Here’s the thing: wedding photos are so much more than pretty couple portraits or a *smile for the camera* feel. Photos have the ability to transport us back to a moment. They bring back what it felt like to be in that moment. Images bring our memories to life. Photos bring our memories to LIFE.
And that is where I come in. Feeling like yourself in the images makes your memories even stronger. Not only will you be in capable, kind hands but have someone who will make you feel like Beyoncé all day and more like an old friend versus a stuffy photographer.
One thing bridesmaids tell me ALL the time is, “I love my wedding photos. But I hated my wedding photographer.” Even with the most beautiful wedding photos in the world, there will ALWAYS be that “but” if the photographer brought a negative presence or didn’t care. Which is why I take my job SO seriously!
Worried about feeling posed like a Barbie or being forced into cheesy prompts? Not with me as your photographer. You can expect fun prompts and loving direction to ensure you feel relaxed and truly yourself in front of the camera.
Scared of having a photographer that feels like an outsider on such an intimate day? Never. You can expect me joking with your sassy uncle during family photos or bonding with your grandma about how gosh damn beautiful you look in her wedding veil. I come in feeling like another guest, not a stuffy photographer.
From setting reminders on my Apple Watch for your timeline to ensure you’re not feeling rushed from event to event, to having screenshots of your Pinterest wedding board on my phone so all the photos are captured just as you envisioned, you will not only have someone who cares about taking good photos but is deeply invested in your wedding experience.
There’ll be no “book and run,” where you only hear from me when it’s time to pay your invoice (gross). Here’s what you can expect when it comes to our communication leading up to your wedding:
You’ll have access to all the resources I’ve created to zap the stress out of wedding planning. You’ll also go into your engagement session and wedding day with a great idea of what to expect and how taking photos of the two of you are gonna go. Things like how to get your groom prepared AND excited for your engagement photos, or how I work hard to keep your time of getting ready chill by bringing you your favorite Starbucks drink to sip on while your hair gets curled and I photograph all the beautiful details, your wedding dress, and candids of you hanging with all your best friends.
Here are some of the resources my couples get access to:
The one thing I tell all the couples I work with? “You’ve never done this before, and I don’t expect you to do it all by yourself.”
After shooting 75+ weddings and planning my own in 5 months, I have an arsenal of real-life experience, tactical tips, and creative ideas to share with you about what to expect for photography + how to best prepare when it comes to planning your wedding.
Here are some ways I make myself and this knowledge accessible to you:
Just look at the reviews: it won’t be long before I’ll have you laughing like we’ve known one another forever. You can trust my extroverted, bubbly personality, dad jokes and genuine affirmation to take care of that! With a natural extrovert by your side who thrives on meeting new people, you’ll have a photographer who will rock your portraits by making you feel like the real you while also making your grandmother laugh to capture the personalities and connections of all your loved ones.