Athens Botanical Garden Wedding Photography | Hannah & Brandon

This past weekend's wedding left me appreciating my sweet couple and ready to attend a jazz concert! Hannah & Brandon's Athens, GA wedding was beautiful & joyful - and these two are so wonderful together! Just before the first look, Hannah commented "Oh my gosh, my heart is racing I'm so excited!" I love the way they look at each other & how they make each other smile! Hannah's calm demeanor is so enjoyable & her attentive bridesmaids were ready at the drop of a hat - in fact, they even made a last minute decision to kick off their day at the place where Hannah & Brandon had their first date: the Georgia Theatre Rooftop Bar! They finished hair & makeup so early, that they decided they'd go enjoy a celebratory wedding day drink before we met up with the lovely Natalie Bradley Events at the Athens First United Methodist. Such fun!

Plus, I just adore Brandon's sweet reactions! From their first look, to his "kid in a candy shop" awe as they walked down the aisle as husband and wife, the looks on their faces were priceless! And rightfully so, as they exited to about 10 trumpets announcing their marriage with amazing music & kicked off their first dance at the State Botanical Gardens of Georgia beneath twinkle lights to "Stardust" played by two of Brandon's great friends & the UGA Jazz Ensemble! Brandon is a professor at the UGA music school, and I found myself bopping along to amazing jazz during dinner!

Hannah & Brandon, thank you so much for inviting me to be a part of your first day as Mr. & Mrs. Craswell! Your easy-going demeanors & joy made the day such fun! I can't wait to hear about your upcoming honeymoon plans & for you to cherish married life & these images for a lifetime to come! Grateful for you two!

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Ceremony: Athens First United Methodist | Reception: State Botanical Garden of Georgia | Wedding Planner: Natalie Bradley Events | Florist: Gardenia Floral Design | Catering: Epting Events | Cake: Cecilia Villaveces Cakes | DJ: Spectrum Entertainment | Makeup Artist: Elijana | Hairstylist: Tella to You | Bride's Gown: Justin Alexander from I Do I Do Bridal Boutique | Bride's Shoes: Nine West | Bridesmaid's Dresses: Kensie | Groom's Attire: Men's Warehouse | Groomsmen's Attire: Michael Kohrs | Officiant: Zack Gill | Trumpet Solo: Stephen Burns