Dreamy Birmingham Engagement Session

May 28, 2023


Nate and Heather’s Journey to Forever


I love capturing love stories – especially the love stories of my dear friends! Nate and Heather’s engagement session is a testament to the power of love and the beautiful journey that brought them together. Their story is one of serendipity, lasting impressions, and a love that transcends miles and years. As they prepare to tie the knot on October 7, 2023, let’s dive into the heartwarming tale of Nate and Heather’s love.

A Serendipitous Meeting

Nate and Heather’s love story began at a friend’s wedding several years ago. Little did they know that this fateful day would mark the beginning of their journey together. At the wedding, both Nate and Heather made lasting impressions on each other, but their paths didn’t immediately cross beyond that memorable encounter.

A Yearning Heart

A year later, with Heather still on Nate’s mind, he decided to take a chance on love. He reached out to her with a simple text, inviting her on a date. This single message would change the course of their lives forever. Their first date was the spark that ignited their love story, and from that moment on, the rest was history.

Three Years of Love

After almost three years of dating, Nate decided to take the next step in their journey. He proposed to Heather, solidifying their commitment to each other. Love knows no bounds, and Nate made the move from Florida to Birmingham to start their lives together, embracing the adventure of building a future side by side. Check out their Proposal here!

Capturing Their Love

For their engagement session, we began at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, a place of natural beauty and tranquility that mirrored the beauty of their relationship. Surrounded by blooming flowers and lush greenery, their love blossomed before my lenses.

Exploring Mountain Brook Village

Next, we wandered through the charming streets of Mountain Brook Village. The quaint atmosphere perfectly complemented the couple’s love and served as a picturesque backdrop for their engagement photos.

A Love That Soars

Our adventure concluded at an overlook in Birmingham, a place that allowed Nate and Heather’s love to soar to new heights. Against the backdrop of the city skyline, their love was illuminated, reflecting the bright future they are building together.

Looking Ahead

Nate and Heather are set to tie the knot on October 7, 2023, marking the beginning of a new chapter in their love story. I am so honored to be a part of their journey and am so excited to stand beside them on their special day.

I love these two and consider it such a privilege to do life alongside them!

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People centered. Ever-focused on beauty and the thrilling art of creation; found in the moments that leave me breathless and in awe. 

A Birmingham-based wedding photographer with a passion for travel and storytelling. With a background in interior design, I bring a unique perspective to my photography, capturing not only the love and joy of weddings but also the beauty of people, cultures, landscapes, and design around the world.

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