On this rerun episode, enjoy our convo with Ashley Strickland of Ashley Nicole Photography about why brides, especially Black brides, need to do a first look.

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There are plenty of talented Black wedding photographers across the globe and we’ve compiled a list of ten of those wedding photographers that are based in the Atlanta area. Hopefully, you find at least one that you’re interested in booking!

Ashley Strickland of Ashley Nicole Photography (@ashleynicolephotosatl) talked to us about other reasons why Black brides don’t go for the first look, how it benefits the brides and their vendors, and other first look alternatives to consider. 

We continue our conversation about being Black in the wedding industry with four amazing vendors — with
Ashley Strickland from Ashley Nicole Photography (@anicolephotosatl), B. Gandy from B for Beaute (@bforbeaute.co), Cara Davis Little from Wimberly & Co. (@wimberlyandco), and Wendy Huggins from TK Event Design (@tk.event.design). Each vendor describes her experience in the industry and especially how it has been impacted in the last 2 weeks.