Winter Splendor Styled shoot | Mount Ida Farm

April 21, 2020

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The final shoot I did while at the Creatively Gathered was this winter shoot. Here is the link to the Zero Waste and Country Traditional blog posts also from this styled shoot. This wedding vision board was called “Winter Splendor”. The goal was to put the glitz and glam into the gloom of the winter […]

Unplugged ceremonies- why you should consider having one!

April 16, 2020

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One of the most common questions I get asked when I meet with couples is what are unplugged ceremonies and should we have one? If you’re not familiar with unplugged ceremonies, they are when you request that your guests turn off their devices for the ceremony. This allows your guest to be present during the […]

Country Traditional Styled shoot | Mount Ida Farm in Charlottesville, VA

April 14, 2020

country traditional wedding shoot

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This was yet another beautiful styled shoot hosted by K Layne Styled at Creatively Gathered. The wedding was a Country Traditional theme, in addition to the previous post it was also held at Mount Ida Farm. Look at those sweet puppy faces. A puppy wrapped in flowers is always better than just a bouquet of flowers, right? […]

My 4 tips for beautiful getting ready photos!

April 9, 2020

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Hey future brides! Today I’m sharing about one of the most exciting parts of the wedding day: getting ready! This is when it all starts to feel REAL… you’re finishing your hair and makeup, and then you finally put on your wedding dress! This is such an exciting time but, there are definitely a few […]

Zero Waste Styled Shoot- Mount Ida Farm in Charlottesville, VA

April 7, 2020

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Back in December of 2019 I was able to attend a massive styled shoot called Creatively Gathered hosted by K-Layne Styled. This zero waste styled shoot was nothing short of amazing. The event was planned for a couple hundred photographers who were attending the Katelyn James Business Journey. It took place at the beautiful Mount […]

Planning your wedding day timeline.

January 23, 2020

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When it comes to your wedding, a well planned timeline with make the day go much smoother! That’s why creating a wedding day timeline is absolutely vital — even running a few minutes late can throw the whole day off-track and cause unnecessary stress. Keep in mind though that each couple’s wedding timeline will be […]

Questions to ask your wedding photographer- from a wedding photographer

January 21, 2020

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There are so many questions you want to ask your wedding photographer, but how do you narrow it down to the important stuff. There is so much information floating around about this topic! Just read any wedding blogs or websites related to weddings or photography on Pinterest. While I wouldn’t say they’re all bad… I […]

Fine Art Romantic Styled shoot

January 16, 2020

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EVERY. SINGLE. DETAIL. This styled shoot at The Arizona Biltmore hosted by Ashley Rae was absolutely stunning! Imoni events helped Ashley plan the styled shoot and they knocked it out of the park. I was able to do this styled shoot while at the Showit United photography conference in Tempe, AZ. It was my first […]

Citrus Inspired Styled shoot

January 9, 2020

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This Citrus Inspired styled shoot was AMAZING. If your wedding color of choice is shades of pinks, oranges, and yellows, then this would be right up your alley! This spring inspired wedding styled shoot design is both fun and sophisticated. And they way that Tina Marie Kraemer (styled shoot coordinator) from Pure in Art Photography […]

Your engaged! Now what?

January 7, 2020


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Hooray! Your engaged! Now what? The love of your life dropped down on one knee and asked you the most important question of your life? Will you Marry Me? YES! YES! Here are my Top Nine tips on what to do next! Top Nine Tips:  1. Start spreading the news! The first thing you’ll want […]

Maverick and William’s wedding at Apple Ridge Farm- Duck River, TN

October 31, 2019

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Back story: Maverick and William’s wedding was perfectly them! They met online in a Facebook group that brings like minded veterans together to help the community. He lived here in TN and she lived in MO. She drove to meet him in middle of the night the summer of 2017 and spent the weekend with […]

How to choose YOUR perfect wedding photographer!

October 22, 2019

Nashville wedding photographer; TN wedding photographer

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How to choose YOUR perfect wedding photographer. I know that choosing your wedding photographer can seem daunting and overwhelming. But it really doesn’t have to be! I am breaking it down into 5 simple steps that will take you from choosing your photography style to booking the perfect photographer for you. Ready? Let’s go! 1. CHOOSE […]

Emily and Stephen’s Wedding at The Devyn in Sarasota, FL

June 6, 2019

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Destination wedding to Sarasota, FL @ The Devyn.

Matthew and Lynsey’s wedding in Carthage, TN

May 30, 2019

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Matthew and Lynsey’s wedding took place on a perfect April day.  Simple, yet elegant was a perfect description of the day.   How we met I met Lynsey, her mom, and her soon to be Mother In Law at a Starbucks and knew instantly that I wanted to be her wedding photographer!  She was so sweet […]

Sarah and Cameron’s Wedding Day

January 15, 2019

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Sarah and Cameron’s wedding day was a day I will never forget.  I have known Sarah since the day she was born!  She is my cousin, and I was honored when she asked me to photograph her wedding.  We met Cameron a couple of years ago when Sarah brought him to Christmas dinner, and I […]

Justin and Steffanie’s wedding day

October 26, 2018

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Justin and Steffanie’s wedding October 13, 2018 Justin and Steffanie’s wedding took place on one of the most fall beautiful days.  The weather was perfect. This couple have loved each other for nearly two decades!  They have created a beautiful life, a loving family, and their love is evident when they look at each other!  […]