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Chateau Elan Wedding | Christine + Brett | Georgia

This is the story of a girl from Florida and a boy from Georgia (luckily, she was smart enough to go to FSU, so there’s no rivalry here!)

Christine and Brett met at work, and a while after becoming friends they started dating.

Then one night Brett drove Christine over to her friend Kim’s place for what was supposed to be an ordinary evening with friends.  Once in the building, he led her to a quiet room off of the lobby where he presented her with a book he’d made for her.

It was filled with sweet words about their relationship and how Brett had prayed for a woman like her since he was a child.

On the last page of the book there was a picture of a diamond ring and the question that takes every girl’s breath away:

Will you marry me?

Christine excitedly said yes and when she went up to share the news with her friend, she discovered that her family and Brett’s family were all waiting there to celebrate!

If that sweet story didn’t convince you of Brett’s love for Christine, then this fact surely will:

Brett is a huge UGA fan and he and Christine got married the day of the Florida/Georgia game.

Not only did they get married on the day of the Florida/Georgia game, but when they were planning the wedding there was a choice of two days, and he CHOSE that day (the other day was 9/11.)

For those of you not familiar with college football and the significance of this game, you can read all about it here.

Christine and Brett got married at Chateau Elan, a gorgeous winery about an hour outside of Atlanta.  The week of their wedding it poured for four straight days.  Then miraculously, two days before the wedding, the sun came out and dried up all the nasty sogginess and continued to shine brightly throughout the weekend.

Getting married in autumn makes for lovely fall colors in the trees, but also for shorter days.  Before the wedding Christine and I had discussed the small amount of daylight that would be left before the portraits and I promised her that we would make the most of it.

I think you’ll agree with me that the portraits we got of the two of them in that golden light right before sunset are just wonderful.  Just looking at them makes my heart happy!

Christine and Brett, thank you so much for having us there on your wedding day and being so fantastic in front of the camera!!  We loved every minute of it.

XOXO,

B

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  • Lula - Beautiful; The Couple, The Day, The Images and the work of Rebecca & Matthew of The Studio B Photography, as usual! Congratulations to Christine & Brett!

  • Phill - Oozing with class. This is one beautiful wedding, such a beautiful bride too, so beautifully photographed.

  • John Cachero Photography - You captured the incredible style and beauty of this wedding in your amazing images. I can only imagine that the bride & groom are more than ecstatic with the set you gave them. Inspirational.

  • Lauren - Such a gorgeous elegant wedding, well captured :)

  • Matthew Evans - WOW! Just like a fashion shoot, what a great looking couple.
    I love the bride shots in the garden and the bride and groom shots at sunset. great set.

  • Matthew Mead - I love weddings in vineyards. Makes me want to have my own in one. I especially love the shot of Christine pulling Bretts brace.

  • Luis Godinez - Beautiful portraits of the B&G. Love the silhouette.

  • Leo Druker - Such a fun wedding! Not hard to see how much these two love each other and you’ve captured that perfectly. I especially love the series of portraits of them – stunning work.

  • John Patrick - Small details can be huge and you nailed those. I love this wedding … you did a fantastic job the couple must be overjoyed.

  • Kyle - Amazing, this couple could totally be in a bridal magazine! Very nice clean processing on all the photos too.

  • Albert Palmer - That is one photogenic wedding captured beautifully.

  • Sarah Der - She is just lovely, and you did a great job photographing the day! Everything looks perfect!

  • Ariana W. - Beautiful work! Gorgeous couple too!

  • William Bay - How much more gorgeous can a bride get??? I am so jealous! Beautiful wedding. Great job.

  • Heather - What an amazing couple. You ROCKED this wedding! I adore that shot of her pulling on his suspenders while they kiss. Awesome!

  • Noemie - She’s beautiful! I love her hair!
    Wow..

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