Leigh Ann goodin photography

Elopement Wedding Reception in West Alabama A small town. Heirloom wedding rings. A musty historic building transformed to a beautiful reception hall. These are just a few of the things that made magic happen for Evelyn + Ben’s elopement wedding reception in West Alabama! Perfect golden hour light for bride + groom portraits. Twinkling lights. […]

Posted in: Weddings

November 27, 2018

Welcome to the world, baby AJ! You totally rocked your first photo shoot. Your parents are obviously smitten with you and eager to experience all of your newness. Born to proud parents Megan and Trevor at UAB Women’s and Infants Center on November 20, 2017 at 8:07pm. Weighing 7lbs, 10 oz  and 21.25 inches long!

Posted in: Fresh 48

November 23, 2018

Fall Engagement Session in Birmingham, AL The leaves were changing and falling in the most perfect way for a Fall Engagement Session at Oak Mountain State Park. The weather was amazing; spot on for spending some time outside. I was loving my journey up the hill, sipping my diet mountain dew and listening to my audiobook, […]

Posted in: Engagements

November 22, 2018

My heart sank. Tears filled my eyes. I had just opened an email from a soon-to-be bride, notifying me that her mother had passed away. I couldn’t imagine the hardship of not having my mom there with me on my wedding day. My heart hurt for sweet Ashley, and I mentally prepared myself to do […]

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November 11, 2018

I pulled up to one of my favorite parks to shoot at, and the light was coming down in such a perfect way over a spot I had never even looked twice at before. I pulled down closer, got out to survey the area, and joy filled my heart. Then the Headley family pulled up […]

Posted in: Family Portraits, Uncategorized

November 11, 2018

Fall was finally here in downtown Birmingham, AL . It was the perfect weather for Madison + Johnny’s engagement session. The breeze was blowing, the leaves had started turning, and the sun was hiding behind the clouds. Madison’s brown hair was falling just right over her shoulders, the ring Johnny had given her was sparkling […]

Posted in: Couples, Engagements

November 6, 2018

“I can’t wait to see what he’s going to do with the cake!” Grey’s mom, Lauren, told me excitedly as we were getting all set up for his sweet Birmingham, AL smash cake portrait session. I’m always eager to see what the babies are going to do with their cakes too, so I loved the […]

Posted in: Family Portraits, Smash Cakes

October 30, 2018

The stunning, overgrown field probably didn’t seem special to any of the cars zooming up and down a random road off I-20 just outside of Birmingham, AL in the middle of October. The temperature was the most comfortable it had been all day, and the light was glowing just right. It was magical, the way it […]

Posted in: Couples, Maternity

October 23, 2018

“Jessica and Cory have chosen to do a cord of three strands during their ceremony,” the officiant announced. I had seen the sign and cords earlier in the day, but I hadn’t given much thought to their significance until the ceremony. Until that moment, at least. I watched as Cory and Jessica giggled, cried happy […]

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October 18, 2018

The family was gathered for Wyatt’s great grandpa’s birthday. His grandparents, extended family, and parents of course were all gathered for a simple celebration with hot dogs and cheesecake. They were soaking in the last warmth of the Alabama summer, which sadly doesn’t end until October. While that gathering was the main focus up at the […]

Posted in: Smash Cakes

October 11, 2018