As a wedding photographer, I spend my weekends at some of the most beautiful Midwest Wedding Venues for small weddings. From the Twin Cities to Duluth, Des Moines, Kansas City and beyond, the Midwest has perfect wedding venues for whatever vibe you’re looking for. As you begin planning your wedding, picking the perfect venue can […]
You know you want your wedding day to be unique, but all the traditional planning advice online seems cliche or overdone. So, how exactly are you supposed to find new and interesting ideas to plan a wedding that’s meaningful to you? With TikTok, Instagram, and Pinterest always within arms reach, you’ve got access to the […]
If you’re planning a killer dance party at your reception, you’re probably thinking about your first dance as a married couple. “Will we choreograph something epic? Learn to ballroom dance? Simply sway to the rhythm wrapped in each other’s arms?” There are so many ways to make your first dance memorable. And I believe it […]
Want to have a deeper impact on your wedding day? You’ve probably heard people talking about “first looks” among things that happen on wedding days. Let’s take a deep dive into what a first look is and how it will fit into your wedding day. First, what the heck is a first look? Traditionally, a […]
You’ve just received your image gallery from your wedding day. You’re in love with all your photos. Everything feels exactly as you remember it–and there are even some moments captured you don’t remember happening. Your heart is so full it could burst from joy and excitement. So, now what?
There are so many decisions involved in wedding planning. This post will help you decide if a second photographer is right for you.
RAISE YOUR HAND IF YOU’VE EVER RIFLED THROUGH YOUR CLOSET LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO WEAR FOR: A) FAMILY PICTURES, B) ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS, C) DATE NIGHT, D) A WEDDING (AS GUEST), E) ALL OF THE ABOVE (AND THEN SOME). You are not alone my friend. I frequently fret about what I’ll wear in my own damn […]
Life is meant to be lived fully and full of love. It is meant to be filled with big dreams and big messes, big chaos and big magic. The more I photograph, the more I realize that the “nice” picture of everyone sitting/standing perfectly posed and camera-ready smiles is not what makes me tick. I […]