I love this story of the beginning of Lauren & Michael’s relationship as told by Jenna, Lauren’s Maid of Honor and best friend. The girls decided to go to Chili’s for a friends date on Valentines Day. Through a series of events, Michael ended up texting Lauren that night, and she panicked, not sure how to respond. Jenna, being the sweet and helpful friend that she is tried to calm Lauren down with this encouragement, “Just text him back already! It’s not like you’re going to get married!” Haha! Isn’t that amazing? She said that even though she didn’t know then, it didn’t take her long to see Lauren & Michael were made for each other!
Lauren & Michael had a gorgeous fall wedding at Foxhall Resort's Legacy Lookout! The day was cool and calm. The periodic clouds were broken by the most gorgeous rays of light during Lauren & Michael's beautiful outdoor ceremony! In fact, guests were in awe of the fact that you could see a rainbow, the sun and the moon all at the same time! Then, during Lauren & Michael's portraits, the day was capped off by the most gorgeous sunset I've ever seen at a wedding! It was so vibrant and amazing that it almost didn't seem real! Just wait to see you the portraits!
Lauren & Michael - I love that God is at the center of your relationship. While getting to know you guys throughout the wedding planning process, it was easy to see that He was the foundation of your relationship! In Him you guys have a strength beyond your years, and I love the joy and peace you've each found in Him that spills over into the lives of those around you! From the rainbow during the ceremony to that amazing sunset, it's easy to see God's presence on your big day! Thank you so much for the honor of capturing your wedding! Much love & appreciation - Carrie Joy
I just love the gorgeous landscape at Foxhall Resort! There are fun surprises in every season at this venue! It's one of my favorites!
Don't you just love Lauren's sparkly shoes?! Love this film photo & how it highlights that little sparkle!
Loved the gorgeous florals by Gail Williams of A Perfect Wedding Floral Design! The film really highlights the amazing texture in the girls bouquets!
I loved this sweet moment between Lauren and her Maid of Honor, Jenna...
I just adore this sweet one of Lauren with all her girls! Aren't the colors simply stunning for a fall soiree?!!
I just love this fun one of Michael & his guys (brother coming in for the hug too - how sweet) that Allison captured!
I just love Michael's beaming smile as Lauren came down the aisle!
Sweet expressions during the vows are my favorite!!
Towards the end of the ceremony, Lauren & Michael invited their parents to come up and pray for their marriage - it was one of my favorite moments of the day!
During wedding party photos, I started to get a glimpse of the amazing sunset God had reserved for Lauren & Michael's big day!
As Lauren & Michael moved into their portrait time, the clouds began to take a soft warm hue. All of the sudden, Allison motioned for me to turn around & we saw this!!!
Isn't it unreal?! :-) God sure was showing off for them! Michael & Lauren look like they're in a painting! Isn't it incredible?
I just love this one that Allison captured as well! The water looks like soft glass behind them!
I loved the elegant reception decor with the little pops of purple!
Isn't the cake topper adorable? Mr. & Mrs. Smith :-)
Jenna's emotional toast had everyone both laughing and wiping away sweet tears!
Congrats, Lauren & Michael! I loved being a part of your amazing day!
A big Thank You goes to Allison Mah Lefevre for being my second photographer for the day! And I'd like to thank the following vendors who helped make Lauren & Michael's day amazing!
Ceremony & Reception Venue: Foxhall Resort, Legacy Lookout
Wedding Coordinator: Paula Roper
Videographer: Truitt Clark
Floral Design: A Perfect Wedding Floral Design
Cake Artist: Lorie Bomar, Atlanta’s Finest
DJ: The TC Show
Makeup & Hair Stylist: Amber Smith & Ansley Corley
Wedding Gown: Casablanca Bridal, Prom USA
Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Prom USA
Menswear: Pat’s Apparel, Jims Formalwear
Linens & Decor: Atlanta’s Finest
Officiant: Matthew Smith