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Everyone tells you to enjoy your wedding day. Soak it in. Breathe. Relax. Enjoy. And you should! But then the wedding day is over. I cannot tell you how many times I hug a couple at the end of the night and they say, “I can’t believe it’s already over!” You wake up the next morning […]
We had one day to make this shoot happen and it was forecasting thunderstorms. (We all had major deja vu; remember their rainy engagement session and then a derecho in Iowa the week of their wedding, knocking out power to their venue???) Three hours before the session, the rain was still holding off, with high […]
Ben contacted me a few weeks ago. He was in the process of finalizing a ring design with M.C. Ginsberg for his then-girlfriend and wondered if I’d be available to photograph the proposal. I have had the privilege of documenting hundreds of weddings and engagement sessions, but this was my first proposal and it was so […]
She confesses that they didn’t really have a proper first date. “I was in high school still and may or may not have told my parents I was going to hang out with my best friend (she’s now my maid of honor!). Blake and I just drove around and talked. He took my to the […]
They jokingly quote Rhianna, saying they found love in a hopeless place. But, really, who expects to go into the cell phone store and meet their future spouse? “We met at a Sprint Store here in Omaha. My phone had broken and so I needed a new one. Trent helped me and while I was […]
Wedding albums are something I believe really strongly about. If you doubt me at all, take a look at this entire blog post I dedicated to them. I think they are absolutely worth the investment to have your wedding day told in a professionally laid out storyboard of images–your images. It is one of the greatest tangible […]
Insider tips for planning your wedding day to genuinely reflect you as a couple.