FIRST LOOK//Five Ways To Make Your First Impression

In today’s wedding world, the idea of a First Look is not foreign to most couples planning their wedding. While I’ve discussed at length all of the plusses of doing a First Look, the follow up question I often get is: “What are my options?” I’ve rounded up five great ones! The Shoulder Tap This […]

Aug 13, 2020

SWITCHING TO AN INTIMATE WEDDING? Here Are 3 Vendors to Consider Keeping

Seven weeks in to the pandemic crisis and the wedding world as we know it has changed most likely for the rest of 2020 (and beyond?). Many couples have postponed their weddings entirely until 2021, others have scrapped the wedding day idea for an elopement instead, while others still are planning for a smaller, more […]

May 6, 2020

Top 3 Wedding Planning Tips from Wedding Planners//NEWLY ENGAGED EDITION

Welcome back, folks, for Part Two of this mini-series! (You can find Part One here, dedicated to those couples whose weddings are within the next few months in 2020). To get you up to speed: a few weeks ago I was wracking my brain for ideas on how best to serve my couples (current and […]

Apr 27, 2020

Top 3 Wedding Planning Tips from Wedding Planners//2020 COUPLES EDITION

Officially one month into the coronavirus pandemic lockdown and I’ve never looked forward more to wedding season (and life in general) picking back up again. In light of the seemingly perpetual stand-still, I decided to put my finger on the wedding industry pulse once again to help bring you the most current tips and suggestions in […]

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Apr 17, 2020

Love In The Time of CORONAVIRUS

Boy, oh boy, what a rough few weeks it’s been, huh? Emotions are running high for everyone- from couples getting married this season having to postpone or cancel weddings at the last minute and couples getting married within the next few months who are unsure of what actions to take (if any), to vendors juggling […]

Mar 26, 2020

Choosing A Photographer That’s Right For You

Welcome to January 2020! ‘Tis the season for newly engaged couples on the prowl and at the beginning stages searching for all things wedding vendors, or in my very specific case, wedding photographers. (Do you have your venue booked yet, btw? This will make your date OFFISH which will make your search for other vendors […]

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Jan 21, 2020

FIRST LOOK: Is it really worth doing?

It’s the beginning of the year, hollahhhh! This means a lot of couples whose weddings are coming up are starting to hash out what their wedding day timelines are going to look like. One aspect that’s often discussed is whether or not to do a First Look. The obvious first step is to consider… What […]

Jan 8, 2020

So You’re Saying, “I Want A Photographer Who’s Shot At My Venue Before”

In the years I’ve been photographing weddings, occasionally I come across couples who say something along the lines of, “I prefer to choose a photographer who’s photographed at my venue before”. While I kind of understand where they’re coming from when this statement is uttered, the reality is that a wedding photographer does not have to have […]

Mar 11, 2019

Bridals On Whidbey Island, WA

This is a story about how my forever muse slash dear friend Janel – whom I’ve known since I was 10 – got married a few years ago and promptly moved away from her long time home location of the northeast to the ever beautiful location of the Pacific Northwest. Now I love all things nature, all things PNW, and all things wedding photography, so all of that, paired with the fact that Janel still had her wedding dress, basically made for the perfect set of conditions for me to fly over to Washington for an EPIC BRIDAL SESH. 

Apr 23, 2018

ANNIVERSARY SESH: Stevie & Micah Celebrate Two Years of Marriage

I am a firm believer in anniversary sessions. Weddings are beautiful and fun and emotional and crazy and awesome, but they’re also a whirlwind and it is precisely for that reason that sometimes it’s hard to enjoy the photographic process of your day.

Aug 10, 2017

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