We’re excited to meet you and your future Groom. Your love story is worthy of being captured in a magical and timeless way.
There’s nothing like looking back on your wedding day through the genuine and beautiful moments in each photograph.
I believe photography inspires, preserves, transforms, and presents the truth in a way that reaches the heart. I have the honor of partnering with my best friend to capturing milestone moments, and the joy of preserving love-stories for a lifetime! I love my work, and I know you will recognize that while you are with me! Other fun tips about me are that I love Anthropologie, animals, and taking baths while watching Netflix! (Who doesn’t?) I have had the privilege of bringing my camera to over 30 countries. I’ve lived all over, but the south has my heart!
Firefly’s name comes from the landmark moment in their lives; the night Jared first told Joy she had his heart. They met in photography class in college and the adventure began. They traveled the world separately after graduating, eventually meeting up in New Zealand to go skydiving and climb the notorious Mount Doom. They always knew that their deep kindred and honorable friendship was growing to be more. So when Jared asked Joy permission to share their first kiss, they stood in the midst of a host of fireflies, swirling all around them like sparkling twinkle lights. And that's where their love story began! We are passionate to capture photos that allow our couples to relive their story’s emotion, elegance, and magic. If you want a team who is continually pursuing excellence in photography, while producing genuine, creative, timeless images, we would be honored to be your photographers.
“Photography preserves the memories of all that we love. We surround ourselves with photos of all the people, places, and things that we will always treasure.”
"When the day you’ve poured your heart into becomes memories, let us preserve your treasured day with photography as a tangible keepsake to relive and relove.”
Now that you’re on top of the world after an epic proposal, you two lovebirds are ready for a stunning session together! Allow us to photograph the magic!
Here comes the most miraculous day of your lives together, two becoming one. For a perfect match like you two, we would be honored if you believed we were the best team to capture this landmark event in your lives.
Big family, small family, little ones or grown up, we would love to capture the brilliance of your dynamic, special family! Oh, we’re BIG dog and cat lovers so bring your fuzzy friend along too! They’re most definitely part of the family!
Hi! Thank you for taking the time and consideration to look through what we offer our couples. For our own wedding, photography was our highest priority, and we recognize what an honor it is to be chosen to photograph such a significant moment in your lives. Our goal is to be provide you with images that will be cherished for generations.
We believe in being the right fit for our couples, so please reach out and we’ll get to know one another. If you would like more specific pricing, please contact us through the form below! Again, thank you for your time, and if you have any questions at all, don’t hesitate to contact us!
“Photography is like life. It’s all about perspective. When you create a mindset of discovery to find the beauty in all things, you look at life in a different way.”
Joy has been photographing weddings since August of 2005 & Jared has been doing photography since 2009.
We only like to book within a year of the current date. This way our current couples get our attention. We do recommend reaching out as soon as your date enters this time frame, because we do book quickly!
Yes, all of our Collections include fully edited digital images and the printing rights! We upload your photos to an online gallery, where you can view them, order professional prints through printers we trusted with our own wedding day images.
We call Birmingham, Alabama home!
There are no travel charges for those within 50 miles of the greater Birmingham, AL area. For locations over 50 miles away and under 2.5 hour drive we charge the standard IRS rate.
Most certainly! We have traveled for numerous weddings, so if you are out of state or country, but are interested in our services, don’t despair, we want to be there!
Nearly every couple you see in our galleries has never been in front of a professional photographer until our time together! We come prepared with techniques to help you look your best while feeling comfortable and having fun!
We are more than happy to give you information that will help you feel confidently you when our session comes. Just reach out and let us know, and we’ll send you our own personal tips and pointers! :)
You bet! We love our gear too much not to have it all insured!
Yes! We’ve got you covered. As professionals, we believe it is our responsibility to be prepared even for what hasn’t happened to us yet! We have backup gear ready and waiting for slips and mishaps.
We have a Canon Mark IV, two Canon Mark IIIs (along with backup cameras just in case!), Canon L series 16-35mm, Canon L series 24-70mm, Canon L series 100mm macro, Canon L series 70-200mm, Canon 80mm 1.4, Canon 50mm macro, Canon 50mm 1.4, Sigma 24mm 1.4, Sigma 35mm 1.4, 15mm fisheye, tilt and shift lens, macro & more flash equipment goodies than we can list!
Chrystie & Austin are such a dynamic couple! They made it so much fun and so easy to photograph their charming chemistry! They suggested the Atlanta Botanical Gardens for...