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It’s so exciting to get engaged and tell all your friends and family the news! Showing off your ring and the beginnings of wedding planning is such a fun time, but eventually the time for getting things ordered, picked out, and booked will come and it can be very overwhelming. While this isn’t a do […]

SCHEDULE STRATEGICALLYDeciding to do a first look between the bride and groom before the ceremony will direct how the day will flow. If a first look is chosen, all photos (wedding party + family portraits) can be taken before the ceremony. Your day will start a couple hours earlier, but after the ceremony you are […]

Hiring a photographer that you can trust to take photos anytime during the day, outdoors and get beautiful photos is important. Any professional, seasoned photographer should be capable to accomplish that. But there is a time of day that we love – when the light is so magical and glowy. The magic light is when […]

A bridal session is a time for just the bride before the wedding day to take some photos in her complete bridal attire…dress, shoes, veil, flowers, jewelry. It is an opportunity for a bride to trial run hair & makeup and wear the wedding dress for a few hours. It’s a great way to really […]

You got your online gallery and are enjoying your wedding day photos! Now what? A decision will be fast approaching as to how will you preserve your wedding memories. Will they live on your computer or hard drive forever? Technology changes so fast that in 10-20 years your usb or hard drive might not be […]

A conversation with a trusted and professional wedding planner that I have worked with at multiple weddings. I’m excited for you to hear from Adrienne Steele with Sage Events & Design. What inspired your decision to get into the wedding industry?I have always enjoyed the Special Event Industry.  When I was hired as the Event Director […]

Sending off a bride and groom with a sparkler exit at the end of the wedding day is one of the most playful moments of the entire day. There are a couple things you should know if you are planning to do a sparkler exit. Buy the right sparklersThe ones you played with as kids […]

Oh my. It’s your wedding day. Who ordered the rain? No worries…we can do this! I’ve seen a few rainy wedding days, here is one. Sometimes it’s just raining all day but sometimes it just happens…right after your wedding coordinator has set up all your outdoor seating and decor and there’s absolutely nothing you can […]

There is so much information on the web about choosing your outfits for your engagement pictures. Pinterest is a great place to get some inspiration – I have a board available for the Ladies and the Guys. Also, check out this post from PhotobugCommunity for more inspiration. There are a few guidelines when it comes […]

Mansion at Red Hill bridal pictures

I get so excited to see an inquiry pop up in my email even after almost 10 years of photographing weddings! So, let’s talk about what happens after I open up your email. Step OneI’m not sure if these should be listed as steps, but being a bit of an organization freak, let’s just go […]