Behind the lens with love story wizard, Atlanta-based photographer YouAreRaven

If you've been a reader for a while, I'll bet you either already know about Atlanta-based photographer Raven Shutley of YouAreRaven or have seen her work on the site. She's been a mainstay of the offbeat community for so long and is one of our most trusted partners. So I decided to see what it was that really separates Raven from all the others. What makes her tick, how her totally warm personality will make you feel instantly comfortable in front of the camera, what mad skills she brings to the table, and why it all means that you'll be floored by the photos you'll get.

This mega-skilled photography team gives you "how did we look that good?" level wedding photography all over the U.S.

If there's ever been a wedding photography team who connects with our readers, it's Atlanta-based Gemini and The Bear. The husband and wife team of Ryan and Jenevieve come with a substantial amount of experience in both photography AND wedding planning and production, so they're the moooost prepared to handle anything that comes their way — your wedding included! Let's meet the creative pair and see why they'll make your love story come to life in ways you've never imagined it could…

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This Atlanta goth chic wedding had a headpiece to die for

When I first saw this wedding come in, my eyes were darting around the screen like a bat in a cave. The black and white gown, the seriously chic goth Halloween vibe, the skelly decor, the red and black flowers, the Morticia Addams-channeling bridesmaids, the black pumpkin guest "book" — it was intense. Oh, and of course, THAT HEADPIECE.