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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Wedding photographers, getting published is a huge deal. Not only does it increase your street cred with clients, it also can boost your SEO with back-links. Those are both huge benefits! Getting published isn’t easy though. The submission process can take forever, and rejections will definitely happen. Especially if you’re newer or haven’t submitted before. […]

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January 7, 2020

Matchology VS. Two Bright Lights

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Throughout the entire day, Maggie had a radiant, joyful smile plastered on her face. The excitement she had was so evident and only grew throughout their wedding day. As she opened the letter he wrote her, that smile was met with happy tears streaming down her face. Every word she read from Chris just affirmed […]

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October 4, 2019

Maggie & Chris’ St. Francis Xavier Birmingham Wedding

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If you’re a wedding photographer and you haven’t heard of Honeybook stop everything you’re doing. This is a total game-changer!! For us, we came from the popular Dubsado frustrated and looking for a solution to our burnout. Honeybook seemed too good to be true, especially after moving from another program that was supposed to be […]

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September 24, 2019

How We Use Honeybook to Streamline Our Business

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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, […]

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July 31, 2019

How we designed our own website with Showit

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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 […]

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June 7, 2019

Why We Dropped Two Bright Lights

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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 […]

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April 30, 2019

Is Blogging Still a Thing?

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