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When we got the first call for this wedding, we knew it was going to be something special. Claire and Paul were planning a December wedding at my Alma Matter, St. Joseph Chapel at Spring Hill College in Mobile, followed by the reception at the luxurious Marriott Grand Hotel in Point Clear, AL. The always fabulous Cynthia Zipperly of Mobile was the wedding designer and Grace & Serendipity complimented her vision with some beautiful paper products and logos along with the stunning floral work by Dennis Harris of Zimlich the Florist. Add some Betty Weber Cake and this was one stunning ballroom.
We got to know Claire’s dad well before the wedding because he was so involved which is just an awesome thing for a father of the bride to do, and both of these families were just the nicest we could have asked for. As always, we thank them for having us and are so grateful they trusted us to capture such an amazing day.
Wedding Ceremony: St. Joseph Chapel at Spring Hill College
Wedding Reception: Marriott Grand Hotel Point Clear, AL
Wedding Designer: Cynthia Zipperly
Wedding Planner: Shannon Reeves of Great Southern Weddings
Paper: Grace & Serendipity
Lighting: Willow Bridges
Flowers: Dennis Harris of Zimlich the Florist (Mobile, AL)
Cake: Betty Weber Cakes (Pensacola, FL)
Caterer: Marriott Grand Hotel Resort and Spa (Point Clear, AL)
Band: Answer Band (Atlanta, GA)
Dress: White Dresses Boutique (Huntsville, AL)
Dress Designer: Hayley Paige
Alterations: Hollow to the Hem (Birmingham, AL)
Bridesmaid’s Dresses – Bella Bridesmaids
Tuxedos: Mr. Burch – Birmingham, AL
The only thing more exciting than being hired by a great couple is shooting their wedding at your Alma Mater. As a graduate of Spring Hill College, it’s always like coming home when we get to work there. Anna and Jeb had a beautiful and fun-filled wedding surrounded by family and loved ones, many from Anna’s home state of Ohio. We started at the famous Battle House Hotel in downtown Mobile for her preparation before heading over to St. Joseph’s Chapel at Spring Hill for the ceremony, followed by the reception at Stewart Field. Their families were so warm and such a pleasure to be around, and we can’t thank them enough for having us.
Planning: Pat Herndon Events
Florals: Jubilee Flowers
Catering: Classic City Catering (Pensacola)
Cake: Betty Weber Cakes
Tent: Blue Rents
Lighting: Willow Bridge
We did not take many Christmas family sessions this year due to our travels and some much needed down time, but we were glad to have this guy in front of our lens. Not only is he one cute client, but he’s also a new model with the Beaufort Bonnet Company. It’s Christmas #2 for him, and his new best four legged friend Nala is happy to be part of the family this year.
What’s cuter than a baby turning one? How about two cousins turning one just days apart… Ty and Walt are two cute cousins, and their parents didn’t disappoint when it came to props and outfits to they chose for this adorable 1st birthday shoot. We have been photographing this family since their parents were married two years ago, and it’s so much fun to watch them grow. We headed over to Mobile for their shoots and had a great time playing with these handsome boys.