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The Biggest Business Mistake of Our Career

When Ty first started this business in college, it was a “side job”. He never anticipated it would morph into a full time gig after he got married and become the sole income for his family. While joining hands in the business as a husband and wife team in 2013 was one of our best Continue Reading

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GPE | Lake Wakatipu Styled Shoot

Lake Wakatipu

Ty and I are officially headed home today after a whirlwind 15 day adventure to New Zealand ending with a pit stop in Houston to visit my Momma. We love going on new adventures together and making memories to not only fill our journals and cameras with but also the depths of our hearts! Something Continue Reading

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Dear Monday

Dear Monday

Dear Monday, While the rest of you east coast dwellers are “stuck in colder weather” Ty and I are chilling “somewhere sunny and 75”. I’m not gonna lie, we might just stay awhile ;]   Dear Milford Sound, I see you “8th wonder of the world” and I raise you one weird bug bite. I now Continue Reading

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Our 2016 Bucket List

Bucket List

2015 was an incredible year! Our business exploded with new growth, adventure, and experience. We pushed ourselves to our limits and learned to savor the small in between moments of day to day life. Ty and I officially took the business full time as a husband and wife team after 2 full seasons of juggling Continue Reading

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GPE | Piha Beach Styled Shoot

“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” – Bill Bryson Ty and I have always made travel a priority in our Continue Reading

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Dear Monday

Dear Monday, You look a whole lot like New Zealand today and I am loving that! I’m currently looking out the window from our kitchen at a mountain landscape surrounded by water. Two things I never thought I would see together at the same time. Seriously, this place is AMAZING! Dear Left Side of the Continue Reading

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Budgeting Your Heart

Success

I was chatting with a dear friend on the phone recently about life. She was entering a season of transition, which left her feeling a bit unsure about life and hesitant to be honest with her self that it was hard. The change brought about feelings of insecurity and uncertainty and a small inkling of Continue Reading

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Top 10 Virginia Wedding Venues

Virginia Wedding Venues

Ty and I get asked all the time what are favorite wedding venues are in Virginia and we never know what to say on the spot! We have so many favorites! So many that we’ve shot at and absolutely loved and a few “bucket list” venues that we’d love to shoot at one day! So Continue Reading

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The Great Photo Escape Begins

The Great Photo Escape

Today is a super quick more of an “update” blog post because we’re somewhere in the air right now over the Pacific Ocean on our way to New Zealand! The crazy thing is we aren’t really “living” today, January 12th in real time because of the time change! We left yesterday the 11th and will arrive Continue Reading

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Dear Monday

Dear Monday

Dear Monday, “Hello from the other sideeeee”. I can’t tell you how long I’ve waited for that little phrase to be relevant to my life. And I’m thankful that day is today. It’s approximately 5AM here in LA which means I have about 13 hours to find the nearest In-N-Out burger before we fly to Continue Reading

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