Dekalb Historic Courthouse Wedding
This historic venue, formerly a courthouse, is a popular wedding venue because of its Neoclassical style architecture, with marble walls and large windows that allow generous natural light. It is gorgeous with or without decorations and offer so many spectacular photo opportunities. The ballroom, front and back exterior staircases as well as Decatur Square are great locations for your formal and romantic portraits. Since it's located just east of Atlanta, it is a very convenient location within the metro area. Parking can be challenging but there are several parking garages in walking distance. Being situated in Decatur Square, you'll have the opportunity for evening and night time portraits with nice city lights.
It's also known as the Dekalb History Center.
Why I love it
The light filled courthouse is a photographer's dream. During daytime ceremonies, the sun streams in through windows on both sides, providing a heavenly halo of light. At night, the marble walls provide a creative backdrop for reception photos. I'd drive across the country to photograph this venue but it doesn't hurt that it's only 15 minutes from home.