Courtney and Joe – Jekyll Island Engagement

“Do you ever get used to all of this?”  Courtney asked Isaac as she pointed to the giant oak trees and Spanish moss hanging in the coastal breeze while walking around the Jekyll Island Club. Jekyll Island, in the heart of the beautiful Golden Isles, can be such a getaway.  No matter how many times […]

April 6, 2019

Engagements

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Morgan and David – Black Tie King and Prince Wedding

One of our favorite parts of living on St Simons Island, in the heart of the beautiful Golden Isles, is that our hometown is a wedding destination for brides and grooms (from all over) — which means we get the pleasure of serving couples we would’ve never met in the first place, let alone had […]

February 12, 2019

Weddings

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Best of Coastal Engagements 2018

Hello dear friends and happy new year!! We indulged in one heck of a winter break and kind of feel like we’re emerging from some serious hibernation right about now! Does anyone else feel the same way?! We’ve successfully taken down all of the Christmas decorations, purged the closets and set actionable goals for ourselves, […]

January 12, 2019

Engagements

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Laura and Matt – Captains Bluff Wedding Anniversary

You might remember these two from their Captains Bluff wedding we blogged last November. Laura and Matt reached out a few months ago and asked if we would take their anniversary pictures at Captain’s bluff, the same place they were married a year before and naturally, we were ecstatic. One of the hard parts of our photography […]

November 27, 2018

Portraits

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Katie and Josh – Greenhouse St Simons Island Wedding

Oh, friends, we are so excited to share Katie and Josh’s destination wedding with you today!  Katie and Josh planned their destination wedding at the Greenhouse SSI  from Atlanta, and thanks to the incredible expertise and eye of Beth Williams of Williams and Company, the day was flawless from start to finish. From the gorgeous florals by The […]

November 13, 2018

Weddings

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Emily and Kyle – Driftwood Beach Engagement

Connecting with our couples is without a doubt our favorite part of what we do, but every once in a while we are granted the opportunity to work with someone we already know well. These sessions let us get a new view into couples that we may see all the time or in this case […]

October 28, 2018

Engagements

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Jordan and Ryan – Driftwood Beach Engagement Session

Happy Tuesday friends! It is not lost on us just how beautiful the Golden Isles are, and how so many travel with families, and loved ones and continue to come back each summer. We feel so privileged to capture these moments.  We love how Jekyll Island can be a getaway, with the Spanish moss, driftwood giants, and southern marsh […]

October 9, 2018

Engagements

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Ellie and Shawn – Avenue of the Oaks, St Simons Engagement

Shawn and Ellie first met in college at the University of North Florida, and have been together ever since!  Although these two call Jacksonville home, they simply fell in love with St Simons Island and the Golden Isles.   They are seriously the sweetest couple and we are so excited for their big day at the King and […]

June 29, 2018

Engagements

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Jennifer and Alex – Driftwood Beach Wedding

We have been looking forward to Jennifer and Alex’s Jekyll Island wedding ever since we first met them at their engagement session in Savannah which you can find here. They said they had always wanted a beach wedding and having Alex stationed in Savannah was a blessing!  Despite all the different beaches and beauty in the Golden Isles, […]

May 23, 2018

Weddings

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Jennifer and Alex – Savannah

Amanda and I have always enjoyed exploring the unknown. From new journeys for both of us, like our road trips around the west coast, to sharing our favorite spots with each other, favorite rivers and trails of mine, favorite parks and hip hang outs of hers, novelty is never unappreciated. However, it embarrasses me to […]

April 3, 2018

Engagements, Portraits

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meet the aikens

We're Isaac and Amanda Aiken,
a nationally published husband and wife wedding and portrait photography team based in St Simons Island, Georgia.  

We are often seen on the beach, cameras in hand, and chacos on our feet.  We promise we don't wear them on your wedding day; just every other day because we love the coast!

We are often booked for events in the Golden Isles and in surrounding areas such as Savannah, Charleston, Amelia Island, 30a area and Atlanta.