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Fall time engagement session in wildflower garden at Slide Rock State Park in Sedona Arizona

Slide Rock State Park evening photo session in Sedona, Arizona

May 18, 2020

This Slide Rock State Park evening photo session in Sedona, Arizona hits all the checkboxes. You don’t need need an epic sunset to make magic for your photo session. All you need is a positive attitude and trust in your photographer to help you create an experience you always imagined having. If you’ve never been […]

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Five National Parks to elope at on the East Coast

When couples start planning their elopement there’s always certain places that immediately come to mind. Some of the big name locations include Yosemite National Park in California, Moab National Park in Utah, the Oregon Coast in Oregon, or Olympic National Park in Washington. But a slight problem with all of them…they’re all on the West […]

5 national parks to elope at on the East Coast

April 23, 2020

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Dramatic dark and moody Bride and Groom portraits

How couples can incorporate consistent and quality details throughout their elopement day

April 20, 2020

It’s very easy when planning anything on a large scale that details will start to fall through the cracks. You can easily start with one vision but it may not  become fully complete in the way you originally imaged. When choosing to elope you’re able to focus on the details that mean the most to […]

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Should I have my photos taken at sunrise or sunset?

The number one question though I’m always asked as a photographer is “Should I have my photos taken at sunrise or sunset?” You can get your photos taken at any time of day BUT certain times of day are definitely better for photos. If you have the right photographer though, one that can handle the […]

Should I have my photos taken at Sunrise or Sunset?

April 17, 2020

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Intimate winter wedding with vintage accents at historical small town Art Gallery

March 7, 2020

This intimate winter wedding with adorable vintage accents and taken place in a just as charming historical downtown building turned art gallery creates a relaxed celebration and was the perfect way to kick off my 2020 wedding season. I know I’ve said it once but I’ll say it again, I adore small and intimate weddings. […]

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Five vendors you should hire for your elopement

There’s a very common misconception that because you’re eloping you don’t need any vendors. For some reason there’s still this school of thought that an elopement means cheap, no details, and no personality. There are at least five vendors you should hire for your elopement day that can help put your style and personality into […]

5 vendors you should hire for your elopement day!

February 12, 2020

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Couple holding hands and playfully bumping into one another

Rocky riverbed adventurous engagement session

December 17, 2019

This rocky riverbed adventurous engagement session happened because of the mutual trust between JD, Kelly, and myself. It makes my heart so incredibly happy when couples can trust my vision. During a day of location scouting Erik and I were spending some time exploring the banks of the Susquehanna River. The river was unusually low […]

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The differences between a wedding, intimate wedding, and an elopement.

Once you’re engaged you’ll delve into the planning process. You’ll decide how you want your special day to be represented and it’s more than just about the colors or fabrics. You need to decide on what kind of wedding you actually want. Do you want a traditional wedding, an intimate wedding or an elopement? Did […]

What are the differences between a wedding, an intimate wedding, and an elopement?

December 2, 2019

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Foggy Irish sunrise fun couples session

Inspired Irish countryside sunrise session

November 19, 2019

Jory and Annie’s  photoshoot was a straight up inspired Irish countryside sunrise session. It made my dreams and goals of wanting to photograph a foggy Irish morning come true. And I’ll be honest with you all… I’VE NEVER SHOT A SUNRISE SESSION BEFORE THIS ONE! As a sane individual who enjoys sleeping in over waking […]

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Three places to elope in Arizona

Once you make the decision to elope you are faced with the toughest choice of all…WHERE?! In a world of so much beauty it is difficult to find a place to elope. It’s almost near impossible to choose an actual location when there are so many beautiful places to choose from! Which is why I […]

Three places in Arizona to elope

October 31, 2019

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