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Mandi + Drew | Tupelo, MS Outdoor Wedding | The Antler

Mississippi

Dear Mandi + Drew,

It was so sweet to watch the two of you on your wedding day. The nerves that fluttered around in the morning as you two prepared to see each other melted away once you saw one another. The smiles on your faces became more relaxed, the light in your eyes even more prevalent, and the stress dissolved as your embraced one another. Getting to witness that, to document the connection that pulls you two together was such a privilege. So, thank you. I so appreciate you trusting me to photograph your wedding, and capture your first day as husband and wife.

Cheers to you both!

Nikki

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Ward Family Session | Louisville, MS

family

Hannah and Jeremy,

Thank you so much for inviting me out to your family’s land to photograph you all. You and your boys are beautiful, full of life, and such a pleasure to be around. I appreciate you fitting me into your schedule; I know this time of year is busy.

Cheers to you all!

Nikki

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Gender Reveal | Baby Anderson | Restaurant Tyler | Starkville, MS

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Dear Baby Anderson,

When your grandmother reached out to me and asked if was available to photograph the revealing of whether you were a little girl, or a little boy, I had to say yes. They themed your gender reveal was “pink or blue, we love you!” and oh sweet baby, that is the truth. Your big sister and I went into the bathroom and she read what the nurses wrote, jumped up and down and squealed with delight. As she walked out to proclaim the news everyone cheered, and tears of joy streamed down her face. You are loved, little one, and I cannot wait to meet you,

Until then,

Nikki

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Chapel of Memories + The Mill | Starkville, MS Wedding | Cassandra + Matt

Mississippi

Cassandra and Matt,

Your wedding day was so full of beauty and love, care and devotion. It was a beautiful celebration, a coming together of families and friends, from around the world, to witness the union of a couple so deeply in love, so clearly made for each other.  Thank you for trusting me to document it.

I hope your wedding day was everything you dreamed it would be.

Cheers to you both,

Nikki

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Macki, Jeff, Mackinzie, Adelyn + Odessa | A Family Session | Starkville, MS

family

Dear Jeff, Macki, Mackinzie, Adelyn and Odessa,

This is now the third time that I’ve been able to photograph your family in the beautiful place you call home, and for me, I think it was my favorite. I loved getting to see you sit on the branch of your favorite tree, climbing the hay bales that serve as your play ground, and running through the grass that tickles your toes.

Thank you for inviting me, for letting me observe you in your element.

Blessings to you,
Nikki

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Sara, Farshid, Nickan + Darya | A Lifestyle Session | Starkville, MS

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Dear Sara + Farshid, Nickan + Darya,

My time with you was such a delight. Sara + Farshid, I cannot thank you enough for allowing me into your home to photograph your beautiful babies. I am totally amazed at how well they did (which really means how incredible you two did as parents/entertainers!) during the shoot. Nickan and Darya are so full of personality and I loved watching them express themselves. So, thank you. I hope these photos are exactly what you are looking for.

Cheers to you all,

Nikki

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Wedowee, AL Wedding | Private Estate | Nikki + Brantley

photography

Dear Nikki + Brantley,

As soon as the correspondence about your wedding began, I could not have been more excited. The day could not have been more perfect; the sky blue and bold, the air clear and cool, the sun warming and soothing on the skin. The sun started to dip and the light turned to gold as your promised your lives to one another in the midst of your family and friends. It was a sight to see, and a delight to be a part of. I cannot thank you enough for trusting me to capture your day.

I hope you are loving life together as husband and wife.

Cheers to you,

Nikki

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Holt, Lauren, + Aden | A Lifestyle Session | Starkville, MS

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Holt, Lauren, + Aden,

I want to start off by saying thank you. Thank you for letting me into your home, and into your life. I had the most lovely time with you. Your home is such a beautiful, comforting place, your interactions with each other are so caring and tender. Thank you so much for welcoming me into your place, for letting me observe you all on a cozy, fall morning. Our time together was full of laughs, sweet kisses, and quiet tenderness, and I sincerely enjoyed it.

Cheers to you all,

Nikki

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Monthly Recap: 9/16

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September: the month that symbolizes an end and beginning in one fell swoop. The temperature doesn’t necessarily drop, but the wind picks up, the sun starts to sink a bit lower a little earlier, and the promise of change is prevalent.  (more…)