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Hey, I'm Courtney! A portrait and wedding photographer based in Columbia, South Carolina. 

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December 10, 2023, marked a magical day for Kayley and Tanner as they tied the knot at The Barn at Heritage Farm in Dobson, NC. Despite the chilly weather and rain, their wedding was filled with warmth, love, and joy, making it an unforgettable celebration. The rustic charm of the barn, combined with the couple’s thoughtful details, created a perfect backdrop for their special day.

Getting Ready

The day began with Kayley and Tanner getting ready at the venue with their bridal party. The barn’s cozy interior provided a comfortable and intimate setting for these pre-wedding moments. Kayley and her bridesmaids shared laughter and excitement as they prepared for the ceremony, while Tanner and his groomsmen enjoyed a relaxed and fun atmosphere in their own space.

The Ceremony

The ceremony took place inside the beautifully decorated barn, where friends and family gathered to witness Kayley and Tanner’s vows. The barn’s rustic elegance was enhanced with seasonal decor, creating a warm and inviting ambiance. Despite the rain and cold outside, the love and happiness inside the barn made the weather a distant memory. Kayley and Tanner’s commitment to each other was evident in every word and glance, making the ceremony truly special.

The Reception

Following the ceremony, the barn seamlessly transformed into a cozy reception space. Guests enjoyed a delicious meal and plenty of dancing. The barn’s intimate setting allowed Kayley and Tanner to walk around and greet each guest during the reception.

Special Moments

One of the standout moments of the evening was the sparkler exit. As Kayley and Tanner made their grand exit, guests lined up with sparklers, creating a magical and enchanting scene. Kayley wore a denim jacket sporting her new last name emblazoned on the back, adding a personal and trendy touch to the moment. The sparkler exit was the perfect way to end a perfect day, capturing the joy and excitement of their newlywed status.

Kayley and Tanner’s wedding at The Barn at Heritage Farm was a beautiful celebration of love, filled with memorable moments and heartfelt details. Despite the rain and cold, their day was nothing short of magical, thanks to the warmth and love shared by everyone present. We are honored to have captured these special moments and to share in their joy. Congratulations, Kayley and Tanner!

- Stephanie p.

"Courtney makes taking photos so much fun and makes everyone feel comfortable. Absolutely love the results!"

"I can't say enough positive things!"

- Emily A.

"The photos are stunning, and we will cherish them forever."

"We couldn't be happier with our photos!"

- Katie C.

"She took pictures of me and my toddler and was so great with her! It's hard to get a good picture of her with how crazy she is and EVERY picture she got was amazing!"

"Courtney is awesome!"