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Brooke & Michael

Do you remember this pup loving couple? Well, Brooke and Michael were married at the awesome Barn at Tatum Acres in Jasper, Georgia on September 16th! If you have seen any of my wedding blog posts, you know that I love to share the whole day so you can see what their wedding was like. This wedding day was filled with lots of fun and memorable moments, so I had an even harder time narrowing down the photos to share! Be sure to scroll all the way through to see all of the beautiful details, fun times, heartfelt moments, and lots of crazy antics! ♥

Atlanta wedding photography details at The Barn at Tatum Acres

You know it’s going to be a fun wedding day when the bride’s getting ready photos start off with some rockin’ hair and makeup. Ha! Bethany of The Upper Cut Salon in Villa Rica did an amazing job!

Atlanta wedding photography of a bride with teased hair while getting ready

Meanwhile, the groom and his groomsmen were having their own fun getting ready.

groom getting ready with groomsmen by Georgia wedding photographer

The groom lost his mother just months before the wedding and this beautiful cross was hers. I love that he chose to wear it on his wedding day. ♥

groom with a cross necklace by douglasville wedding photographer

I love the pops of red and orange Brooke and Michael chose and Brooke’s ring is so unique!

fall wedding details Atlanta wedding photographer

The matching embroidered shirts Brooke had for her and her bridesmaids were so fun too!

bride and bridesmaids wearing matching embroidered shirts by Carrollton wedding photographer

Brooke’s mom helped her put on her wedding dress in one of the rooms above the barn at Tatum Acres. I love that it was just the two of them and they could share that moment together away from the hustle and bustle of everyone else getting ready.

Georgia wedding photography of bride putting on dress with mom

Once she was ready, Brooke chose to have a first look with her father. It was filled with lots of smiles, happy tears, and laughter!

bride first look with dad Atlanta wedding photographer

This bride had the best group of bridesmaids!

bride with bridesmaids in red dresses by Carrollton wedding photographer

I’m pretty sure they laughed until they cried during these photos …

Atlanta wedding photography of funny bridesmaids with the bride

The groom and his groomsmen were just as fun … but the bride’s dad sort of stole the show before their photos began!

funny groomsmen photos by Atlanta wedding photographer

Not only did the groom and his guys wear awesome colorful  striped socks, they also mismatched them so that no one had a matching pair. Love it!

Atlanta wedding photography of groomsmen in striped socks

In addition to the necklace honoring his mom, Michael also placed a white balloon on the front row in memory of her. Such a sweet way to include her in his big day! ♥

groom placing memorial balloon for wedding ceremony by Douglasville wedding photographer

Everything was set for the wedding ceremony to begin …

Barn Tatum Acres wedding venue by Atlanta wedding photographer

The first time a groom sees his bride is always an emotional moment during any wedding. I think Michael wins for being completely in awe of his gorgeous bride. He had to take a moment to regain his composure. ♥

Atlanta wedding photography of outdoor ceremony, groom sees bride

I am so thankful those clouds overhead behaved. Michael and Brooke’s wedding was absolutely beautiful!

The Barn at Tatum Acres wedding photography outdoor ceremony in September

outdoor wedding ceremony Douglasville photographer

After they were introduced husband and wife, their arms raised, and then some non-traditional wedding music started. The bride, groom, and complete wedding party went into the Harlem Shake! Michael also set his mom’s balloon free when they reached the end of the aisle. ♥

outdoor wedding ceremony at the Barn at Tatum Acres by Carrollton wedding photographer

Of course, we had fun when the whole bridal party was together for more photos …

bridal party outside by Douglasville wedding photographer

And the laughter didn’t stop when we got the newly married couple alone. Playfulness is definitely a huge part of their relationship and I love it!

bride and groom couple portraits outside by Carrollton wedding photographer

Brooke’s wedding gown was made from a beautiful flowy material. I asked Michael to twirl her, but the uneven ground made it difficult. We definitely had fun trying!

bride and groom twirling portraits outside by Douglasville wedding photographer

Atlanta wedding photographer bride groom portraits outside the Barn at Tatum Acres

The reception was catered by the Tex’s Tacos food truck – Atlanta’s most awarded Taco Food Truck. And I understand why! Their Chicken Fresca tacos were absolutely delicious!

