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Welcome to the Love Be blog, a journal about life, travel, weddings, family and love. We are Brittany and Ryane of Love Be Photography located in Birmingham, AL but traveling throughout the Southeast often. Stay a while, take a look around and say hello! 


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July 25, 2018

Will said it was love at first sight, Hayley said he was a good conservationist. When Will proposed, he took Hayley on a scavenger hunt around Birmingham. It was so well thought out and each spot was one of their favorites around town ending at Vulcan where he got down on one knee and proposed. […]

July 6, 2018

She says he is outgoing, fun and loving and he says she is organized, loyal, and caring. I first met Xander and Marissa when they got roped into modeling for a styled shoot with Labellevie Weddings that was featured on Southern Weddings. A few months after that Xander contacted me to help him plan a styled shoot that […]

June 26, 2018

Cuba is a country I have wanted to visit all my life. My great-grandparents immigrated here from Cuba, and I always loved surprising people with my Cuban ties and heritage despite my pale-skinned-freckled-face. Over the years, I’ve heard bits and pieces of my Cuban heritage and family and was always fascinated by spunky, resilient, and […]

June 14, 2018

  Video by The Film Poets  Today is our 4th Wedding Anniversary and do you know how I was woken up this morning? I was woken up by my husband playing our wedding video through our bluetooth speakers. You read reflections on three years of marriage here and see some of my favorite photos from my […]

May 25, 2018

She says he is goofy, patient, and kind and he says she is fun, thoughtful, and intentional. John and Meredith married on a rainy April day with a Redeemer Community Church ceremony and Birmingham Museum of Art Wedding Reception. The day couldn’t have been more perfect, but before I tell you about their wedding you […]

May 17, 2018

Kaitlin and Matt met at Harvard when Kaitlin was finishing her senior year of college and Matt was in Medical school there. Introduced by mutual friends from an acapella group that Kaitlin was in, it’s a love that was clearly meant to be! Kaitlin is about to finish her MBA at MIT but her passion […]

April 30, 2018

This time last year me, my husband, Robert, and two of our dear friends, Kevin and Alex, were ending our second annual #flysturdiworldtour trip. For our first year of travels we went to London, Ireland and Scotland (one day I’ll make a blog post about that trip too – ha) and for year two we […]

April 19, 2018

Film is a new medium for me. In June of 2017, I decided to try and take one roll of black and white film at each wedding to ease my way into practicing shooting film. I didn’t tell my clients about. Sometimes I forgot to order film and didn’t happen. Sometimes I accidentally exposed the […]

March 20, 2018

  In Alabama, the unpredictable weather can sometimes have its perks, and when you are planning a Birmingham winter wedding you never really know if you’ll have a heat wave or snow. You can imagine our joy and surprise when it was 75 degrees for Dabney and Ty’s January Birmingham winter wedding at St. Paul’s […]

March 19, 2018

There is no better way to kick off spring than with this Birmingham Botanical Gardens spring engagement session with Mary Kate and Gann! Spring at the botanical gardens means everything is blooming and everything is colorful. From the cacti to the trees, we had all the heart eyes walking through the grounds. It definitely helped that […]


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