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  • Writer's pictureNathalia Frykman

Susan & Brett // Historic Savannah Destination Wedding

Updated: Sep 23, 2019

Susan and Brett couldn't be more perfect for each other. This amazing Los Angeles couple decided to bring the party to Savannah, Georgia and shook the city grounds with a heartfelt ceremony followed by an incredible reception! This wedding with a classic old timey feel was officiated by a friend of the couple at the Whitfield Chapel, the same place where the bride`s parents got married 39 years ago and the reception took place at the hip South Soho Cafe.


Brett and his groomsmen got ready at a beautiful historical home in downtown Savannah and wore customized suspenders, a gift from the groom. Drinks were flowing until the groom was ready to ready a letter from his bride and open his wedding gift, a classy Bleu de Chanel Cologne.

The First Look

It was clear Brett couldn't wait to see Susan once he just turned around and ran towards her during our First Look attempt at the Chippewa Square.

The Formals

Thanks to our First Look attempt, we were able to start working on the wedding formal portraits with family and the wedding party. The formals took place at Bethesda right near the Wormsloe State Historic Site

The Ceremony

Short and heart wrenching, the ceremony was intimate and beautiful. The forecast told us to expect rain, but the couple was blessed with a warm sunny day in Coastal Georgia.

The Reception

The guests travelled to the reception by Trolley and it was such a fun ride! We arrived at the South Soho Cafe to find the place beautifully decorated in the perfect mix of bohemian and old Hollywood style. The fare offered three flavorful meal options and the gorgeous cake was provided by Wicked Cakes.

The toasts were emotional, the first dance absolutely dreamy and the dance floor was lit with 90's top of the chart songs making it impossible not to dance the night away. It was such an amazing wedding and Saturday night as a whole in one of my top favorite cities!

The Exit

Not only the sparklers were lit that night! Everyone was having the time of their lives and it showed! And the pedicab getaway and the hand painted bridal leather jacket made this sparkler exit even more epic!

The End.

Special Thanks to Morgan Pirkle from Kept Record Photography for inviting me to photograph this wedding with her, It was such an honor and so much fun!


Ceremony Music: Bill Peterson

Reception Music: All About You Entertainment

Reception Venue: SoHo South Caffe

Event Coordinator: Carlson's Premier Events

Hair/ Makeup: 40 Volume Salon

Transportation: Old Town Trolley

Nathalia Frykman Photography LLC is a team of photographers specialized in wedding photography based in the Atlanta area, GA, USA. Photographing alternative, destination and intimate weddings and elopements is what we love most! Follow us on and to see more and learn about our specials. Our studio is currently located in Roswell, GA and consultation appointments are available upon request. We value our multicultural clients and are proud LGBTQ+ allies.

Nathalia Frykman is a multiple award winning and internationally published photographer, mother and wife. She speaks a handful of languages and is a big advocate for diversity and representativity on media and in life! Nathalia enjoys documenting precious moments and capturing deep nuances of diverse personalities in her images. Her mission is to provide you a great experience and make you proud to show off your wedding photos. She has a strong documentary influence and while she focus on lifestyle photography most of the time, she also loves portraiture and fashion photography.

Her emotional photography style translates your feelings and personality into a timeless piece of art!

Nathalia Frykman`s work has been featured on

LooksLikeFilm, Junebug Weddings, Black Nuptials, Offbeat Bride, Southern Bride and Sisters in Law.

Also seen on Zola, The Knot , Wedding Wire , Badass Bride , Dancing With Her , The Big Fake Wedding , White Magazine , Hooray Magazine , Pinterest , Wedding Lovely , Black Bride , Ayme Magazine , Daily Dog Tag , Embrace Beauty , Lace in Light , Mama Needs a Cocktail and several others.

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