- RECENT EVENTS, TIPS, AND OTHER GOODIES -

Welcome to the Blog

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Wedding planning and communication is made so much easier by email.  One of the things that I make a priority is responding to client emails a few times a day so that I don’t encounter a backlog.  With technology the way that it is today, email can be just as fast in getting information than […]

Education, Weddings, Workshops

March 13, 2017

Tips for The Wedding Day Custom Email

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Last night I had the privilege and opportunity to share my experiences with some industry experts on the subject of styled shoots and specifically how to get the most out of the time with the photographer. The webinar was hosted by Tara Melvin of Perfect Planning Events and each week there is a different topic. […]

Education, Photography, Styled

January 13, 2017

Styled Shoots| Styling & Capturing the Right Image

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During my second year of business I stumbled upon a photographer named Jasmine Star.  I loved the way she told her stories, stared her knowledge and photographed her images, especially her details.  I’ve always been drawn to details because outside of the natural emotion that a couple shares with one another, their story falls in […]

Education, Photographers, Styled, Workshops

December 22, 2016

Teaching Others | Showit United Styled Shoot

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As I am preparing to attend the holiday party of a sweet friend, I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to talk about something so common to events, but yet often overlooked- the RSVP. When thinking about attending an event that you’ve been invited to, it’s important to remember a few things to help […]

Education, Weddings

December 10, 2016

3 Tips to Avoid An RSVP Nightmare!

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On your wedding day, you’ve hired your photographer for a few reasons: you like their work, you felt a connection to their personality, and you trust them with capturing one of the most important days of your lives! A new trend that has changed the way brides envision their wedding day has surfaced and it’s called […]

Education, Wedding Wednesday

June 29, 2016

Trusting the Process

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If you would have asked me a year ago if a major local magazine would be contacting me to share my advice on Engagement Sessions in Washington, DC, I would have said “Ummm, yeah right!” Like seriously, I don’t know how I was worthy enough for this honor but I am so freaking elated!!!!  Friends, […]

Education, Featured

June 21, 2016

Featured: Washingtonian Bride and Groom

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If you’ve spent any amount of time in or around Washington, DC in the Spring, then you’ve heard talk of Cherry Blossom Season! It’s inevitable and highly anticipated every year.  The DC Cherry Blossom Festival draws crowds in the hundreds of thousands annually!  It’s become a popular time of year for couples to take engagement […]

Education, Engagements

March 30, 2016

DC Cherry Blossoms | 3 Tips for Success

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A few weeks ago, a group of some of my closest photography friends got together to write an educational blog series for brides entitled “With This Ring”  you can search for the hashtag using the ring emoji, because we love sparkly things, we figured out a way to include it in the title!!  This series […]

Education, Engagements, Wedding Wednesday

March 3, 2016

With This Ring- The Engagement Session