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Welcome, I'm Tessa!

I'm tickled pink you are here! I am a wedding and portrait photographer based in Atlanta, Georgia. Feel free to take a look around and browse my latest work and learn a bit more about me! I'm glad you're here!
Jennifer + Billy | Wedding at Country Club of the South

Jennifer + Billy | Wedding at Country Club of the South

Jennifer + Billy | Wedding at Country Club of the South Looking at these pictures, you would never be able to tell that this day was absolutely scorching!  Jennifer and Billy didn’t let the heat bother them even a little during their wedding and ceremony at Country Club of the South, a gorgeous venue north of Atlanta in Johns Creek.  I’m pretty sure they didn’t break a sweat at all, because they still looked completely flawless even after dancing the night away at their reception.  A sparkler send off and some light-writing ended this beautiful evening.  Thank you, Jennifer and Billy, for having me there to record your special day, and I wish you all the best! Enjoy! Ceremony & Reception: Country Club of the South Florist: Kate Lloyd of Boukates Floral Design Cake: Publix DJ: Joel McGuire of Marquee Events   Tessa Rice Photography specializes in Atlanta area Wedding and Engagement Photography.  She happily presents this wedding at Country Club of the South.  She photographs weddings all over Atlanta, Acworth, Roswell, Marietta, Savannah and loves destination weddings.  She was recently hand picked to receive the Bride’s Choice Award  for 2013 by Wedding Wire.  Her work has been featured on various wedding blogs such as Style Me Pretty, The Lovely Find and Every Last Detail, to name a few.  To book her for your engagement session, newborn session or your wedding day, please contact... read more
Arlan + Seth | A Cator Woolford Gardens Engagement

Arlan + Seth | A Cator Woolford Gardens Engagement

Arlan + Seth | A Cator Woolford Gardens Engagement How gorgeous is this couple??  And it’s totally fitting that they chose to have their engagement session at Cator Woolford Gardens in Atlanta, because it’s just as gorgeous as they are!  I could have spent all day here, taking pictures of these two lovebirds.  Arlan and Seth are getting married in February at Primrose Cottage.  They’ll actually be my first wedding of 2015 and what a way to kick off the year!  Congratulations, Arlan and Seth, and I look forward to seeing you in a few months! Enjoy! Tessa Rice is an Atlanta engagement and wedding photographer.  She is happy to feature a Cator Woolford Gardens engagement in this blog post, and she photographs weddings all over Atlanta, Chattanooga, Birmingham, Savannah and loves destination weddings.  She was recently hand picked to receive the Bride’s Choice Award  for 2013 by Wedding Wire.  Her work has been featured on various wedding blogs such as Style Me Pretty, The Lovely Find and Every Last Detail, to name a few.  To book her for your engagement session, newborn session or your wedding day, please contact... read more
Marietta Newborn Studio Photographer

Marietta Newborn Studio Photographer

Marietta Newborn Studio Photographer I’m so pleased that I had the opportunity to capture darling Evan’s newborn photos.  I went to school with his mom and her brother, so it was great to catch up with the family as we celebrated Evan’s arrival.  This sweet nugget was 9lbs, 11oz, and he’s already got such long fingers!  I can already tell, he’s going to be quite the handsome little man. Enjoy! Tessa Rice is a Marietta Newborn Studio Photographer. She photographs weddings, newborns, children, families and seniors in Atlanta, Marietta, Vinings, Smyrna and beyond!  Tessa Rice Photography captures babies and children in her studio and on location throughout Atlanta!  She is obsessed with Pinterest and enjoys a good reality TV show. To book Tessa for your engagement session, portraits or your wedding day, please contact... read more
Christina + Greg | A Georgian Wedding at Primrose Cottage

