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Memorable Micro Wedding: Bride Guide Micro weddings are so memorable in such an intimately magical way. Whether having a micro wedding has always been your dream or extenuating circumstances are causing you to go this route, I put together this micro wedding bride guide so you can start envisioning your perfect day. My personal favorite […]

Wedding, Wedding Planning

Memorable Micro Wedding: COVID-19 Bride Guide

5/07/20

What is a Micro Wedding? Never been to a micro wedding? Not sure what it is? You came to the right spot! With all of the changes in 2020, it’s no wonder that micro weddings are making a huge comeback. Most people assume that they only have one option when it comes to weddings, and […]

Wedding, Wedding Planning

What is a Micro Wedding?

4/26/20

Shop Small: Spring 2020 Bridesmaid Gift Guide The world is really sucking for everyone right now, but especially for two types of people: brides and small business owners. A lot of my brides have been telling me lately that they’re struggling to be excited about their weddings due to COVID-19 throwing a wrench in plans […]

Wedding Planning

Shop Small: Bridesmaid Gift Guide

4/21/20

When I say I’ve been to nearly 1,000 weddings, I’m not exaggerating. For my first “real” job in high school, I worked as an assistant at a local florist shop and helped set up 2-3 weddings every weekend for multiple years. During college, nearly every friend I had got married and I either attended or […]

Wedding, Wedding Planning

Favorite Moments of Every Wedding

2/12/20

*this post was created in paid sponsorship with Basic Invite My goal as a wedding photographer is always to photograph you in a way that is wholly unique and authentic to you. That’s why I offer individual consultations and lots of ways to customize your experience and bring your own personality into your sessions! I […]

Wedding Planning

Design Wedding Invitations with Basic Invite

2/12/20

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

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

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

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