Getting ready on the morning of your wedding is one of the most exciting feeling ever! Listening to music, drinking champagne, getting beautified. It’s some of the best bonding time you’ll ever have with your girls. And I’ve got some tips to make it even better, both for you guys and for the photographer! Designate […]

Tips For Getting Ready on Your Wedding Day

Let’s talk about 5 common myths about cosmetic safety. Myth #1: If something is being sold in stores, it must be safe.  The FDA doesn’t require companies to test cosmetic products for safety. There is no government or FDA review or approval needed on ingredients before they can be sold. Myth #2: The government wouldn’t […]

Five Myths About Cosmetic Safety

Not sure if you heard or not, but my baby sister got married in October. (That was sarcasm. Of course you heard. Everyone who talked to me for 2 seconds or more heard.) Let me tell you, being on the other side of a wedding was quite the experience. And helping your sister plan a […]

What I Learned From My Sister’s Wedding Photographer

I say this all the time, but I am so thankful that I get to do what I get to do. The seriousness of documenting wedding day memories is not lost on me. And even more so after being a part of my sister’s wedding this past October. This year’s behind the scenes blog post […]

2019 Behind the Scenes

I’ve talked a little about this before, but for the entirety of 2019, I was a student in Katelyn James’ Business Journey Course. It was 11 months of intense, eye-opening, deep subjects. One topic each month. And thank goodness, because if she had released all of that information at one time, I’d either be shutting […]

The Business Journey

Alex and Bob were such a joy to work with! They’re one of the most laid back and easy going couples I’ve gotten to document! This was also the first time I had gotten to take images inside Aiden & Grace, and I have a feeling it won’t be my last time! Loved getting to […]

Winter Engagement Session | Alex & Bob

Every year, I spend pretty much the entire month of November reflecting on the past year and what I want the following year to look like. In some ways, it’s fun and enjoyable. I get to buy new planners. And let’s be honest, that’s really the highlight of my entire year, second only to filling […]

What 2020 Will Look Like | Business and Life Plans

Columbus Engagement Photographer Let me just say that I love shooting in new locations! Don’t get me wrong, I love a park just as much as the next guy, but shooting somewhere new is such a refreshing change once in a while! Brent proposed to Laura at Brookside Golf and Country Club (the 15th hole […]

Brookside Country Club Engagement

Columbus Wedding Photographer Andrew and Taylor have definitely stolen my heart! I actually only met them three days before the wedding! They live in North Carolina and have been planning their destination wedding from afar (I can TOTALLY relate!) It’s so important to me that I get to know my couples well before their wedding […]

Romantic Wedding at Copius Columbus | Andrew & Taylor

I literally never thought I’d be writing a post like this. My sister’s bachelorette party. Whoa. It’s still so surreal that my sister is getting married IN TWO WEEKS. But I’ll tell you what, I sure have been having so much fun being in this season of life with her! Yes, it’s been stressful. Yes, […]

THE Bachelorette Party

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