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New Borns, Tips & Tricks

September 21, 2023

NewBorn Photography – Tips & Tricks

So you’re looking to plan a wedding in a year? Maybe you’re just engaged and ready to get this show on the road?? Here’s my breakdown of some tasks to get done roughly a year out from your wedding! Freshly Engaged Have fun announcing your engagement!! Seriously – this is a big one! Take some […]

Tips & Tricks

October 26, 2022

What to Do a Year Before Your Wedding

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“Planning a wedding is a BIG job and you’ll spread out any potential stress over time if you simply spread it out.” You won’t be able to plan your wedding in one day… so break it up into bite-sized portions. This wil not only decrease stress but allow you time to search your ideal vendors […]

Tips & Tricks

September 21, 2022

Wedding Planning 101

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Some know exactly what they want right away, but for others, it can be a bit more of a tricky decision to make! The overall experience, cost, and expectations from loved ones can all be big factors when it comes to deciding which experience is a better option for you and your partner to say […]

Tips & Tricks

August 4, 2022

Wedding vs. Elopement

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My couples ask me all the time what they should wear to their engagement session, so here are a few things I like to tell them! HOW MANY OUTFITS: Most often, my couples like to have one casual, everyday outfit (think: date night) and then one outfit that is dressier! This will give your shoot […]

Couples & Engagements, Tips & Tricks

July 7, 2022

What to Wear for Your Engagement Photos

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Detail photos are some of my absolute favorites!! Here are a few tips I’ve found to help make sure you’re prepared for your wedding detail photos! – Make a list of the items you are wanting to include in your detail shots and the important “stuff” for the big day (Ex: veil, shoes, all 3 […]

Tips & Tricks

May 23, 2022

Wedding Detail Photos

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I’ve seen quite a few wedding venues and here are a few tips from a photographer’s perspective for how to choose your wedding venue!! When picking your wedding venue there a few questions you should not only keep in mind but ask about the wedding venue when you tour! Top 3 Wedding Venue Questions What […]

Tips & Tricks

April 29, 2022

How to Choose Your Wedding Venue

I love wedding planners and let me just tell you, the number one way to not be stressed on your day is to have someone there to ensure everything runs smoothly and on time!!! Planners and coordinators can do anything and everything from helping you plan your entire wedding from start to finish to just […]

Tips & Tricks

December 18, 2021

Why Hiring a Planner is Worth it

As a wedding photographer, I’ve been to a few weddings 😉 because of that, I’ve also picked up a few tricks for your wedding day!! Here are some of my favorite tips for your timeline!! – know what time sunset is, this is essential if you’re wanting those gorgeous golden hour photos. Nothing would be […]

Tips & Tricks

December 14, 2021

Timeline Planning Tips and Tricks

While I may be a little biased as a wedding photographer let’s talk about unplugged ceremony pros & cons!!  As a wedding photographer, I have to admit I am a big fan of unplugged weddings BUT I can definitely see that there a few things you could be missing out on! Either way, your wedding […]

Tips & Tricks, Weddings & Elopement

December 1, 2021

Unplugged Ceremony – Pros & Cons


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