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Did you just get engaged? I totally remember being in your shoes. Being engaged really opened my eyes to so many of the struggles my couples, especially brides, go through, while planning their wedding. So I compiled a list of 3 things I wanted to share with my future brides: 1. Don’t Shop too early! The moment […]

Did you just get engaged?

Feb 21, 2020

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My last wedding of 2019 was Dave and Molly’s, and I couldn’t have asked for a better one! It was December 7, and the weather was in the 30s, with very low winds. The snow had fallen, and all around us was a winter wonderland. And to top it off, the sun actually came out, […]

Dave + Molly | The Blaisdell Wedding

Dec 13, 2019

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Nathan and Precious got married on November 2, 2019. And that day was not picked randomly. They wanted to share their wedding date, with the Day of the Dead (dia de los muertos). Nathan lost his sister, brother, and father, and this was one way to remember them on their special day. Precious left me […]

Nathan + Precious | Lumber Exchange Wedding Photographer

Nov 14, 2019

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So I did a thing. I created a whole new blog with all my travel and lifestyle tips! Head on over to Sweet Miss Poly

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Engagement sessions are a lot of fun, but getting there can be stressful. What to wear can be tricky, and you might have a few too many...

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Read about my transition from corporate world to being my own boss and becoming a full time photographer!

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