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Rehearsal Dinner Locations in Columbus- Wedding Planning Tips

There are tons of options when it comes to your rehearsal dinner. If you’re wanting to keep things as easy as possible, you might decide that having your rehearsal dinner at a local restaurant is the way to go! Here are a few great places you can check into! Lindey’s is great for a more […]

July 24, 2017

Wedding Planning

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Minster Ohio Wedding- Bruno & Alyssa

  There were quite a few first’s for me this past Saturday. I got to return to a small town in northwestern Ohio nearly 23 months after I first shot there. I got to ride around with the bridal party in a hay wagon. I got to stop at not one, but two different pubs […]

July 19, 2017

Real Wedding

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Inniswoods Engagement Session- Zach & Kayla

  I got to spend my Monday evening with these two adorable people! Zach and Kayla have spent most of their engagement states away from each other, and they are DEFINITELY counting down the days until their wedding! Zach took advantage of the long holiday weekend to travel to Ohio from Tennessee one more time […]

July 5, 2017

Real Engagement

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Hey Pretty Beauty- Vendor Love

  I wanted to give a shout out today to an amazing team of hair and makeup artists! Hey Pretty Beauty does a phenomenal job! I’ve gotten to work with them on two weddings so far this year, and love the people I’ve met and the work they do! Plus, they use cruelty free products, […]

July 4, 2017

Vendor Love

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Performing Arts Center at Kent State Wedding- Chris and Morgan

  Saturday was such a dream! I loved spending it with Chris and Morgan and their closest friends and family! I photographed Morgan’s cousin’s wedding in September, so it was so great to see some familiar faces! The whole day was full of emotional moments. The first time Morgan’s dad saw his baby girl in […]

June 28, 2017

Real Wedding

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Why I’m a Wedding Photographer- Personal

  I’ve been taking a 30 day online bootcamp from Justin and Mary (who are amazing photographers and people!) this month. The course has been pretty deep and right off the bat started with asking us to really sit down and think about our Why. Why we’re wedding photographers. Why we do what we do. […]

June 23, 2017

Personal

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Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center Wedding- Nelson and Jessica

  I loved spending Saturday with Nelson and Jessica! Their entire wedding was full of personal details and lots of fun! I loved all the touches of Disney, the jewel tone colors, and the beautiful centerpieces. Even though it was blazing hot, the sunburn was worth it to see these two promise forever! Nelson and […]

June 21, 2017

Real Wedding

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Spending For Your Clients- Your Photography Business

  There’s a huge advantage for spending money on gifts your clients. You’ll make a great and lasting impression, feel like a good person, and spread a little happiness! But how much money should you set aside for gifts? A general rule of thumb is no more than 3% of your total package price. Everyone […]

June 20, 2017

Photography Business

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Your Summer Wedding Menu- Wedding Planning Tips

  When it comes to your wedding day menu, try to avoid serving things that are heavy or make people feel full. It’s a great time to focus on fresh ingredients and lighter items! Here are some ideas: Lemonade or iced tea bars. Have different flavors for guests to choose from. Try cold appetizers instead […]

June 19, 2017

Wedding Planning

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Becoming a Dogmom- Personal

  I have a confession. My dog means a lot to me. And when I say “a lot”, that’s really toning it down. He’s my child, my bff, and my daily companion. And I want to share his story. Speedy Gibson Parker (yes, my dog has a middle name) was born in August of 2007. […]

June 16, 2017

Personal, Uncategorized

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