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MONDAY TIPS FOR BRIDES: PART 3 Welcome back to Monday Tips for Brides! Today’s tip revolves around the wedding gown– the breathtaking white dress that you’ve probably spent your entire life dreaming about, spent a small fortune on, and then had altered to fit you like a glove. The moment that you put on your […]

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Monday Tips for Brides: Part 2 Brides, we’ve all been there– the first dance!!! The first dance is a special moment at your reception that you will likely remember forever, but hopefully you’ll remember it for good reasons and not bad! If you’re shy, uncoordinated, or any combination of the two, the thought of your first dance might make […]

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Being In Front of the Camera As a wedding photographer, I photograph couples all the time, but normally I’m behind the camera- not in front of it! It’s easy to get into a rhythm of giving instruction but forgetting what it’s like to actually be photographed– unsure of the angles, or where to look. Josh […]

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Monday Tips for Brides: Part One I come across this at almost every wedding, so I can’t believe I’ve never written a blog post about this before! The getting ready portion of the day goes smoothly, filled with curling irons, hairspray, and laughter. The bride puts on her dress, jewelry, and beautiful high heels… and as […]

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Lisa + Eric | Married After photographing Lisa and Eric’s wonderful day, I have a whole new love and appreciation for small, intimate weddings. Their celebration included only about twenty-five of their closest family and friends; no bridal party, no extra frills. Everyone stayed in the surrounding cabins and it was such an amazing way […]

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Ian | 2017 Senior For Ian’s senior session, we were joined by mom, grandma, and little sister. I love it when the family comes out for sessions! It shows how much they love their kids and how excited they are to watch them move from high school into the next chapter of life. Ian’s family […]

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Ashley + Scott | Engaged Ashley and Scott are the definition of a fairytale, meant-to-be love story. They knew each other in high school, then lost touch for over a decade, ran into each other at an event, and the rest is history. They are getting married at the Boathouse next June and I’m so […]

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3 Tips for Choosing Bridesmaids Dresses I remember that when I was planning my wedding, choosing bridesmaids dresses was stressful! There are so many different styles, fabrics, and colors, not to mention being thoughtful of your girls’ taste and budget! Long or short, identical or not, and should they help me pick? I’ve picked my […]

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Arica + Levi | Married The last time I saw Arica and Levi was at their engagement session nearly nine months ago! Arica and I both laughed looking back on it, because after having to reschedule several times, we landed on the COLDEST day of the year to take their engagement portraits! It was windy, […]

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Three years ago, I walked down the aisle at Centerville Christian Fellowship to the introduction of this song by Need to Breathe and promised to live the rest of my life alongside the handsome blonde guy winking at me from the altar. Since that day, our lives have grown and transformed in ways we never thought possible […]