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   My friends, it had felt like forever since I had gotten the chance to have a camera in my hand. My spring weddings had all rescheduled due to Covid-19, and even though small events had been cleared, it was looking like it was going to be months before my lens got to see a […]

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Hi friends. We have all seen the “front porch sessions” or “free content” or “free headshots” making the rounds on social media lately. I personally have been tagged, texted, or sent dozens of sweet messages about people encouraging me to partake in something like this movement. I believe it is all with the best of […]

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I have a little secret to tell anyone that has been following me for less than three years: before I was a wedding photographer, I was a wedding Florist! I loved getting my hands into the different textures and colors of nature. According to behavioral research conducted at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, […]

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My lovely Friends, I am finally here to talk about my first experience at a photographer at New York Bridal Fashion Week. My little wedding loving heart was given about all it could handle between a three day whirlwind of photographing brand activations, runway shows, wedding Dress presentations, parties, galas, and workshops. It was the […]

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Oh, Chicago. A photographers dream, am I right? This gigantic Midwestern city is mecca for architecture and a fountain for the arts, and it is one of my favorite cities in the country.  If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve seen that this week I have been doing my very best getting to know Chicago […]

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BUCKLE UP, BUTTERCUP You asked, and I am answering. Wedding Photography is no easy subject and interviewing potential wedding photographers can be a daunting task. Here are some questions you should be putting out there when looking for a wedding photographer. I want to add something one of my brides said to me recently. She […]

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It was a hot Kentucky day when wedding time rolled through for Hayley and Dylan. The couple wanted their wedding to have a relaxed vibe, but still be able to feature the beauty of the bluegrass region in full bloom. Luckily the event spaces at Gheens Foundation Lodge were able to provide plenty of natural […]

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