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Grab a cup of coffee or tea, and enjoy exploring through some wedding, engagement, and life inspiration as well as tips for fellow photographers!

recent journal entries

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One of my biggest passions (aside from photographing couples in love) is educating other women in photography and/or business to follow their biggest dreams. This is why I started The Prosper Workshop! I’ve hosted three workshops now, and each one has continued to get even better and has filled my heart a little more with […]

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Karmina + Nick’s wedding day was unlike anything I’ve seen before! When Karmina and I got on our timeline planning call, she mentioned that she would like me to be at her “getting ready” location because they would be holding a Lebanese tradition of her father walking her out of his home for the last […]

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I had “Sheila and Mike” written on my calendar for October 26, 2019 for around a year and a half. So it’s safe to say that I was incredibly excited when this wedding day finally arrived! Everything about it was incredible, and even though the forecast looked iffy all week, we ended up having the […]

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Makenzie + Tucker are some of the sweetest people I have ever met. I actually cried quite a bit while editing this wedding album because of how genuine and effortless their love is for each other. Sometimes I get weepy while shooting weddings, but it’s almost like I get to re-live those moments in a […]

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I’ve said a million times and I will say it again. Our wedding day was MORE than a dream come true. I have been so excited to finally piece together the photos to re-cap the day through each of these images. When Cameron (our incredible photographer) sent us our full gallery, I laughed and cried […]

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I am so excited to continue sharing the details of our engagement and wedding planning process on the blog. So, I will just dive right in! Jordan and I had an engagement on the longer side – a year and a half. But I am so very grateful for that time because it allowed us […]

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*I should note that a majority of these photos were taken on iPhones from the trip! :)*   I’m not kidding when I say that my bachelorette weekend was one of the most fun weekend’s of my life. It was so surreal to have all of my very best ladies in the same place at […]

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When weddings are your literal livelihood, it makes planning your own that much more exciting and surreal. I can’t say I didn’t feel some pressure to have a literal “picture perfect” wedding as a photographer, but I tried not to let that get in the way of the planning process. I am so thrilled to […]

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This was such a special and fun wedding day for me to capture. Because as I mentioned in Hayley & Jason’s Engagement Session blog, I have known Hayley since we were little girls. Our moms have been best friends for years, so we spent a lot of time together growing up and I got to […]

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Phew, I am going to have a hard time finding the words to describe how incredible Gabi & Trey’s wedding day was. From the moment I met these two back in February for their engagement session, I knew they were special. Their love story was inspiring and romantic, and the way they interacted in front […]

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Among my other titles are:  fitness instructor, podcast co-host, latte lover, and rescue mom. I love connecting with people and getting to know my clients beyond our time together, and consider it an honor to capture some of the most exciting moments of their lives from behind the lens. Your joy brings me joy and I am so excited to MEET YOU!

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