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Since I started my business a little over six years ago, I knew I would want to someday take it full time. Last year, when the time came to finally take the step toward being a full time photographer, I knew I needed to evaluate my goals and wants in order to move forward. I […]

Business

You may be thinking, “wow, another Longwood Garden‘s engagement session?” Ohhh yeeeees!!! I absolutely love shooting there, especially during the winter months. I don’t mind it a bit when my couples choose these beautiful gardens as the venue for their session! This past weekend I drove all the way to Kennett Square to meet with […]

Engaged

  Last Sunday I returned once again to Longwood Gardens for an engagement session. This time I was able to spend the afternoon with Erin and Quinn and get to know them better before their wedding day this summer. These two are one of the sweetest couples I have ever met. Throughout the entire session […]

Engaged

Last year, on a very cold snowy day, I met Kacie and Josh at the Wedding Show Behind the Bash which was held at Linwood Estate in Carlisle. I loved meeting them on that day and was very happy and surprised when Kacie contacted me to schedule a consultation! Josh had just stared a new […]

Engaged

“How can I repay the Lord for all the great good done for me?” Psalm 116:12  I sit here while I watch my baby boy sleep and with my heart filled with gratitude I try to write some words to best describe 2018, the best year of my life so far. Usually words come easy […]

Personal

I met Ashley and Brandon a few weeks ago during a bridal show. We almost missed each other, but when it’s meant to be it’s meant to be. We had an instant connection, and since that day, every email we exchange, feels like I’m talking to a friend. We met again this week for their […]

Engaged

You chose your wedding photographer and now you need to decide which package is the right one for you. “Album or no album, that is the question”! This week I am sharing with you 3 reasons why you should opt for a package with a wedding album. Oh, and I am including a fourth reason […]

Wedding Planning

When Lauren first inquired with me she said, “Our wedding will have an enchanted, whimsical forest feel and we want our guests to feel like they stepped into the pages of our love story”. So here is chapter one:  They met back in college while on a cool down run after a workout. That run […]

Engaged

This year is going to be remembered by “the year I rescheduled tons of sessions due to bad weather”. No, seriously, most weeks forecast were like “sunny, sunny, sunny, sunny, cloudy, rain, rain”. Hmm not fun when you mostly shoot on the weekends and outdoors! Well, this past weekend was not different. The weather channel […]

Engaged

WOW, November has come and gone, and in the blink of an eye, it’s over! I can’t believe Christmas is right around the corner!!! But before you get into Christmas mode and put your wedding planning notebook aside for the holidays, I want to share one more tip to help your planning. This week I […]

Wedding Planning