What is a “First Look?” To some it may sound like a horrible idea as it goes against the traditions of a wedding day, but sharing a “First Look” can actually be very beneficial in so many areas. A “First Look” is simply when the Bride & Groom allow time to see each other before […]

Filed in: Education, Weddings

January 12, 2020

5 Reasons Why You Should Include a “First Look”

open post

Hello, future brides! If you’re reading this, I’m guessing you’ve got a nice shiny rock on your finger & you are in the beginning stages of wedding planning- how exciting! Normally the holiday season turns into engagement season which means most of you are starting to find your wedding venue, lock in your date, & […]

Filed in: Education, Engagements

January 6, 2020

How to Prepare For Your Engagement Session

open post

As a Virginia wedding photographer, I’ve come to discover what my wedding day favorites are. I figured I would take a little break from the educational posts, & share what I love capturing. I believe it’s so important for us wedding photographers to share what we are passionate about. I also wanted to give you insight as […]

Filed in: Education, Weddings

September 29, 2019

My Top 3 Favorite Wedding Moments Captured

open post

It’s safe to admit that technology is pretty amazing these days. Sharing images has become that much easier, with having your images in your possession that much quicker. Since sharing images has become more convenient with the help of technology, one thing often gets overlooked. Can you guess what that is? Your Wedding Album. Often times […]

Filed in: Blog Categories, Education

September 22, 2019

The Value of Wedding Albums

open post

One portion of the wedding day that can often cause some stress are the family formals. As a Northern Virginia wedding photographer, I have witnessed all kinds of different scenarios. I have seen family portrait time go completely smooth, where I have also seen it go completely haywire. The result has everything to do with planning & […]

Filed in: Education

September 15, 2019

The Key to Stress Free Family Formals

open post