Oh, the dreaded wedding timeline! Your wedding day is going to be exciting, full of love, and your best friends and family. But it is also going to be a loooong day! There is so much to do, so many people to see and you want to make sure you remember to do it all while not leaving your guests wondering, "what is happening? where are they? and when is dinner?" This is why having a timeline for your day is an absolute necessity. Weddings can be very stressful and a sure way to eliminate some of that stress is to create a timelineRead More
I'm not exactly sure when it became a thing to have engagement photos taken, but I am so happy it's a thing! Perhaps it was because couples would announce their engagement in the newspaper and submit a photo? Do people still do that? Whatever the reason may be, you need engagement photos! In fact, you need photos all the time for any special occasion in your life, but thats not what I'm talking about today...Read More
Yay! You're engaged!! Getting engaged is such an exciting moment, so before to dive into your wedding planning take it in and enjoy it! Then you can hit up Pinterest and make the mother of all wedding pin boards! However, before you start planning table settings, flower arrangements, and pretty details there are a few major things you should do first. Unless you've had a wedding binder with magazine cutouts since you were seven years old, you probably have no idea where to even start! Well, I'm here to help! Here are the first three things you should do when you start planning a wedding!Read More
When is the last time you had a family portrait taken? No, I'm not talking about a group photo at a family BBQ. I'm talking a professional portrait. Maybe you do a family photoshoot every year? Maybe you've only done it once? Maybe you've never had one? Whether you are a seasoned professional in finding perfectly matching outfits for your family or you think you could never get your kids to sit still for a portrait; this post is for you!
Let me start by telling you that although I am a photographer and I may be a little bias in this, but I didn't grow up in a family that took family portraits. We didn't send out holiday cards every year and the photos on our walls were fromRead More
Since going full-time in my photography, I have been able to dream and create all the things I just didn't have time to do before. I love being a photographer, but I also love being a business owner! Sure, figuring out how to pay all the bills and navigating all the legal aspects of a business is harder than I imagined (taxes, EW!), but in the end I still enjoy my business. I knew I needed to do something big to kick-start my full-time business and take it to the next level. So I've made some changes...Read More