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In June, I was able to attend a mind-blowingly wonderful workshop in California, hosted by the talented and sweet Danielle Poff. Besides being a fun learning experience, I got to meet a handful of women passionate about photography and hear their stories. We had the chance to photograph a Spanish Bohemian inspired shoot, which I […]

Jul 23, 2014

Danielle Poff Workshop // Fine Art Film Wedding Photography // Carmel Valley, California

Danielle Poff Workshop // Fine Art Film Wedding Photography // Carmel Valley, California

In June, I was able to attend a mind-blowingly wonderful workshop in California, hosted by the talented and sweet Danielle Poff. Besides being a fun learning experience, I got to meet a handful of women passionate about photography and hear their stories. We had the chance to photograph a Spanish Bohemian inspired shoot, which I […]

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Jul 23, 2014

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Many brides (as well as other photographers) frequently ask what equipment I shoot with – and it’s a fair question! Today I’m happy to share a little peek into what I carry around in my ONA bag for a typical wedding:     Digital Gear: Canon 5D Mark III Canon 5D Mark II (backup and […]

Jun 27, 2014

What’s in my gear bag

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When I started out in the photography industry, I had certain assumptions about how I was supposed to work with clients, particularly when it came to interacting during photo sessions. I was expected to pose my clients and tell them how to stand/look/act in order to look amazing and produce perfect results, right? WRONG. As […]

May 8, 2014

Why I “prompt” instead of “pose”

Why I “prompt” instead of “pose”

When I started out in the photography industry, I had certain assumptions about how I was supposed to work with clients, particularly when it came to interacting during photo sessions. I was expected to pose my clients and tell them how to stand/look/act in order to look amazing and produce perfect results, right? WRONG. As […]

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May 8, 2014

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If you know me, you likely know that I am not much of a morning person by nature. It’s not typically my choice to rise with the sun at 6am, BUT I do understand the importance of getting into a routine that works for me – and I’ll share some of my tips on how […]

May 6, 2014

Pursuit of Passion // Getting up early

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When it comes to choices for your wedding, most brides agree that one of the best statement pieces of the day is her dress!! Don’t get me wrong, I don’t count myself as a dress expert (I’d wear yoga pants or skinny jeans most days if it were up to me), but I am here […]

Feb 4, 2014

The Dress

The Dress

When it comes to choices for your wedding, most brides agree that one of the best statement pieces of the day is her dress!! Don’t get me wrong, I don’t count myself as a dress expert (I’d wear yoga pants or skinny jeans most days if it were up to me), but I am here […]

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Feb 4, 2014

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The newest issue of Wisconsin Bride Magazine (on newsstands now!) features some of my amazing clients from this past year!! I was THRILLED to have them featured for their love stories and amazingly unique wedding ideas! What beautiful inspiration for engaged couples planning a wedding right now!!! :) Thank you for the feature, WI Bride! […]

Jan 29, 2014

Featured // Wisconsin Bride Magazine (Jan 2014)

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Thanks to everyone who emailed me to enter for the birthday giveaway drawing! This morning I wrote everyone’s name on a piece of paper and picked out of a hat (actually to be honest I don’t have a hat, so it was a mixing bowl), and the winner is…….     Jake Anderson!   Jake, […]

Jan 14, 2014

Birthday Giveaway Winner!

Birthday Giveaway Winner!

Thanks to everyone who emailed me to enter for the birthday giveaway drawing! This morning I wrote everyone’s name on a piece of paper and picked out of a hat (actually to be honest I don’t have a hat, so it was a mixing bowl), and the winner is…….     Jake Anderson!   Jake, […]

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Jan 14, 2014

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Your wedding day should be focused on the celebration of you two as a newly married couple, and your photography should supplement that joy instead of detract from it! So I wanted to share some personal advice for building photography coverage around your timeline (and not the other way around). Not sure what that looks like? […]

Jan 8, 2014

Wedding Advice: Planning images into your big day

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My last fall engagement session was a HUGE step for me as a photographer because this was my first session shot entirely on film!! This was one of my goals near the end of 2013 – it was such an exhilarating and calming experience all at once!   Film has taught me to slow down, […]

Dec 31, 2013

Film + A Piece of My “Why”

Film + A Piece of My “Why”

My last fall engagement session was a HUGE step for me as a photographer because this was my first session shot entirely on film!! This was one of my goals near the end of 2013 – it was such an exhilarating and calming experience all at once!   Film has taught me to slow down, […]

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Dec 31, 2013

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Kate and Dave’s floral-inspired spring engagement session was featured over on Oh Lovely Day!! Huge thanks to Kate for styling the session herself (beautiful, right?!) and to Chandra over at Oh Lovely Day for featuring this wonderful couple!    

Nov 15, 2013

Featured // Kate + Dave’s Rustic Farm Engagement on Oh Lovely Day

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