Fairhope Wedding Photographer & Educator | Ellison Smith Creative- Formerly Goodie & Smith Weddings

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If you’re looking for a wedding photographer who offers more than just a digital file- you’re in the right place! Years from now when you tell your children about your wedding day you want them to feel the way that you did, to hold an album in their hands and feel the love and joy you shared on the day you became husband and wife. Your legacy deserves it! At Ellison Smith Creative, we offer a one of a kind luxury experience for our brides and grooms because we believe that they deserve more than just the digitals.

Our unparalleled dedication to customer service is evident throughout our process. ESC Couples are comfortable and relaxed on the wedding day because of the systems we have in place to ensure that their experience feels effortless. Our team works quickly allowing our couples to enjoy their wedding days while we create beautiful family heirlooms they will cherish for years to come. Behind the scenes, we’re a hardworking team with the perfect balance of organized and fun!

Along with beautifully documenting your wedding day, we are your extra set of hands- to hold your bouquet so you can embrace your husband during your first look, to fluff your veil to get that epic veil toss portrait you love!

We know how important choosing the right photographer is. As owner and lead photographer at Ellison Smith Creative- I have 10+ years experience photographing the moments in life that matter the most. You can rest assured that when you work with us you’ll be cared for as a person, loved on as a #ESCCouple, your love story will be preserved and you’ll get the luxury experience you deserve.

– Jessica

Meet full service Alabama and Gulf Coast wedding photographer Jessica Smith of Goodie and Smith Weddings
Fairhope Alabama Wedding Photographer formerly Goodie and Smith weddings

Meet the Ellison Smith Creative Team! 

I love attention to detail.

Traditions make our hearts happy.

I might cry at your wedding.

I am southern to the core! Give me all the monograms!

No handshakes here, I am hugger! 

Meet the Ellison Smith Creative Team

When you work with ESC, you have a team of professionals dedicated to ensuring your wedding experience is exceptional!

Jessica- Lead Photographer

Fairhope Alabama Wedding Photographer formerly Goodie and Smith weddings

Destiny- Second Photographer

Krissy- Second Photographer

Paige - Wedding Day Assistant

McKenna - Assistant & Blogger

Goodie & Smith Team Photos 2023-0003


Stop! Look no further! Ellison Smith Creative is the the best in the business and will make YOUR day something far beyond special. Their attention to detail and flexibility had the entire process so fun and exciting for my wife and myself.

preserve your legacy


  Our hearts are to serve our brides and grooms in a way that they would feel loved and cared for through every interaction. One of the ways we care deeply for our clients is by offering each client an heirloom album. 

  Photos are more than just beautiful images on paper. Photos are a tangible representation of your legacy. Photography has a way of preserving a memory the way few other things can.  

AWARDS & publications

I Do Y’all

Premier Weddings – Mobile

Spring Hill Living Magazine

Mobile Bay Magazine

Premier Bride Magazine