married | austin+ann marie | winston-salem wedding photographer

Austin and Ann Marie (or Ammie, as she's called by her friends and family) are one of the most vibrant, kind, and fun-loving couples I've ever had the honor of working with. If you spend any amount of time with them, they'll quickly make you feel welcome and comfortable, and you'll soon realize just how much they love one another.

I've gotten to know the two of them over the past several months from our initial meeting to their engagement session and most recently, Ammie's bridal session, and I knew that their wedding would be one to remember with the help of Faye from Coordinating Dreams. We started off the day with the bridal party getting ready at WinMock at Kinderton...

Without seeing each other, Austin and Ann Marie took a moment to pray together before they headed to the church. There wasn't a dry eye in the room...

Once everyone arrived at St. Leo's Catholic Church, Ammie's father saw her for the first time. His face was priceless!

After a beautiful ceremony, everyone headed back to WinMock for the evening's festivities. The bridal party were such troopers, toughing it out in the heat and humidity to get some great photos...

You gotta love a group of groomsmen with personality... check out their superhero socks!

Aren't these two just precious?!

Austin and Ann Marie had a wonderful, unique idea to use a bench as their guestbook to showcase at their home...

Ammie and her friends treated guests at their reception to a choreographed dance number...

Austin+Ann Marie :: Thank you so much for letting us join you to document your special day! We wish you a lifetime of love, happiness, and adventures together!

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Ceremony Venue :: St. Leo the Great Catholic Church
Reception Venue :: WinMock at Kinderton
Wedding Coordinator :: Coordinating Dreams
Florist :: Sophisticated Florals by Stephanie
Cake Artist :: Edible Artistry
Caterer :: Pepper Moon Catering
Ceremony Musician :: Terry Hicks
Band :: Snack Bar Jones
Hair+Makeup :: Tonya Alderman
Bridal Gown :: Southern Bride
Bridesmaids' Dresses :: Patina Bridal and Formals by Mori Lee
Men's Attire :: Christopher's Formal Wear
Stationer :: Prim and Paper
Officiants :: Father Cook and Father Roger
Photographer :: Glessner Photography

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ann marie | bridal portraits | winston-salem wedding photographer

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Ann Marie and Austin, who you may remember from their Boone engagement session earlier this year, were married this past weekend in a beautiful celebration at St. Leo's Catholic Church and WinMock at Kinderton, and today, I am so excited to be able to share Ann Marie's bridal portraits taken at Old Salem and the Salem College campus in Winston-Salem, NC. 

We met up on a lovely sunny summer day to photograph the beautiful bride for the first time in her wedding attire, accompanied by her mom and sister. I just love Ann Marie's joyful spirit and her laid-back, do-anything attitude, and I had so much fun getting to spend the afternoon with her and her family! 

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If you spend any time around Ann Marie, you'll quick learn that she loves to laugh and have a good time. I loved being able to capture this joy in many of her bridal portraits.

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Isn't she absolutely gorgeous?!

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Stay tuned to see a preview of Austin and Ann Marie's wedding day coming to the blog later this week!

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married :: halley+greg :: winston-salem wedding photographer

This past weekend, Josh and I had the honor of photographing the beautiful wedding of Halley and Greg at WinMock. Halley was referred to me by Jamie of Southern Celebrations, and upon meeting, I knew we'd be a great fit for one another. Halley is a woman who knows what she wants, and her main wedding goal was that she, Greg, and their guests enjoyed the celebration to the fullest.

Greg and Halley's wedding day was filled with Etsy goodies and lots of beautiful DIY paper goods designed by the bride herself...

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It's no secret that I love when a couple has a First Look... Josh had a beautiful vantage point of this one. What a sweet moment!

I was so happy that Halley and her grandmother had their own - albeit somewhat accidental - first look. Sweet Audrey was absolutely beaming with love for her granddaughter...

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Even the bride herself enjoyed some games on the lawn during cocktail hour...

The guests and bridal party surprised the new Mr. and Mrs. with fake mustaches upon entering their reception... too funny!

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Aren't they a beautiful couple? Halley - you looked absolutely stunning.

One of the groomsmen surprised everyone by joining the band for some impromptu fiddle playing...

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Halley+Greg :: Thank you so much for allowing us to be part of your perfect day and making us feel so welcome! Wishing you a lifetime of fun and adventure together! xoxo

Venue :: WinMock at Kinderton
Event Planner :: Jamie Southern of Southern Celebrations
Florist :: Briar Patch
Cake Artist :: Cake and All Things Yummy
Caterer :: California Fresh Catering
Band :: Groovetown
Hair+Makeup :: Cheveux Salon
Bridesmaids' Dresses :: Bella Bridesmaids
Men's Attire :: Men's Wearhouse
Officiant :: Pastor David Beck of Centenary United Methodist Church
 

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