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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

Wedding Tip Wednesday–Should you plan a first look for your wedding? If you’re planning a wedding you may already be familiar with what a first look is, but you may not be sure if having a first look is right for you and your wedding. I am a big fan of planning a first look […]

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

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 […]

For the Love of Color | Bright & Colorful Wedding Photography

Save the date cards are one of those things that can be optional for your wedding, but they’re great to share the news of your engagement and help your guests plan. They’re a nice heads-up to your family and friends (especially out-of-towners) to tell them they’re important and that you want them to share in your […]

How to “Save the Date”

Your engagement will fly by, and you want to make the most of enjoying time with your fiancé!  Planning a wedding is tons of fun, and when it’s all over you’ll be married to the love of your life!  Even with all the excitement and joy of starting your new life as a married couple, wedding planning […]

7 Tips to Kick Wedding Planning Stress to the Curb

Today we’re diving into the thrilling world of marriage licenses! Ok, maybe not thrilling, but it is exciting because this means your wedding is almost here! I’m focusing on marriage licenses in Missouri and Illinois, as that’s where I work most. Requirements may change, so be sure to double-check your county requirements wherever you’re getting […]

The Lowdown on Marriage Licenses

It’s Wednesday! And I have another wedding tip! Last week I told you to put the cell phones and cameras away, but this week I’m telling you to get them back out (for the reception, at least…)! Wedding hashtags are a great way to keep all of your guests’ photos in one place so they’re […]

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