If you've already got your diamond ring, you may wanna hit the "back" button... So, I'm cheap. If you know me at all, you know this is true. So of course when I started seeing coloured diamond engagement rings on my brides, I got to thinking: these yellows and blues and greens and pinks... how much extra … Continue reading Alt-Diamonds for My Alt-Brides
Working in the wedding industry, I hear a lot of stories about "the ring". Why it was chosen, how it was presented, how much it cost... and all the problems that came with it. Turns out there are some important little tidbits that, while never mentioned during the romantic moment of purchase, are basically common … Continue reading The Thing About The Ring
A movement is happening and it's amazing. It's efficient. It's logical. It's low-drama and high-reward. It's the Alt-Wedding. You may have heard the terms Offbeat Wedding or Non-Traditional Wedding. No matter what you call it, it's becoming more and more common, and as far as this photographer is concerned, it's the best thing since sliced cake! … Continue reading The Alt-Wedding
You know those super fun lists on Pinterest, "A Thousand and One Questions to Ask Your Wedding Photographer?" Here's the thing... we hate those. Really do. I can even tell when a couple asks the question cuz they think they're supposed to, and not cuz they actually care about the answer. While a few of those questions are good questions, most of them … Continue reading 7 Less-Annoying-and-Actually-Relevant Questions to Ask Your Wedding Photographer
So one very boring evening, I had a thought. I wondered if I could fake body paint using Photoshop. I asked my pal, Beth, if she would be my guinea pig and lucky for me, she was up for the challenge! What started as a simple photo shoot ended up keeping me busy for weeks. I got … Continue reading Beth • Mind Blown
No matter how often I hear the words, “You’re gorgeous!” I never really see it. I mean, I believe it – my friends and family can’t all be crazy. But I don’t actually see it when I look in the mirror. I see an aging woman with bad skin, a crooked smile and thin little lips, … Continue reading Finding Janna
If you're ready to propose but just cannot figure out how, here's why a photo shoot is the way to go: One of my most memorable photo shoots was a surprise proposal for two of my good friends. Danny wanted to propose to Kaity, the love of his life and a local model who is … Continue reading Trying to Plan the Perfect Proposal?