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Melissa and Marcus's Engagement Session with Georgia Wedding Photographer Kari Bendig Photography

Georgia Wedding and Engagement Photographers: North Carolina Wedding and Engagement Photographers


Talk about an incredible stroke of luck! That's precisely how my path crossed with Melissa and Marcus, thanks to being in the right place at the right time. Picture this: I had just wrapped up Audrey and Ryan's captivating engagement session ( as seen here) at Helton Creek Falls in North Georgia. The energy and excitement from nailing some fantastic shots for Audrey and Ryan were still coursing through me. Fueled by that enthusiasm, I couldn't help but share a few preview snaps with some bystanders in the falls parking lot. Little did I know that this spur-of-the-moment gesture would lead to a fateful encounter with an amazing couple.


Fast-forward a bit, and I found myself connecting with Melissa and Marcus during this casual preview sharing. Their genuine interest in my work prompted me to hand over my business card, and the stars aligned as I heard back from them within just a few weeks.


When we began discussing potential locations for Melissa and Marcus' own engagement session, we explored a range of possibilities. However, there was an undeniable sentimentality in returning to the exact spot where our journey started – the very spot where my chance meeting with them took place. The magic of fate was undeniable, and it felt like the perfect choice.




Now, as a seasoned wedding photographer based in Georgia, specializing in both engagement and wedding sessions, I've had the honor of meeting numerous remarkable couples. However, Melissa and Marcus are an unparalleled duo. Their contagious laughter and genuine connection were palpable during our time together, and these emotions effortlessly translated into the images we captured. It's like their love story was meant to be told through my lens.





During our engagement session, the dynamic between Melissa, Marcus, and I was more like friends catching up than a formal photoshoot. Their curiosity about my wedding and engagement photography experience led to insightful discussions. Melissa's question, "How can you tell when you've captured great photos during a session?" initially stumped me. But then it dawned on me – it's a blend of factors. The laughter shared, the picturesque Georgia landscapes, the way the sunlight bathes everything in a warm glow – these components come together to create exceptional shots that resonate with the couple's love story.





Our time together was an absolute joy. As a Georgia wedding photographer and engagement photographer, I couldn't have asked for a more radiant couple than Melissa and Marcus. Every laugh, every shared moment, and every whispered secret between them contributed to a collection of extraordinary photographs that encapsulated their unique connection.


As the countdown to their September 2nd wedding begins, I'm sending boundless well-wishes to Melissa and Marcus. Your journey as a couple has been inspiring, and I'm eager to see the next chapter unfold. To those reading, let's shower the M&M couple with heartfelt congratulations as they step into this new adventure together. Your warm wishes are bound to add an extra touch of magic to their upcoming wedding day.






If you're seeking passionate wedding photographers or an experienced Atlanta wedding photographer, don't hesitate to reach out – I'd love to capture your love story too.

Kari Bendig Photography is a Georgia Engagement and Wedding Photographer who travels all over the Southeast, creating magic and documenting couples' love stories. For all inquiries regarding bookings, please reach out to Kari using the contact information provided below.



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