How to Choose a Photographer

How to Choose a Photographer

I've had many clients in the past ask me "How do you choose a photographer?" or "What is the best way to determine which photographer will work best with my family?". While I can easily explain what has worked best for me, professional photographers are not one size fits all. Photography is an extremely diverse occupational field. With one Google search, you are likely to find dozens of choices in your immediate area all at varying price ranges with different package options. It is easy to become quickly overwhelmed with so many choices.…continue reading →
Resources | What To Wear For Your Session

Resources | What To Wear For Your Session

I'll admit, picking out wardrobe choices for a photography session can be a difficult task. However, we've come to find that there are some tried and true methods for getting the perfect collection of items together to create a look that isn't overly matchy, compliments pretty much anyone and looks GREAT on camera. Here are a few of our favorite wardrobe pieces. Just a heads up, these may end up being some of your favorite items to wear as they are all extremely comfortable and affordable! The first rule of thumb to remember…continue reading →
Love Stories | Dustin and Cheyanne – Jacksonville, NC

Love Stories | Dustin and Cheyanne – Jacksonville, NC

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The first couple in our Love Stories series is near and dear to our hearts. We first met Cheyanne and her husband Dustin after a mini-session giveaway and they quickly became one of our favorite couples to work with. Great sense of humor, always happy to be silly with us and never afraid to bear with us to get the perfect shot. These two are precious and we are so thankful to have such a loyal and kind set of friends and clients. Without further ado, here's their story:

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Resources | The 5 Most Important Things I Learned as a Beginner Photographer

Resources | The 5 Most Important Things I Learned as a Beginner Photographer

When you're just starting out on the journey of learning Photography it can seem almost overwhelming at times when you're trying to figure out exactly what you're supposed to be doing. The questions are endless. How do I choose the right settings? Why don't my pictures look bright and airy? How can I get repeat clients? How can I even find clients in the first place? If you're reading this, even if you're a seasoned Photographer and you've asked yourself any of those questions anytime in the last month or so... STOP! I'm going to share some of my favorite lessons that have guided me over the years and I hope that instead of doubting yourself when you're done reading this, you'll feel empowered to get out there and tackle your sessions with more sparkle and spend less time worrying about the quality of your work, and more time producing quality work.

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