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HALIE

is based out of Athens GA with her husband and partner, Alec, and their mini-aussie, Nola. While often on the road, she savors every chance she gets to be at home where her walls are lined with hand developed prints and her shelves hold knick-knacks found while exploring the world. Always the introvert, Halie found herself communicating her emotions more easily through photos, which led her to her ultimate passion of photographing people.

Halie attended the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia, where she developed much more than just photos in the dark room; she honed her passion to document a story from start to finish. Halie specializes in crafting creative portraits and has keen eye for hidden detail. When not shooting for clients, she loves to explore abandoned environments and photograph the beauty in places that most people have forgotten existed. In her spare time you may find her out dancing with friends or soaking in the tub - a glass of red wine in one hand and a block of cheese in the other.

See into Halie's personal life here : @haliestan

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ALEC

has a deep passion for creative work and splits his talent between being both a photographer and a musician. Though based out of Athens, GA with his wife, Halie, Alec travels frequently for music, whether he is playing or documenting it. Alec discovered his love for photography while taking portraits of musicians to accompany his interviews while working as a music journalist in Seattle, WA. 

Alec is quick to see the big picture for all that it could be while factoring in even the smallest (yet, often times, most vibrant) details.  Alec's forte is foresight into the next special moment, letting him capture the smallest, but most genuine points in time. He has been referred to on several occasions as a "baby whisperer" and loves to photograph families of all shapes and sizes. He enjoys a good sad song, long motorcycle rides and is always down to go see a (good) live band. 

See what else Alec is up to: @alecstanley

 

Collectively the Love Stories team has been featured on:

 Cosmopolitan
 People Magazine
Uproxx
Metro
 ABC News
 Daily Mail
  Hello Giggles
 The Today Show
 Huffington Post
 Good Morning America
Sub Pop Records
Paste
  Junebug Weddings
 Rock and Roll Bride
 Buzzfeed
Washington Post
 Bon Apetit
 Food and Wine Magazine
 Minted
 Trouvé Magazine

(just to name a few)