Category: Wedding Wednesday

Wedding Wednesday

Bridal Details Checklist
bridal-prep

After shooting

weddings for over 4  years I have found that sometimes, brides tend to forget the same things over and over again. So why has it taken me four years to do this post? I have no clue!! I totally understand why these little things fall through the cracks! The bride has a million things running through her head and the last thing she’s going to remember is to grab ALL of the wedding bands so that the photographer can get a shot of them during the prep time.  I was a bride once and I remember how CRAZY that morning was!! This post is for brides AND photographer to use and share in preparation for the wedding day.

Wedding Wednesday

Bridesmaid Style
bridesmaids-style

Since I’ve

been at this for 4 years now (officially 4 years in August, CRAZY!)… I have actually been able to see TRENDS happening! Actually, I feel like the WHOLE industry has changed DRAMATICALLY in the last 5 years… am I the only one that feels that way? When I first began shooting, there were trends and DIY weddings but it was NOTHING like today’s wedding scene! Brides are totally doing their own thing and that’s especially obvious when it comes to how they style their bridesmaid’s attire! I remember being a bride and walking into one store and thinking “Welp I guess I have to find something here”.

Wedding Wednesday

Pinterest Management
pinterest management

Maybe I’m

the only one that feels like this.  Maybe EVERYONE else in the world is actually DOING something with their Pinterest account. Or maybe the worldwide phenomenon that is called “Pinterest” is GREAT for inspiration but after a while… it just becomes sad. It’s sad because I’ve never made a recipe, I’ve never sewed those DIY pillows and I haven’t even attempted to organize my kitchen “In 3 simple steps”.  I get on Pinterest and I immediately feel a RUSH of excitement!! So many pretty things ALL at one time… and all in one place! … It’s a girls DREAM! ….

Wedding Wednesday

Autumn Color Palette Inspiration
color-inspiration

While it

may actually be a little bit LATE for some fall wedding inspiration, I know there are some brides out there that are STILL trying to figure out accent colors and palette details for their fall weddings. So here’s a little Wedding Wednesday color inspiration! I recently received Lowe’s awesome DIY booklet that they send out each season and it was FULL of beautiful colors! So I took some of those colors and designed a few “not so typical” wedding color palettes for today’s post! I LOVE a good color palette for a wedding and so often brides are afraid to  try something

Wedding Wednesday

The "Untouched" Shots
reception-details

Welp! Here’s

another wedding wednesday with some advice about WHY shooting the reception UNTOUCHED is REALLY important from a photography standpoint. Now, before you read on, let me explain what I mean by “Untouched”.  When I say “I need to shoot the reception Untouched”, I mean I want to shoot a wide shot of the entire room before aunt Louise claims her seat extra early and throws her shawl down on the chair and her clutch on her place setting. How did Aunt Louise squeeze in to grab her seat before the doors even opened?  I have no clue, but they always find a way! The hilarious thing is that guests try to claim their seat for the

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