Uptown Charlotte Wedding | Tia + Carlos


She is a fierce and crazy-talented professional makeup artist.  He is a completely off-the-chain-funny and wicked talented professional basketball player.

Together they will bring you to your knees laughing.

Meet Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Powell.

It was a beautiful, picture-perfect Sunday afternoon.  The wedding suite was calm, relaxed…almost dreamy.  Time did not exist.  Only us.  Art.  And one crazy party ahead.

In the wide world of sports, many professional athletes do not have the luxury of planning.  Trades, moves, conditioning and so on…leaves a lot to the unknown.  And basketball does not stop because you are getting married.

By the grace of God, they were able to plan a post ceremony celebration before he had to hop a plane to Vegas (yep…that very same celebration party night) for the next years draft.

It’s a crazy (and not as glamourous as one might think) life.

Nonetheless, they are blissfully happy and ready to conquer this beautiful life…together.

~ xo ~

Oh!!  And in case you missed these firecracker’s engagement session…here ya go.  They are on FIRE!


Words From Tia…

“You are one of a kind.  You are an absolute gem to work with, to know, and to have in my life!  You are are oh-so-kind, passionate, and talented.  From the moment I came across your blog I knew that I had to have you.  Thank you for capturing the essence of US!  It was truly an amazing experience.  I am so honored to have you as “my photographer”.  Your work is out of this world.  Thank you for everything!!  ~ Forever grateful, Tia & Carlos

The team…

KV’s wingman: Steve Michael, Wedding Suite:  The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte, Cake:  Cake Lady Jill, Venue: Omni, Ceremony Director: Ivy/The Silk Veil, Hair & Makeup: Damai Gibson, Invites: Lily Greenthumbs,  Videographer: Merigo Films, Officiate: Tina Forte, Dress: Carolina Couture, Perfume: Creed from Neiman Marcus, Jewelry: Dazzles, Headpiece: Winnie Couture, Tuxedos: NY Bride & Groom

Pretty in pink…

A true beauty…

After the first look, he continued to help her get bridal ready…

A His and Hers final look before getting the party started…

I think he has a time check obsession…hence the engagement session inspiration.

~ xo ~

Cassandra - Simply beautiful.August 7, 2013 – 6:05 pm

Mina - Wow!! I have no words for those pictures!! You did a great job with the wedding! And you look beautiful as always:) I love your dress shoes everything!August 7, 2013 – 6:11 pm

Jan - Tia I have no words, except truly awesome! As I said you were a beautiful bride. Daddy’s girl forever! The photos are Most Excellent! Cogratulations to you and Carlos. Love DadAugust 7, 2013 – 7:13 pm

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