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Charlotte Wedding Magazine – Fall Bridal Gown Fashion Feature

   I was beyond thrilled when I heard from Charlotte Wedding magazine, asking if I’d like to shoot their fall fashion spread.  Me?  Photograph gorgeous wedding gowns and jewelry in the super cool McColl Center for Visual Art??? Hmmm…lemme think…YES! 

Our day began around 6 am with beautification of our already gorgeous bridal model, and me oohing and ahhing over the rack of gorgeous bridal gowns collected from the fantastic bridal salons in and around Charlotte.  (there may have been a little planning to talk my husband into marrying me again so I could get a new wedding gown going on too…)

We had such a fabulous team putting this together: Laurel Benedum from Charlotte Wedding styled each look, Jane Fields from Charlotte wedding produced the shoot, and the amazing Rebekah McCann did a fantastic job on all the hair and makeup for our beautiful model!

Our first shoot began with a gorgeous Anna Maier Monet gown from Hayden Olivia on the rooftop of the McColl Center.

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We headed out to ‘the ruins’ of the former church on the grounds to photograph this Nicole Miller stunner from J. Majors.  

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Artist Linda Luise Brown was kind enough to lend  us her studio to photograph this gorgeous Lillian West wedding gown from Poffie Girls.  

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The next gown is from one of my favorite designers, Justin Alexander.  New York Bride and Groom graciously loaned us this gorgeous wedding dress, and the fab veil came from one of my absolute favorite people in the wedding industry, Aubre from Aubre’s Bridal!

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This beautiful Lula Kate dress came from J. Majors!

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This fun skirt and top ensemble from J. Majors was photographed in artist Jason Watsons’ studio.

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One of my favorites from the day was this Blush by Jim Hjelm from Hayden Olivia.

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Published {Wedding at The Arbors} Carolina Bride Magazine

Laura and Ke’s wedding at The Arbors was one of the most interesting and fun I’ve had the pleasure to photograph.  From the black and white wedding dress, to the handmade paper flowers for the bouquets and centerpieces, the handmade leather earrings for the bridesmaids, and the rockin’ 80’s hair metal at the reception, this wedding was like no other.  I love it when brides and grooms make their wedding all about THEM and who they are as a couple… Congratulations, Laura and Ke, you made it happen!

Not only are Laura and Ke featured in the newest issue of Carolina Bride magazine, they also made it into the blog, so please go check it out!

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Published {Baby Lifestyles} Beach maternity session

Baby Lifestyles has featured Holly and Rusty’s oceanside maternity portrait session… I love finding my work featured on other blogs and publications!  This one was from this past summer; we had gone to North Myrtle Beach to document Holly’s first pregnancy, and got some gorgeous portraits of this gorgeous family.

Those of you who follow my blog may remember when I first posted this family, that they had -only days after this portrait session- found out that Holly has a very rare form of leukemia, but they were unable to do any further testing to determine how far along it was.  Thankfully, it is still confined to her bone marrow, and she won’t need any treatments for the time being.

If you haven’t read her story, you can find everything in her own words here, on her Caringbridge page.

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Published {Chetola Resort, Blowing Rock wedding} Wedding Row Charlotte

I love Wedding Row Charlotte!  They are such a great resource for Queen City wedding inspirations and vendors, and Alicia, the editor, is super-duper sweet!

I’m always excited when they decide to publish anything from me, and I was thrilled when they published Ligia and Michael’s charming outdoor wedding, held lakeside at the Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock, NC. {I’m a sucker for the mountains, and Blowing Rock is one of my fave places to be!}

How can you not love a wedding with paddleboats, ping pong tables (with personalized ping pong balls), and a steel drummer??? Check it out!

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Published {Biltmore bridal session} in Hindsight Bride

I haven’t posted any of my recently published work lately, so I wanted to catch up on these for you guys (in case you missed them! :) )  My gorgeous Biltmore Estate bridal session for Ashleigh was featured in Hindsight Bride!  They also did a great little portrait gallery.

Thanks, Hindsight Bride!

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I hope you go check them out; not only did they do a great job with Ashleigh’s bridal portrait session, they have TONS more gorgeous wedding inspirations to check out!

Published {A Lowcountry Wedding & Heart Love Weddings}

It’s always exciting to have your work published, and I am super excited to share some wedding and engagement goodness featured by two of my favorite wedding blogs, A Lowcountry Wedding and Heart Love Weddings!

A Lowcountry Wedding featured Nicole and James’ fun Myrtle Beach, SC wedding this week.  Check it out here!

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Also, Heart Love Weddings shared Amy and Josh’s sweet downtown Charlotte engagement and their adorable proposal story!

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Please take a look at these wonderful blogs: you’re sure to find lots more wedding and love inspiration! Thanks to Erin and Alexandra for sharing my work and these wonderful love stories! :)

Blog features {Bump Smitten and Wedding Row Charlotte}

Sooooo excited whenever I find something I’ve photographed shared on another blog or magazine…and so can you IMAGINE the excitement when I find that MY personal Candyland baby shower from earlier this year was featured on the amazing Bump Smitten blog??? <3  They always have the most amazing baby showers, and I am so honored to be among the gorgeousness that is Bump Smitten!

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Oh, and two of my favorite lovebirds just got their gorgeous Biltmore Estate wedding published on the Wedding Row Charlotte!

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I hope you enjoy these two blogs as much as I do! Thank you so much to Bunp Smitten and the Wedding Row Charlotte for sharing my work! :)

Engagement session {Mimi and Ben} Matthews, NC

I can’t help but mention how much it warms my heart to be published…whether on a blog, or in a magazine, but wow… when one of my clients says some lovely stuff about me and I just find it out of the blue… Super bonus! ;)

I photographed the 0h-so-sweet and terribly hilarious Mimi and Ben recently for their engagement session… Oh, and did I mention that Mimi is ridiculously talented?? She made the super cute GIANT Scrabble tiles for their engagement session, and has TONS of swoon-worthy (is that a word?) DIY details planned for her wedding next year.

So, here’s her super sweet blog post:

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Congratulations, Ben and Mimi, on your engagement! :)  Lots of happiness to you both!

Interested in booking Christi Falls Photography for your engagement, bridal or Rock the Dress session? Contact me here, or fill out the questionnaire to get information on booking your wedding!

*Find Christi in: Get Married Magazine, Carolina Bride, Charlotte Wedding, The Perfect Wedding Guide, and Weddings Unveiled.  She can also be found on Heart Love Weddings and Wedding Row Charlotte, Hindsight Bride, and Bump Smitten. Christi is based in Charlotte, NC, but is available for travel worldwide for destination weddings and portrait sessions.