So, you know you need a wedding photographer, that’s a given nowadays. But how much wedding photography coverage do you really need? Every wedding is unique, and unless you’re a wedding pro, you probably have no idea how long you’ll need your photographer to make sure you have your entire day documented so you don’t […]

How Much Wedding Photography Coverage Do We Need?

Wedding first look in Forest Park in St. Louis

Should you have a first look for your wedding? The pros and cons of a first look or waiting until you walk down the aisle.

To See or Not to See – Is a First Look Right for Your Wedding?

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

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

Yay, you’ve found the perfect partner and agreed to marry them! Finding the perfect wedding dress in St. Louis can be a lot like finding the perfect person to marry: both take time and patience, sometimes you know exactly what you want, and sometimes you find the one you didn’t know you were looking for. […]

Say Yes to the Dress–8 Tips for Finding the Perfect Wedding Dress

If you’ve lived in St. Louis for at least one day in the summer, you’ve heard this phrase. If you’re planning a summer wedding (or, let’s be honest, even a spring or fall wedding), there is a good chance you will be dealing with some crazy heat and humidity on your big day. You want […]

How to Keep Your Wedding Bouquet Fresh in an STL Summer

Engagement Session Inspiration A lot of couples aren’t keen on the idea of an engagement session because they just aren’t sure what to do. While I have tons of ideas and locations in my back pocket that I’ve shot already or would like to shoot, I also like to personalize your session so that it […]

8 St. Louis Engagement Photo Ideas

National Color Day October 22nd is National Color Day, and I think that’s something to celebrate! I love black & white photographs, and I actually first learned how to shoot using black & white film, which always has a place in my heart. However, my style of shooting truly shines with color. Bright, colorful, wedding […]

Color Pop – Bright & Colorful Wedding Photography