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Now that January is half over, a lot of the resolutions or goals you may have set for yourself back in December are seeming pretty ambitious, am I right? Promising to work out every week day of the new year when you worked out once a week (or, less.. let’s be honest) last year seemed […]

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April welcomed be into her home for warm, holiday maternity session just before Christmas. We spent the afternoon reading, building, playing, and snuggling. Anyone who’s worked with me knows I love playing over posing, so this fun group of girls were the perfect clients! This session kicked off my “Home for the Holidays” in-home portrait […]

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Why do a first look? First looks are becoming more and more popular—and for great reasons! Couples are choosing to forego tradition in exchange for a private moment together before their wedding. Many exchange sweet letters, pray together, or have their portraits taken before the ceremony to speed up the timeline. On the fence about […]

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It’s officially engagement season!   One third of proposals each year happen between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, and 43% between November and February. The MOST popular day to propose is Christmas Eve, so we are in the height of engagement season. Yes, everyone you know DID just get engaged.   If you’re planning a […]

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Kris and Q are married! On October 1, these two said “I do” and became Mr + Mrs Clarke. I was so honored to get to photograph their big day along with Grace Eisenhauer. This wedding was unique in a number of ways. So special, because the groom is one of my best friends from […]

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Your engagement announcement was probably met immediately with questions about your wedding date, where you will tie the knot, or the size of your wedding party. It happens fast. It’s hard as a bride-to-be not to get overwhelmed at some point during your engagement.   There’s blogs and magazines dedicated to helping brides plan. There’s […]

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Picking an engagement session location can be a tough decision. There’s literally endless spots out there to choose from, and you want a place that’s meaningful to you two, photogenic, and fits with your style and wedding theme. A good photographer can make any location look great, so pick the spots that are most meaningful […]

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Some photographers also offer videography services, but more often than not brides are booking their photographer and videographer separately. The photographer and videographer have the same goal on your wedding day – to serve you and preserve your wedding memories – and accomplish that goal with different skills and mediums. But ultimately, they need to […]

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If you’ve been following along, you may have noticed my name change + that I was absent for about 10 days in October. On October 14, 2016, John + I got married! Then, we spent a week in Walt Disney World honeymooning during Epcot’s annual food + wine festival. It was a fabulous break from […]

how being a bride made me a better wedding photographer

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Your digital photos are too important. They’re too important to simply disappear when you get a new phone, or new computer, or your external hard drive fails. They’re too meaningful to be left behind when you move. They’re a part of your story, and your family’s story. While the digital age makes cameras and photography […]

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