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Why We Switched To Honeybook & 5 Reasons We Love It

Before Ty and I started running the business together, he did all of his bookkeeping on paper. He mailed contracts back and forth with couples, had them mail checks for their retainers and final payments and filed everything away in a boxed filing system. And then I came on board and knew there was no Continue Reading

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Chris + Erin | New Years Eve | Commonwealth Club Wedding Photography

Commonwealth Club Wedding

Chris and Erin were married on New Years Eve amongst their dearest family and friends right here in our little city of Richmond, VA. Lush rose filled bouquets, a Maggie Sottero gown, and a balloon drop at midnight are just a few of the incredible highlights from their glam inspired NYE wedding! We loved working Continue Reading

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Dear Monday

Dear Monday, I’m feeling inspired and motivated this morning. Even if my alarm clock went off from 5:45AM-6:15 and #cleononvacation would not stop scratching at my favorite notepad to literally get me out of bed.  Dear Squats AKA Leg Day, I don’t know why I thought you were a good idea before a wedding. LAWS! Sitting stationary hurt, Continue Reading

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Best of Engagements 2015

Best of Engagements

It’s crazy to think another wedding season and documenting engagements has come and gone! Engagement sessions are one of my favorite experiences with our couples because it’s often the first time we meet in person!! I love getting to know them better, see them interact with one another and hear more about their story! And Continue Reading

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5 Reasons Why You Need a Promo Film

5 Reasons Why You Need a Promo Film

This year Ty and I have gotten more inquiries for promotional work than we ever anticipated which is definitely our biggest surprise of 2015! It has become a huge part of our business and truthfully one of the number one things that has kept us inspired and the most creative this year!! We LOVE working with other creatives! Continue Reading

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Best of Weddings 2015

Best of Weddings

2015 was an incredible year full of the sweetest couples, weddings, sessions, and videos! We shot 16 photo weddings and 12 video weddings this year which made for one awesome year for our little business! It’s been amazing to see how much we’ve grown even from the first wedding we shot back in April this year! I think Continue Reading

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Dear Monday

Dear Monday

Dear Monday, Christmas died at our house yesterday before we left for Ty’s parent’s house. Which means…it doesn’t even really look like Christmas happened at our house except for the left over naked tree that’s still standing in our living room and Christmas cards from sweet friends hanging around. Ty likes to say that I Continue Reading

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Merry Christmas Sweet Friends

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas sweet friends! My heart is so full it might possibly burst with joy! This holiday season has felt so different for me. So full and reflective, but also a little tearful and pensive. The Lord’s taken me on a journey of realizing the need to be more present. No rushing, no hustling, just Continue Reading

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A Christmas Cookie Baking Portrait Session

Christmas Cookie Baking Session

Oh my gosh! This little session stretched Ty and I to be a bit more creative! We are not family photographers by any means but Ryan + Ahren are dear friends of ours and when Ahren pitched this idea to us we just had to say yes!! I mean, cute kids making Christmas cookies?! Come Continue Reading

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DJI Phantom 3 Professional | 5 Things I’ve Learned (so far)

DJI Phanton 3 Professional

Earlier this year we purchased a DJI Phantom 3 Professional Edition. I have been keeping a close watch on the Drone market over the past few years, and finally felt that it was a good time to pull the trigger. This was by far the most excited I had been for a piece of gear Continue Reading

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