Ghosting: A Wedding Trend

At first glance, the title of this post may seem a little spooky (or cool, depending who is reading this). While I have photographed a handful of Halloween weddings, in this case, ghosting has a totally different meaning. Ghosting is when a person that you’ve been in contact with just completely disappears. Suddenly and without […]

Must-Ask Questions Prior To Hiring A Non-Local  Wedding Photographer

It’s becoming more and more common for couples to hire wedding photographers who aren’t local. As a traveling wedding photographer based in Berks County, Pennsylvania, I have photographed weddings on both the east and west coasts and thought it would be beneficial to share the questions that you need to be asking before hiring a […]

The Ultimate Wedding Day Emergency Kit

In my years of being a wedding photographer,  I’ve witnessed many wedding day mornings in which someone was scrambling to find something. Each time this happens, I make a mental note for me to add it to my Wedding Day Emergency Kit. At first, the kit was nothing more than a tiny makeup bag and […]

How To Choose The Right Print Sizes

“I think we want a large print, like an 8×10 or 11×14”. About 20 years ago, these sizes did seem huge (remember those enormous clunky wooden frames?!), but much like aqua net, those frames have phased out. Now print sizes really depend on how you plan to display the photos in your home. An easy […]

Why You Should Let Your Bridesmaids Choose Their Dress

Nothing puts a damper on a party like feeling self-conscious. Your ‘maids mean a lot to you and you want them to feel ah-mazing, right? It may be tradition for all bridesmaids to wear the same style and color dress, but we all know that girls range in body types, which means means certain cuts and […]

Brides Share Their Wedding Planning Experience

I interviewed 2016 and 2017 brides, asking them to each share a bit about their wedding planning experience. Anything you would have done differently: Taken my own advice much sooner.  I was so worried what other people would think (we both were) that it became more of a hassle to make decisions.   Once I […]

Bridal Party Tips To Remember

A majority of the spotlight may be on the couple getting married but being a part of the bridal party means that you still share some of that spotlight! Playing a key role in the wedding day means that you will likely be photographed way more than anticipated. The Ceremony It can feel a bit […]

How to Deal With IBS on Your Wedding Day

As massive as the internet it, it is still surprisingly difficult to find information on some wedding topics that can cause brides to panic (such as how to deal with your period on your wedding day). I often try to put myself in brides’ shoes, thinking of their most worrying scenarios, and offer tips on how […]

Why Photographers Charge Travel Fees

As you begin to research wedding photographers, you’ll likely notice that many of them require a travel fee outside of a certain radius. Some photographers have a set rate for their travel fees, whether it be certain states or even throughout the country, whereas others calculate and customize the fee based on the destination’s location. Most assume […]

How to Organize Your Wedding Pins on Pinterest

When it comes to looking for wedding inspiration, Pinterest can completely devour your time. There are a zillion boards to look through, making it difficult to not get click happy, pinning away like crazy. Before you know it, your wedding Pinterest board is filled with 700 different inspiration ideas. Let’s be honest, the odds of […]