September 25, 2018

Over the years I’ve been a wedding photographer, I’ve come to learn from experience so many wonderful ways to save valuable shooting time throughout my couples wedding days! One of the spots in the day that easily gets off is between the ceremony and reception. The biggest reason for this is that so many of […]

September 11, 2018

For all my sweet brides who are visual planners (aka: need to see the inspiration in order to convince them to implement it into their own wedding) this post is for you! I recently had the joy of collaborating with Ultrapom and some local Kansas City wedding florists to do just that! Lauren from Ultrapom […]

May 30, 2018

After you’ve filled out your wedding questionnaire and I’ve created a custom wedding timeline unique to your day, we’ve met for coffee and finalized all the details, then I tell all my brides this one simple (yet so important) piece of advice…. Give this timeline to all your vendors! It seems silly, but forwarding this […]

May 1, 2018

I knew from the start of the year that I wanted to learn about and begin a mailing list! As I’ve begun getting into my rhythm, the realization hit me that the purpose of my newsletter is twofold. 1) Informational The first week of every month I send out an email to those who are […]

April 11, 2018

Having images of memories, of the special seasons you walk through, of the stories that make up your life is so important! (Hello! That’s what I’ve chosen as my profession!) But you shouldn’t stop at the digital images, I would encourage you that just as important as it is to capture those moments—print them! And […]

March 28, 2018

You read that right. Of all the years I’ve been shooting weddings, this is by far the best idea that I’ve come across for where to get ready!!! This last weekend I shot Kylie + Curtis’ wedding in downtown Kansas City! We met for coffee a few weeks before their date to go over their […]

February 27, 2018

If I could go back to mine and Michael’s wedding there is one thing I’d for sure do differently! (And I’d one thousand percent, hands down, DEFINITELY marry the same man! That was the best choice ever!) 😉 But if there’s one thing that I know now–especially as a wedding photographer–it’s this… Doing a first […]

October 11, 2017

Today I want to give you a rounded perspective on the infamous “shot list” for photographers on wedding days. And let me tell you….there is definitely good, bad & ugly! THE GOOD Let’s start with the good! There is something incredibly important about informing your wedding photographer from the start of your expectations that you […]

September 27, 2017

This one will be quick–but no less important! One thing that comes up often as I work through wedding day timelines with my couples is the getting ready section of the day! Most people (myself included when I was planning my own wedding) only thought about where it was easiest to get ready. But as […]

August 3, 2017

If you missed the first two posts, click HERE for part one and HERE for part two! You read them? Nice! Now we’re all caught up!!! The last piece of advice I would give to couples looking to up their game for their reception pictures is to think about what is BEHIND the cake cutting […]

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