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WEDDING TIP: Authentically get to know you wedding photographers before you say yes!

Authentically get to know you wedding photographers before you say yes! If you follow us on our blog or Instagram stories you have probably seen how obsessed we are with truly getting to know ourView full post »

WEDDING DAY TIP: CEREMONY GRAND EXIT

Gorgeous Lighting + Happy Guest = Epic Photos! What is a Ceremony Grand Exit? So many of our couples have done this – this year!:) It’s a new trend which is really taking off, theView full post »

WEDDING DAY TIP: FIRST DANCE CHATTING

The first dance is one of our most favorite moments to capture. It reminds us of every romantic movie we have ever seen. To us dancing is one of the most affectionate ways to share love and producesView full post »

12 Wedding Budget Trimming Tips

12 Wedding Budget Trimming tips so you can have your ideal photographers + filmmakers Weddings can cost a lot of denaro, we feel ya boo! Budgets can be tricky and we totally understand that as well.View full post »

18 questions to help you choose the right photographers + filmmakers

The Right Photographers + Filmmakers Being a bride today can be so overwhelming as the market for wedding vendors has exploded, especially the market of photographers and filmmakers! So…How doView full post »

Engagement Shoot Tip: RELAX + BE AWARE OF YOUR BODY LANGUAGE

Time to Relax and Be aware of your body language. Natural looking photos are gorgeous and the key to achieving them is to not over-think your poses (we will do that for you so you don’t haveView full post »

WEDDING TIP: DON’T WORRY ABOUT YOUR DRESS

Don’t worry about your dress. Did you just look at this post cross eyed?!?! HAHA I totally get it, it sounds crazy. We want you to not worry about your dress. But here is our tip, afterView full post »

Wedding Tip For a Stress Free Wedding Day

How to have a Stress Free Wedding Day The last thing you want on your wedding day is to feel stressed, rushed and out of control. Have no worries boo we got ya! Stress free wedding day tip…View full post »

WEDDING TIP: Authentically get to know your wedding photographers before you say yes!

Get to know your wedding photographers. We think you should get to know your wedding photographers before you say yes to working with them. If you follow us on our blog or Instagram stories you haveView full post »

WEDDING TIP: Just Ask for the Photo

JUST ASK FOR THE PHOTO OF YOUR GREAT UNCLE TIM Your photogs have no idea who your great uncle Tim is so here is why you should just ask for the photo. The Issue On your gorgeous wedding day BrandonView full post »

WEDDING TIP: THINK ABOUT THE CEREMONY

You should think about your ceremony. Your ceremony photographs will undoubtedly be some of the most treasured shots of your day. Most of our couples, during their grand reveal of their photos, sayView full post »

WEDDING TIP: PACK OUT YOUR DANCE FLOOR

How to Pack out Your Dance Floor How packed do you want your dance floor? I remember our wedding day and how crazy packed our dance floor was. I am pretty sure not a single person was sitting down.View full post »

WEDDING TIP: GETTING READY

Nerves, Its Totally Normal Wedding mornings getting ready are full of excitement, joy, happiness and love. And… they are also filled with a touch of nervousness which is totally normal. I feltView full post »

WEDDING TIP: TIGHT OR DARK GETTING READY SPACE

What to do if you chose a venue with a tight or dark getting ready space for your weddings. Sometimes on a wedding day you have a tight or dark getting ready space. And to be honest, we shoot a lotView full post »

WEDDING TIP: The HUMAN FACTOR

A Realistic Wedding Day Schedule It was three weeks before our wedding day and oh how stressed I was. I was losing sleep each night as I laid awake while my mind was going over every little detailView full post »

Wedding Tip: Wedding Dress Hangers + Bridesmaid Dress Hangers

Wedding Dress Hangers? You probably read that thinking… Wedding dress Hangers?! Thats the last thing on my mind right now. We get it… BUT before you dismiss what hangers you are usingView full post »

WEDDING TIP: LIGHT

Wedding Tip for Light The light on your wedding day is most likely the last thing on your mind at the moment… however, we can guarantee that it will affect more than just the photographs. SoView full post »

WEDDING TIP: GORGEOUS HAIR

Wedding Day Tip for Hair I lovelovelove wearing my hair down and I also LOVE when a bride wears her’s down on her wedding day. It brings movement, freedom and life to photos. However there is aView full post »