Atlanta wedding reception photography with Tex's Taco truck

Both of them behaved themselves after cutting the cake … though I was wondering if they would for a minute! Ha!

bride and groom cutting the wedding cake at the Barn at Tatum Acres

Hilarious and heart warming toasts were given by the Matron of Honor and the Best Man …

toasts to bride and groom at The Barn at Tatum Acres by Atlanta photographer

And then the couple had their first dance …

first dance at The Barn at Tatum Acres by Carrollton wedding photographer

Which was followed by the bride’s father-daughter dance. ♥

father daughter dance at the Barn at Tatum Acres by Atlanta wedding photographer

Then the bride was in for a huge surprise from the groom. He put together a fully choreographed dance with his groomsmen to a medley of love songs. It was absolutely amazing!!

groom dance at the Barn at Tatum Acres reception by Atlanta wedding photographer

groom dance at the Barn at Tatum Acres reception by west Georgia wedding photographer

Then it was party time! And I have to say that Brooke’s parents were awesome out there on the dance floor!

wedding reception highlights at the Barn at Tatum Acres by Atlanta wedding photographer

Their sparkler exit was such a beautiful ending to a such a wonderful day! Congratulations again, Brooke and Michael! I wish you two many years of love and laughter! ♥

sparkler exit at the Barn at Tatum Acres by Atlanta wedding photographer

sparkler exit at the Barn at Tatum Acres by Newnan wedding photographer

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Brooke & Michael’s Wedding Vendors:

Photographer: Simply Corey Photography
Venue: The Barn at Tatum Acres
Dress: Bridal Sense in Sandy Springs
Flowers: The Bride!
Catering: Tex’s Tacos in Atlanta
DJ: Absolute Entertainment in Atlanta
Hair: Bethany from The Upper Cut Salon in Villa Rica
Cake: Flour Child Cakery in Douglasville

 

Simply Corey Photography

 

More About Atlanta Wedding Photography by Simply Corey Photography:

Simply Corey Photography is located in West Georgia, near Newnan, Villa Rica, Carrollton, Douglasville, and Bremen. I began my photography business in late 2004 and have photographed many couples and weddings throughout greater Atlanta since.  Custom engagement sessions may take place at my private outdoor location or the location of your choice within metro Atlanta. Locations farther than 30 miles from me will require a small drive fee.

Would you like some more information? I have put together some information together for weddings and couples portrait sessions with Simply Corey Photography, as well as several other types of portrait sessions. Each link provides examples of my work, what to expect, and starting rates. You may request detailed pricing and my availability by sending me an email!

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  • NicolaBrooke and Michael’s wedding looks like it was a total blast! I love how they incorporated so many unique touches and really made the day their own. You captured all of their details perfectly and I love that their personalities and happiness shine through in your photos. You captured so many wonderful moments! The barn at Tatum Acres looks like a fantastic wedding venue in Jasper, Georgia. Loved looking through these and reading about their day!ReplyCancel

  • Allison AndersonThis looks like it was the most fun wedding ever — Tex Taco’s Food truck as the caterer??!  That’s awesome. I want to do my wedding all over again after seeing Brooke and Michael’s day. No more stuffy food and overly fancy clothing. Jeans, a beautiful dress and lots of good times in Georgia. ReplyCancel

  • KayceBeautiful Atlanta wedding shots, Corey! I think the exit is probably my favorite, love the joy in their faces. Love your photography work!ReplyCancel

  • MarinaWhat a fun wedding it looked! You really captured the raw emotions of the day as well as all of the fun. I just love the groom’s reaction to seeing his bride for the first time, and the father/daughter first look is simply perfect. It is a skill making people at ease enough that they can feel relaxed and natural in front of the camera. You clearly have this skill! I would recommend you to anyone looking for an Atlanta wedding photographer!ReplyCancel

  • AshleyI love this Atlanta wedding! The photos are amazing but the bride and groom plus their friends & family just seem like a LOT of fun. I know when I saw her getting ready shot on your Facebook page it would be a great wedding and I’m so happy I was right! ReplyCancel

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