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If the craziness of 2020 has you second guessing if a traditionally big wedding is the right way to go for you, you aren’t alone. Intimate weddings and micro-weddings aren’t a new thing, but they’re becoming more popular than ever and questions about how to plan a micro-wedding abound. In this post, I’ll walk you […]

How to Plan a Micro-Wedding

September 29, 2021

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In this post-coronavirus world, outdoor weddings are starting to look more attractive and planning a backyard wedding is becoming more popular to avoid some of the headaches and uncertainty of coordinating Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines with venues. But as some people are learning, planning a backyard wedding isn’t as easy as it sounds. It comes […]

Planning a Backyard Wedding

September 28, 2021

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HOORAY! You’re engaged and you’ve started planning your wedding! Somewhere along the planning process you and your future spouse started thinking about the guest list, and where to have this wedding, and you both said “Maybe a small wedding is what we should do.” Choosing to have a small, intimate wedding can be kind of […]

How to Plan a Small Wedding

September 28, 2021

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There are lots of ways to have a wedding ceremony, and all sorts of old and new traditions you can incorporate so that your wedding is more significant than the standard recitation of your vows followed by a ring exchange and a kiss. Below are some of the wedding ceremony ideas that stood out to […]

Wedding Ceremony Ideas that are Unique

October 22, 2021

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WOO! You’ve decided to elope! But now you’re looking at the possible vendors you might want to hire for your elopement and you have no idea what to tell them in terms of time. Have no fear! This blog post is going to help you figure out what kind of timeline your elopement day needs. […]

Creating Your Elopement Timeline

October 21, 2021

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Micro-weddings and adventurous elopements are on the rise! If you want to elope in Massachusetts, this post is full of elopement planning tips, as well as suggestions for some of the best places to elope in MA. How to elope in Massacusetts If you are considering eloping, you’re probably asking yourself, “How do you elope […]

Elope in Massachusetts: Places & Planning Tips

October 10, 2021

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Choosing how to have an unplugged wedding ceremony (or not) is one of the must-answer wedding planning decisions couples need to make today. If you’re still not sure which way to go, let the wedding planning tips and perspectives in this post help you out. There are pros and cons to having an unplugged wedding […]

How to Have an Unplugged Wedding Ceremony

October 6, 2021

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Woot! you’re engaged and all like “Let’s have an engagement photography session!” And then you’re like, “Wait, what do we need to do to plan our engagement photography session?” This post is going to give you all the details on how to plan your session, when to schedule your engagement photos, how to do engagement […]

Engagement Photography: The Ultimate Planning Guide

October 6, 2021

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I finally fulfilled a photography dream of mine with a gorgeous hiking adventure engagement photo session at Heublein Tower in Simsbury CT with this outdoor-enthusiast couple! When Roni & Nate were telling me about the activities they enjoyed doing together during our consultation, I had a feeling. Then Nate told me about how he proposed […]

Adventure Engagement Photos

October 5, 2021

adventure engagement photo at heublein tower

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It’s a common theme that professional photographers hear about and talk about: the value of the photos we produce. In Facebook groups we are inundated with “ISO reasonably priced photographer” or “doesn’t cost an arm and a leg.” (Side note: if you post looking for any service anywhere ever, please just avoid these phrases since […]

Why is Wedding Photography So Expensive?

September 30, 2021

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I’m going to get a little real and raw in this post, and I hope readers and potential clients can appreciate my honesty and vulnerability here as I completely detail my process for backing up photos. But first, why it matter that I am doing that. Wedding photographers have an enormous responsibility to their clients. […]

Backing Up Photos as a Professional Photographer

September 30, 2021

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If you’re a couple putting your wedding timeline together either by yourself or with your photographer and planner, you might be asking yourself whether or not you should go with a First Look at your wedding. When the couples I work with are planning their weddings, I generally try not to have opinions on how […]

Why to Have a First Look at Your Wedding

September 30, 2021

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Planning a wedding is hard. Let’s destress and figure out how much wedding photography coverage you need by answering some simple questions to arrive at the perfect wedding day timeline for you. 1. Do you want preparation photos? If you want all those gorgeous detail photos and the the fun pictures of you and your […]

Wedding Day Timeline for Photography

September 30, 2021

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You love being in nature because it restores & heals your soul.
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You sing the words to soulful songs that tell stories about all the stages of love.
You love to indulge in a good fantasy book or show.
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