Thursday, December 30, 2010

Gwinnett Historic Court House a great place for your wedding!

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As a wedding photography whose passion is history. I have a true passion for historic buildings.  During the past 20 years I have worked as art director for some the largest historic consulting firms in the southeast.   Around the Metro Atlanta are we are so luck to have such unique historic properties.  I have been lucky enough to photograph at historic locations all around Atlanta such as the Georgia Terrace, Atlanta History Center, several weddings at the Fox Theater, the Braselton-Stover House, Little Gardens in Lawrenceville, the Carl House, Primrose Cottage in historic Roswell, Georgia and Cedar Plantation in Acworth, Georgia Cottage in historic Roswell, Georgia and Cedar Plantation in Acworth, Georgia, Lawrenceville Court house, two weddings at the historic Trolley Barn in downtown Atlanta.  I just love these historic locations.  It brings so much character to the occasion.
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The Gwinnett Courthouse is located at 185 W Crogan St, Lawrenceville, GA.  You can cal them at (770) 822-5450.  I have shot several weddings there.  It is a great place and centrally located to several wonderful churches.  Downtown Lawrenceville is having a revival of sorts.


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Thank you so much for visiting! Please feel free to call me at
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and I will be happy to help you in any way that I can.David Diener

Sunday, December 26, 2010

New Links at Atlanta Artistic Weddings

I do hope everyone enjoyed their Christmas holidays.  I have certainly enjoyed my time with my family.  We are truly blessed.  During the time I have updated Atlantaartisticweddings.com.  The one area that everyone should check out is the links section.  I have updated it with a couple useful links.
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Saturday, December 25, 2010

Little Gardens a Great Place to get Married! and Your Wedding Photography

As a Atlanta Wedding Photographer I have a true passion for historic buildings.  During the past 20 years I have worked as art director for some the largest historic consulting firms in the southeast.   Around the Metro Atlanta are we are so luck to have such unique historic properties.  I have been lucky enough to photograph at historic locations all around Atlanta such as the Georgia Terrace, Atlanta History Center, several weddings at the Fox Theater, the Braselton-Stover House, Little Gardens in Lawrenceville, the Carl House, Primrose Cottage in historic Roswell, Georgia and Cedar Plantation in Acworth, Georgia Cottage in historic Roswell, Georgia and Cedar Plantation in Acworth, Georgia, Lawrenceville Court house, two weddings at the historic Trolley Barn in downtown Atlanta.  I just love these historic locations.  It brings so much character to the occasion.
I always look forward to shooting weddings at Little Gardens.  First of all it so close to my house! It is located at 3571 Lawrenceville Hwy NW, Lawrenceville, GA 30044-4105.  You can call them at (770) 923-3434. I have been shooting weddings there since when it used to be a restaurant.  They are truly professionals.  They are currently owned a company that has several historic locations all across the Atlanta metro area.  I big thumbs up for this location!



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Thank you so much for visiting! Please feel free to call me at
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and I will be happy to help you in any way that I can.David Diener

Friday, December 24, 2010

Gaither’s Plantation and a Great Place to have your Atlanta Wedding


As a Atlanta wedding photographer I have a true passion for historic buildings.  During the past 20 years I have worked as art director for some the largest historic consulting firms in the southeast.   Around the Metro Atlanta are we are so luck to have such unique historic properties.  I have been lucky enough to photograph at historic locations all around Atlanta such as the Georgia Terrace, Atlanta History Center, several weddings at the Fox Theater, the Braselton-Stover House, Little Gardens in Lawrenceville, the Carl House, Primrose Cottage in historic Roswell, Georgia and Cedar Plantation in Acworth, Georgia Cottage, Lawrenceville Court house, two weddings at the historic Trolley Barn in downtown Atlanta.  I just love these historic locations.  It brings so much character to the occasion.

I have recently done a great wedding on the east side of town called Gaither's Plantation ,located at  270 Davis Ford Road in Covington .  The property is owned by the county and is said to be haunted! Their parents rented a historic mansion where they decorated so wonderfully.  They really made it a family affair and such a personable occasion.  The occasion was near Halloween so they decorated it with a Halloween them.  The place was decorated with these warm Autumn colors.  There were also little teeth and little kick kacks for the kids which made it fun for everyone.  I even grabbed some of the Halloween teeth and got the bridesmaids and bride to put them on and made scary faces!!

What fun!  When it is time for your wedding make it your own and have fun!

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Thank you to all!!!
Thank you so much for visiting! Please feel free to call me at
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and I will be happy to help you in any way that I can.David Diener

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Atlanta Wedding Photography in Historic Roswell, Georgia


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As a Atlanta wedding photographer I have a true passion for historic buildings.  During the past 20 years I have worked as art director for some the largest historic consulting firms in the southeast.   Around the Metro Atlanta are we are so luck to have such unique historic properties.  I have been lucky enough to photograph at historic locations all around Atlanta such as the Georgia Terrace, Atlanta History Center, several weddings at the Fox Theater, the Braselton-Stover House, Little Gardens in Lawrenceville, the Carl House, Primrose Cottage, Lawrenceville Court house, two weddings at the historic Trolley Barn in downtown Atlanta.  I just love these historic locations.  It brings so much character to the occasion.
I have shot several weddings at Primrose cottage.  The great thing about the Primrose cottage the location! It is located in downtown Roswell, Georgia at 674 Mimosa Boulevard Roswell, GA 30075-4406.   You can call them at (770) 594-2299.  With the location so centrally located your Atlanta Guests can easily get there.  Also you are centrailly located to several beautiful churches. I real jewel of the south!


