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I had the amazing opportunity to attend Creative @ Heart conference in Bermuda Run, North Carolina June 24-27, 2019! I’m excited to share a little recap of my time at the conference because it was INCREDIBLE!! I seriously cannot recommend it enough for any creative small business owners out there!!

personal, photographers, travel

July 16, 2019

Creative @ Heart Conference Recap | Bermuda Run, NC

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This post isn’t just for creative small business owners! Depending on your field, more and more business and nonprofits allow their employees to work from home 3-5 days a week. Two of my close friends and my husband all work from home 4-5 days a week and they all work for a nonprofit or large […]

photographers

June 12, 2019

6 tips on how to productively work from home

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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! […]

for brides, photographers

February 26, 2019

Sample Wedding Day Timeline

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Hey there! I’m excited to dive into my top 3 tips for rocking out your ring shots- pun intended 😉 These are always some of my favorite details of engagement sessions and wedding days so I think it’s important to feel confident in photographing them. It takes lots of practice and time but so worth […]

photographers

February 21, 2019

3 tips to rock out your Ring Shots | how to photograph rings

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Hello there! I’m so excited to share about something that’s EXTREMELY important to photography: your lenses! I shoot with prime lenses (they don’t have a zoom/master one focal length) and Drew predominately shoots with a 70-200 zoom lens. We like both prime and zoom lenses but they all have different functions. Our Current Lenses 50 […]

photographers

January 22, 2019

My favorite lenses for weddings & portraits

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Hey friend! I’m so glad you stopped by! Today I’m sharing the 2 items that we use before, during, and after weddings/sessions to keep our lenses & camera bodies clean. These $15 changes make a huge impact on the cleanliness of our gear so I highly recommend both! 1. Gioitto Rocket Blaster This little do-dad […]

photographers

January 15, 2019

How we clean our cameras & lenses

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Hello there! This has got to be one of my favorite posts to date because it’s packed with behind the scene shots from our 2018 wedding season! This gives you a little insight to what wedding days look like and will help you know… what you can expect from us on your wedding day: Drew […]

personal, photographers, weddings

December 20, 2018

2018 Behind the Scenes | a year in review

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Hey there! Today I’m excited to share about client Christmas gifts! Doing this wasn’t my original idea but we’ve done it every year of business and I love it so much! From the feedback we receive from our couples, I know that they love it too! In hopes to help you navigate this if you’re interested […]

photographers

December 11, 2018

Client Christmas Gifts | For Creative Small Business Owners

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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 […]

for brides, photographers

September 13, 2018

What to have ready for your photographer on your wedding day

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I’m so excited to share my experience with something I recently did for the first time: photograph a family member’s wedding while being in the bridal party! You may be thinking, Monica, you’re crazy, that’s impossible, you can’t be in two places/ doing both things at once. And if you’re thinking that, then you would […]

photographers, weddings

August 2, 2018

How to shoot a wedding that you’re in