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Seeing the love of your life for the first time on your wedding day is such a special and monumental moment. The surprise, the emotion, and of course the reaction of the groom seeing the bride walk down the aisle is personally one of my favorite moments to witness as a wedding guest. I have some couples that love the traditional aspect of seeing their significant other for the first time at the altar but doing a “First Look” has become increasingly popular over the years.


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I photographed the Kosak family a little under two years ago when their first daughter, Josie, was born. At the time they were in the process of moving. We got to talking and realized their new house was in my neighborhood!! I was so excited when Bridget asked me to photograph their second baby girl. […]


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Bridesmaid photos can be some of my favorite sets of photos to come out of a wedding day! They’re usually full of life, vibrancy and joy. And for most brides, choosing a bridesmaid dress and color is an important part of the wedding planning process. Bridesmaid dresses not only set the color palate for the wedding, but also reflect the style of your big day. When I planned my own wedding in 2017, choosing the perfect dresses didn’t come easy! So today I’m sharing with you 5 of my favorite tips to selecting the perfect bridesmaid dress.


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How do you choose the perfect photographer to capture your wedding day?! I’m setting you up with 5 important questions that should hold great weight in your final decision.


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