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  1. Jump! Life begins after the JUMP!

    Black Gymnasts from Stonecrest Gymnastics Are you ready to Jump? Or just a little scared. Maybe a lot scared. These beautiful, brown girls are amazingly talented. They inspired me more than I can express.  My daughter is a gymnast. She’s at the beginner stage and was just promoted to the intermediate…

  2. Black Women Do Breastfeed | Toffee and Honey Magazine Feature | Photos by Pru

    I am proud to share that this beautiful family was featured in Toffee and Honey. I’ve photographed them several times over the years and they always have such beautiful images. Mommy was celebrating 365 days of being mommy.  African American Breastfeeding Woman and Child Young Amir gave her this title…

  3. 10 Essential Tips For Planning A Wedding Event Like A Pro

    Planning your own wedding may turn out to be more difficult than you think. While hiring a good wedding planner is believed to be an ideal solution, the right wedding planner may not be the same for everyone, just like a pair of shoes You really want to be able…

  4. My favorite Mother’s Day photo

    I am the woman I am today because my mother was raised by a woman with a strong commitment to her children. There was nothing and no-one that could stand in the way of my grandmother and the vision that she had for her daughter. Every child deserves a grandmother…

  5. Prom Queen of Atlanta | Photos by Pru

    Prom is a beautiful moment in life. It’s the in between. It’s a transitional moment between childhood and adulthood. You’re fully developed physically but still moving towards emotional and financial independence. This #MelaninQueen wanted a studio session the day after her prom. She brought all the slayage, from her custom dress to…

  6. Rainy Day Photography Session | Atlanta Engagement Photographer | Photos by Pru

    Fact - It rains in Atlanta. But when you’re ready for your engagement session, you just don’t want the rain to stop you. This photo session needed to move indoors. We opted for an studio look and it was GORGEOUS!  The rain eased, up a little and we went out side…

  7. Downtown Stone Mountain Wedding | Photos by Pru

    The Wells Brown House is nestled downtown Stone Mountain. It is a vintage house turned wedding venue. Mechel and David have a deep history in Stone Mountain and made intentional choices to keep their wedding local. David got dressed at The Stillwell House. Mechel got dressed at Wells Brown House…

  8. Atlanta Engagement Photographer

    “Remember those walls I built? Well, baby they’re tumbling down and they didn’t even put up a fight, they didn’t even make a sound.” ~Beyonce (Halo) It’s always a great day to capture engagement photos in Atlanta.  Black Love Exists Atlanta Engagement Photographer Atlanta Wedding Photographer Atlanta Engagement Photographer

  9. Queen Photo Shoot | Atlanta Portrait Photographer | Photos by Pru

    Every queen should have photos of herself that reflect her royalty. My aunt is no exception.Women her age are rarely photographed. I’m not sure why. They should be. She’s lived life, experienced huge losses and amazing joys. She has a lot to share. Her life stories will leave you in…

  10. Flint Hill Wedding | The Moore’s | Atlanta Wedding Photographer

    Flint Hill is the one of the cutest, quaintest secret spots for weddings in Norcross. She was ready, hours before the wedding. He was giddy and excited. She woke up as Ms. but by the end of day she’d by Mrs.  Here’s a sneak peek at their fun wedding at…

  11. Lawrenceville Engagement Photographer | Carolyn and Peter | Photos by Pru

    This Lawrenceville engagement session was one of the most romantic ever. Little touches of affection came naturally. Kisses were plentiful. They are totally in love They met at a party. He was jumping from the second story and doing, not so graceful gymnastics after a few beers. He was memorable. They…

  12. Branding Session | Photos by Pru

    Branding sessions excite me. I love meeting with amazing entrepreneurs that are daring to express their creativity and gift the world with their (sometimes hidden) talents. I know exactly what it takes to bravely create something and present it to the world. There’s a panic-stricken moment where you question if…

