recent musings:

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 […]

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Dreamy Outdoor Romance, Cherry Creek – Wedding

10/25/19

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, […]

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How Many Hours Should You Book Your Wedding Photographer For?

10/06/19

Do you really need an engagement session? This is a question that I know brides struggle with. You already have a million things on your wedding to-do list, most photographers charge extra for an engagement shoot (luckily, I don’t!), and your groom might be dragging his feet over getting his pictures taken. So, no wonder you’re questioning […]

Wedding Planning

Do You Really Need an Engagement Session?

9/30/19

A mother-daughter dance where everyone joined in. A tear-jerking, surprise slideshow during the mother-son dance. Several blessing filled speeches. This wedding was so full of love, family, and happiness. I first met Nicole a few months prior to her wedding at a coffee shop. Unfortunately, Mike couldn’t make it to the consultation, and they were […]

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Classic Michigan Romance, Cherry Creek – Wedding

9/18/19

Let me start off by saying: I absolutely love Brooke and Ben. I first met this couple when they asked me to photograph their engagement session. Ben is serious, quiet, and a little bit reserved. However, he loves to have a good time and really loves watching his bride have a good time. And Brooke […]

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Something Borrowed + Something Blue, Detroit Michigan – Wedding

8/14/19

Booking your wedding photographer, in my opinion, is one of the biggest decisions in planning your wedding. But don’t freak out! Once you know what to ask and what you’re looking for, it’s an easy stress-free, and even super fun step in planning your wedding! Before you start reaching out and asking questions to photographers, […]

Wedding Planning

10 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Photographer

1/29/19