Emily & Chris // Auburn Alabama Wedding Film

Emily and Chris were married at the First Methodist Chuch in Auburn, Alabama, with a reception at the lovely Moore's Mill Golf Club. Luckily, the rain held off for Emily and Chris's first look and some sweet romance photos. Then, by the time the reception started, all rain was gone and it was time to celebrate.

We loved ... 

... The decor and design for the reception! Emily had a custom monogram created for her wedding. The monogram was used on the programs, napkins and cups. Beautiful couches and chairs lined the dance floor. There were even cute monogram pillows on the others!

... Emily's sweet puppy, Annabelle! Annabelle came to join the pre-wedding activities and pose for a few photos. She even had her own veil and flowers! It was too adorable!

... The reception favors! They passed out sunglasses and tambourines during the reception everyone loved it! Especially their moms who never left the dance floor. 

Congratulations Emily and Chris!

Emily & Chris's Wedding Vendors:

Wedding Ceremony Venue - First Methodist Church // Wedding Reception Venue - Moore's Mill Golf Club // Photographer - Beth Hontzas // Coordinator - Sarah Peinhardt // Florist - Sarah Peinhardt // Caterer - Moore's Mill Golf Club // Cake - Sweet Malisa's // DJ - 2nd Coming // Hair - Charlayne // Bridal Shop - The White Room // Dress Designer - Paloma Blanca // Bridesmaids - Bella Bridesmaid // Menswear - Jos. A. Banks // Paper Goods - The Paper Chase

Heather + Kurt | You & Me Against The World

Heather and Kurt had a beautiful Oak Island wedding in Wilsonville, Alabama. The March weather was absolutely perfect! It was just the right blend of warmth, sun and clouds. Their ceremony was on the edge of the water overlooking the lake. A perfect view!

We loved ...

... their "no-kissing" rule! Heather and Kurt had decided they would not kiss during their "first look." They wanted their first kiss of the day to be as husband and wife. It was cute to see them resist against kissing during their pictures. They were so in awe of how beautiful/handsome the other was. So sweet!

... their venue! Heather and Kurt had been telling us how amazing it was at Oak Island. They instantly fell in love with it and knew without a doubt, that was were they were getting married. As we drove in, we immediately loved it too. It was stunning! It was the perfect backdrop for their wedding and enhanced the romance of their day.

... their sunset walk! As the sun was setting, we had to grab Heather and Kurt and take advantage of the amazing view. As we walked along the water, they were in their own world enjoying being husband and wife. They enjoyed their alone moments before heading back to the reception to celebrate!

Thank you Heather and Kurt for letting us be a part of your amazing day! Y'all are awesome!

Heather & Kurt's Wedding Vendors:

Venue // Oak Island - Wilsonville, Alabama Coordinator // Yolanda Tolbert - Oak Island Photographer // Say Bre Photography - Bre Conley Florist // Oak Island Makeup Artist // Rawwbeauty - Jackie Robinson Bridal Salon// Diane's Formal Affair Bridal Gown Designer // Maggie Sotterro Groom & Groomsmen // Men's Wearhouse Caterer // Chef Troy Hill - Talk of the Town Cake // Mary McNeese

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Cara & Major | American Village Wedding

We are over the moon to get to share Cara and Major's wedding. We were lucky enough to meet them 3 years ago while filming a promo for a free wedding contest. So when Major called to talk about their wedding film, we were overjoyed to capture their story. Cara and Major are amazing people, with amazing spirits and an amazing love for each other and life.

We loved ...

... their "first look"!! This is one of the sweetest "first looks" we have captured. Major's emotion as he walked to Cara. Cara's nervous giggle in anticipation of seeing Major. As they stood there with each other, they were at a loss for words. Simply beautiful!

... their quiet anticipation! As it got closer to seeing each other for the first time, Cara and Major both became quieter and began to anticipate the moments that lie ahead.

... the groomsmen's belts! Major carved a leather belt for each groomsman. Each belt had a scene carved into it that represented an experience with Major and the groomsman. What an amazingly thoughtful gift that each of them will treasure!

... Cara and Major's love for each other! Love is hard to describe, but with Cara and Major you don't need to use words. Just watch the look on their faces as they talk about each other. See the way they hold each other. And when they were in the same room, they never took their eyes off of each other. It's a pure and beautiful thing!

Congratulations Cara and Major! We are beyond excited for you both!

Cara & Major's Vendors:

Venue // American Village - Montevallo, Alabama Coordinator // Engaging Celebrations - Beverly Andrews Photographer // Eric Chapman Photography Florist // Stephanie Drake DJ // Andy Reid Hair // Mallory Anderton Makeup Artist // Louise Bridal Salon// The White Room  Bridal Gown Designer // Watters Groom & Groomsmen // Saks Caterer // Michelle Johnson Cake // Dreamcakes

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Ringling Bros Elephant Walk {Birmingham}

2004 - Matt & I's first Circus together.
2004 - Matt & I's first Circus together.

The first thing you should know is I (Ashley) LOVE the circus! I went for the first time in college when my best friend surprised me one night while we were just "hanging out" in Savannah. I immediately fell in love with all of the magic surrounding it! I even got information on how I could join.

The first weekend I met Matt (and he actually remembered meeting me) I went on and on about how awesome the circus was. When my birthday rolled around six months later, he surprised me with front row Circus Celebrity tickets. This meant my dream was going to come true, I got to be IN the circus. During the opening number, we were part of the parade and I even got to wear the Ringmaster's hat!

So, when I heard the Circus was coming to Birmingham and there would be an Elephant Walk parade, I was there! They were going to walk from the trainyard to the BJCC between 8:00 and 10:00AM. I wanted to make sure I didn't miss it, so we were there at 7:30AM. We sat in the car for awhile before I got antsy. Then, I made Matt stand in the freezing cold for the next hour and a half waiting for the Elephants.

Here's a video of the Elephant Walk that Matt put together. Ringling Brothers were awesome and had one of the Elephants wear a houndstooth hat and hold an University of Alabama flag as a tribute to their BCS National Championship. There were many Roll Tides yelled from the streets! Enjoy!

UAB NAS Year In Review

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) National Alumni Society has events all throughout the year that bring alumni together and raises money for student scholarship. From community events introducing the new head football coach to events recognizing the scholarship recipients, the year was full exciting events. Enjoy this Year In Review!