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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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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“Get a website now!!” This phrase plasters the photography Facebook groups we’re in. Every new photographer of business owner always asks the first thing they should do after becoming a legal business. This is everyone’s tip, and it’s ours to you too! If you’re ready to start creating one and don’t know where to start, […]

For Photographers

July 31, 2019

How we designed our own website with Showit

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The bright glow from our Mac Book Pro goes from a familiar friend to a stinging reminder that we’re coming up empty. That little blinking cursor creates a slow kind of rage within us that won’t be ignored… writers block has hit in full force. If it’s happened to us once, it’s happened to us […]

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June 25, 2019

Writers block, we hate you…

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For over two years we were paying members of the popular publication match site Two Bright Lights. We had heard great reviews and terrible reviews of them and figured for the $160/year was worth trying. Both years we were involved we submitted a ton of work. Weddings & engagements are our specialty. So, we submitted […]

For Photographers

June 7, 2019

Why We Dropped Two Bright Lights

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One of our favorite moments when shooting is when strangers or wedding guests come up and ask about our gear. you can tell the people who are hobbyists and the ones who are more armature by their questions. “Ah, I have always wanted that lens!!!” and, “What camera body is that, a Canon!” We love […]

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May 9, 2019

Gear: What’s in Our Bag?

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We get asked a lot by other business people why we blog so much. Most people bought into the idea that blogging died years ago. While we will admit it’s not as popular as it used to be, it’s definitely alive and well. For us, it’s a critical business tool. In fact, we believe we […]

For Photographers

April 30, 2019

Is Blogging Still a Thing?

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Money, fame, friends, cars, jewelry… There are so many different ways people can define success. A lot of times for us it comes down to our business being successful. This year has been so, so long and exhausting. It’s been great, yes, and we’ve shot more than ever before. We’ve made more money, grown our […]

For Photographers

November 29, 2018

What Success Really Looks Like

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