Wedding Tip for Guys:Fitted Suit or Tux

Wedding Tip for Guys: Purchase a Fitted Suit or Tux! A man who is well dressed looks AMAZING and we all know it. When a man wears a fitted suit or tux they look stunning.  Its why men like JamesView full post »

WEDDING TIP:KEEP THE MOMENT SACRED

WEDDING TIP: KEEP THE MOMENT SACRED Please don’t hate us for being honest… but as photographers this is how we keep the moment sacred. It truly breaks our hearts to see a dozen brightView full post »

On-Site Day Of Wedding Coordinator

WEDDING TIP: On-Site Day Of Wedding Coordinator Many venues come with an on-site wedding coordinator. Some wedding coordinators are “day of only” and some do a little bit more, so be sureView full post »

ENGAGEMENT SHOOT TIPS: FOR ADVENTUROUS COUPLES

Adventurous Engagement Shoot A while back we shared a few tips for adventurous couples on our FB page and since then we have received so many requests to share the tips again. So… we decided toView full post »

Wine + Cheese + Chocolates Wedding Consultation

…and yes sometimes donuts! So we have SET a number for our booking limit for 2018 – 30 is our max this year.  We are about half way to our booking limit which means there is still time toView full post »

FEATURED: BORROWED & BLUE: ICHE + JURIEL

Featured Wedding! Friday is upon us… so Happy Friday Y’all! We are especially excited today because Borrowed & Blue has just published Iche + JuRiel’s gorgeous wedding!  TheirView full post »

3 Words For Marriage

3 Secrets for Marriage Marriage Advice Before the marriage advice, lets set the stage. Growing up Brandon saw marriage as two people loving each other through thick and thin, never giving up andView full post »

A Real Bride Gives You the Deets On How To Keep Your Cool On Your Big Day

Getting married is the biggest day in a bride and grooms life, most grooms are happy with whatever ideas the bride has in mind. In most cases, this makes it easier on the groom and will save manyView full post »

Should I Use The Photographer Included in my Venue Package?

How to Pick the Best Wedding Photographer for Your Wedding Day. Over the years we have worked with couples who felt pretty pressured by their venue to use the “Venue In-House WeddingView full post »

Should I Do An Engagement Session + Why is and engagement session important?

Capturing your love story, in its entirety, is paramount both NOW + IN THE FUTURE. Gaze into the future with me for just a moment… A sliver of time. A super small, itty bitty grain of sand,View full post »

How We Photograph the Flower Girls + Ring Bearers

I still remember when I was a flower girl for my cousins wedding. I was all dressed in white (like a mini bride) scratching at my legs because the tool under the dress was itching me like crazy. AllView full post »

12 Secrets of a Happy Bride on Her Wedding Day

Brandon and I deeply believe that the most beautiful brides are those who are filled with joy + happiness on their wedding day. A genuine playful laugh, a soft open heart, a gorgeous warm smile andView full post »

Pillow Fight + A Wedding Tip

After seven years of marriage you still make me laugh louder then I thought possible, you encourage me to dream big + inspire me to hope without fear and best of all you still wake me up eachView full post »

Wedding Photography + Film Give Away!

In life there are two things that make Brandon soul and mine leap towards heaven… deepening our relationship with God our creator and using the love + gifts He pours out on us to serve others.View full post »

7 Dos & Don’ts : Stylized Engagement Shoot Fashion

The words stylized and fashion get us so excited! Yes, Brandon too, his style and fashion have dashingly matured over the years and to see him walk into a room looking handsome and debonair makes myView full post »

Photography: A Windy Wedding Day

Nature loves to throw in the unexpected twist every now and then, like say 20 – 30 mile per hr. wind gust on a perfectly exquisite wedding day. And it may happen on your wedding day when yourView full post »

What If It Rains On Your Wedding Day?

We personally love rainy days… they are cozy, cuddly, sweet and memorable. And as spring approaches we have a lot of them here in the mountains. However we do realize that the thought of rainView full post »

Why A Wedding Planner? – By Guest Blogger Ivy Marie Ferguson of Ivy Marie Weddings

Brandon and I often get asked by our couples. “do you recommend having a wedding planner?“. The answer is yes, always yes. It makes your life + your wedding sooooo much easier!View full post »