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 Joyful photography for fun, laid-back couples who believe in marriage.


We're Katie & Alec Dixon. Ice cream obsessed, fun-loving husband-and-wife wedding photographers based in Birmingham, Alabama. We shoot joy-filled weddings on the weekends and fill our weeks with editing, too much sugar, and things that make us laugh hard. It's our belief that wedding planning can be stressful, but your wedding photography shouldn't be. Thanks for stopping by our little corner of the web. We hope that you'll stay a-while and enjoy our latest work & posts. 


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For almost all of of us, our engagement photos are the very first time we’ve ever “modeled” for a camera. And that’s terrifying. So, how can you prepare?? As a Katie & Alec couple there is no need to fear! We’re here to help you through it. We want you to know exactly what you […]

Engagements, For Brides

March 21, 2019

What to Expect for Your Engagement Session


Hey! We’re so excited to be talking with you today about why it’s important to use the same photographer for both your wedding  engagement photos! This might seem like a silly topic or something that doesn’t really  matter, but we promise that this one thing can make your wedding day experience so much better! Now, before […]

For Brides

January 31, 2019

Why Use the Same Photographer for Engagement & Wedding Photos


As wedding photographers, it’s easy to assume we’re in it for the gorgeous dresses, stunning florals, or even the wedding cake. While we love all the little things that make up a wedding day that’s not why we do what we do. At the root of it all it’s because we deeply and wholeheartedly believe […]

For Brides

January 25, 2019

10 Things We Love About Marriage


When picking out the perfect venue to host your wedding there are a lot of important variables to look at. Your budget, preferred vendors, guest capacity and aesthetic are just a few of them that can make or break a venue for you. Here are five things you should consider when finding your dream wedding venue. Don’t Look […]

For Brides

January 22, 2019

6 Tips for Finding Your Perfect Venue


The morning of your wedding is such a magical, exciting time. Anticipation is overwhelming! You’re thrilled to finally marry your best friend. Everything that morning will feel like its going by lighting quick. So, how do you make sure you’re ready for it? Plan ahead! We’ve actually come up with a list of our 8 […]

For Brides

January 17, 2019

Things Not to Forget for the Morning of Your Wedding


Let’s be real with each other for a moment… Wedding planning can be so confusing & overwhelming. If you’ve never planned a wedding before there isn’t a reason for you to know what you’re doing. Among the 1,000 decisions you’ll have to make one of the biggest will be your timeline. One of the things […]

For Brides

January 16, 2019

5 Tips for Your Photography Timeline

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