This styled shoot was SO much fun for so many reasons! Not only do I adore the models (Bonnie is my Sister-in-Law and Sydney is one of my girlfriends here in Athens), but my older sister who has now launched her wedding planning business was the mastermind behind this entire shoot. I have been so […]

Styled Shoot 2019

Styled Shoot | Greenville, SC | Mary Catherine Echols Photography

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Kayla and Chase Engagement Session in Greenville, South Carolina

Took a trip to upstate SC to Bald Rock where my college friends and I used to frequent back in the day for this beautiful session with Kayla and Chase! Kayla is a Clemson grad, Chase is a Citadel grad, and are getting married at the end of this year in their hometown of Anderson, […]

Chase + Kayla

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He deserved to breathe. After a long, painful month of May that started and finished with the news of two beautiful black lives brutally taken, it’s my duty to add to the conversation despite its overwhelm. I can’t seem to get on social media without scrolling by dozens of posts about these men, and I […]

Its not fair

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Tyler and Rebekah | Athens GA Engagement Session

John and I have lived in Athens for a little over a year now and adore all of the friends we’ve made here so far. After joining a small group at our church, we met Tyler and Rebekah who have become fast friends. They are in the midst of planning their wedding through COVID-19, and […]

Tyler + Rebekah

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One of the absolute best parts of my job is getting to go through all of engagement season with a couple up to the wedding day. I originally met Kelly and Ryan on the morning of the proposal after sneak-photographing Ryan popping the question! He had called me a few weeks before to get a […]

Mr and Mrs Heard

Kelly and Ryan Wedding in Atlanta Georgia

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Engagement Photos in Athens, Georgia | Zoey and Andrew | Mary Catherine Echols Photography

What a fun morning this was with Andrew and Zoey, just days after he proposed! Zoey is a dear friend of mine who is finishing up her nursing degree here in Athens and I was so excited to finally get to meet her Andrew. They are planning a sweet elopement for this summer and I […]

Andrew + Zoey

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Back at the end of 2019 right after Christmas, Ryan and Kristen got engaged and I got to document their proposal in downtown Greenville, SC! They were on their way to an anniversary dinner when Ryan popped the question under a beautiful pavilion right by the water. I met Ryan back in college through mutual […]

Ryan + Kristen

Engagement Photos in Clemson, South Carolina | Mary Catherine Echols Photography | Athens, GA photographer

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Joyce and Alex Charleston, SC Wedding at the Wickliffe House | Mary Catherine Echols Photography

Joyce and Alex’s wedding day in Charleston, South Carolina truly oozed with style, joy and fun. Joyce is such an effortless beauty that was highlighted with her long sleeve vintage dress and insane flowers. Their venue, The Wickliffe House, has so much Charleston charm that Joyce wanted the venue to mostly speak for itself! They […]

Mr + Mrs Nelson

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Amanda and Zach got married on a crisp, bright November day amongst all their friends and family, and I could not be more in love with their wedding gallery that reflects all the thought and detail Amanda put into planning.

Mr + Mrs Grimsley

Zach and Mandy]i Wedding in Columbia, South Carolina | Mary Catherine Echols Photography | Athens, Georgia Photography

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Mary Catherine and John Echols

It feels almost cruel how fast time goes by. With 2020 well under way and the first month of this new decade coming to a close this week, I am holding on for dear life to time. To be honest, I haven’t had a desire to sit down and write for a large portion of […]

Goodbye, 2019

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Maddie and Kurt had the sweetest most fun wedding day despite the cold, rainy January day in Greenville, South Carolina. Anyone who meets these two instantly feels like they’ve known them forever, and it was so special to get to photograph two best friends becoming husband and wife. Could do this day over and over […]

Mr + Mrs Sittmann

Greenville South Carolina Wedding | Mr and Mrs Sittmann | Mary Catherine Echols Photography

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Maddie Garret Bridals | Greenville, South Carolina |

Sweet, sweet Maddie was a dream to get to photograph just a few weeks before her big day this January. Her bridal portraits were the first time we officially met, and I loved her within the first few seconds of spending time with her! She is so easy to chat with, so laid back, and […]

Maddie

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Shane and Megan have a proposal story that will be hard to beat! They were on vacation together in Europe and one of their stops was in Dublin– where Shane’s family is from. The day they got there, Shane wanted to show Megan Ha’penny bridge. When they got on the bridge, he said that it […]

Shane + Megan

Shane and Megan Engagement Photos | Atlanta, Georgia | Mary Catherine Echols Photography

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David and Dannah Engagement Photos | Athens Georiga | Mary Catherine Echols Photography

Every blue moon I get to put family in front of my camera and it always makes for an extra special session! David, my brother in law, and his now wife Dannah got engaged over Summer 2019 and I was so happy to get to photograph their engagement photos in our hometown. It’s been so […]

David + Dannah

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My first time visiting Chattanooga, Tennessee was over this beautiful fall wedding weekend and I wouldn’t have wanted it any other way. Getting to celebrate sweet Haley and Will with all of their dear friends and family was a day I will always cherish! Their planning process was SO much fun alongside Haley who became […]

Mr + Mrs Brock

Chattanooga Wedding at Stratton Hall

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Josh and Rachel Wedding | Fall 2019 | Columbia, South Carolina

Josh and Rachel got married on a beautiful October Saturday in Columbia, South Carolina at The Millstone at Adams Pond. I knew with these two being high school sweethearts that their wedding day was going to be extra special! They both are die-hard Clemson fans, owners of a sweet Golden retriever (you know I love […]

Mr + Mrs Shook

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So many giggles happened during my session with Caitlin and John Mason and I love that so much. I met Caitlin in college years ago, and jumped out of my seat when I got her inquiry about shooting their wedding! They get married this year in August and plan on staying in the Greenville area […]

Caitlin + John Mason

Caitlin and John Mason Engagement Photos

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