Anna+Jay’s Rainy Day Avondale Engagement Session

You wouldn’t think a cold, rainy Saturday morning in October would be the makings for the perfect engagement session, but I have to tell you, I couldn’t be more pleased with the way Anna and Jay’s rainy Avondale session turned out.

Anna and I attended the University of Montevallo together and I was thrilled when she called to tell me she was marrying the man of her dreams early in 2014.  These two have spent many a date night grabbing beers at our favorite local brewery, so there was no hesitation when I suggested we spend the morning at the park and end our session grabbing a few tasty brews!

We played outside in the rain all morning… I’m not sure I have ever had so much fun doing so! Then after a quick change into some dry clothes we headed across the street to Avondale Brewery. ┬áHaving booked their reception at Avondale we were granted early access to the brewery, along with HGTV who was there to film an upcoming episode of House Hunters…This was so cool, and you could very possibly see this stunning couple make the tv debut on the Birmingham Alabama episode of House Hunters!

I had the best time hanging out with Anna and Jay, and can not wait to see these two tie the knot in just a few months!

Enjoy!

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Heather+Nate’s Sloss Furnace Engagement Session

This is my absolute favorite time of year! The weather is perfect, the leaves are turning, and I am so busy that I’m finding it hard to distinguish which way is up! I think I have a grasp on it, but if you run into me in the next few weeks and I’m talking in incomplete sentences and have my laptop’s keyboard imprinted on my forehead, just know I REALLY love what I do!

I am beyond excited to FINALLY be sharing Heather and Nate’s urban engagement session with you! Heather is the program director at my favorite Birmingham landmark, Sloss Furnace, so it was only fitting that we started there. It was a perfectly overcast day, which makes for some seriously stunning light, and with Heather’s insider knowledge we were able to get this shoot in just before the “weener’s”, that’s Halloweeners, as dubbed by the Sloss crew, took over the furnace and transformed it into one of Birmingham’s creepiest haunted houses!

I was so thankful that Janice, Heather’s wonderful mother, attended the shoot. She is probably the sweetest lady I know, and proved to be the best assistant, and comedic relief a girl could ask for! I had so much fun with this stunning couple, and can’t wait for the wedding in May!

Hope you enjoy!

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