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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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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

For Brides

February 24, 2021

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For Brides

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

February 17, 2021

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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

For Brides

February 10, 2021

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For Brides

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

February 3, 2021

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First looks, although “non-traditional,” have a ton of benefits, both emotionally and logistically!

4 Benefits to a First Look

For Brides

January 15, 2021

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For Brides

COVID-19 has thrown a wrench into many couples’ wedding plans for 2020 and 2021. A fellow wedding vendor, Alyssa Glorioso who is the owner of Glorious Weddings and Events, has put together a guide for couples that are currently planning their 2020 and 2021 weddings in an unprecedented time.

A Guide for Couples Planning Their Wedding Amidst COVID-19

April 16, 2020

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COVID-19 is a force to be reckoned with. It’s wreaked havoc on the events industry and 2020 brides and grooms, in particular! Read to find my reaction to COVID-19, which is slightly different than most.

My Reaction to COVID-19 & Its Effects on My Business

For Brides

March 26, 2020

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For Brides

Now that your left hand is feeling a little heavier these days, it’s time to start planning the wedding day of your dreams. Sometimes finding a place to start is the hardest part, but these three tasks should get you going!

First Three Tasks To Do Once You Get Engaged

January 3, 2020