Smokerise Country Club | Stone Mountain Wedding Venue

Recently I had the privilege of touring the Smokerise Country Club in Stone Mountain with Rita Braxton, Catering Director. The clubhouse, complete with Southern style, is an ideal setting for weddings, receptions, formal dinners, bridesmaid’s luncheons, or corporate events. There are a variety of rooms that can easily accommodate anywhere from 15 to 300 guests. The veranda, just off the main ballroom, overlooks the 18th green. It looks like a great for wedding ceremonies. Here are a few photographs I took during my tour. C Brown Photo | Stone Mountain Event Photographer

Stone Mountain Meeting Venue

Door sign

Smokerise CC

Smokerise Country Club

Event Venue

Detail from Smokerise

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Cindy Brown

I'm an Atlanta wedding photographer who takes soulful, quirky and honest photos ...

I'm also an adventurous traveler and all-round nerd. I love to hike with my beagle/cattle dog Roux and best friend/spouse.

I was born in Atlanta, moved around a lot--30 cities and 5 states--and then came back.

After graduating from the Art Institute of Atlanta, I took a job at asmall newspaper in south Georgia, where I photographedhospital teas, pecan farmers, and beauty queens.

I photographed a biker funeral, death penalty protests andTed Bundy while interning with the Associated Press.

While a photographer for two dailies in Florida, I photographed Ronald Reagan, a train derailment and the dedication of a screened-in porch.

An unexpected life turn took me to Vermont where I fell in love with Bernie Sanders and on to Indiana, where I edited photos for a major daily, and nerded out getting a master’s and PhD.

After teaching photojournalism at colleges and universities in Florida, Indiana and Mississippi, I returned to Atlanta to earn myfifth degree--a Master's of Divinity.

My passion for storytelling with my camera and my interest in religious diversity led my to the field of wedding photojournalism.

I have documented weddings large and small, Unitarian and Pagan, indoors and out, Christian and Muslim, in backyards and in churches. The most exotic wedding I have photographed took place in Mexico and was officiated by aMayan shaman.

When I'm not photographing weddings, portraits or corporate events, I work on personal photo projects, visit friends in amemory-care home, and volunteer at a recovery center.