How to Manage Frizzy Hair for Humid Day Photo Shoots

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You guys, I come from a place of YES, as one Bethenny Frankel advocates. So one of the biggest joys I get out of my business is solving challenges that arise – finding the YES, figuring out how to make things work. It feels even greater when I can help my clients with their challenges, so that’s the spirit of … Read More

River Farm Wedding Venue

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I’m so excited to share with you the gorgeous, picturesque River Farm wedding venue! I love helping my couples get the most out of their wedding photography, and one way I love to help people is by pointing them in the direction of beautiful, reputable wedding venues that 1. match their needs and 2. will enhance their photography. River Farm … Read More

5 Ways Wedding Photographers Shape Your Day

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One of the best ways I can serve my clients is acting as a consultant. I love to help by shining a light on details people may never think of! I’ve had lots of behind-the-scenes opportunities to observe how much a couple is enjoying their wedding day, and if they’re not, how much of that is because of their wedding … Read More

Tangible Takeaways – Your Wedding Photography Investment

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Welcome to the last post in my series on your wedding photography investment. This installment kind of addresses a pretty common sense piece of information, but it’s important nonetheless! And that’s to consider the tangible takeaways you’re getting when you book your wedding photography / photographer. There are different types of photographers and it’s important to match your needs, wants, … Read More

Photo Shoot Outfit Planning in Five Steps

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Welcome to the last post in my series on photo shoot outfit ideas. I’m sharing my favorite all encompassing tip today, and that’s to use Pinterest for your photo shoot outfit planning! I know that’s not exactly a mind-blowing, shocker of a tip, but I do have some great ideas for how to use Pinterest for photo shoot outfit planning. … Read More

Get Really Dressed Up – Photo Shoot Outfit Ideas

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Happy Tuesday! And welcome to the third post in my series on photo shoot outfit ideas. So far I’ve shared two great overall ideas for putting together outfits for your next photo session: here and here. Today I’m talking about my favorite tip – my suggestion to get really dressed up! Photography is always an investment, so I love the … Read More

Workflow – Your Wedding Photography Investment

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I hope I don’t make your eyes glaze over with my post today! haha I’m going to do my best to make it interesting and I know it’s definitely worth your time to read it! Today I’m going to be talking about your photographer’s workflow. Workflow? Huh? What is that?! Stay tuned because I’m going to tell you! The past … Read More

Photo Shoot Style Ideas – Rent Your Wardrobe

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Last week you got to read all (OK, some) of the nerdy fashion things I did when I was younger. But more importantly you got some great photo shoot outfit ideas for when you want to buy something new to wear to your shoot. This week I’m bringing more photo shoot style ideas and giving you tips on where you … Read More

Photo Shoot Outfit Ideas

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Oh, I am *so* excited to be sharing photo shoot outfit ideas with you guys! I think you are aware by now that I love photography (duh!), but what you maybe aren’t aware of is my first love was not photography. Gasp! My first love was fashion. When I was little, I used to spend HOURS designing outfits. Like literally … Read More

Client Experience – Your Wedding Photography Investment

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Today’s post is the second in a series about your wedding photography investment. Last week I told you why I love referring to it as an ‘investment’ versus a ‘cost’ or a ‘price’ and hopefully the information resonated with you. (Read that post here.) Today I’m sharing why your client experience is super important to consider when making your wedding … Read More