Thank you to all!!!
Thank you so much for visiting! Please feel free to call me at
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and I will be happy to help you in any way that I can.David Diener

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Weddings at the Braselton Stover House in Braselton, Georgia



I have a true passion for historic buildings.  During the past 20 years I have worked as art director for some the largest historic consulting firms in the southeast.   Around the Metro Atlanta are we are so luck to have such unique historic properties.  I have been lucky enough to photograph at historic locations all around Atlanta such as the Georgia Terrace, Atlanta History Center, several weddings at the Fox Theater, the Braselton-Stover House, Little Gardens in Lawrenceville, the Carl House, Primrose Cottage in historic Roswell, Georgia and Cedar Plantation in Acworth, Georgia Cottage, Lawrenceville Court house, two weddings at the historic Trolley Barn in downtown Atlanta.  I just love these historic locations.  It brings so much character to the occasion.

I can’t say enough about the Braselton Stover House.  It is managed by Mary and Marvin Stover. They are wonderful people that will make your wedding memorable.  I always look forward to shooting a wedding there because I know that it has so many things going for it.  One the house is beautiful!   Along with the grounds make it one the best deals around Atlanta! Second is with Mary there you know you are working with a team of professionals that will do their best to give you the wedding you want.  
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Thank you so much for visiting! Please feel free to call me at
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and I will be happy to help you in any way that I can.David Diener

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Child Portraits and the joy they give everyone

Recently I was given the honor of making a portrait of a good friend of mines family and specifically their daughter.  They are so sweet.  The dad is a dear friend of mine who I give a hard time constantly at work because of begrudgingly attitude that he tries to project. I really enjoyed see all that melt away and see the real him as he interacts with his family.  The way he melts when his little girl smiles at him.  Also how he learns that 1 year old little girls have their own time line and that we can not rush them or change their minds with a wave our hand.
Doing this photo shoot reminded me one the thing that got me into photography and historical documentation  in the first place.  It is a sort of time capsule of a people's lives. I feel so honored to be part of it.  I know that the mother and father will look back at it and fondly reminisce on how tiny their little girls hands were or how they spent so much time picking out a little outfit that fitted her for only 3 months.   The child will years from now will complain how fat their cheeks where or how the outfit looks so dated.   In about 50 years the child will look back and point at the photograph and say "I was a cute baby!" and their kids and grand kids will look into the photograph for glimpses of their selves such as mom's nose or dads eyes.
This is a honor that I do not take lightly.   I feel so blessed to be part of each families documentary and portraits that will be part of the time line of generations to come. Thank you, thank you, thank you to all!

You can see the high lights of this engagement photos when you click here.



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Thank you so much for visiting! Please feel free to call me at
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and I will be happy to help you in any way that I can.David Diener

Monday, November 29, 2010

Indian Wedding in Atlanta, Georgia

As a Atlanta Wedding Photographer it is a honor to photograph so many different weddings.  This month I got to photograph Oma's and Terry's Wedding Party in Atlanta.  I we had so much fun!  Since they had already gotten married in New York City they wanted to have a party here for their friends in Georgia.  The party was in Atlanta.
The coolest thing we did was do a sort of engagement shoot / wedding portrait.  Since they were both Indian I suggested the Hindu Temple in Lilburn as the back drop.  It worked beautifully!!!! I could not ask for more.  We started shooting late in the afternoon and they were gracious enough to stick around till the sun went down and we got some amazing photos.  You can see the slide show at http://atlantaartisticwedding.com/atlanta%20wedding%20photographer/oma%20and%20terry.htm.  Thank you Oma and Terry! and Thank you for visiting!


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Thank you so much for visiting! Please feel free to call me at
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and I will be happy to help you in any way that I can.
David Diener

Monday, November 8, 2010

Fall in Atlanta is a great time for Engagement Photos

Wow the colors are out in Atlanta!  I am such a fan of this time of year as a wedding photographer.  Just take some time and look around and and soak in the color.  This week in November is at it's peek.  From Stone Mountain to Piedmont Park are all great places for your engagement photos.  The rich yellows and oranges are just popping out!  I recently had a photo shoot and was so happy with the results. You can see the high lights of this engagement photos when you click here.


