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January 16, 2019

How to Back-Up Wedding Photos Congratulations!! You’re officially married, and you’re having a blast re-living your wedding through your gallery. The next step is to make sure you store your wedding photos properly so you can enjoy them for decades to come! 1. Download Your Full Gallery First of all, make sure you download your […]

January 11, 2019

Today I’m talking all about the getting ready suite. This space could be at your wedding venue, at a hotel, at your parent’s house – or even your own place! As you plan for your wedding day, think about the key moments that will happen here. Finishing hair and makeup, getting into your dress and spending time with […]

December 19, 2018

The following guest post was written by Anna Pollock, co-founder of Field & Gown.  Wedding Décor – The Case for Renting  It’s two months until your wedding day. If you’re like most brides, you’ve got all the big things checked off your list. Venue is booked. Photographer hired. Invitations sent. Now it’s time to think […]

December 14, 2018

The Latest Bridal Trends While the 2019 wedding season is still months away, brides are flocking to the upcoming trends in preparation for their big day. Next year promises to be bigger and bolder in many ways, while other brides will focus on simplicity. If you’re still trying to figure out what to wear for […]

December 4, 2018

Happy holidays! This season is always a busy one, but it’s so important to make some time for the two of you. Here are a few of my favorite ways to enjoy one the most wonderful time of the year! 10 Date Night Ideas for This Holiday Season 1. Get in the holiday spirit by […]

September 20, 2018

Fall Date Night Ideas – Washington, DC Autumn is officially here, and I’m celebrating with a list of fun things to do all throughout the DMV! Because let’s be honest: we all need a little more fall fun in our lives. Whether you’re engaged, newlyweds or you’re just looking for new date night ideas, this […]

September 19, 2018

Engagement Photo Dresses You’ve booked your photographer, and your engagement session is in the books. All you have to do is figure out what to wear! Of course, that’s always easier said than done – especially with so many options out there. Where should you even start? So I decided to compile a list of […]

May 14, 2018

There’s something special about the detail photos from your wedding day. Not only do they show your unique personalities, they also reveal your vision for the day! From your wedding colors to family heirlooms, these photos really tie your story together. The Detail Photo List I always ask my couples to keep all the items together so when I […]

May 5, 2018

7 Tips to Find the Perfect Engagement Shoot Outfit Engagement shoots are always so exciting! I often think of them as a fun “date” the two of you get to go on, and I just happen to be around with my camera to capture the cute moments. But what should you wear? It’s a question […]

February 23, 2018

Last week I had the honor of joining Atelier Ashley Flowers during her #TuesdayTakover of the Washingtonian Bride & Groom Instagram story. When she asked me to capture some moments throughout the day, I was thrilled! Washingtonian Bride & Groom is one of my favorite publications, so obviously I was excited. We were also joined […]

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