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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. […]

For Brides

Exits: Which One is Best for You?

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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 […]

For Brides, For Photographers

What Time Should you Start Your Ceremony?

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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 100 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 […]

For Brides, For Photographers

How to Create a Wedding Day Timeline

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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 […]

For Brides

When You Should Wear Your Veil

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Booking your wedding photographer is one of the most important decisions throughout the wedding planning process (besides saying yes to the man of your dreams, of course!). I may be biased, but your wedding images will be the only thing that remain once the day has come and gone. Before making such a big decision, […]

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3 Questions You Should Ask your Wedding Photographer

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As your wedding day approaches, it’s only natural to hop on over to Pinterest to pin some of your last minute details and favorite poses for portraits. I get it, I really do! I used to be that girl, and before I even owned a camera, my Pinterest board was FILLED with photographs that I […]

For Brides, For Photographers

Why I Don’t Ask for a Shot List

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One of my favorite things to do with all of my couples is photograph their engagement session. It’s my favorite form of third-wheeling (I should include that in my bio: professional third-wheeler! haha), and it’s a great opportunity for me to get to know my couples. There are lots of other reasons why I always […]

Engagement, For Brides, Sweetheart

10 Tips for Choosing What to Wear to your Engagement Session

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A few weeks ago, I asked you, my friends and followers, to submit any questions that you had for me. Nothing was off limits, and I was so overwhelmed by the response! Both future brides and photographers reached out and it was so much fun connecting with everyone who submitted a question. At the end […]

For Brides, For Photographers

Q&A Recap

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After saying yes to your best friend, it’s your turn to pop the question to your closest friends! As much as I love hearing about how your fiance proposed, it’s almost just as fun to hear about how you asked your bridesmaids to stand next to you on your wedding day. This season of life […]

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Bridesmaid dresses: Short or Long?

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