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This is the place where I get to share photos from sessions with amazing people, like you, tips for a smooth wedding, our family "Wilderness Mowers" adventures in frugal living and exploring where we live, and plenty of fun and real life. Start scrolling or click a category on the side to dive in!

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Tired of knowing you need business photos to use online, but feeling overwhelmed? I was too. So I made myself a plan to cut the paralysis and make DIY business photos and content creation easy and I’m sharing it with you! An Outline Made Just for You I’ve laid out a series of “assignments” that […]

Master Your DIY Business Photos: An Easy Outline for Small Business Owners

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“Oh my gosh! I love these! Thank you for capturing my work at the wedding!” and “Thank you for my branding images!” often quickly turns to…”but now what do I do with these?” for business owners. Ever wondered how to use images to boost your business once you’ve received them from a photographer? I’ve got […]

Unlocking the Power of Wedding and Branding Images to Boost Your Business

Couple looking at wedding album on the couch, showing their increased connection through their photos

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I believe 100% that there is power in your photos. Power to heal, to connect, to strengthen, and to bring joy! In fact, I don’t just believe it I know it! In the Living Room of my childhood home was my Mother’s beautiful china cabinet, handmade by my Dad. There on the bottom shelf sat […]

The Power in Your Photos

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You asked: “How do you balance being a wife and mother, housework, photo sessions and editing sessions, and still have the ‘me’ time that everyone craves and NEEDS? You seem to do it so seamlessly giving attention to everything, but knowing how crazy life can be, I know it doesn’t just come naturally. What system […]

Ask Anything: “How do you balance it all?” Part 1: Monthly Calendaring

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What do we wear?! That’s one of the most frequent questions I get asked by clients as they plan their session. Let’s dive in with my top 10 tips for what to wear at your engagement session!  Think about your feet! You’re going to be walking around for an hour and a half, so if […]

10 Tips for What to Wear at your Engagement Session

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As you prepare for our time together here are some engagement session prep tips, resources, and pieces of advice that will come in handy! 1. CLEAN YOUR RING! I will be photographing your gorgeous stone! This means that this would be a perfect opportunity to have your ring cleaned so that it’s clear of dirt […]

Engagement Session Prep Tips

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1. How long will it take until I have my photos back? All portrait galleries will be delivered within 4 weeks of final payment or the session date (whichever date is later), and all wedding galleries will be delivered within 8 weeks of the final payment date or wedding date. HOWEVER, I always strive to […]

FAQs || Frequently Asked Questions

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When I started second shooting for people, I didn’t really know what I was doing. I tried to stay out of the way, but sometimes ended up in their way. Sometimes I wasn’t involved enough, other times too involved. I had no idea really what was expected of a Second Shooter and just ran with […]

Do’s and Don’ts for Second Shooting

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Bridal Details vary at every single wedding. They are a way to pull in meaning, personality, and style. But what should you have on hand? I’ll go through possible ideas and then at the bottom you can find an easy list of common bridal details you might consider for your wedding day! TIP! Have these […]

Bridal Details: A List for your Wedding Day

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So many times we talk about why wedding details should matter to the bride and groom. Did you know that these photos of the wedding details for vendors and creatives are incredibly important as well? When it comes to your wedding, you’re going to put a lot of time and energy into choosing your vendors […]

Wedding Details for Vendors and Creatives