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There are a variety of situations in which a background may look perfect in person but isn’t ideal for photos. If you haven’t read my blog on lighting over location, head over there first to get a better grasp on the content of this post. Sometimes, we see such beauty and assume it will translate […]

FAQ's, Tips

May 18, 2022

What makes a good location?

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Wedding Timeline’s- I get tons of questions about wedding timeline’s. I assembled the most frequently asked questions and answered them all in one place! If you have a question that I didn’t answer, comment below with your question and I’ll answer the best I can. Do I even need a wedding timeline? Yes! Having an […]

FAQ's, Tips, Wedding

April 26, 2022

Wedding Timeline FAQ

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So, he’s popped the question, you said YES! You’ve booked your engagement session and now you are wondering, what the heck am I supposed to wear? Where should we take our photos? What all do I need to know? I got you, I got you! This blog is specific to my clients, if you’ve booked […]

Engagement, FAQ's, Tips

March 29, 2022

Preparing for your Engagement Session

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Always. I always choose lighting over location. This is a strange concept to most and I totally get that. My hope is that by the end of this blog post you’ll see why I do this with every session, every wedding, every time. I truly believe in the power of education and knowledge. When I […]

FAQ's, Tips

March 10, 2022

Lighting Over Location

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Wondering how to back up and store your photos like a pro? Same. Kidding! I got you. So you’ve got your photo session finished, received your photos back from your photographer, and now they are sitting on a usb or hard drive some where. Sound familiar? We’ve all done this! It’s such a waste to […]

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January 18, 2022

Photo Backup & Storage Tips

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Often while shooting a session, I find myself going back to these 7 principles. These 7 things I wish ALL my clients knew. The thought to write a blog about it, for some reason, never occurred to me- until recently! I’ve read all kinds of these posts with other professions- labor & delivery nurse, house […]

Family, FAQ's, Tips

August 13, 2021

7 Things Your Photographer Wishes You Knew

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I am so excited about this! Starting earlier this year, 2021, I have decided to transition to online galleries for clients rather than USB’s! This is actually something I’ve been wanting to do for a while now, but haven’t had the time to dedicate to it, until recently! I was very particular about choosing the […]

FAQ's

April 30, 2021

New Online Galleries!

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a wedding

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If I could go back in time to when I got married this is the first thing I would change. To be honest, ‘first looks’ weren’t really a thing when I got married, 13 years ago. The whole concept is definitely new, but it has really stuck and there’s good reason for that. My first […]

FAQ's, Tips, Wedding

February 23, 2021

5 Reasons to do a First Look

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My two disclaimers in this blog: I am not personally endorsing any company, simply sharing my preferences. I’m super picky Bearing that in mind . . . not all printers are created equal. So, since you’ve invested in your photography, I highly recommend you invest in your prints as well. If you get them printed […]

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January 26, 2021

Where I print my photos

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This is great question that I’m frequently asked. Back in the 90’s, (a pretty sweet decade) everything was print. You’d go to a department store to get photos taken and you’d choose which photos you’d like, which sizes, and how many of each…and boom, that’s it. But, what if you wanted an extra 8×10 for […]

FAQ's, Tips

April 10, 2020

Why do I give digital images?