Despite an unexpected downpour, Anna and Russell’s wedding day could not have been more joyous. The couple chose rustic Atlanta-area wedding venue Vinewood Plantation for their venue because it was near the town that they had grown up in and the gorgeous plantation home offered the perfect backdrop for their classically elegant Southern wedding. The originally planned outdoor ceremony relocated to a barn on the grounds in order to avoid being drenched, but the change couldn’t dampen the mood. Strings of twinkling lights and gorgeous bundles of flowers arranged by florist and day-of-coordinator Mary McLeod of Amy Osaba Events created a cozy atmosphere in which the couple could exchange their vows. Anna locked eyes with her husband-to-be as she glided down the aisle in a tulle ballgown with a lace bodice from The White Magnolia in Atlanta. As her maternal grandfather officiated, she clutched Russell’s hand and a lush arrangement of peonies, English garden roses, ranunculus, and scabiosa in a pink, mauve, and violet palette. In the seamless transition from ceremony to reception, the couple served a variety of Georgia beers for their cocktail hour. A celebration of the newlyweds’ shared Southern culture, the reception abounded with fried chicken, pulled pork, green beans, and sweet tea all provided by Elegant Expressions. Instead of the traditional large, multi-tiered wedding cake, the couple opted for a cake buffet by Southern Sweets Bakery with eight different options of flavors. From gifts of homemade rosé and strawberry jam to a ceremony written entirely by the couple themselves, Anna and Russell’s day was nothing short of a timeless and unashamedly personal commemoration of their love. Atlanta photographer Noi Tran Photography captured every moment of the couple’s big day on film.