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How to make your reception fun and not boring!

Filed in : LG Tips

I’ve been to a lot of weddings. I’ve been in the middle of many dance circles, photographed a lot of toasts, eaten a ton of cake 😋 (not literally a ton, but close), and I’ve been to some incredibly fun receptions. I want ALL of my couples to have bomb receptions, so I’ve written down […]

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3 Mindset Shifts to Make Before Your Engagement Photos

Filed in : Engagement, LG Tips

Getting your photo taken by a professional is rare for most people… even for me! So when preparing for your engagement photo session, it’s normal to feel nervous. You might feel pressure to look your best, but if your goal is to take natural looking photos that really show who you are, being self-conscious and […]

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3 Questions Brides Have When Hiring a Photographer

Filed in : LG Tips

Googling “Wedding Photographer” is overwhelming. You’ll find websites for local studios, sketchy ads, and pages and pages of listings on The Knot. It’s…a lot. If you’re like most brides, photography is important to you, but you’ve never hired a wedding photographer before, so it’s hard to know where to begin! 🤦🏽‍♀️🤷🏼‍♀️ Keep reading to find […]

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What Time Should We Start Our Ceremony?

Filed in : LG Tips

After choosing a date and venue for your wedding, one of the first things you’ll need to figure out is the timing of the day. How long do you want your wedding to be? What time will it begin and end? Start this conversation by imagining how you’d like your wedding day to flow and taking […]

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5 Tasks NOT to Save For The Week of Your Wedding

Filed in : LG Tips

Let’s get right to it!   1. Finishing DIY Projects DIY project can be a great way to personalize decorations and your guests’ experience, but be careful not to fall into a common Pinterest trap! Seeing a perfectly photographed finished products online makes some projects look easier than they are, so don’t take on too […]

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What Every Bride is Surprised By in Her Wedding Gallery

Filed in : LG Tips

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 : LG Tips, 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 : LG Tips

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

Filed in : LG Tips

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 understands your vision and what’s most important to you? These are the most important Do’s and Don’ts to ensure your wedding photos turn […]

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Wedding Day Timelines: Where to Begin?

Filed in : LG Tips

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 most common questions I hear are always about the wedding day timeline. What time should my ceremony start? How […]

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