  13. Pancreatic Cancer Survivor | Photos by Pru

    Life is about beating the odds. Sometimes beating the odds is simply about staying alive. Sometimes its about fighting an invisible demon that is trying to kill you, from the inside. Sometimes, it’s about fighting Pancreatic Cancer, and winning.  Alyson is already a survivor. She’s in the winter of her…

  14. Birthday Photo Shoot | Atlanta Photographer | Photos by Pru

    This photo shoot was planned 3 years ago. She knew that when she turned 75, she would celebrate for the entire year; a day wasn’t enough. The year would include trips around the world; lots of time with her favorite people and a photoshoot that would be remembered for years and decades…

  15. Stone Mountain Engagement Session | Atlanta Engagement Photographer | Photos by Pru

    Stone Mountain Village and Stone Mountain Park are two of my favorite places for engagement and family photos. There are so many tucked away places to get cute photos with couples or kids. I’ve done maternity sessions at the top of the mountain and maternity sessions in the lake. They…

  16. Rustic, Romantic Wedding at The Conservatory at Waterstone | Atlanta Wedding Photographer

    Anna Rose and Joseph’s southern charm wedding was the cutest thing ever.  First of all, she’s Anna Rose. Not Anna. Not Rose. But Anna Rose. It’s such a dainty and properly southern name. I love it. Their Atlanta wedding at The Conservatory at Waterstone, nestled in downtown Acworth was quaint, full…

  17. Atlanta Wedding Photographer | Wedding Invitations | Photos by Pru

    You’re making your list, and checking it twice. Ok, maybe three times. Or four. It’s your wedding day and you want to be surrounded by those who love you the most. But first, you have the make that list, then select the perfect invitation.  As an Atlanta Wedding Photographer, I…

  18. Should I Print My Wedding Album

    Do you still own a VCR? Or a cassette player? How about an iPod? Ask your parents or grandparents about an A-track, gramaphone, or a record player Let’s do something else. Go and get your high school yearbook or find your favorite picture of your parents. Can you find their…

  19. Photos by Pru Magazine Feature

    It’s always an honor when magazine publishers ask me to contribute to their publications. I’m always giggly at the thought, always humbled and always EXCITED Authentic Weddings magazine has included me in their publications once again. So, it’s official Photos by Pru is printed….again. You can get a digital copy…

  20. Mommy + Daughter Photo Shoot

    She’s given every bit of herself so that you can have 10 times more. It’s love, the kind that you can’t earn, the kind that doesn’t have an end, the kind that compels you to call her just to check in.  She’s your favorite mom and your favorite sister. You’re…

  21. How to Choose a Wedding Photographer

    Most people have never commissioned an artist to create a unique piece of work. That stuff is usually reserved for ‘other’ people. But when it comes to your wedding day, that’s exactly the job of your wedding photographer. This artist is there to create a body of work that curates…

  22. Lion of Judah Wedding | Bill and Jessica

    Her love for God, her passion for life and her loyalty are all reasons why he loves her. She loves that he’s positive but tells it like it is and loves God. They met in college through a mutual friend and the rest became a journey that culminated in an elegant,…

  23. Our Family Pictures

    Everything went wrong for our photoshoot! It’s Life. But we captured the memory anyway and I’m glad we did. It was worth it We were on vacation at the beach. I wanted family pictures badly and searched for months to find a photographer. I found a few that captured other…

  24. Destination Wedding | Jamaica | Photos by Pru

    In honor of #ThrowBackThursday I’m re-publishing my first destination wedding. This one is personal. I’ve grown as a photographer but that doesn’t change how deeply I feel about these two people and how much I felt privileged to tell their wedding day story.On July 4, 2011, my friends got…

  25. I print because I’m happy.

    Do you still have a gramaphone? How about an A-track? Maybe a tape player? If you have one, do you use it? Here’s my point. Digital media changes. Everyday a newer and faster and sexier format comes out. If you doubt me, just try to pull up something on a floppy…

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