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As a prior English teacher, I love telling each of my couple's love story. Each story is unique and in a culmination of love and a little planning, the wedding day brings that love to life in front of family and friends. As a lover of heirlooms and legacies, it's a joy to be alongside each of my couples as they create memories that will last forever for their children and grandchildren!

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Annapolis holds a special place in our hearts here at the Haney household. With the fourth family member attending USNA currently a second class (or junior in civilian words), we have spent a lot of time there over the years. So when Hannah and Will mentioned wanting to do their engagement session in Annapolis, naturally […]

Hannah & Will | Engaged | Downtown Annapolis Fall Engagement

Portraits

March 3, 2021

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For Brides

You know all those gorgeous images of invitations and shoes and flowers and rings you see all over Pinterest and Instagram? Those are called “bridal details.” As a photographer, the first portion of my time on your wedding day is spent photographing your bridal details. Bridal details include your rings (all three!), veil, dress, bouquet, […]

Timeline Series: Bridal Details

February 24, 2021

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This is the third installment of the timeline series, and we are going to explore how the sunset time affects your wedding day timeline.

Timeline Series: Sunset Time

For Brides

February 17, 2021

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For Brides

A first look can have a huge impact on your wedding day timeline, so you are going to want to decide whether or not you would like to do a first look early on in the process of planning your timeline.

Timeline Series: The First Look

February 10, 2021

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This blog post is the first of four entries in the Timeline Series that discusses the main items to consider when creating your wedding day timeline. The first topic we will discuss is Daylight Savings Time. Obviously that has a huge impact on your wedding day timeline because it dictates how much daylight we will […]

Timeline Series: Daylight Savings Time

For Brides

February 3, 2021

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Personal

As many of you know, this year serves as a year of transition for the Haney family. With that transition, I have goals to keep us on track to prepare and flourish!

2021: The Year After the Year of White-Out

January 20, 2021

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Here at Ali Rae Haney Photography, we see each and every one of our clients as family. No, really, at the end of the year, I even send all of my clients Christmas cards! But the family I’m going to introduce you to in this blog post are the members that actually have the last name “Haney.”

Meet the ARHP Family!

Personal

January 18, 2021

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Branding

30 years. That’s the amount of time Christi spent in the floral business. She built an extremely successful business despite every type of obstacle that could be thrown at her.

Christi Lopez | The Business of Flowers | Floral Education Branding Session | Springfield, Virginia

January 18, 2021

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I mentioned a few of my favorite things on my About page, but if you’d like to get to know me even more, here ya go! The older I get, the more I realize how much I love things that are family-centered…small traditions and sweet mementos are the way to my heart.

A Few of My Favorite Things

Personal

January 18, 2021

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Personal

Took a poll on Instagram to see if anyone wanted to know how I schedule/organize my life using Emily Ley’s Simplified Planner and the result was a yes! So here goes!

The Simplified Planner (& Why It’s the Most Used Tool in My Business!)

January 18, 2021