Your Perfect Wedding Photography Package

perfect wedding photography package

Welcome to the second post in my series on wedding photography planning! Last week I told you how coordinating with your photographer to plan your wedding timeline will help get those amazing wedding photos you’ve been dreaming of, and today I’m sharing how thoughtfully choosing your perfect wedding photography package will help get those photos as well. So you’ve chosen … Read More

Father’s Day Weekend – Fun Monday

Father's Day weekend

Another Monday, another Fun Monday post! I hope everyone had a fantastic Father’s Day Weekend! I know I did! I got to photograph a wedding & portraits at several awesome locations with a wonderful second shooter, got my hair did, was introduced to a gorgeous new shooting location, & found time to get some rest. Lemme tell ya about it! … Read More

Wedding Photography Planning , Day-Of Timeline

wedding photography planning

Who better to help with your wedding photography planning than a wedding photographer?! As I detailed in last week’s post on how to get amazing wedding photos, there are certain things you can do to ensure your wedding photos are everything you want them to be. Today is the first post in a series on wedding photography planning that will … Read More

Morrison House Wedding – Karlee + Matt

Morrison House wedding

 Pippa Middleton wasn’t the only one to get married this weekend! Karlee & Matt did as well, with their Morrison House wedding in Old Town Alexandria on Saturday morning. The couple said ‘I do’ before family & friends at this gorgeous boutique hotel in Old town. The perfect place to start their lives together! Karlee + Matt share such a … Read More

Wedding Weekend – Fun Monday

wedding weekend

I love a good wedding weekend! Pippa wasn’t the only one to get married this weekend! This Monday morning I’m still hyped up from Karlee + Matt’s wedding at Morrison House in Old Town Alexandria, VA. Besides Karlee & Matt’s wedding, I also enjoyed some down time, so all in all, it was a pretty fantastic spring wedding weekend! Friday evening … Read More

Unplugged Wedding Ceremonies – Wedding Wednesday

unplugged wedding ceremonies

Today I’m making the case for unplugged wedding ceremonies. True, having cell phone cameras or iPads in the frame of any photograph is a pet peeve of pretty much every wedding photographer. But the case I’ll make today is about so much more than that. You’ve set aside a certain amount of money to fund your wedding. Or your mom … Read More

Why To Plan Your Wedding Around Magic Hour

plan your wedding around magic hour

If you love natural light photography, trust me: you need to plan your wedding around magic hour. That appears to be a pretty bold, self-serving statement. I’m suggesting you plan your entire wedding, one of the most important events of your life, around one thing. The thing I happen to be most passionate about – photography. But hear me out. … Read More

Georgetown Wedding Reception – Colleen & Chris

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When I first spoke with Colleen about the vision for her wedding, she started by telling me about this event. She said she and her fiancé wanted a big party! She didn’t even want to refer to it as a reception, so from then on, we called it a wedding party. Today on the blog, the story of Colleen & … Read More

Georgetown Wedding Ceremony – Colleen & Chris

Georgetown wedding ceremony

Lately I’ve been exploring the notion that everything happens as it’s supposed to, according to a predestined plan dreamed up by the universe. I see examples of this in my everyday life & when I hear stories like Colleen & Chris’s, it strengthens that belief even further. I was honored to be a part of that story when I had … Read More

Free Weekend – Fun Monday

free weekend

Happy Monday, friends, and more importantly, happy first day of spring! I’ve been waiting six months for this day & am glad it’s finally arrived! I ended up spending the last days of winter with a free weekend after my cherry blossom sessions were postponed due to the snow storm we had last week & would love to hear how … Read More