When I told Angela Saban to design the wedding of her dreams, she immediately said, southern.  This is why Angela and I love collaborating, we love the sweet south, the romance, simplicity, and the timelessness of it all!

This concept shoot was created for my 2-on-1 wedding workshop where I mentored two sweet and talented photographers exclusively all day who want to dive into the wedding industry and learn how to market themselves, shoot better, and develop their style.  It was a long day with lots of information, portfolio review, and shooting a beautiful set up.

Angela and I are trying to start a movement.  Although we’re in Phoenix and Arizona is the Southwest, we’d like to drop the “west” and be considered south so we can catch on with the Southern inspired weddings that we love.  Make sure you scroll all the way to the end to see the workshop in action, thanks to Love Story Films for capturing the day!

Thank you Elizabeth Anne Designs for the feature.

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A bourbon and biscuits dessert bar – with homemade grapefruit curd made by Angela Saban herself – she’s also a pastry chef!

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I had a blast with these two, Poly and Alan:

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Watch the behind the scenes captured by Love Story Films who were wonderful, hire them for your next event!

Event designer: Angela Saban / Wedding gown and pearl belt: Enzoani courtesy of Uptown Bridal & Boutique / Florals: The Garage by Ivy / Stationery: Celebrations in Paper / Hair: Vonn Wynn / Makeup: Brenna Heater / Veils: Bel Aire courtesy of Uptown Bridal & Boutique / Earrings: The Audrey Earring, by Meg courtesy of Uptown Bridal & Boutique /  Tea length blush gown: Destinations by Mon Cheri courtesy of Uptown Bridal & Boutique / Pearl clutch: Uptown Bridal & Boutique / Necklace: Everything Angelic / Gluten Free Cake: Angel Cakes Bakery / Magnolia napkins: SMP Living / Models: Brenna and Nate Heater / Cinematography: Love Story Films

Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III / 50mm f/1.2L / 85 f/1.8EF / 35mm f/1.4 L

Diana Elizabeth missed Alan and Poly as soon as she dropped them off.  What a fun time and she hopes their paths cross again soon!