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What Every Bride is Surprised By in Her Wedding Gallery

Filed in : For Brides

You’re counting down the days until you receive your wedding photography gallery. You can’t wait to see the photos taken while you were putting on your dress, during your first look, walking down the aisle, and all of those sunset portraits that you know are going to be gorgeous. But what most brides are shocked […]

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My Favorite Details of 2017

Filed in : For Brides, Personal

It’s no secret that I love working with brides who know their style and make their wedding decor and details reflect their personality as a couple. No matter how expensive or inexpensive, creatively DIY or designed by a professional, your wedding details help tell the story of the day your marriage began. My 2017 couples had […]

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5 Ways Your Wedding Photos Won’t Ever Be Forgotten

Filed in : For Brides

I truly believe that investing in your wedding photography is one of the most important things you can do. After your wedding day, the cake will be eaten, the flowers will wilt, and your dress may hang in a closet without being seen for years. But do you know what will be seen? The photos […]

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Getting Awesome Wedding Photos: The Do’s and Don’ts

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Wondering how to make the most of your wedding photography? How to have amazing photos that completely capture what it was like to be there? Or how to make sure your photographer is on the same page? You’re in the right place! Here are the most important Do’s and Don’ts to ensure your wedding photos […]

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Wedding Day Timelines: Where to Begin?

Filed in : For Brides

One of my favorite things about being a wedding photographer is getting to build real relationships with my couples over the span of a year (or more) as we plan their wedding together. And during this year, the questions I get asked the most are always about the wedding day timeline. What time should my ceremony start? […]

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Bridal Portraits: Why They’re Worth it

Filed in : Bridal, For Brides

While most brides understand the importance of beautiful wedding photography and jump at the chance at taking engagement photos, some hesitate before scheduling a bridal portrait session. “Won’t I have enough photos of me in my dress on my wedding day?” “Is it worth putting in the time to have these portraits taken?” These are […]

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My Biggest Wedding Day Tip

Filed in : For Brides

Anyone who’s planned a wedding has had a conversation that went something like this… And by the end of it, you look just like Pam does. They obviously don’t get it, but you wonder if any amount of explaining would really help. You sigh and move on, but when your wedding day comes, this problem will […]

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3 Ways to Make Your Wedding Your Own: Decor Tips

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  1. Do it Yourself We all know that DIY wedding projects are super popular right now! Pinterest has made is so easy to find creative ideas for your wedding, and there are tons of potential benefits to making some of your decorations instead of purchasing them from a store. DIY projects are an opportunity […]

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Considering An Unplugged Ceremony

Filed in : For Brides

Sometimes it feels like the “pics or it didn’t happen” mentality has taken over. Everywhere you look, people are documenting every minute of their day, and wedding ceremonies are no exception. There’s nothing at all wrong with this in theory. It’s your ceremony and it should be exactly how you imagine it! I didn’t write […]

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3 Tips for the Morning of Your Wedding Day

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A good chunk of your photography coverage happens before the ceremony. This is often one of the most relaxing and the most fun parts of the day. During this time, I’ll photograph the bride, bridesmaids and special family members preparing for the day, and these photos are usually some of the bride’s favorites! With that in […]

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