I love a small wedding. So I was thrilled to be called by a long time friend who said her cousin was getting married on the quick while the groom was home from Basic Training and they were in need of photos. These two were so adorable together and so sweet! Though we only had about 5 minutes for their couple’s portraits, they did great with all the guests at the sideline hollering at them. X-D  Here’s to wishing them… Read more »

“My friend has a nice camera. She’s going to take some pictures for us.” Every wedding photographer has heard this line at some point. And that’s ok, I guess, if the person actually knows how to use their nice camera. Off of Auto. Because the camera doesn’t take the picture, the person holding it does. And if the person holding the camera doesn’t know how to set up a shot, or what moment to keep an eye out for, what… Read more »

After publishing Emily’s engagement post, I realized that I had never made a post for her last session with her then-boyfriend, Cameron. We went down to Old Towne Petersburg where there is a good variety of settings in a short distance of each other. This set was much more along my usual style, which is a bit more high contrast, especially on the black-and-whites. Because of a scheduling snafu with Daylights Savings Time, we ran into dusk earlier than we… Read more »

Ok, so I’ve been a little busy lately, and the blog posts have gone by the way side, but fun things have been happening! One of those is that my little sister Emily got engaged to a great guy! So, of course, they wanted engagement pictures, but she wanted a warm and airy style, which is a little out of my normal edit techniques. So! The great thing about family pushing your boundaries is that you get to use them… Read more »