The luxurious wedding venue called The Atrium by A Devine Event hosted the Gomez wedding photographed by Tara Wilburn photography, a seasoned photographer in the Atlanta Wedding industry for over 14 years.

Abby + Andrés ::{ Wedding at The Atrium, Norcross Photographer }::

April 9, 2024

Hey there, fellow lovebirds! It’s Tara Wilburn here, your friendly neighborhood wedding photographer based in the heart of Athens, Georgia. Today, I want to dive into one of the most important aspects of planning your outdoor wedding ceremony – finding the perfect time to say “I do.”

Living in this beautiful Southern city, we’re blessed with some of the most stunning natural landscapes and dreamy golden hour lighting you could ever imagine. But let’s face it, not all times of the day are created equal when it comes to capturing those picture-perfect moments.

When it comes to planning your ceremony time, there are a few key factors to consider. Firstly, let’s talk about that magical golden hour – you know, that time of day when the sun dips low in the sky, casting everything in a warm, ethereal glow. Trust me when I say, you want to schedule your ceremony during this time if you want those dreamy, Pinterest-worthy photos.

Now, I know what you’re thinking – “But Tara, what about the logistics?” Fear not, my friends, because I’ve got you covered. With careful planning and a little bit of creativity, we can make sure your ceremony is not only stunning but also runs smoothly from start to finish.

For those early birds among you, a sunrise ceremony can be absolutely magical. Picture this – exchanging vows as the first rays of sunlight filter through the trees, with the promise of a beautiful day ahead. It’s pure romance, y’all.

But if you’re more of a sunset kind of couple (and let’s be real, who can resist that golden hour glow?), then an evening ceremony is the way to go. Just imagine saying “I do” as the sky is painted in hues of pink and gold – it’s like something out of a fairy tale.

Of course, the timing of your ceremony will also depend on the season and the specific location of your wedding venue. That’s where I come in – as your trusty photographer, I’ll work closely with you to determine the best time for your ceremony based on factors like lighting, weather, and the overall vibe you’re going for.

So there you have it, my friends – the secret to finding the perfect time for your Athens, Georgia wedding ceremony. Whether you’re saying “I do” at sunrise or sunset, rest assured that I’ll be there to capture every magical moment. Because when it comes to love, there’s no such thing as bad lighting.

Planning Your Outdoor Wedding Ceremony ::{ Athens, Georgia Photographer }::

March 26, 2024

As a seasoned wedding photographer with 14 years of experience capturing countless love stories, I’ve seen it all – from picture-perfect moments to unexpected mishaps. Through my journey, I’ve come to understand the importance of compatibility between couples and their chosen photographer, effective communication to align visions, and maintaining a flexible mindset to navigate any twists and turns on the big day.

Choosing The Right Wedding Photographer

March 5, 2024

In the heart of Athens, Georgia, amidst the splendor of a luxury wedding, I had the privilege of bearing witness to a love story for the ages—a love story that will undoubtedly stand the test of time. And as I reflect on the beauty of that day, I am reminded once again of the profound privilege it is to capture moments of such unparalleled beauty and significance.

Sarah + Jonathan :{{ Athens, Georgia Wedding Photographer }}:

February 20, 2024

Congratulations to Courtney and Miles on their recent nuptials at the Payne-Corely House in Duluth! It was a joyful occasion shared with friends and family, and a wonderful way to end the year of 2023. This was the last wedding of the year for me to work, and it was a memorable event! Amidst beautiful […]

Courtney + Miles ::{ Duluth, Georgia Wedding Photographer }::

January 8, 2024

About last weekend… Sunny + Jackson had the most lovely fall wedding day in Macon, Georgia. I wish you all could have experienced the ceremony with us. The chapel was packed from front to back, all in attendance reverently singing worship hymns as the couple began their ceremony. “It Is Well With My Soul” was […]

Sunny + Jackson

September 29, 2023

Juliette Chapel Wedding in Dahlonega Georgia.

Kaity + Joe

September 29, 2023

Sarah & Ryan Elrod marry on the golf course greens of Athens Country Club. Tara Wilburn Photography photographs the couples’ day.

Sarah + Ryan

May 23, 2023

Tara Wilburn is a high end luxury wedding photographer who photographs weddings and engagement photo shoots in the Athens and Atlanta area. Featured engagement session was implemented at UGA’s North Campus location.

Jackson + Sunny ::{ UGA North Campus Engagement Photos by Athens, Georgia Photographer }::

April 18, 2023

☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Fourth Annual Santa Mini Sessions ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Last year’s Santa mini sessions were a hit! Honestly, I had just as much fun photographing the sessions as the kids did. I saw the most PRECIOUS children make their way through my studio in the sweetest, most adorable winter […]

2023 Santa Minis ::{ Athens, Georgia Family Photographer }::

August 8, 2021