meet arden

That’s me friends. I am excited to meet you, and I’m always just a call or text away; but until we meet in person, let me tell you a little about myself in my own words. I’m unequivocally a hopeless romantic. In my life’s relationships to my movie choices, I always choose the romantic way, just ask William.

William and I live at Windwood, a fully operational horse farm (think sweet baby horses and lovely dressage horses), in what I would call an enchanted life. I believe weddings are my calling. I have been photographing weddings since 1999. I initially was attracted to weddings because I fell in love with the idea of spending one of the happiest days a couple is to experience with them. I would consider myself a fine art film photographer, I gave myself no other option when I started. I have also been a destination photographer, but sometimes my destination is my own neighborhood. I love shooting locally, but I have shot everywhere from California to St Barth’s to Japan.

"In my life’s relationships to my movie choices, I always choose the romantic way."

a hopeless romantic

i'm unequivocally

my mission

refined, polished & timeless

my photography style

I started as just a girl at 14 with a camera. Now, I am still just a girl with a camera but with a lot more wisdom and experience. My style is refined, polished, and timeless. This translates into your wedding as well as my life at large. I seek a connection with my couples, and I am always up for a glass of champagne or a cup of coffee with you. I found my dream career in New Mexico during the fall of 1999 when I shot my first wedding. I haven’t stopped since. Over the years, trends and styles have changed, but my images have stood the test of time. Timeless, never-forced, beautifully-curated, unforgettable moments. My goal isn’t to create memories, it’s to document memories accurately and truly as you are beautifully made.

I love heirloom items. I collect antiques, silver, and picture frames. I also collect memories on film. These are the real heirlooms. I look forward to your love story and playing my role in that with beautiful timeless memories saved forever in the pages of your wedding album.
   
My weddings are never constrained by time. I am with you during the whole process, especially on wedding day. I offer a white-glove service to all of my clients. This has proven to be so enjoyable for me because some of my best friends are brides from weddings past, and I am always happy to be included as your family grows.

proudly featured

Grace Ormonde Wedding Style
Flower Magazine
Southern Weddings
Southern Dream Weddings
Alabama Wedding Magazine
Alabama Magazine
Elizabeth Anne Designs
Portico Magazine
Belle
Loverly
Wedding Wire

Southern Living
Good Grit
Ines Del Mar Weddings
Cooking with Paula Deen
Southern Lady
Tea Time
Taste of the South
Wedding Chicks
Style Me Pretty
The Knot

LUXURY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

PRESS & PRAISE 

Arden’s images have been highlighted and published in many magazines & online publications: