november 9, 2012.  it was one of the most precious nights i’ve ever had the honor of witnessing. he’d invested countless hours of planning time – involving both of their families and scores of their friends – because he wanted it to be the perfect proposal for the woman he’d grown to love so deeply. he chose a beautiful location…

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and told her to wear a fabulous dress.

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and then, with nearly tangible anticipation, he waited.

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when the moment finally arrived, it was filled with emotion…

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she joyfully replied YES, and he whisked her off into a new chapter of planning their life together.

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july 13, 2013.  it was one of the most precious nights i’ve ever had the honor of witnessing. they’d invested countless hours of planning time – involving both of their families and scores of their friends – because they wanted it to be the perfect expression of the love they felt so deeply. they chose two beautiful locations…

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and she wore a fabulous dress.

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and then, with nearly tangible anticipation, he waited.

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when the moment finally arrived, it was filled with emotion…

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she joyfully replied I DO, and he whisked her off into a new chapter of living their life together.

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tatum and ben, i couldn’t possibly adore you two, your families, and your friends more than i already do. it’s a sheer joy to see you together, and i excitedly wait to see what the lord does next in your lives as husband and wife. much love to you!!

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(and for the record, this will forever and always be one of my favorite sets of pictures. i love you girls!!)

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with many thanks…
ceremony venue: oak mountain presbyterian church | reception venue: american village | wedding day coordination: sharla rosa | bride’s gown: bella couture | bride’s hair: neely wertz | makeup artist: lynsey richardson | floral design: JS designs | catering: JS designs | cake artist: sweet spot confections | reception entertainment: michael sutherland | photography: allison lewis photography (with special thanks to emily kicklighter for assisting)

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2 Responses to tatum and ben {a birmingham, al wedding story}

  1. Anna Beth Sawyer says:

    Allison, these are simply incredible!! You have captured some of the best parts of that day and we all, not just Tatum and Ben, will treasure them always. You are a true artist and I’m so glad to have met you!!

  2. Rebecca Price says:

    Allison,
    These are simply fantastic. You have really outdone yourself! These photos captured the joy that everyone felt on the big day perfectly!

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