Nelly & Eric’s Central West End Elopement – 9/25/20 In true 2020 fashion, Nelly and Eric’s elopement was not their initial plan. However, they decided they didn’t want to spend the next year worrying about planning and would rather just get married now and begin their new life together! So, they put together the sweetest […]

St. Louis Elopement – Nelly & Eric

Happy couple hugging and laughing in their garden

Laura & Andy’s Backyard Micro Wedding – 9/12/20 Laura and Andy put so much of themselves into their intimate backyard wedding, and it was absolutely wonderful! While Covid may have changed their initial wedding plans, they put together a beautiful wedding day that they were able to enjoy with their closest family and friends! First […]

Backyard Micro Wedding – Laura & Andy

Large photo cover wedding albums styled with flowers and ribbon

As I mentioned in part 1 of “What to Do with Your Wedding Photos,” I have a lot of opinions about what to do with your wedding photos. I began my photography journey shooting film and printing my images in the darkroom, so it’s not at all surprising that I have a fondness for printed […]

What to Do with Your Wedding Photos – Part 2

Velvet print box with colorful wedding photos

Your wedding will likely be the most photographed day of your life. After your vows are spoken, your rings are exchanged, the cake is eaten, and you’ve all danced the night away, your day will live on forever in your wedding photos. Now that you’ve invested all this time, energy, money, and love into celebrating […]

What to Do with Your Wedding Photos – Part 1

Excited bride and groom walk down the aisle together after their wedding ceremony at The Caramel Room in St. Louis

After months and months (and sometimes years) of planning, all you want is to marry your best friend and have a fun, smooth wedding day. After 9 years of photographing weddings, I’ve learned a thing or two on the job. The only things you should be worrying about on your wedding day are getting married […]

11 Tips for a Smooth Wedding Day

Romantic photo of a newlywed bride and groom kissing under the bride's veil after their intimate wedding ceremony in St. Louis

Maria & Ryan’s Spring Micro Wedding This is one helluva couple right here. I said it before in Maria and Ryan’s engagement session blog post, but I was so impressed with how calm and positive they stayed with all of the wedding plans they had to change due to Covid. Despite having to cut their […]

Intimate Wedding Ceremony – Maria & Ryan

Dreamy St. Louis Engagement photo of a couple in a field in Francis Park in St. Louis

Summer is here in St. Louis, and luckily for Lindsey and Dan (and me!), we had some beautiful weather for their St. Louis engagement photos! We were planning on a spring engagement session for these two, timed perfectly for their fall wedding, but had to wait for summer thanks to being on lockdown. Though we […]

St. Louis Engagement Photos in Francis Park – Lindsey & Dan

Bride and groom laughing at their backyard elopement in St. Louis

Love is Not Canceled Olivia reached out to me in March right before St. Louis shut down for Covid-19. She and Aaron had been planning to travel to Colorado to get married in April, but with so many uncertainties and concerns about traveling, they opted to stay in St. Louis and have a backyard micro […]

Backyard Micro Wedding – Olivia & Aaron

My Engagement Session Clothing Guide One of my most frequently asked questions from couples is, “What should we wear for our engagement session?”. The wedding is easy, you have those outfits picked out months in advance! But for engagement photos, knowing what will look best and flatter you the most can be tricky and stressful. […]

What to Wear for Your Engagement Session

Having fun, staying positive, being themselves Here’s a couple with just a really awesome dynamic. Maria and Ryan are both just fun and open, with a nice dose of silly. A perfect pair for each other, and perfect to weather any storm like they have to do now. When we shot their fun, romantic Shaw […]

Fun, Romantic Shaw Neighborhood Engagement – Maria & Ryan