The Benefit of Having a First Look

First look or Not?  How to decide if it’s for you. It’s finally here.  Your wedding day.  The day you have dreamed of since childhood.  Or at least the last year while you have been busy planning all the wonderful little details.  The day when you will marry your best friend surrounded by family andContinue reading “The Benefit of Having a First Look”

5 Things You Should Know Before Booking Your Wedding Photographer

You are engaged!  Woo hoo and congratulations.  After the initial excitement dies down, the overwhelming experience of wedding planning kicks in. Either you love it or you hate it, but either way it will involve countless hours or research, budget crunching and plenty of wine.  Am I right? Along with finding the perfect venue, selectingContinue reading “5 Things You Should Know Before Booking Your Wedding Photographer”

15 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Wedding Photographer

  Wedding planning takes time and research.  Finding the right photographer to document your big day is not much different than finding the perfect person to marry.  It is not a simple swipe left or right if their profile looks good.  And face it.  We all know people can look awesome on-line, but it isContinue reading “15 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Wedding Photographer”

Dreamy Lavender and Sage Desert Wedding Styled Shoot

Part of being a professional photographer is continuing your education and growth.  Nothing compares to the week long training at WPPI (Wedding & Portrait Photography International) which happens every February in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hailing from the Mid-West, it is not often I get to experience the soft, dreamy colors and unique landscape of theContinue reading “Dreamy Lavender and Sage Desert Wedding Styled Shoot”

Historic Bonnet House & Gardens Fort Lauderdale, Florida Sage & Rose Stylized Shoot

I love getting together with other creatives. I recently had the opportunity to participate in an amazing stylized shoot organized by Styled Shoots Across America and the talented Manda Weaver of Manda Weaver Weddings, at the Bonnet House in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. From the moment I arrived (yes, I got there over 30 minutes early,Continue reading “Historic Bonnet House & Gardens Fort Lauderdale, Florida Sage & Rose Stylized Shoot”

Photographer’s Checklist for Wedding Day Success

Make your list and check it twice Heading into a wedding can be stressful.  You are responsible for documenting each incredible moment with no do-overs. How can you prepare yourself to tackle a wedding day? It’s simple.  Make a check list of all the tasks you need to complete PRIOR to heading out the door. Continue reading “Photographer’s Checklist for Wedding Day Success”

“I do” How To: 5 Tips to keeping Your Timeline on Track

Wedding planning.  Either you love it, or you hate it. It’s the mix of adrenaline filled emotions running on high, with the need to check off all those pesky little items on your to do list. Often, the bride is overwhelmed with all of the decisions she is facing.  And figuring out exactly how eachContinue reading ““I do” How To: 5 Tips to keeping Your Timeline on Track”

Bridal details: How to make sure your photographer documents each precious item

It’s All in the Details   You have spent months preparing for this day. Making sure each little detail perfectly reflects who you are as a couple, and fits into your overall theme.  From your dress, to the flowers.  The invitations, to your earrings. Each detail is significant and has meaning.  But, will you rememberContinue reading “Bridal details: How to make sure your photographer documents each precious item”

5 Steps to Stress Free Wedding Day Portraits

Everyone feels self-conscious in front of the camera.  Unless you happen to be a super model with a million dollar smile. For us regular folk, the camera brings out all of our insecurities.  Do I have a double chin?  Does my nose look too big?  My left eye is smaller than my right. Most peopleContinue reading “5 Steps to Stress Free Wedding Day Portraits”

Wedding Photography: Why the heck is it so darn expensive?

Why is wedding photography so darn expensive?
Honestly, the reason is simple.  Wedding photographer’s love what they do, and chose to serve their clients with their vision and art, providing priceless, lasting memories.