Congratulations on your engagement! You’re going into such an amazing season of life that can easily turn into one of the most challenging seasons of your life. Expectations from family & friends as well as the overwhelming “to do” list that comes along with the “I do” can make that vision of your dream wedding […]

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October 11, 2018

Congratulations, You’re Engaged! But Now What?!

Believe it or not, spring is finally right around the corner! With spring around the corner that means that photography sessions are going to be picking up again and I’m SO excited for that! I’ve been itching all winter for warm sunsets and gentle breezes coming in our windows. Spring can sometimes be a fickle […]

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March 2, 2018

Making the Most of Your Spring Session

You’ll find all of the beautiful wedding dresses to make your heart swoon at Jessica’s on Main Bridal Boutique in rural Ladoga, Indiana. I first learned about Jessica’s on Main through my dear friend who was helping decorate the store before it’s grand opening in early January. The storefront is a perfect blend of quaint […]

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February 28, 2018

Jessica’s on Main Bridal Boutique || Local Vendor Spotlight

This past weekend I was fortunate enough to be a vendor at the second annual Hidden Hollow Farm bridal show.  It was a beautiful event with many talented wedding vendors! As nervous as I was the past few weeks in preparation, I had so much fun setting up my booth, getting to network with some […]

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February 19, 2018

2018 Hidden Hollow Bridal Show Recap

When I first began my photography journey, there was one thing I learned very quickly. Gear is expensive. Having gear to photograph with is also an important necessity to being a photographer. I grew my business and my craft gradually, and each time I was ready to purchase a new lens or camera to add to […]

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February 14, 2018

The Lens Lineup || What’s in My Camera Bag?

As someone who loves flowers and refinishing furniture, this new, adorable shop feels like home to me. Just Because: Flowers, Gifts & More offers a little bit of everything in their store, including candies, wax melts, furniture, as well as flowers for any and all occasions. My husband actually bought me a bouquet of dusty purple […]

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February 1, 2018

Just Because Flowers, Gifts & More || Local Vendor Spotlight

Today Facebook reminded me that five years ago, on January 22, 2013 I officially started my photography business, and oh what a wonderful five years it has been! I’ve learned many things that have helped me along the way, and today I’m sharing 5 Photography Lessons I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Business for others […]

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January 22, 2018

5 Photography Lessons I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Business

When I put together our wedding registry a few short years ago, I was overwhelmed. Living in a dorm I had no clue what my soon-to-be husband and I would want or need beginning our lives together. Being a planner and liking to have all my ducks in a row (it’s a blessing and a […]

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January 16, 2018

3 Best Practices to Simplify Your Wedding Registry

Wedding planning isn’t for the faint of heart. I pray that those big, daunting decisions don’t slow you down and you’re able to tackle them with ease, because it isn’t always a walk in the park. From a 2015 bride to any current and all future brides, this post is for you. Why does it have […]

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January 10, 2018

5 Wedding Planning Mistakes Brides Make (& How To Avoid Them!)

I get to see a lot of rings each year, and I love how each ring is a small reflection on the Bride and Groom. This year, I decided to do a little roundup of the all of the gorgeous rings that I was so honored to photograph! Some rings are heirlooms with an enormous […]

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December 27, 2017

2017 Ring Roundup