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\\ Santa Barbara Sailboat Engagement Session // Where do I even begin? This session was one of those times when I just felt all the things. The excitement and love AND nervousness and butterflies! I had so much fun with Kailey + JJ during their engagement session in Santa Barbara. We started out at Santa […]

The Swan House Wedding

I had the opportunity earlier this year to photograph a beautiful wedding inspiration at The Swan House in Atlanta, Georgia. I felt like I was in a dream.  The first time I saw The Swan House on Instagram I immediately fell in love and kept imagining all of the beautiful images that I would create […]

Deep in the Heart Farm Wedding

\\Lan + Brandon’s Classic Black Tux Wedding at Deep in the Heart Farms// What can I even say about Lan + Brandon’s wedding…it was perfection! It was the sweetest celebration where love could be felt throughout the entire day. I knew that Lan + Brandon were going to be a #PattiDarbyCouple when Lan started talking […]

A few days ago I shared my story about how I use personal branding to grow my business to six-figures in a year. Today I want to share a few tips on how to actually start using personal branding as your main source of marketing. It’s not a complicated process but it does take some […]

Personal Branding Patti Darby

I get asked these two questions all the time “What are you doing? and How are you doing it?” These are two questions I get asked over and over again by wedding creatives that want to know how I grew my business. I want to take time today to let you in on some of […]

Destin Florida Wedding

\\Kaylee + Will’s Intimate Beach Wedding at Miramar Beach, Florida// I’m not going to lie, I was a ball of nerves on Kaylee and Will’s wedding day. Not because it was my “first” destination wedding or because it was a wedding at all, nope the weather got me this time. Normally I have no qualms […]

The Weinberg at Wixon Valley

\\Ky + Clayton’s Classic Summer Wedding at The Weinberg at Wixon Valley\\ For the past several days I’ve been sharing sneak peeks of Ky & Clayton’s Wedding at The Weinberg at Wixon Valley and I AM SO pumped to be able to finally share their blog! I met Ky through the power of Instagram a […]

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