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I'm a hopeless romantic who finds great joy in creating and capturing connection and beauty wherever I go. This journal is a peak into my personal life, tips and tricks and highlights from weddings and sessions that we design and document.

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Steps to Take If You Have to Postpone Your Wedding


Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks If you set a date for your wedding and have had to postpone it due to the current events going on in the world, you’re probably feeling a range of emotions. While It’s normal to feel sad, angry and disappointed, know that you will still have your dream wedding day – there […]

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How to Know if a Personal Brand Photo Session is Right for Your Business



Education Nowadays, having an intentional personal brand is more important than ever. But does that mean that everyone needs to work hard at building their personal brand? How do you know if scheduling a personal brand photoshoot is right for you and your business? Here are a few questions to help you find out. Who […]

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Choosing the Ideal Location for Your Family Photo Session


Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks Family photos are timeless and if you are looking to update your family portraits or take some for the first time, you might be wondering about what location to use for them.  Here are some things to consider before choosing a location: Comfort A family photoshoot is where you get to smile, […]

6 Tips to Prepare for Your Maternity Photoshoot


Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks Bringing a baby into the world is a wonderful life event that should be captured. It’s a time you are going to want to remember and share with your little one once they are a bit older. If you are thinking about or have recently booked a maternity photo session then the […]

How to Prep for a Photo Session with Your Pet


Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks For many people, pets are furry members of the family.  It comes as no surprise that they want to include their pets in their photos. Including your pets in your photo session does require a little extra preparation but it is certainly doable. Below are a few tips to prepare you for […]

Tips for Planning a Wedding During Uncertain Times


Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks The world is currently experiencing a wave of uncertainty but this doesn’t mean we can’t still find ways to focus on the important, exciting and special aspects of our lives, including weddings. Love should always be at the core of anything related to wedding planning. When there is positivity and loving energy, […]

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5 Tips for a Stress Free Portrait Session

Portrait Sessions can be stressful, but if you arrive with a few tricks in your bag, you’ll come away with portraits that perfectly capture what family is all about.

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