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Hello friend, your journey to the best day ever starts right here!

I’m Julie Crawford, the passionate creator behind Magnolia + Ember, and I specialize in designing authentic and awe-inspiring experiences. You deserve a wedding that is a genuine reflection of who you are, filled with elements you love and activities that bring you joy as a couple. My art seamlessly combines the emotional depth of human connection with the enchanting beauty of Mother Nature.

As both your photographer and planner, I accompany you every step of the way as we co-create an immersive adventure and bring your dream to life. Whether you envision a "just us" elopement or want family and friends present for an intimate destination wedding, I offer comprehensive assistance throughout the planning process. This includes, but is not limited to, brainstorming ideas to personalize the experience, providing location recommendations, sharing trail reports, assisting with permit applications, creating a tailored timeline, and educating about Leave No Trace ethics to ensure responsible enjoyment of the outdoors.

Let’s get started crafting your wildly intentional experience.

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Destination / Travel
Engagement Shoot
High-Res Images
Wedding Portraits

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Michon W. Sent on 12/07/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Best Day Ever!

Working with Julie was truly positive from the start. On my first conversation with her I knew immediately she was the one…LOL She was very knowledgeable about everything from start to finish. She gave us plenty of plan options for that day that fit exactly what we’re looking for. I’m so thankful I listened to her recommendations because she was right about our views being EPIC! (My new favorite word) Anytime I reached out with any questions or concerns she responded quickly and literally had all the answers or a piece of advice to give if that was what I needed.

On our day it would be the first time we met, I instantly felt like we had known each other for years. She was on time and got right to work taking detail pictures of my dress and special items we had for our day. After that we got in our cars and started the day of hiking! Julie was very prepared with walkie talkies incase cell service was bad and she knew the route and were the last chance bathroom breaks were. On our hikes she encouraged us to go at our speed, I never felt rushed. She knew all the best places to take photos. I’m so thankful that she was the one to marry us, she did a great job and it was a perfect ceremony, we all (including Julie) laughed and cried with excitement. My husband hates getting his picture taken (like many men) I warned Julie of this fact and she made everything fun and seamless I don’t even think he realizes he got his pictures taken. LOL (and they all turned out beyond amazing, I’d say they are EPIC). Lastly Julie advised of the time frame of when we would be receiving our pictures and was again on time.

The pictures are EPIC, Julie has a style that I was drawn to immediately (and why I initially booked with her), it is unique and my pictures tell a story, in the most beautifully artistic way. I will treasure them forever. When I share pictures with family and friends they are blown away and it feels so great to get that type of response from those I’m closest too.

In short, we LOVE Julie, she is amazing in her craft and as a person, I’m so glad our paths crossed and we have thankfully booked her for our One Year Anniversary next year.
Clara K. Sent on 07/19/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing photos and photographer!

Our photographer Julie was absolutely amazing and having only seen the sneak peeks we are already so impressed with how they turned out. Even beyond the pictures though, Julie was incredibly kind and personable and our families commented throughout the night how nice and professional they thought our photographer was! Julie went above and beyond the roles of a photographer and made sure that we were taken care of throughout the night and she captured so many precious moments! Thank you so much!
Abbie S. Sent on 02/09/2020
5 out of 5 rating

So so happy!

As soon as we began speaking with Julie, we knew that we had stumbled upon someone really special. Julie went above and beyond for us (rescheduled when it rained on the day we had originally planned to take pictures, met us for a drink so we could get to know her before the actual picture-taking day). As someone who is never super comfortable in front of the camera, Julie made the experience not only {{not awkward}}, but incredibly fun. We couldn't be happier with our engagement pictures and the quick turn-around. Julie is talented, empathic, a great listener, funny, and creative. I can't recommend her highly enough and definitely hope this isn't our last time working with her.
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Magnolia + Ember frequently asked questions

Magnolia + Ember offers the following photography styles:
  • Natural
  • Photojournalism
Magnolia + Ember offers the following photography services for weddings:
  • Destination / Travel
  • Engagement Shoot
  • High-Res Images
  • Wedding Portraits
Magnolia + Ember offers the following photography materials for weddings:
  • Albums
  • Canvas
  • Digital Files
  • Prints
Magnolia + Ember is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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