Custom Albums | turn your adventure into a storybook

custom designed wedding & elopement albums

There is something beautiful about sitting down and holding your story in your lap. Thumbing through the pages of an album crafted with love. Reminiscing the moments and emotions of your unforgettable wedding experience. Having a tangible storybook to touch and feel adds to the senses of your memories.

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The Magnolia | mountaintop wedding venue in the smokies

destination wedding at the magnolia venue

Kind words from the couple: “Her style gives a whimsical kind of vibe, with a highlight on nature which is exactly what my husband and I wanted. Julie herself is prompt in responding, SWEET as can be, and catches beautiful moments effortlessly. She loves what she does and it’s evident in her work.” – Kelly + John

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Cades Cove Elopement | tent camping on your wedding night

cades cove elopement | fireside dinner & camping in gsmnp

Wildlife Overlook is one of the most popular spots in Cades Cove for Great Smoky Mountain National Park wedding and elopement ceremonies. This is a great choice from the list of pre-designated locations for a spacious field and ample parking if you bring a few loved ones along.

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Leave No Trace | how to plan a minimal impact elopement

If you are getting married outside, it is probably because you are drawn to nature’s beauty. And the way we keep nature beautiful, so that we can continue to come back to these gorgeous spots time and time again, is to make sure that we enjoy them sustainably and responsibly.

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Wedding & Elopements


I'm Julie Crawford, a world traveling photographer based in the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. I'm passionate about adventure, storytelling, music, emotional depth, intentionality, human connection, synchronicity, and great coffee.

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