone was looking great, and the weather held out perfectly! After their beautiful ceremony at the Furman Chapel in the middle of Furman’s campus, we explored all around many of the same spots we did after their proposal the year before. With a beautiful reception planned in the Westin’s Poinsett Ballroom, we were excited to get to the party. Complete with colorful uplighting, tasteful centerpieces, and the dance floor front and center, I knew it was going to be a fun night at the Westin. I have to say, it didn’t disappoint!

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Thanks again guys!! I had a blast!

Ceremony Venue: Daniel Chapel
Ceremony Director: Mary Hearne
Reception Venue: The Westin Poinsett
Hair and Make up: Cotton Rouge
Florals: Sherry at Dahlia’s
Rentals: Tri County Rental
Videography: FamZing
Photography: Josh Jones
Reception Cake: Kathy and Company
DJ and Photobooth: Uptown Entertainment
Transportation: Champion Coach and Eastside transportation
Coordinating Services: Crystal Williams and Tracy Ryan

City Scape Winery Engagement Session | Brooke + Seth

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23 Jun 2017

I always love getting to shoot engagement sessions at the winery, but this day was extra special. Seth was planning on surprising brooke with a new engagement ring sometime during the session. Even though they were already engaged, it was still special and he caught Brooke completely off guard. We had a blast exploring all around the winery and nearby Cedar Falls Park. Check it out!

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Can’t wait for the wedding guys!!

Cliffs at Glassy Mountain Wedding and Reception | Emily + Mark

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22 Jun 2017

It’s always an honor to shoot for other wedding professionals. They just understand weddings, and know how to throw an awesome party. Take Emily and Mark for example. Emily is a part time wedding planner and even did all the flowers for her wedding (which were incredible!). Mark is a DJ and has worked many, many weddings. Naturally, they were beyond excited for their own day to finally be there (and I was excited to be there as well!).

We started off at a rental house inside the Cliffs at Glassy community not far from the chapel and clubhouse. Emily looked gorgeous and even sported her mother’s veil for the wedding. Shortly after we joined the guys over at the clubhouse for their first look and some images around the clubhouse. With everyone arriving up at the chapel for the wedding to start, the doors swung open as Emily walked into the room starting their beautiful and emotional ceremony. We gathered outside for some images before heading back to the Cliffs at Glassy clubhouse, just a short drive from the chapel for their reception. Plenty of great moments filled the rest of the night before a glowstick sendoff lit up the night!

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Thanks again guys!!

Ceremony: Cliffs at Glassy Chapel
Reception: Cliffs at Glassy Clubhouse
Wedding Planner: Mandy Powell
Cake: Kathy & Co.
Photography: J. Jones Photography
DJ: DJ Ez
Hair and Makeup: Cotton Rogue
Video: Five 18 Productions
Ceremony Music: Upstate Strings

The Hollow at Paris Mountain Wedding | Rachel + Brady

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20 Jun 2017

Rachel and Brady’s wedding was one of those fun, intimate, and slightly quirky weddings that you just can’t help but love. It was very apparent that through the personalized vows, similar sense of humor, and love of cats that these guys will be together for a long, long time.

We gathered at a fairly new venue I hadn’t shot at before: The Hollow at Paris Mountain. Set up at the foothills of Paris Mountain it’s an outdoor venue with beautiful stonework, a gorgeous waterfall, and pavilion set back on 30 acres. We started off in the bridal suite where everyone got ready for the day before the rains passed and we could start the ceremony. Shortly after we did some photos around the property before the reception got started in the pavilion. Plenty of toasts, great food, and even a few tequila shots made for a fun evening before their sparkler exit!
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Thanks again guys!!

Ceremony & Reception: The Hollow at Paris Mountain
Catering: Reeves Catering
Photography: J. Jones Photography

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