Carson | Class of 2019 Senior | by Amanda | Alpharetta Senior Portrait Photographer

Carson | Class of 2019 Senior | by Amanda | Alpharetta Senior Portrait Photographer

This pretty lady not only has THE most beautiful blue eyes, but she is outgoing, easy to talk to, happy, and determined.  You'll notice a sweet fella joined her for her session--that's Clyde.  Carson has ridden horses since the third grade, and Clyde is her horse she learned on!  (I know, cue the tears.)  

A Few Changes Coming to Dash + We're Hiring!

A Few Changes Coming to Dash + We're Hiring!

Dash is thriving, and I'm so so thankful for that.  I love our wedding clients—we have some of the best. I get so much joy watching their friends and families enjoy the amazing experience the couples create.  I've had the privilege of telling the stories of couples during the most amazingly luxurious wedding days.  I couldn't be more thankful for each family that has trusted me with such an important part of their day, and how each one has built this brand in ways I could only dream about.  On the flip side, I feel like I've forced a version of myself thinking I had to fit a certain mold to be successful in Atlanta or have a respected brand.  

  After a lot of soul searching, conversations, prayer, and traveling, I've found my heart is happiest…

Mark + Courtney | Blue Mountain Vineyards Wedding | By Amanda | North Georgia Wedding Photographer

Mark + Courtney | Blue Mountain Vineyards Wedding | By Amanda | North Georgia Wedding Photographer

One of my favorite moments of the day happened at the very end.  As Mark and Courtney were about to get into their getaway car, all of their guests started chanting "BALI! BALI! BALI!' which was their honeymoon destination. They have some FANS, y'all.  Of course the two joined in, and it was so evident how cheered for and loved these two are, and such a perfect depiction of the day!

Stretch Yo' Self | Stepping out of your creativity box | Adventurous Senior and Wedding Photographer

Stretch Yo' Self | Stepping out of your creativity box | Adventurous Senior and Wedding Photographer

This shoot (which was yesterday as I'm writing this) didn’t go as planned, and frankly, didn’t go as I hoped.  Six Dreamers and I hiked to the top of Yonah Mountain in North Georgia.  It's 4.5 miles round trip, and we were looking forward to a beautiful golden hour once we reached the summit. Instead…