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This is a question that I get allllll the time…. what happens if it rains on my wedding day? Well first of all, it’s important to remember that rain on your wedding day is actually good luck! It’s not something that you should be scared about. This is one of the benefits of hiring a […]

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What happens if it rains?

May 6, 2019

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First looks are one of my favorite parts of the wedding day! There is so much emotion rolled up into a single moment. The best part? There are multiple first looks that you can do throughout the day, not just a first look with your hubby-to-be! There are so many reasons why I recommend a […]

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First Looks

April 30, 2019

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When I think about the weddings that are most memorable throughout my entire career as a wedding photographer, usually it’s the ceremony that sets an event apart from the rest. I always encourage my couples to consider unique elements throughout the day that will really reflect their personality. The best way to do this is […]

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Unique Ceremony Ideas

April 23, 2019

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Brides, have you decided that you’re going to have a first look with your fiance on your wedding day? What a great option 🙂 If you haven’t fully decided, check out my main reasons why I always encourage creating time for a first look on your wedding day! Anyway, now that you’ve decided to do […]

For Brides, For Photographers

Tips for a Smooth First Look

January 30, 2019

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One of the questions I ask all of my couples is whether or not they are going to have an exit on their wedding day. Some brides are alll about it whereas others don’t really have a preference. If you are planning your wedding this year and are considering an exit, I highly recommend them. […]

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Exits: Which One is Best for You?

January 18, 2019

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As I’m sure you know, the ceremony start time dictates the entire timeline for the day. So I’d say it’s pretty important to consider when planning out your wedding day! There are so many factors to think about when choosing your ceremony time: is your ceremony indoors or outdoors? Is your wedding a morning wedding or an […]

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What Time Should you Start Your Ceremony?

January 8, 2019

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Today’s blog is extra special for me because it’s not just any bridal portrait session…. it’s my sisters!!! My big sister, Bethany, got married earlier this summer on July 14th at Wedgewood Country Club to Taylor (he’s pretty cool). Instead of photographing their wedding, I was Bethany’s Maid of Honor which made for such a […]

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Bethany’s Bridal Portraits

October 1, 2018

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One of the most commonly asked questions I get from both brides and photographers is, “when should we start pictures”? Well, after photographing nearly 50 weddings, I’ve learned the do’s and don’ts of wedding timelines. Do: Allow for a LOT of buffer time. If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the past few years, it’s […]

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How to Create a Wedding Day Timeline

June 14, 2018

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This topic is such a fun one for me, because I absolutely LOVE veil shots in a wedding day! I think that veils add so much detail and interest to your wedding day gallery, and I’m always so excited to hear that one of my brides will be wearing one. Now, I know that veils […]

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When You Should Wear Your Veil

May 16, 2018

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