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When you first get engaged and start planning your wedding, you’re likely to already have an idea about what flowers you want and what your dress will look like. Invitations, on the other hand, typically aren’t top of mind, but they do play an important role in your wedding! Other than serving their obvious purpose […]

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Is it just me or does it seem that as the days get longer lately, they are going faster and faster?! That means wedding season is quickly approaching! As you work on nailing down all your final details, I wanted to share a few of my favorite wedding day tips with you that will kick […]

You might be wondering what’s the deal with an engagement session anyway, and why are so many photographers offering them with their wedding collections? An engagement session is a portrait session done after a couple gets engaged, but before they get married. Having an engagement session with the photographer that is ultimately going to photograph […]

I. Love. To. Travel. Whether it’s jetting off to another country, cruising on an ocean, or road-tripping near or far, I’m always down to check out a new place. Throw a little photography in the mix and I’m on cloud nine! New venues, new cities, new countries…bring it on. I’ve been keeping a mental list […]

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As a wedding photographer, and one of the first wedding vendors a couple typically hires when they start planning their wedding, I am asked all the time for vendor referrals – florists, makeup artists, videographers, DJs… But one vendor I’m not asked about often enough is a travel agent! I would argue that a travel […]

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Getting a detail shot of your gown before you put it on is pretty much a must, right? Well, in all the pre-wedding chaos, it’s hard enough to make sure your dress arrives at your venue, let alone be thinking about how your photographer is going to get this shot! I totally get it! My […]

Happy Labor Day everyone! I hope you’re enjoying a long, stress-free holiday weekend with your friends and family. Today I want to take the opportunity to share with you five of my favorite tips to bring this relaxed feeling to your wedding day. You’ve spent months planning out the wedding day of your dreams, and […]

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So you’re recently engaged and super excited to get the party started, right?! It may be tempting to grab a friend and a decent camera and take some “engagement” pictures before you hire your wedding photographer. But here’s my top three reasons why you should always do an engagement session with your wedding photographer, whether […]

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Start getting your timeline together sooner rather than later, and run it by your photographer. Seasoned photographers have been to more weddings than they can count, and have a pretty good idea how much time is needed to thoughtfully document your day. Every wedding day is different, so their isn’t a “one-size fits all” timeline, […]

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BACKDROPS OVER DETAILS. Look, I looooove adorable little details. They add personality to your wedding for sure! But, if photography is one of your top priorities and you have to choose, backdrops give you more bang for your buck than details (at least when it comes to photos). The wedding industry has done a good […]

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