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We’ve recently had a few of our #monicabrownbrides ask about how the size of your bridal party will affect pictures so I just wanted to formally address the questions in a blog post in case anyone else had the same questions! First and foremost, we are strong believers in choosing people who have been walking […]

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August 21, 2019

How to choose your Bridal Party

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If you’re on the fence about wearing a veil, I 100% of the time recommend it!! Veils can really add to your bridal look and make for some dreamy sunset portraits! However, there are a few times during a wedding day that I do not recommend wearing a veil.  Before I share when to wear […]

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August 6, 2019

When to Wear a Veil on your Wedding Day

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For engagement, branding, and family sessions I’m often asked where the best spots around Indianapolis are for pictures so I wanted to share a few of my recommendations with you! Since we specialize in weddings, weekends are reserved solely for weddings! I shoot sessions Monday-Thursday at sunrise or sunset so we can get the best […]

engagements, for brides, photographers

July 29, 2019

Location Recommendations for Sessions Near Indianapolis, Indiana

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Hello beautiful bride-to-be! I know you’re in the thick of wedding planning and something that personally felt a bit intimidating for me while planning my own wedding was figuring out all the details of our day-of timeline. In hopes to make your timeline planning less daunting, I wanted to share a sample timeline with you! […]

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February 26, 2019

Sample Wedding Day Timeline

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When we arrive on a wedding day the very first thing I do is photograph all your wedding details. This helps me get into a groove and it really sets the stage for your wedding! These are also the first images that will appear on your wedding blog post the Tuesday (or Thursday) after your […]

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September 13, 2018

What to have ready for your photographer on your wedding day

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Hey beautiful brides-to-be! A common question I get from brides as their final countdown is in sight is how to go about vendor meals for their reception. My biggest piece of advice is to ask each vendor what they prefer, because every vendor may have a different preference. The 4 main reception vendors will be […]

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May 15, 2018

How to go about Vendor Meals

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If you’ve chosen to have assigned seating for your reception, you have come to the dilemma on how to communicate the seating arrangements to your guests. While there are tons of ways to do this, the two we most commonly see are: By Table or Alphabetical By Last Name Either works well and sometimes one […]

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May 1, 2018

Tips for Seating Guests at Your Reception

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They say it’s good luck if it rains on your wedding day, but unless you & your groom are rain obsessed, most brides hope and pray that it won’t rain on their big day. BUT. It does happen. And I want to assure you that if it does, it won’t ruin ANYTHING about your big […]

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April 19, 2018

What to do if it rains on your wedding day

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Hey there beautiful bride-to-be! It’s about that time that you’re in the process of preparing for your engagement session! I want you to have the best possible experience, so here’s 5 tips I recommend before, during, and after your session to help you make the most of it: BEFORE Clean your ring You want to […]

engagements, for brides

March 15, 2018

5 tips that will drastically improve your engagement session

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If you’re on the hunt for your perfect wedding gown, here’s 3 tips to keep in mind during your search: 1.Have an idea of what you want I think it’s important to have a general idea of what type of dress you’re interested in! Pinterest is a great resource or looking through wedding blogs like […]

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February 27, 2018

3 Tips for Finding Your Wedding Dress