KATIE & ALEC BLOG

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

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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. 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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Time and time again we have couples asking for location suggestions for their engagement session, wedding photos, or even new photographers asking for location ideas. We’ve shot all over this Magic City and have an inside scoop into some of the most popular, iconic Birmingham locations. So, we figured it was time to create a […]

For Brides

July 18, 2018

9 Incredible Birmingham Photo Locations

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Stress. The biggest word we hear people throw around about weddings is hands down stress. What’s sad is that’s not even close to what weddings are really about or what they have to be. In fact, we fully believe weddings are meant to be fun, memorable days where you leave full of joy! They’re a […]

For Brides

July 3, 2018

How to Have A Stress-Less, Fun Wedding

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Guys, being in a wedding can be really fun. You get to hang out with your friends, drink beer, and party the night away. Everyone likes that. When preparing to be a groomsmen though, don’t just show up and be difficult. Your friend is counting on you and invited you to make their day better. […]

For Brides

June 20, 2018

3 Practical Tips for Groomsmen

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As you plan out your wedding day timeline there are so many things to consider. When will you start hair & makeup, when should your fiance arrive, what time will you leave for the night? It’s a lot to consider. So, by the time sunset portraits are brought up your brain power is low. Sunset […]

For Brides

June 6, 2018

Should You Do Sunset Portraits?

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We jokingly discussed making the entire blog post two words: Alabama weather. Hahaha! If you’re from this lovely state of ours than you’ll totally get it. Especially if you’re looking to get married in the Spring/Summer months the weather can be wildly unpredictable! So, it begs the question do you have a rain plan for […]

For Brides

May 4, 2018

Why Should I Have a Rain Plan?

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YAY! You just got engaged. That heavy new rock on your finger keeps catching your eye and you have to remind yourself you really are getting married!!! That’s seriously the best feeling and you can’t wait for your wedding day to get here! As you’re starting the planning process you’ve probably found every wedding website […]

For Brides

April 23, 2018

4 Tips for Picking Your Wedding Photographers