Christina + Greg | A Georgian Wedding at Primrose Cottage

Christina + Greg | A Georgian Wedding at Primrose Cottage Christina and Greg were actually married two years ago in 2012, but they still wanted to have a grand ceremony for all of their friends and family.  They are such a family oriented couple that (aside from Georgia) their theme for the big day was “Family”, including a beautiful moment during the ceremony where they presented their daughters with special lockets.  Everybody had Georgia on their minds during the ceremony and reception at the gorgeous Primrose Cottage in Roswell, GA, from the invites, to the songs, to the Georgia flag favors that everyone waved during the send off that evening.  It was a great joy for me to capture these images for Christina and Greg, and I wish them and their daughters many more happy years together. Enjoy! Ceremony & Reception location: Primrose Cottage Officiant: Pastor Mitchell Event Planner: Irene Tyndale Florist: Deb Bulger from Buds n’ Bells Caterer & Cake: A Divine Event & Flowers by Deb Band: The Crystal Clear Band Wedding Dress: Kitty Chen Couture Bridesmaid Dresses: David’s Bridal in Iris Hair/Makeup: Grace Armas Groom/Groomsmen’s attire: Savvi Formalwear Invitations: Confetti by Donna Lipscomb   Tessa Rice Photography specializes in Atlanta area Wedding and Engagement Photography.  She is honored to bring you this Georgian Wedding at Primrose Cottage.  She photographs weddings all over Atlanta, Acworth, Roswell, Marietta, Savannah and loves destination weddings.  She was recently hand picked to receive the Bride’s Choice Award  for 2013 by Wedding Wire.  Her work has been featured on various wedding blogs such as Style Me Pretty, The Lovely Find and Every Last Detail, to name a few.  To book her... read more
Samantha + Drew | Hiram GA Wedding at 655 West

Samantha + Drew | Hiram GA Wedding at 655 West

Samantha + Drew | Hiram GA Wedding at 655 West How much fun were Samantha’s shoes?  I love a bride who likes to add a little extra sparkle to her outfit!  Samantha and Drew had a stunning ceremony at 655 West, an all-inclusive venue in Hiram, GA.  They said their ‘I do’s in a lakeside ceremony, then everyone retired inside to spend the evening dancing before sending off the gorgeous bride and groom through a tunnel of sparklers.  I’m so honored to have been a part of Samantha and Drew’s special day, and I wish them all the best! Enjoy! Tessa Rice Photography specializes in Atlanta area Wedding and Engagement Photography.  She is pleased to bring you this Hiram GA wedding at 655 West.  She photographs weddings all over Atlanta, Acworth, Roswell, Marietta, Savannah and loves destination weddings.  She was recently hand picked to receive the Bride’s Choice Award  for 2013 by Wedding Wire.  Her work has been featured on various wedding blogs such as Style Me Pretty, The Lovely Find and Every Last Detail, to name a few.  To book her for your engagement session, newborn session or your wedding day, please contact... read more
Kendall | Class of 2015 | Marietta Senior Portraits

Kendall | Class of 2015 | Marietta Senior Portraits

Kendall | Class of 2015 | Marietta Senior Portraits  How gorgeous is she??  Kendall was an absolute delight to work with.  She’s just so bubbly and full of personality, I could photograph her all day.  She kept me in stitches the whole session!  She is a varsity cheerleader at Hillgrove High School in Marietta, GA, and I’m so glad she wanted to incorporate her uniform into her session.  It’s little things like that that really give senior sessions the personal touch that I enjoy.  Congratulations on your impending graduation, Kendall!  You’ve got a bright future in front of you! Tessa Rice Photography specializes in Marietta senior portraits.  Tessa photographs high school seniors, children and weddings all over Atlanta, Smyrna, Powder Springs, Birmingham, Savannah and loves destination weddings.  She was recently hand picked to receive the Bride’s Choice Award  for 2013 by Wedding Wire.  Her work has been featured on various wedding blogs such as Style Me Pretty, The Lovely Find and Every Last Detail, to name a few.  To book her for your engagement session, senior session or your wedding day, please contact... read more
Heather | Class of 2015 | Marietta Senior Photographer

Heather | Class of 2015 | Marietta Senior Photographer

Heather | Class of 2015 | Marietta Senior Photographer I am super excited to post this, as this beauty isn’t just a soon-to-be graduate, she is also my baby sister!  It was an absolute honor to get to do her senior portraits.  She isn’t just a beauty outside, she’s a beauty inside as well.  Not only has she worked with orphans in both Haiti and China with the organization Show Hope International, but she started a club at her high school called 27+ that focuses on bringing awareness to and making efforts toward bringing an end to human trafficking AND maintained an awesome GPA on top of that!  I am insanely proud of her, and I can’t wait to see what she accomplishes in the future. Tessa Rice photography is a Marietta Senior Photographer.  Tessa  photographs high school seniors, children and weddings all over Atlanta, Smyrna, Powder Springs, Birmingham, Savannah and loves destination weddings.  She was recently hand picked to receive the Bride’s Choice Award  for 2013 by Wedding Wire.  Her work has been featured on various wedding blogs such as Style Me Pretty, The Lovely Find and Every Last Detail, to name a few.  To book her for your engagement session, senior session or your wedding day, please contact... read more
Jennifer + Jeffrey | Conservatory at Waterstone Wedding

