I had a really cool conversation with a new bride today, she said "I just don't want my engagement photos to look cheezy" I was like okay, and done we are a great match. I call engagement shoots engagement sessions b/c that is the industry standard but since day one this day I spent with my couples is a lifestyle shoot. That means it can be anything that is YOU. (...)
Samantha Hiller is a special bride for me. You see I photographed her lovely sister KiKi's wedding a little over a year ago. It was a 2-day event and got to know the family pretty well. Sam + Drew were so cute at the wedding. They were not engaged yet but it was pretty obvious that day was just around the corner. When I got the call about photographing their (...)
Engagement sessions are such a perfect time for my clients and me to work together for hours. It is truly such a valuable experience. Personally, I am a photographer who likes to direct my clients throughout the shoot. Especially on engagement sessions. You see on a wedding day we have so many things happening like friends, family, traditions, kids, babies, and dogs to help those natural moments coming non-stop throughout (...)
What Should You Wear to Your Engagement Session?
Trying to figure out what you should wear to your engagement shoot could always be tricky!
But I'm gonna share with y'all my favorite tips to tell my clients when they ask me what they should wear.
Here are a couple of my uggestions on what you should wear when meeting up with your photographer.
Juxtapose to The Location
Meaning that if (...)
You’ve said yes and now you’re hard at work dotting your I’s and crossing your T’s with the wedding planning! When it comes time to deciding where you want to take your engagement photos and what to wear, it can be stressful and nerve wrecking. To put your nerves to rest, a new trend sweeping across the photography industry is engagement sessions at home!
Whether you and your partner have (...)
Your engagement session is right around the corner and your Pinterest board may be all over the place with different ideas you have for the shoot. Do you both have a cool hobby you want to spotlight? Do you want something cutesy? Do you both want to unleash your inner Bond and Money Penny? Trying to land on a theme for your engagement session can be difficult let alone figuring (...)
Hotel Bel Air is one of my favorite places in Beverly Hills for Weddings, Engagements, & just to have a glass of champs:) The pink building, the lush greenery & the dreamy pool make a perfect location to elevate to typical engagement session into something that looks like a lifestyle shoot for a publication. I am happy to say that Madison and Jim have chosen the Hotel for their upcoming (...)
This Newport beach engagement session was so fun to photograph! Brittany and Mike are life lovers. They travel, love festivals, love their dogs, and obviously keep a healthy diet and exercise routine.
I'll admit when I first walked up to their home in this private estate in Newport with a private beach I was a little intimidated BUT once we started talking about wardrobe I felt like I had known (...)
Kristen & Chase came all the way from Austin to shoot this lovely session and it was the perfect day! I love mountains in the background I feel like they represent strength. I am feeling so blessed for my job today. Thank goodness I took a chance a few years ago to make my dreams of being a full-time photographer into a reality. I couldn't image doing anything else with (...)