Joseph Schlabs

Photographer and Founder of Cinderella Wedding Co

Joseph Schlabs is the founder of Cinderella Wedding Co, and chief photographer based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  In 2002, he began his career in Texas, when he photographed his first wedding at age 16. Over the past 20 years, he’s captured over 800 weddings, and found his calling in the Chattanooga wedding photography industry.

In 2009, Joseph and his wife, Melissa started Cinderella Wedding Photography Company.  The company was born out of their desire to capture weddings in a way that was artistic, elegant, and reflective of their clients. While they both enjoy every aspect of photography, Joseph & Melissa fell in love Chattanooga wedding photography specifically because of the landscape and amazing people they’ve met over the years.

The photography industry has changed over the years, especially in the Chattanooga wedding photography trade. Joseph and Melissa, have continued to build the company over the past 10 years, and recently changed the name to Chattanooga Wedding Co to reflect that the company does more than photography.  They’ve built a team of highly skilled photographers, videographers, and project manager that work together seamlessly to give clients the photographs and videos they’re looking for.

When you’re looking for Chattanooga wedding photography, know that when you choose the Cinderella Wedding Co team, you are choosing the best.  You can rest assured that you will have photographs that you will cherish for a lifetime and proudly share with family and friends.

Fall Sunset Rock Wedding Photography –  Tiffany+Casey

Fall Sunset Rock Wedding Photography – Tiffany+Casey

Summer was just starting to wind down, and we headed up the mountain for this fall Sunset Rock wedding with Tiffany+Casey.   A quick drive from Downtown Chattanooga, Sunset Rock is an easy place to get gorgeous views of the TN valley.  Our two hour all-inclusive...

Summer Georgia Wedding Photography –  Monroe, GA – Matthew+Lisa

Summer Georgia Wedding Photography – Monroe, GA – Matthew+Lisa

We traveled just outside of Chattanooga to capture this gorgeous summer Georgia wedding at 9 Oaks Farm.   Between Chattanooga and Atlanta, near Athens, GA, 9 Oaks Farm sits on the most beautiful land and restored 1900's dairy barn. A true barn wedding with all the...

Chattanooga Summer Engagement Photography – Anusha+Rahul

Chattanooga Summer Engagement Photography – Anusha+Rahul

Open fields and incredible views! We met up with Anusha+Rahul for their Chattanooga summer engagement session at the Chickamauga Battlefield and Sunset Rock.    This wonderful couple was just looking to have an engagement session while they were in Chattanooga for a...

Best Proposal Locations – Chattanooga, TN

We've listed the best proposal locations in Chattanooga.  A mountainside overlook, cascading waterfall, or local landmarks create the perfect backdrop for these intimate moments.    Drawing attention to some of the area's best proposal locations, this list helps make...

Reflection Riding Wedding – Chattanooga, TN – Eli+Amanda

Reflection Riding Wedding – Chattanooga, TN – Eli+Amanda

This springtime Reflection Riding wedding made us so happy.  This Chattanooga gem is stunning in all seasons, but especially as everything is blooming.   Eli+Amanda had a wedding at this arboretum and nature preserve. Located on the side of  Lookout Mountain, it is...

Farm Elopement Photography – Chattanooga, TN – Holly+Kevin

Farm Elopement Photography – Chattanooga, TN – Holly+Kevin

A picturesque family farm elopement. We wandered the expansive property capturing these two in some of the most gorgeous settings..   Holly+Kevin asked us to capture their small farm elopement, surrounded by friends and family at Holly's family farm in Grandview, TN....

Boho Snooper’s Rock Elopement Photography- Thomas+Myka

Boho Snooper’s Rock Elopement Photography- Thomas+Myka

Myka+Thomas' boho Snooper's Rock elopement matched their free-sprit personalities so perfectly, and we loved it.   Most people have their ceremony at sunrise at Snooper's Rock, but not everyone. Myka+Thomas chose to have their elopement in the later afternoon, giving...

Cloudland Canyon Elopement – Chattanooga, TN – Kaitlyn+Austin

Cloudland Canyon Elopement – Chattanooga, TN – Kaitlyn+Austin

Kailtyn+Austin opted for the top for their Cloudland Canyon elopement, then hiked down to the waterfall for pictures.   Top or bottom, either is gorgeous for a wedding at Cloudland Canyon. Depending on the number of guests, mobility, and other factors, we can help you...

Falling Water Falls Elopement Photography – Stephanie+Brian

Falling Water Falls Elopement Photography – Stephanie+Brian

This last minute Falling Water Falls elopement was incredibly romantic and a true delight to capture for this sweet family.   Stephanie reached out to us about a week before the date she wanted to elope, and we're so glad we had it available! They chose the...

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