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and I will be happy to help you in any way that I can.
David Diener

Friday, October 22, 2010

Fall Colors for Your Wedding

Fall is a wonderful time of year to get married.  It is not too hot or too cold.  As a Atlanta wedding photographer I have seen some wonderful fall wedding.  I love the wonderful warm colors of the fall weddings.  It really like the orange and reds of the flowers.  It also seems to make the wedding a little homey and warmer.  
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Thank you so much for visiting! Please feel free to call me at
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David Diener


Thursday, October 21, 2010

October a Great Month to get Married in the South

When is it a good time of year to get married?  It is up to you but you shouldn't fell obligated to get married in June like everyone else and battle over booked photographers and venues in Atlanta.  There are other options for you.  I my self got married New Years eve because I knew my family would be in town and I wanted to share my wedding with them.  October is a great time also.  It is a cooler than the summer months in Georgia.  It is not too cold either.  When everyone is wearing suits it is a perfect month!  In closing just don't limit your options.  It is your wedding so make it so.

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Thank you so much for visiting! Please feel free to call me at
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David Diener

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Great wedding dances

Hello everyone! I always enjoy the first dance.  It has become so much more than the conservative slow dance of ages past.  It has now become such a fun and entertaining part of the day! I have made links to some of the weddings that I have enjoyed.  Here is the Clay family and their jig!  There is also the whole wedding party dance that Virgina and Brian did, what a hoot! Now their is some serious choreography involved in Max and Sarah's first dance.

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Thank you so much for visiting! Please feel free to call me at
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and I will be happy to help you in any way that I can.
David Diener

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Thanks for the reviews on Google!

I want to say thank you to all the brides that have left me at Google Local .

I am so local that brides have been so kind to me.  I want to share one of the reviews from one of my most recent brides Emanulla.

That's exactly what we think of David...Afterall, what is a wedding without great pictures? My mum tells me all the time to smile and look good cos you cannot go back and take the picture again... David took care of that - even he couldn't have imagined what a blessing it was to have him as our wedding photographer. Imagine meeting your photographer on the morning of your wedding! We had just come out of a nightmare with the wedding photographer we had earlier contracted and was introduced to David by the wonderful owners of the Braselton-Stover house to try and salvage the situation and when David showed up for work that evening on September 10, 2010 - I had a smile on my face that just won't quit throughout the day. He was fun, humble, tireless, great with our many demanding families and friends and did everything so effortlessly that I thought in my heart and still do that God sent him to take care of the day. He even got my husband smiling all the way... the pictures are simply gorgeous!!! Thanks Dave! I believe you haven't seen the last of Emmanuella & Ronald Jones!

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Thank you so much for visiting! Please feel free to call me at
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and I will be happy to help you in any way that I can.
David Diener

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Map of Atlanta Wedding Locations




As a Atlanta wedding photographer I have taken photos at many of the finest wedding locations.  I have made a map of some the locations here Map of Atlanta wedding locations. 
I will update the map with more wedding facilites as I have time.  If you visit the map I will have a photo of the wedding location and hopefully have a link the facility or church.
I do hope this is going to be helpful to the brides and grooms out there.


Thank you so much for visiting! Please feel free to call me at
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and I will be happy to help you in any way that I can.
David Diener

Friday, August 13, 2010

At your Atlanta wedding look around and take your time



As  a professional wedding photographer I see a lot of weddings.   When I talk to the brides after wards they all say the day just happened so quickly!  I can say when there are so many things going on constantly and it happened so fast it is important to take a little time and look around.  When you are looking just take a breath and appreciate the moment.  I guarantee that you will see people that love you, have helped you in the past and will support you in the future.  That is the point of the wedding sharing your commitment to your spouse with the people that are the most important to you.

Thank you so much for visiting! Please feel free to call me at
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and I will be happy to help you in any way that I can.
David Diener

Friday, July 30, 2010

Historic Color Photography

I know I usually blog about wedding photography in Atlanta.  Today I am going to blog about something else I am interested in and that is history.  During the day I work for a historical and archaeological consulting firm.  I have been doing this for about 20 years.  I have always had this interest in historical photography.  I my self still use large format photograph to document such things as NASA and historical properties in the southeast united states.

When recently one of my friends in the archaeology field posted this on their facebook page I had to share it!  Just go to http://blogs.denverpost.com/captured/2010/07/26/captured-america-in-color-from-1939-1943/ and you will see some of the coolest historical photographs ever!  I have not seen so many color historical photographs in one place.  Color photography really tells the story. In the photographs you can tell what they are eating, where they live and what the general condition of their housing is.  I have shared one of the photos from the collection on my blog but take your time and visit it yourself and enjoy!

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and I will be happy to help you in any way that I can.
David Diener

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Great Wedding with Baseball Theme!

As a professional wedding photographer in Atlanta I get all kinds of questions.  From where should we do engagement sessions or what ideas do you have for favors at the wedding?   In all those cases I would say let them express yourself and you will the happiest with them. 

This weekend I photographed a wedding and the groom was a baseball player from Georgia Southern.  So the them was baseball.  They were such a great and giving couple.  What they did  with their baseball theme was put out cracker jacks and peanuts.  It was inexpensive, original, a lot of fun and expressed how they meet.  The favors where very well received and I saw people admiring them and munching all night long.

So remember to express yourself it is your wedding!
 
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and I will be happy to help you in any way that I can.
David Diener