A collection of stories and photographs rooted in a simple belief: One of the greatest gifts we’ve been given is the people in our lives, and the relationships we’ve built with them deserve to be beautifully documented.

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JANA MUSSELWHITE PHOTOGRAPHY

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Fall is here, and for many families, that means updating family photos just in time for Christmas cards! But before you get to your session, you’ve got a job to do: picking out what to wear!This post is full of tips for how to choose family photo outfits. I’m also sharing a few inspiration photos to get the ideas flowing!

Choosing Family Photo Outfits | A How-To Guide

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Catherine and Spencer met at law school at Ole Miss. Spencer would always notice Catherine sitting next to a big window in the atrium. They eventually made their formal introductions at a school event, started dating, and the rest is history!

Crest Road Engagement Session | Catherine & Spencer

Crest Road Engagement Session
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If I could describe Morgan and Grant’s Otter Creek Farmstead Wedding with only one word, it would be “presence”. I witnessed countless moments throughout their day that honored the relationships in their lives!

Otter Creek Farmstead Wedding | Morgan & Grant

Otter Creek Farmstead Wedding
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Happy Wedding Week to Caroline and Hank! These two have a calm and peaceful demeanor about them, and I enjoyed getting to know them as we wandered around a couple of favorite Birmingham spots taking their engagement photos.

Jemison Park Engagement Session

Jemison Park Engagement Session
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On a warm spring day in May, Abby and Josh got married in their family friends’ backyard. They were by a lake, under the shadows of tall pine trees, and surrounded by their family and friends. It was absolutely perfect.

Intimate Backyard Wedding | Abby & Josh

Intimate Backyard Wedding
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Get ready, friends. This is a sweet one! Today, we have photos from Mary Leigh and Jarrett’s Downtown Birmingham engagement session last summer. We spent time on the Richard Arrington bridge, and at Jemison Park for a more natural setting.

Downtown Birmingham Engagement Session

Downtown Birmingham Engagement Session
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Ally and Ryan’s elegant wedding was a highlight of the spring! After many years together, they wed in a place they’ve spent a lot of time together over the years — The Country Club of Birmingham.

Country Club of Birmingham Wedding | Ally & Ryan

Country Club of Birmingham Wedding
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Last week, I celebrated five years officially in business as a photographer! To celebrate, I’ve got something a little different for you: the full story of Jana Musselwhite Photography. Everything from how I came to be a photographer, to how I booked my first wedding, to how I made the decision to leave my full-time job as a counselor to pursue this work full-time. Listen in

The Story of Jana Musselwhite Photography

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It’s wedding week for Anna and Jackson! This morning, you’ll find me at my desk hitting pause on my Monday morning to-dos in favor of reminiscing over their SHOPPE Birmingham (and next door General Store) engagement session. The night before their session was a rare night of snow for Alabama! It was one of the […]

SHOPPE Birmingham Engagement

SHOPPE Birmingham Engagement
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This April brought a spring wedding at The Donnelly House for a truly sweet couple, Chandler and John Robert. They’ve been together since middle school — they’ve known each other and grown together throughout their lives, and finally said “I do” on what we thought would be a very rainy Saturday. We joked throughout the […]

Donnelly House Spring Wedding | Chandler & John Robert

Donnelly House Spring Wedding