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The film process for a wedding day | What to expect

You’ve decided to book—yay!!! (I like this scenario.) Now, what can you expect? Let’s walk through what your wedding photography experience will look like with me! (Because it may differ from other photographers who don’t photograph with film.) BEFORE Before your wedding day ever comes, I’m ordering rolls of film. Day-Of I’ll show up in […]

May 2, 2018

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The film process for a wedding day | What to expect

You’ve decided to book—yay!!! (I like this scenario.) Now, what can you expect? Let’s walk through what your wedding photography experience will look like with me! (Because it may differ from other photographers who don’t photograph with film.) BEFORE Before your wedding day ever comes, I’m ordering rolls of film. Day-Of I’ll show up in […]

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Film, Planning

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May 2, 2018

My Favorite 3 Love Songs for Weddings + My Best Tip for Finding More

It was two nights before my wedding when I finally sent my DJ a playlist of songs I wanted. (He hated me, I’m sure.) IT WAS SO HARD TO DECIDE. I picked out the perfect song for when I walked down the aisle (one Tyler liked also), but other than that, I had no clue […]

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Planning

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Apr 26, 2018

Money Questions to Ask When Picking a Wedding Venue (Number 3 You Might Not Know to Ask)

If you really think about it, you’ll realize that your wedding venue is probably the most important purchase you’ll make for your wedding day. It really determines and sets the mood for everything else. Your venue determines what your photography will ultimately look like, how the flow of your ceremony will go, your stress level […]

Apr 10, 2018

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Planning

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Money Questions to Ask When Picking a Wedding Venue (Number 3 You Might Not Know to Ask)

If you really think about it, you’ll realize that your wedding venue is probably the most important purchase you’ll make for your wedding day. It really determines and sets the mood for everything else. Your venue determines what your photography will ultimately look like, how the flow of your ceremony will go, your stress level […]

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Planning

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Apr 10, 2018

Our DIY Wedding Stationery – Invitations, Programs, and More—Designed by Me!

I decided to design my own wedding invitations. I figured it would be cheaper, and would ensure that I got exactly what I wanted. In the end, I was happy with them, but MAN was that a stressful thing to take on while I was graduating from college, planning a wedding, buying a house, and […]

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Personal, Planning

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Apr 5, 2018

Paying for a Second Shooter: Worth it or Nah?

I got an inquiry on Instagram a few weeks ago from a sweet bride, but unfortunately I was already booked on her wedding day. She did something unexpected though whenever I told her I was unavailable and wished her the best…she asked if she could pick my brain. Um…YES. My number one planning tip, ever, […]

Feb 22, 2018

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Planning

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Paying for a Second Shooter: Worth it or Nah?

I got an inquiry on Instagram a few weeks ago from a sweet bride, but unfortunately I was already booked on her wedding day. She did something unexpected though whenever I told her I was unavailable and wished her the best…she asked if she could pick my brain. Um…YES. My number one planning tip, ever, […]

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Planning

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Feb 22, 2018

Perfect Outdoor Wedding Venue in Duluth | Payne-Corley House, Atlanta, GA Wedding Photography

They Payne-Corley House reminds me of a few different venues we have back in South Carolina. It is so beautiful, and has so many great features for hosting a wedding. Not only is the inside of the house absolutely gorgeous, with beautiful light, but there are so many great spots outside too. A wedding ceremony […]

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Planning

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Nov 3, 2017

Beautiful Garden Wedding Venue in Lawrenceville | Little Gardens Atlanta, GA Wedding Photography

It’s in the name friends—this venue is surrounded by beautiful gardens. When I stopped by for a visit, I got to look through a book of venues owned by Magic Moments (Little Gardens is one of them), and they’re all so stunning! Each one of their venues is so elegant, and this one is no […]

Nov 3, 2017

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Planning

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Beautiful Garden Wedding Venue in Lawrenceville | Little Gardens Atlanta, GA Wedding Photography

It’s in the name friends—this venue is surrounded by beautiful gardens. When I stopped by for a visit, I got to look through a book of venues owned by Magic Moments (Little Gardens is one of them), and they’re all so stunning! Each one of their venues is so elegant, and this one is no […]

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Planning

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Nov 3, 2017

Trackside Historic Venue in Lawrenceville, GA | 550 Trackside, Atlanta, GA Wedding Photography

When I pulled up at this venue, I had no idea what to expect, but I definitely wasn’t expecting everything about it to be so charming! This historic venue used to be a cotton warehouse, and it has been completely transformed into the perfect space for events. The sweet owner of the venue, gave me […]

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Planning

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Nov 3, 2017

3 Tips for Getting Your Groom to Cry When You Walk Down the Aisle

Whether you admit it freely or not, there’s a good chance you want your groom to cry when you walk down the aisle, right? Or at least have some kind of reaction?! As a bride, I definitely wanted Tyler to cry (although I didn’t tell him that), and as a photographer, I want every groom to […]

Sep 26, 2017

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Planning

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3 Tips for Getting Your Groom to Cry When You Walk Down the Aisle

Whether you admit it freely or not, there’s a good chance you want your groom to cry when you walk down the aisle, right? Or at least have some kind of reaction?! As a bride, I definitely wanted Tyler to cry (although I didn’t tell him that), and as a photographer, I want every groom to […]

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Planning

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Sep 26, 2017

Basically Custom—Yet Easy, Quick, and Affordable Wedding Invitations | Basic Invite: Featured Post

*This post is sponsored, but all of the writing and opinions in this post are 100% mine. All imagery is provided by Basic Invite. When it comes to wedding planning, sending out invitations and save-the-dates is a beast in and of itself. Once you’ve conquered your guest list, which takes a village, you’ve got to […]

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Planning

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Jul 26, 2017

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