"Whatever your hands find to do,
do it with all your might."
So here’s the thing. I used to be head over heels over “creating moments” instead of just photographing the moments that were happening right in front of me. At some point this year, something began to shift and I realized I was completely missing the important happenings. When your mom is trying to keep it together as you walk down the aisle (or as you watch your babe walk down the aisle). Your dad watching you from across the room with a teary-eyed smile as you throw your head back laughing at something your babe just said. Your wedding party trying to sneak a look at the first look. Those moments. Since I began to look for those moments, the whole game has changed. It’s become 10x more meaningful and my couples have been able to relive their wedding day all over again when I send them the gallery. Laughing and “aww”’ing at the moments they may not have even known were taking place.
One thing you should know before we keep going:
I don’t photograph on Saturday’s. I observe Saturday’s religiously. It’s the day I go to church, spend time with my babe & our friends or family, and reset from the week. So for that reason, I only photograph Friday & Sunday weddings. (Planning Tip: a lot of venues have much lower rates for Friday’s & Sunday’s! #justsayin)
If you’re getting married on a Friday or Sunday, then I would LOVE to celebrate with ya! Seriously, there’s nothing I’d love more (other than maybe taking a 3-week vacation to Morocco to ride camels & see the textile markets, then off to Thailand to see & ride the elephants, and then to Hawaii to relax by the beach and soak up the sun and maybe take a few hikes up those gorgeous mountains. #agirlcandream).
Want to know everything you can expect from me? Head over to the experience tab to read all about that!
Oh, and last thing: no matter who you are or what walk of life you come from, you’re welcome here. I vow to give you the best service I possibly can (which includes lots of hugs & Starbucks the morning of).
I could probably eat pizza for every meal if I had to. I think it's the most delicious meal ever and always eat it with root beer close by. And every time I mention it, I want a slice. Like right now. Now, I really want a slice.
Every Saturday we take the day to reset. We observe Saturday's in a religious sense - it's the day we worship. We'll make a good breakfast & a pot of coffee, enjoy a good church service, and then take the rest of the day to explore or rest. It's my favorite day of the week!
I love traveling around the world with my man. Some favorite places we've visited include Jamaica, London, South Africa, and Norway! On my bucket list is the Amalfi Coast, Italy; Santorini, Greece; Morocco; Thailand; and New Zealand! But, I'll go anywhere.
Oh my goodness, I could go on and on and on about him. We met working at a summer camp, went to the same college, were friends first who gradually became something more. Lyndon is my best friend and I still catch myself looking over at him and thinking "Dang, I get him for life." If you're lucky enough, he'll join in on the wedding day fun and you'll get to see how great of a guy he is for yourself!
Worship music on, notebook and pen ready. I love diving into either a specific book of the Bible or reading a devotional book. I have a tendency to get so lost in praise when I just let myself unplug & it's the best feeling *ever*.