Shoes (enough said)
Shoes! To some brides the shoes are almost more important than the dress. This is the time to splurge on an amazing pair of shoes, but remember... You're committing the rest of your life to your future husband, you don't have to commit your entire wedding day to one pair of shoes! It's always a really really good idea to bring a backup pair... Or even two backup pairs! Once you start to feel those blisters forming or you stop feeling comfortable ditch them. And by ditch them
Let Sparks Fly: A Guide to the Sparkler Exit
Ohhhhh the sparkler exit. It's been glorified on every social media platform and by every wedding publication. Crazy effects, passionate kisses lit by just the light of a hundred sparklers... It all sounds so wonderful! And it can be... If you do a few simple things... 1.) Buy the long sparklers! The longer the better (errr... *cough*). Let's face it... The short ones are fine... But the first time I saw one of these super long sparklers I was hooked. I think I shrieked somet
The Engagement Session
The engagement session... This is probably the one thing (besides the schedule of the wedding day) that I get the most questions about. When starting the whole wedding planning process it's SO exciting to choose your photographer and start planning your engagement session. You've seen tons and tons of pictures on facebook and Pinterest of awesome engagement shoots so you're excited to get yours underway... But then reality sets in. Being photographed for an hour and a half ca
To See or Not to See: The First Look.
When meeting with couples one of my favorite questions is "have you thought about a first look?" Most of the time the couple looks at me like I'm crazy and asks what a first look is. I always forget that it's not the most common term. It would be like if your doctor went up to you and spouted a bunch of high level medical mumbo jumbo at you as though you were also a doctor. But sometimes people know what I'm talking about! If you don't know what a first look is, it's seeing e