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Ahhhh mid-January…the time when most New Year’s resolutions get dropped. The surge of energy from the “New Year, New Me” mantras has worn off, and most of us are left feeling discouraged. If you read my last blog post, you know that this year I ditched the resolutions all together! And boyyyyy, did that feel […]

Monthly Roundup

Ditch Resolutions (and Still Kick Butt) in 2020

1/15/20

The first snow happened at my house just a few weeks ago and it made me feel like a kid all over again. Taking Kona outside and watching her jump in snow piles. Sipping hot cocoa while my Christmas vinyls played. It all made me so excited for the new season. As much as I […]

Wedding Planning

5 Tips for a Winter Wedding

1/12/20

  We’ve been in this exciting new decade for about a week now and at this point you might be getting sick of all the “New Year” posts. Well, I’m not!! My #type3enneagram self is buzzing. I feel so fresh, invigorated, and alive with the possibilities that the new year brings. However, I know that […]

Monthly Roundup

Show Up

1/09/20

With so many skilled wedding photographers in your area, what distinguishes one from another? Furthermore, how do you know which one is right for you? It all comes down to photography style and each individual photographer’s distinct flair. There are a lot of different buzz words being used to describe photography styles. Let’s break down […]

Wedding Planning

What Photography Style is For You?

11/14/19

It’s finally here. The day you’ve been dreaming and planning for forever. The night before you hardly slept. You’re surrounded by all your girls, your hair and makeup are being done, and you hear your photographer arriving. After scrolling Instagram and Pinterest looking at flat lays, ring shots, and dress photos you cannot wait to […]

Wedding Planning

5 Things Your Photographer Needs From You

11/04/19

Stephanie and Elias are the type of people who make you feel like you’ve known them forever (even though I’ve known them for less than a year). Stephanie reached out to me to photograph their engagement session and we instantly hit it off. I love when I am able to photograph a client for both […]

Wedding

Dreamy Outdoor Romance, Cherry Creek – Wedding

10/25/19

I know, I know. The majority of my engagement sessions this past summer were shot at Stoney Creek Metro Park. I can’t help that this park is the perfect location! Stephanie and Dean wanted romantic, outdoorsy vibes on their shoot so where better to go than Stoney Creek? At their pre-session consultation, Stephanie told me […]

Engagement

Moody Romance, Stoney Creek Metro Park – Engagement Session

10/17/19

What’s your number one wedding day must-have? A wedding timeline. Maybe I’m a bit neurotic when it comes to planning and organizing (I blame it on my former career as a project manager), but with the amount of people involved in your big day, having a timeline will make everything so much calmer. Think of […]

Wedding Planning

5 Wedding Timeline Tips

10/13/19

They love to play cards. Their bedtime is 9 p.m. They love music about love, exploring little towns, and hanging out in coffee shops. These are my kinda people. Chad and Eileen were such a pleasure to work with. Not only do we have a lot in common (as mentioned above), but I love a […]

Engagement

Whimsical Picnic, Stoney Creek Metro Park – Engagement Session

10/11/19

6 hours of coverage? 12 hours of coverage? Full day? Half day? What does it all mean! As you’ve probably noticed throughout your wedding planning process, photography package prices are often determined by hours of coverage. Many photographers do this to quantify their services. Less hours = less photos = less editing time later. Personally, […]

Wedding Planning

How Many Hours Should You Book Your Wedding Photographer For?

10/06/19