Jennifer + Jeffrey | Conservatory at Waterstone Wedding

Jennifer + Jeffrey | Conservatory at Waterstone Wedding I photographed Jennifer and Jeffrey’s engagement session in Piedmont Park this spring, and I was so excited when they told me their ceremony would be at The Conservatory at Waterstone.  The Conservatory is a beautiful, all-inclusive venue in historic Acworth, GA.  The courtyard where the ceremony was held is just gorgeous, and I love love love all of the exposed brick in the reception hall.  Jennifer and Jeffrey had a great time dancing the night away before being sent off in a shower of bubbles.  Congratulations, you two, and thank you so much for including me in your special day! Enjoy! Event Coordinator, Flowers, Catering, Cake: The Conservatory at Waterstone  Wedding Dress: Carrie’s Bridal Bridesmaids Dresses: Alfred Angelo in “grape” Groom/Groomsmen: Men’s Wearhouse Music: DJ Luis Invitations: Minted Hair & Makeup: Lisa Dale   Tessa Rice Photography specializes in Atlanta area Wedding and Engagement Photography.  She is pleased to bring you this Conservatory at Waterstone wedding.  She photographs weddings all over Atlanta, Acworth, Roswell, Marietta, Savannah and loves destination weddings.  She was recently hand picked to receive the Bride’s Choice Award  for 2013 by Wedding Wire.  Her work has been featured on various wedding blogs such as Style Me Pretty, The Lovely Find and Every Last Detail, to name a few.  To book her for your engagement session, newborn session or your wedding day, please contact... read more
Meg + Josh | Roswell GA Wedding at Primrose Cottage

Meg + Josh | Roswell GA Wedding at Primrose Cottage

Meg + Josh | Roswell GA Wedding at Primrose Cottage When I did Meg and Josh’s engagement session, I knew their wedding would be a blast.  And I was right!  Their wedding was held outdoors at Primrose Cottage in Roswell, and we couldn’t have asked for a prettier day or a more breathtaking venue.  The sun shined, and this bride and groom positively glowed with happiness and love for one another. Enjoy! Officiant: Jeremiah O’Keefe-West Event Planner & Caterer: Primrose Cottage Cake: Cakes by Darcy Florist: Best Little Flower Shop in Roswell Music: DJ Mike Walsh with Amp’d Atlanta Invitations: Minted Bridesmaid Dresses: Bill Levkoff in “blush” Shoes: Badgley Mischka Hair & Makeup: The Mastery   Tessa Rice Photography specializes in Atlanta area Wedding and Engagement Photography.  She is proud to present this Roswell GA wedding at Primrose Cottage.  She photographs weddings all over Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Birmingham, Savannah and loves destination weddings.  She was recently hand picked to receive the Bride’s Choice Award  for 2013 by Wedding Wire.  Her work has been featured on various wedding blogs such as Style Me Pretty, The Lovely Find and Every Last Detail, to name a few.  To book her for your engagement session, newborn session or your wedding day, please contact... read more
Ariane + Tom | Inman Park Engagement Session

Ariane + Tom | Inman Park Engagement Session

Ariane + Tom | Inman Park Engagement Session Ariane and Tom are so cute and fun!  There is so much laughter and joy between them (as I’m sure you can tell from their photos!) that I know they were just made for each other, and I can’t wait to capture their wedding in October.  We took their photos in Inman Park, a colorful little neighborhood in Atlanta with beautiful parks and public spaces that served as a great backdrop on which to document Ariane and Tom’s love. Enjoy! Tessa Rice is an Atlanta engagement and wedding photographer.  She features an Inman Park engagement session in this blog post, and she photographs weddings all over Atlanta, Chattanooga, Birmingham, Savannah and loves destination weddings.  She was recently hand picked to receive the Bride’s Choice Award  for 2013 by Wedding Wire.  Her work has been featured on various wedding blogs such as Style Me Pretty, The Lovely Find and Every Last Detail, to name a few.  To book her for your engagement session, newborn session or your wedding day, please contact... read more