.aubrey.&.colin.

They invited me along - all the way to Athens, Alabama - WE HAD A BLAST. Enough said. Aubrey and Colin's love was absolutely adorable, infectious and so fun. They wrote their own vows - made me cry - and they partied under a lit tent to the smiles and stories their closest friends and families had to share. I started my day at the hotel with Aubrey's ladies - and they were hilarious. I even got my hair done during the wait! Haha. The girls were so witty - and reminded me of my own - it was so hard not to have fun.

The bride to be as she had her hair done...and redone. In the end it was stunning.

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Aubrey's long-time best friend and matron of honor did all the hair.

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Aubrey wore these stellar, red flats under her dress. I think this hit right on her involvement in theater.

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The wedding had an intimate, country feel. The Hammonds chose to get married at Colin's parents' new home, under a huge tree. Ribbons were hung from the branches and the aisle lined in these adorable bow-adorned mason jars. Their families really pulled together a snazy setting.

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Love Aubrey's expression.

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My most favorite part was how much fun I had - you all know I love my job - but this really reinforced it! The girls all love to cut up and joke, the bride no exception. Here is Aubrey making fun of me stalking her with my camera.

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Gorgeous eyes - it seemed like everyone had them.

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Here are those more-than-amazing vows I mentioned. Writing your own vows isn't something I see a lot of - but it is so touching when I do. You could feel that Aubrey and Colin were super excited to start their lives together. You all win the SWEETEST VOWS EVER award!

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I can taste fall here. Mmmm...cool crisp air, pumpkins and apple pie.

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How cute are those!

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FAVORITE! Yesss!

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I love the light that sunset provided for us - it was such a perfect night.

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Although this image doesn't fit with the flow - I sooo love it. And no one would catch the garter - what's up with that?

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Thanks so much for inviting me to be part of your day. I had the best time - and loved all of your friends and family. You are so blessed with such a welcoming and helpful crew! Your love for one another is so fun and sweet. It was showcased so well in your intimate, personal occasion. I can't wait to photograph your kiddos one day - and maybe a muddy dress. Haha. Hope it was worth the wait!

Elizabeth