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Expert advice with a dash of inspiration from real weddings, elopements, and sessions.

You know when you meet, or even talk to, someone for the first time and it feels like you have been friends for a long time? That’s how I felt meeting Marissa and Braxton in person for the first time at their session (that turned into something more). This Rocky Mountain couples session turned into […]

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man and woman swinging around at lost gulch overlook

There aren’t many people I would wake up before sunrise for, but Bre + Dan are two people I’d gladly do it for. These Lost Gulch Overlook engagement photos were made that much more majestic in the soft, glowy sunrise light. So I was happy to sacrifice my sleep to capture these gorgeous photos. Bre […]

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Everyone, meet Laurel + Kale. They were so much fun to photograph and wander around Mount Falcon Park with. The mountain engagement photos we captured together exuded their personalities. Laurel is such a free-spirit and Kale is full of calming energy. Their personalities were a match made in Heaven. I am so stoked to see […]

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Hannah + Josh flew in all the way from Tennessee to document this season of their life. Their engagement session at Hidden Valley in Joshua Tree National Park was so fun and creative. It was such a different location than any other place I had photographed before. In Joshua Tree, the sun shines down beautifully […]

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Hugging embrace while capturing engagement session.

Your session is coming up and you have NO. IDEA. what to wear for engagement photos! This is usually the hardest part before getting in front of the camera, so here are my top 10 outfit tips, as well as visual inspiration from past engagement photo sessions! These are simply my tips so if these […]

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A proposal in front of the waterfall at Laurel Falls in the Smoky Mountains.

Planning for this proposal in the smoky mountains was so exciting and it kept us on our toes! He inquired at the beginning of October about planning to propose to his girlfriend after the holidays. They live in Texas and they were going to Cashiers, NC (close to Asheville) to visit some family. They had […]

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When Rachel + Clay reached out to me, they knew they wanted to capture their engagement photos in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park! I am a permitted photographer in the Smokies, as well as many national parks around the country and Cades Cove sounded just like what she was envisioning. If you haven’t been, […]