There are no do-overs to tossing your bouquet.
Photographs are integrally tied to our memories — and done right, they evoke senses that go far beyond just the visual. After all, your wedding photos don’t just document the day itself. They compose a narrative to your experience as a couple, and talented photographers both inspire and direct this creation.
We have incredible talent here in Birmingham, AL, so whether you are toasting your day with us at Pursell Farms or jetting off to a destination of your own, these photographers will bring their something special to your entire wedding experience.
So what sets our wedding photographers in Birmingham apart?
They feel like a friend
Good photographers strike an immediate rapport with your guests to make sure their energy flows right through the frame. They’re also natural empaths, and take the time to understand you as a couple, the story that is begging to be told, and the style that makes you sparkle. But they’re also flexible – these photographers are pros, never adding to your pre-wedding stress but serve to facilitate your vision. Need to reschedule a meeting? No problem. Lacking inspiration? They’ll be your go-to sounding board. With these photographers, their value for money goes far beyond their skill with a camera.
They identify and amplify your style
Talented photographers have personality in their work. Their Instagram feeds inspire, reframing even the most traditional moments in ways we’d never think, feeding a natural narrative. Your personal style may favor the more traditional and formal, natural elements, or inspire adventure and modernity. Finding that perfect pairing will have you re-living the romance and excitement as your years together progress.
Their creativity is limitless
These photographers never miss a shot — and they have the eye for moments that would otherwise be missed. But they are also daring. They interact not just with your guests, but with the intangible features that can take a photo from “beautiful” to “wow.” Lighting, setting, movement, weather, music — expert creatives can manipulate these elements in subtle ways to add dramatic dimension to each and every print.
We know it’s crucial to find that balance of talent, flexibility, and value-for-money, so we’re here to help you out, sharing our favorites from the years of celebrating many a wedding day in Hamilton Place.
Be Light Photography
Regulars to Pursell Farms, this small team of dedicated artists define visual storytelling, no moment goes unnoticed. They have a romantic, bright, timeless style that’s expertly accommodating and personalized. Past couples wax on about their trustworthy nature and easygoing demeanor adding a gloss to the planning process — and they come with a gift for pulling the light out of even the most camera shy.
Rachel and Noah Ray Photography
This power couple found their passion in 2014 and have been the right hands to couples ever since. From set-up to last dance, their work captures those spontaneous moments with imaginative framing and angles that feel natural, so you re-live that moment again and again. They inject a playfulness into their content, focusing on natural light, movement, and detail that adds a whimsical panache.
Leslie Hollingsworth Photography
Like all photographers Leslie has her own style, but her portfolio demonstrates just how well she matches it to frame different personalities. Her lifestyle approach is gimmick-free, centered around what is most cherished to you. Expect one-on-one attention, vision boards and inspiration throughout your wedding planning process, and see how this creativity converts with every click of her shutter.
Alisha Crossley Photography
Alisha and her husband Patrick have been champions of the intricate balance behind a photograph for more than a decade.Together they apply a style that is bold yet class with artistry and engineering, creativity and technical prowess — and for these experienced storytellers, the arc all comes together in the novella that is your gallery.
Kim Box Photography
This team of devoted artisans curate your personality and draw out exactly what pulls at your heart strings. Inspired by natural elements and a minimalist focus, their style is simple, clean, and genuine — so that your radiance shines through.
Photos By Heart
A self-proclaimed perfectionist, Haley has immersed herself in the visual arts for years, now bringing that raw natural talent behind the lens. She’s developed a strong eye for her favorite power duo — lighting and color — and creates entire narratives through her work inspired by the day’s intangibles at play. Elements like time and space, raw interactions, and candid emotion all personify right on paper.
Eric and Jamie Gay
This fun and creative husband-wife duo is crazy about love. They believe in the power of family, not just those in attendance but the generations to come — and see the wedding gallery the first heirloom in your marriage. From the moment they meet you, they’ve got their eyes trained for emotion in its purest form and tweak their approach to celebrate yours — be it raw and emotional, tender and sweet, or playful and flirtatious.
Lauren Bailey Photo
Lauren’s photos radiate joy, celebration just leaps out of 2D — and she puts in the time with you as a couple and on your day to understand what makes you light up. Couples highlight her playful personality that puts guests at ease, making photography a fun and seamless part of your celebration.