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It’s here! We’re sharing a few of our favorite moments from our trip to Copenhagen, Denmark on the blog today! Joel’s job sent him on a 3 week adventure to Sweden. (I know, tough, huh?) Since it was January (which is booking season for the wedding industry), we were hustling hard on our business, and […]

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About a week ago, Joel and I realized that we needed some serious time to put our blinders up to all of the demands we have on our time and attention right now and regroup ourselves. It’s easy to start losing sight of the big picture when the details are threatening to take over – […]

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As we’ve been working to set ourselves up for success in 2017, I deal a lot with action steps. Lots of reading (and now lots of experience!) has shown me that breaking up big goals into bite-sized steps is a much easier way of getting big things done. Breaking it down helps you think things through and have […]

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My Facebook feed has been overflowing with flower, chocolate, jewelry, and even coffee advertisements. (Now why would Facebook’s algorithm decide to give me coffee ads? Hmmm…) Valentine’s Day is definitely upon us! Living in the world of wedding photography, we naturally love Valentine’s Day. It’s a celebration of love, after all! And isn’t love what […]

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Yay! You’re engaged and can’t wait to start meeting with cake artists and trying on dresses. Super fun! Today’s question: do you need to go find the biggest and prettiest wedding planning binder on the shelves?

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I was reading an article a little while ago about a couple who had gone to a marriage counseling session. The complaints seemed petty, but I suspect the issues went way deeper than the symptoms. The counselor at one point in the session told the couple that “everything will work out”. There was more to […]

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Ceremony lighting can make a huge difference in your pictures, yet it’s something that many brides never even realize they need to consider. As a bride before I became a photographer, I know I never thought twice about ceremony lighting! Your professional photographer has a camera that can deal with a lot – things like […]

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I’ve loved quotes for as long as I can remember. They were doodled on my Lisa Frank notebooks and taped on my Space Makers. (Who remembers those?!) One of my favorite quotes as a teenager: “Do not have your concert first, and then tune your instruments afterward. Start your day…with God.” ~James Hudson Taylor Even […]

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If your guy is like most grooms, sometimes it takes a little convincing to get him on board with the whole “pictures taking thing”. Girls love to get dressed up and smile for the camera, but most guys don’t put it on the top of their favorite date-night activities list. We’re here to help. :) […]

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We all know what it’s like to come home tired, cranky, and just kind of annoyed with life. The smallest things can set us off, and quickly. When those tense emotions make you critical of anything and everything, be careful about going into attack mode! There’s a big difference between attacking and discussing. It’s important […]

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