Crossing Off 2015 Goals

As last year drew to a close, I knew I wanted 2015 to be bigger and better. I put together a list of goals and was set on achieving each one of them. After putting together this blog post, I took a break. I stepped away from just about all things business and photography (aside […]

The Must-Ask Questions When Meeting With a Photographer

There are dozens of lists on various wedding websites, offering brides questions they should be asking photographers during their meeting.  I’ve met with a few brides who have printed these lists out, telling me that they have no idea why they’re asking certain things, other than because TheKnot told them to. So what should you really […]

You’re Too Fat For Photos…Wait, What?!

How would you feel if you contacted a photographer and she replied that you were too fat for photos, suggesting that you wait until you lose some of that extra weight? Appalled by that first sentence? That was actually said to a real girl who was looking to book a session! Kim, an excited mother […]

Questions To Ask Your Reception Venue

Planning a wedding can be tricky, especially when you aren’t sure of the right questions you should be asking. This series will cover all of the questions you should be asking for all aspects of your wedding. Questions To Ask Your Reception Venue What is the facility rental fee? What is the cost for food? […]

I’m Engaged…Now what?

That shiny ring on your finger brings on so much excitement but there is also that overwhelming feeling of what you need to do next. These tips will help get you started on the wedding planning path! Don’t feel that you have to start planning right away.  Take this time to spend endless hours staring […]

Dear Photographer, I’m Sorry

Years ago when I was trying to get my foot in the door, I mailed out my portfolio to dozens of photographers in the area.  Most of my mailings went unresponded to….except one. A girl emailed me to let me that although she received my portfolio and appreciated that I contacted her, she ran her […]

Being a Slave to Technology

Smartphones. Ipad. Tablet. It seems that just about everyone has one in their pocket or purse…except me. While people tease me for “still living in the 90’s”, I actually have a reason for not wanting to welcome myself into the 21st century of technology. I can’t count the number of times I have been at a […]

Heather & Nick – Wedding Album

I’m a little behind in posting album photos…I think I met Heather back in September or October! Luckily Heather was an awesome bride and understands that engagement season pushed blogging back for a bit.  When we first met for their consultation, Heather and Nick instantly fell in love with the ever-popular Crystal album. I remember […]

2014 Families Year in Review

I love that our relationships don’t end when a couple receives their wedding album. It continues to grow, as they share exciting news of pregnancies, vow renewals, and other celebrations. If you look around my website, you’ll see that I don’t advertise family photography. This allows me to focus more on my wedding couples and their […]

2014 Weddings Year in Review

The day is marked on my calendar for months, sometimes even years. Brides may think I’m crazy, but I totally do my own wedding-day countdowns when their day is starting to get close! It’s so thrilling not knowing what to expect on the morning of a wedding – laughter, happy tears, the anticipation of walking […]