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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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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 […]

December 4, 2017

Bonnie Grace and Tucker’s Classic Scottish Canterbury UMC and The Club Wedding was truly magical. From the golden sun-set portraits and bag-pipe player at their ceremony to their Christmas tree reception and Scottish-themed details, every part of Bonnie Grace and Tucker’s wedding day was thoughtful and timeless. There were several details from their wedding day with […]

November 9, 2017

She says he is generous, hilarious, and romantic. He says she is outgoing, caring, and lovable. Ellen and I went to college together and after pledging the same sorority we became fast friends. We got even closer when we spent time in Argentina wandering the streets trying to find our way to class by asking […]

November 4, 2017

He says she is loyal, motivated, and sincere and she says he is determined, bright, and kind.  For this wedding, I traveled to Huntsville for Katie and Robert’s First United Methodist Church and Huntsville Botanical Gardens Wedding. Katie and Robert started went to prom together their senior year of high school. They started dating a […]

October 19, 2017

He says she is intelligent, adventurous, and compassionate and she says he is empathetic, inventive, and hilarious. I’m headed to New Orleans, LA this weekend for another great NOLA wedding and it had me reflecting back on being there this time last year for Ann Marshall and Greg’s New Orleans southern wedding. Ann Marshall and […]

October 10, 2017

He thinks she is steadfast, adventurous, and lively.  She thinks he is loyal, knowledgeable, and funny.  Danielle and Zach’s wedding at The Cordelle in Nashville, TN was one I won’t forget. Danielle and I became good (and fast) friends in my former career/life as a college admission counselor, and she was actually one of the first people […]

October 7, 2017

  He says she is bubbly, sweet, and present and she says he is loyal, intelligent, and rare.  Kelsey and Sidney actually met in elementary school but were never close until one year when Kelsey returned home to Auburn for Christmas break and the rest, my friends, is history. These two are adventures but constant […]

September 29, 2017

He says she is caring, genuine, and outgoing, and she says he is kind, honest, and structured. Molly and Mitch met their freshman year at Auburn when they were set up to go to a fraternity date party together by a mutual friend. She was sitting in Chick Fil A when he called her to […]

June 16, 2017

She says he is sincere, altruistic, and dedicated and he says she is bubbly, compassionate, and outgoing. I finally made my way back to Charleston, SC for Katelyn and Austin’s adorable southern wedding, excited to capture the sweet moments I knew were to come throughout their special day. All of the qualities that Austin and […]

May 26, 2017

She says he is intentional, silly, and warm. He says she is patient, kind, and positive. Kelsey and Kendall were set up by Kelsey’s twin brother and Kendall’s sister right after Kelsey moved to Birmingham. Kendall asked Kelsey the big question at Sloss Furnace, the same place he asked her on their first date. I love when […]


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