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

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A New Year’s Eve Wedding in Magnolia Springs AL | Jennifer & Grant

A New Year’s Eve Wedding in Magnolia Springs AL | Jennifer & Grant bride and groom pose by old fire engine

Congratulations to the new Mr. & Mrs.! Jennifer and Grant’s New Year’s Eve wedding in Magnolia Springs was just beautiful. Jennifer and Grant planned a romantic and truly special wedding day at their home and we’re so happy we were part of the amazing team who brought it to life. We know Jennifer had been […]

How to Decide Number of Hours for Photography Package

How to Decide Number of Hours for Photography Package

When it comes to choosing your wedding day coverage, it can feel a little overwhelming. Do you need three, eight, or ten hours? What’s the difference between a full or half day? There’s a few easy ways to decide the number of hours you need on your wedding day with your photographer. Take your time […]

Boykin & Brett | A Fairhope Bluff and Balcony on Church Street Wedding

Boykin & Brett | A Fairhope Bluff and Balcony on Church Street Wedding bride and groom kiss during wedding portraits in Fairhope

Boykin and Brett are married! Their gorgeous fall Fairhope Alabama wedding was so much fun to be a part of and the perfect way to spend the weekend before Thanksgiving! Between a romantic outdoor ceremony at the Fairhope Bluff’s Henry George Park and an amazing reception at the Balcony on Church Street, everything was just perfect! […]

Design Session with Luxury Alabama Wedding Photographers

Design Session with Luxury Alabama Wedding Photographers heirloom album from design session with AL wedding photographers

We love love! There’s nothing more special to us than preserving your memories for generations to come. Every moment on a wedding day is important, but there’s something magical about documenting the moments you’ll never do over, the things no one really notices in the moment, and just how it feels to be a bride […]

Fairhope AL Destination Wedding | Whitney & Luke

Fairhope AL Destination Wedding | Whitney & Luke St. Francis at the Point photographed by Goodie and Smith Weddings

Whitney and Luke had the most gorgeous summer wedding day at St. Francis at the Point and Little Point Clear. We were so excited to be a part of such a special day celebrating two wonderful people! Their wedding day had been moved from April 4th and we were all definitely ready to watch Whitney […]

Getting Ready Tips for Your Wedding Day

Getting Ready Tips for Your Wedding Day

Wedding days are meant to be fun and stress-free as much as possible. But often times, I walk into bridal suites and getting ready spaces to find brides and their bridesmaids in a semi-stressed out state for a few reasons. After watching it happen a few times, I thought it might be helpful to share […]

Alabama Signing Day | Bonnie and David

Alabama Signing Day | Bonnie and David

Let’s just say it: COVID-19 has wrecked havoc on our lives and businesses, and has been a pain for those planning weddings this spring! But couples like Bonnie and David inspire me every day to keep moving forward – and remind me why we do what we do as a wedding photographer. Originally, Bonnie and […]

Wedding Stationery: Interview with Brittany Chandler of Bay Paperie

Wedding Stationery: Interview with Brittany Chandler of Bay Paperie interview with Bay Paperie and Goodie and Smith Weddings

Planning your wedding day doesn’t have to be stressful! There’s a lot of moving parts and decisions to make, but we want our couples to feel realized when they’re planning. Today, Brittany Chandler of Bay Paperie in Fairhope is sharing some tips about wedding stationery, etiquette, and helpful planning ideas for your wedding day. Working […]