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Jesi Wilcox

Battle House Hotel Wedding, Mobile, AL

PHOTOGRAPHER: JESI WILCOX | CEREMONY VENUE: “CHRIST THE KING CATHOLIC CHURCH” | RECEPTION VENUE: BATTLE HOUSE HOTEL | GETTING READY LOCATION: BATTLE HOUSE HOTEL | BRIDE’S DRESS:N/A  | BRIDE’S SHOES: N/A | HAIR STYLIST: KIMBERLY | MAKEUP ARTIST: KIMBERLY | BRIDESMAIDS’ ATTIRE: SLATE BLUE DRESSES | GROOMS ATTIRE: CHARCOAL SUIT WITH SLATE BLUE TIE  | BRIDES RING: DIAMONDS DIRECT IN BIRMINGHAM  | GROOMS RING: DIAMONDS DIRECT IN BIRMINGHAM | INVITATIONS: ZOLA | WEDDING OFFICIANT: FATHER O’CONNOR | FLORIST: SOUTHERN VERANDA | CATERER: THE BATTLE HOUSE| CAKE ARTIST: THE SUGAR HOUSE  | DJ: N/A | LIGHTING: N/A | RENTALS: THE BATTLE HOUSE

I had the absolute pleasure of photographing the beautiful union of Adriana and Brant. They are a couple that embodies the charm and grace of a true Southern Alabama wedding. From the sacred halls of Christ the King Catholic Church to the historical Battle House Hotel, their celebration was certainly a delightful blend of tradition, elegance, and a touch of unexpected fun.

Adriana and Brant, the heart and soul of this enchanting affair, are the epitome of down-to-earth love. From our first interaction, I could sense their genuine excitement about their upcoming Alabama wedding. Additionally, Adriana’s words, “you were one of the only photographers that followed up, didn’t have an automated email response to us, and offered to hop on a phone call.” This set the stage for a partnership built on trust and personal connection. Their love story is not just about a wedding, but a celebration of two souls. These two love birds found joy in each other’s company.

The ceremony at Christ The King Catholic Church was a testament to their commitment. The couple was surrounded by the warm embrace of tradition. Also, the couple’s calm and collected demeanor made the longer Catholic ceremony feel like a breeze. Altogether, it was a beautiful ritual that marked the beginning of their journey as husband and wife.

The transition to the Battle House Hotel for the reception added a touch of history to the celebration. This iconic Mobile venue, with its rich architectural details, perfectly mirrored Adriana and Brant’s appreciation for old-school charm. As I waited for the couple to arrive, the relaxed atmosphere allowed me to step in and contribute to the festivities. Durign this time, I adorned the cake with florals. This was an unexpected, but delightful task that highlighted the easygoing nature of the day.

Adriana and Brant’s preference for the historic Battle House Hotel showcased their love for the timeless allure of the Southern aesthetic. Furthermore, from the grandeur of the venue to the intricate details, every moment was an opportunity to capture the essence of a Southern wedding in Alabama. The charm of Mobile, steeped in history, added a unique backdrop to their love story.

Further, as a wedding photographer, my goal is to not just capture moments but to tell a story. Their story is the story of a couple, their unique journey, and the emotions that unfold on their special day. Adriana and Brant were a dream to photograph. Hence, their genuine connection made my job effortless. Furthermore, the editorial style of my photography perfectly encapsulated the magic of their Alabama wedding.

The Southern sunlight filtering through the windows of the Battle House Hotel created a soft glow. The windows illuminated the couple’s smiles and cast a romantic ambiance. Each click of the camera captured not only their external beauty but also the warmth and authenticity of their love. From candid shots to more structured poses, the blend of modern editorial photography allowed me to create a visual narrative that mirrored the depth and variety of emotions experienced throughout the day.

Adriana and Brant’s Alabama wedding was a celebration of love, tradition, and the beauty of a Southern union. From the sacred vows at Christ the King Catholic Church to the historical charm of the Battle House Hotel, every moment was a testament to their down-to-earth nature and unwavering joy.

Another note, to future brides planning a wedding in Mobile, Alabama: embrace the rich history and Southern charm that this city offers. Find a venue that resonates with your unique love story. Also, and most importantly, surround yourself with vendors who understand the importance of personal connection and genuine moments.

As a wedding photographer, I feel incredibly fortunate to have been a part of Adriana and Brant’s special day. Also, capturing the essence of their love through the lens of modern editorial photography was a delight. May their journey be as timeless and beautiful as the Southern weddings that inspire us all.

-Jesi Wilcox

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