Caryn Amaris Photography

Tacia & Gabe's Summer Garden Wedding at Old Waverly

Tacia & Gabe's Summer Garden Wedding at Old Waverly

When Tacia and Gabe were planning their wedding day, they told me what they were looking forward to the most was their First Look! And y’all, that special moment did NOT disappoint! Their summer wedding at Old Waverly was a joyful blend of sweet southern elegance and lighthearted celebration, and it was full of fun surprises and personal touches.

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Kathryn and Coleman's Playful and Elegant Engagement Session in Columbus

Kathryn and Coleman's Playful and Elegant Engagement Session in Columbus

A fall engagement session doesn’t HAVE to be all about autumn leaves, y’all! Kathryn and Coleman’s October engagement session was a warm, playful, and super stylish adventure in downtown Columbus. Their session helped me fall love with our little town all over again!

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Melanie's Sweet Spring Bridal Portrait Session at Mississippi State University in Starkville

Melanie's Sweet Spring Bridal Portrait Session at Mississippi State University in Starkville

Y'all, I love bridal sessions so much! A bridal portrait session before (or after!) your wedding day is a fun, relaxed way to tell more about the places you love, and let your style and personality shine through. Melanie's sweet spring bridal session on the campus of Mississippi State University celebrated her beauty AND her beautiful personality!

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How To Prepare Your Heart for Your Engagement Session (And Some Practical Tips Too!)

How To Prepare Your Heart for Your Engagement Session (And Some Practical Tips Too!)

I don't want stress to steal your fun when you are planning your engagement session! So I've written a little blog post about how to prepare your heart (and your sweetheart) to help you both truly enjoy celebrating your love story!

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Caryn Amaris Photography is LIVE!

Caryn Amaris Photography is LIVE!

I have some exciting news, y'all - our photography business has gone live with a new name and a new look as of TODAY! We have been You Call the Shots Photography since 2009, and it's been a wonderful journey for us under that name! So let me take a quick moment and tell you about our new name, why I chose it, and what HASN'T changed. 

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Madeline + Thomas' Romantic Springtime Engagement Session in Natchez

Madeline + Thomas' Romantic Springtime Engagement Session in Natchez

I loved how Madeline and Thomas made a romantic getaway of their engagement session! They spent the weekend at Monmouth Inn, and we began their session in the garden of this beautiful antebellum home. The new green of spring and the first blush of the redbuds were just beginning to color the woods. It was truly a perfect day.

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Katy-Whitten + Brandon's Beautiful Winter Engagement Session

Katy-Whitten + Brandon's Beautiful Winter Engagement Session

They were separated by distance and the call of life, old dreams, dashed hopes, and new dreams, but they never forgot each other. She became a writer, a poet, a momma. He became a geologist and a traveller. But in spite of everything, these two found each other again.

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