From meticulous preparation to meaningful artistry.
I believe life deserves to be captured in a real and beautiful way. My photography style is elegant and authentic because you deserve magazine worthy images that feel just like you. I believe your images should be a reflection of who you are, so at the core of my experience, I want to get to know you. And when you are in front of my camera, I'll invite you to relax and focus on each other as I walk you through every step of the process. You'll forget you are even being photographed as I capture those beautiful moments and once-in-a-lifetime images that naturally happen between two people in love.
THOUGHTFUL, PERSONAL, DETAILED
For the bride and groom who want to remember how their wedding day felt for the rest of their lives.
THE DISCOVERY CALL
This is the first and most crucial step in my process of photographing your day in an honest and breathtaking way. We've already had our first call and I left our time together with so many notes about your love story, wedding vision, and the things that are important to you when it comes to your wedding day and photography. We will continue to add to these notes throughout the planning process so that your wedding photography is reflective of the two of you through and through. If you would like a follow up call to walk through the information on this page together and/or ask a few more questions, I would be delighted. Simply click the button at the bottom of this page to schedule your call!
RESERVING YOUR DATE
Because I limit the weddings I take to eight a year, it is always so special to welcome a new couple and to fully dive into the planning process. I truly am so honored to serve you in this season. Let me know you are ready to move forward and any additional a la carte items you would like to include via email and I will prepare your contract. Once I have a signed contract and 30% retainer, your wedding date will be secured – officially and exclusively yours!
BUILDING YOUR VENDOR TEAM
A relaxed, meaningful, and beautiful wedding day is made possible with a great team. If you are looking for additional creative vendors such as a planner and designer, stylist, gown designer, videographer, cake designer, hair and makeup artist, florist, and stationery artist, please let me know. I have had the joy of working with some of the very best and would be happy to share recommendations that align with your wedding day vision.
STYLING YOUR ENGAGEMENT SESSION
Your engagement session is something I look forward to from the moment you reserve your date. We will start by going over your vision for your engagement session - how you would like it to feel and things you may want to include or feature. This is often informed by both our initial conversation as well as your wedding design so that your images flow seamlessly. I will put together a mood board that includes 1-2 location suggestions as well as styling for your session.
YOUR ENGAGEMENT SESSION
Being photographed is incredibly vulnerable and can be intimidating for anyone. I have a tested approach that results in effortlessly elegant images that feel like you. I want our time together to feel relaxed and for us to practice what it will be like for your wedding day, so we'll take our time and enjoy the process. And the result will be breathtaking.
One of the best ways I am able to ensure my team and I capture and honor your wedding day vision and protect the things that are important to you is by working alongside your planner to design your wedding day timeline. Every wedding is intentionally designed and prepared for alongside your planner so that my team and I can graciously take charge and capture the moments that mean the most.
BOUDOIR & BRIDAL
Just like we did for your engagement session, we will talk through how you would like these images to feel and I will provide styling and location guidance before our time together. And then, when you are in front of my camera, I will walk you through every step of the process so that you can relax and enjoy feeling like a bride while we create something truly breathtaking together.
PREPARATION & YOUR QUESTIONNAIRE
We know how busy our brides and grooms are, so we work closely with your planner during the final months leading up to your wedding so that you can enjoy this season fully knowing every element of your day is being planned and prepared for. While much of our preparation with be with your planning team, we'll have you complete a short questionnaire for you that will allow us to gather important information such as your family photo list.
YOUR WEDDING DAY
This is the day you and your fiancé become husband and wife. And we are truly so honored to spend the day creating and capturing imagery that is filled with meaning and emotion - imagery to stand the test of time. It is one of the greatest joys to work alongside your vendor team to allow you to feel like a guest at your own wedding as you celebrate with the people that mean the most, and we capture the sacred, the candid, and the beautiful.
YOUR GALLERY IS COMPLETE
I am thrilled for you to relive your wedding day for years to come as you view your final gallery. To make this all the more special, I always suggest waiting to look through your images together, maybe with a sentimental record playing, a glass of wine, and a box of tissues on hand. After you've viewed your gallery and selected your favorites, we can begin the design process for your album and print heirlooms that serve as a beautiful reminder of the start of your marriage.
As a hybrid photographer, I shoot with a mixture of film and digital. Film is beautiful, timeless, and captures the stunning light, details, and elegance of your love story. But there are moments where digital shines and film falls short. On your wedding day, I will choose my medium based on what will most beautifully bring your day to life. Any digital images shot are edited to seamlessly flow with my film images.
DO WE NEED TO BE WORKING WITH A PLANNER BEFORE WE INQUIRE?
I require all wedding clients to be working with a full-service planning & design team before they reserve their date with me. I'm honored to have been able to work with some of the very best planners in the industry world-wide, and would be thrilled to connect you with a team who is a wonderful fit.
WHAT IS THE TYPICAL TURN AROUND TIME?
Weddings are delivered in 6-8 weeks and all other sessions are delivered in 3 weeks.
DO YOU HAVE A SECOND PHOTOGRAPHER?
Yes, I have a team that includes a minimum of two photographers at every event. And depending on the scope of the event, there may be additional photographers & assistants that are a part of my team.
WILL YOU TRAVEL FOR ENGAGEMENT SESSIONS?
I love to travel and do so for almost every single one of my weddings & engagement sessions. Your engagement session does not have to be in the same location as your wedding. Simply mention your vision when you inquire and I am happy to accommodate.
WE AREN'T VERY NATURAL IN FRONT OF THE CAMERA. WILL YOU HELP US?
Wonderful, then you're my favorite kind of couple to work with. Being photographed is intimidating to nearly everyone. I believe that it is my job to create an environment where you feel safe and are able to relax and simply enjoy each other and the people around you.
We'll begin slowly as I show you my secrets to carrying yourself in an elegant way. And as you begin to feel confident and comfortable, I'll introduce more movement and cinematic directions, and together we'll create the evocative, emotive, and editorial images that you see in my portfolio. I've spent years honing my directing skills, and helping you feel comfortable and look incredible is one of my favorite parts of this experience.