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 19 years, he's captured over 700 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.

Favorite Howe Farms Wedding Photography

Favorite Howe Farms Wedding Photography

We've said it about a thousand times, but we have some of the most gorgeous venues near Chattanooga. Here are some our favorite Howe Farms weddings from there over the years!   Clients tend to choose Howe Farms because they like the variety of locations on site, plus...

Fall Wedding Photography – Chattanooga, TN – Hunter+Emily

Fall Wedding Photography – Chattanooga, TN – Hunter+Emily

Our final wedding of 2020 took us back to Tennessee RiverPlace, one of our favorite spots.  Late fall wedding season is probably one of the best times of the year!   Hunter+Emily's fall wedding here was the perfect way to end the year.  The weather was lovely and the...

Spring Engagement Photography – Chattanooga, TN – Ethan+Kaitlyn

Spring Engagement Photography – Chattanooga, TN – Ethan+Kaitlyn

Spring in Chattanooga means lush green grass, wildflowers galore, and vibrant blue skies. This spring 2020 engagement photography session had it all!   Ethan+Kaitlyn chose to have their spring engagement photography session at Howe Farms, where their wedding will be....

Best of Wedding Photography 2020 – Chattanooga, TN

Best of Wedding Photography 2020 – Chattanooga, TN

What a wild ride 2020 has been for everyone!  Navigating wedding photography amid a global pandemic has been interesting, to say the least. We have been incredibly fortunate to have the amazing, patient, and flexible clients we've had this year.    Each and every...

Downtown Chattanooga Engagement Photography – Rania+Daniel

Downtown Chattanooga Engagement Photography – Rania+Daniel

Downtown Chattanooga has many gorgeous locations, creating the perfect backdrop for engagement photography. From the Walnut Street Bridge to Coolidge Park to the Hunter Museum, we can capture many iconic locations.   We have the privilege of handling both the...

Fall Micro Wedding Photography – Chattanooga, TN – John+Corrie

Fall Micro Wedding Photography – Chattanooga, TN – John+Corrie

We've had more small weddings than normal for 2020. And there's been a trend in calling them Micro Weddings versus the typical elopement.    Typically, elopements are just the bride, groom, and officiant. While 2020 caused scale backs on weddings, clients still wanted...

Howe Farms Fall Wedding Videography – Haleigh+Chloe

Howe Farms Fall Wedding Videography – Haleigh+Chloe

This Howe Farms fall wedding has to be one of our favorites. Haleigh+Chloe's perfect wedding here was absolutely lovely.   Haleigh+Chloe already had their photographer for the day, and chose us as their videographers.  We had such a wonderful time working with this...

The River Place Wedding Videography – Greg+Kaitlynn

The River Place Wedding Videography – Greg+Kaitlynn

We visited The River Place in Sevierville, TN for the first time and fell in love instantly. With the Smoky Mountains as the backdrop, this family farm was perfect for Greg+Kaitlynn's fall wedding.   This sweet couple already had their photographer for the day, and...

Walnut Street Bridge Proposal Photography – David+Lindsey

Walnut Street Bridge Proposal Photography – David+Lindsey

This surprise proposal at the Walnut Street Bridge was just what we needed to wrap up this year. It was lovely weather, the perfect backdrop, and she said yes!   David reached out to us about capturing his surprise proposal to Lindsey. We absolutely love doing these...

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